Praise. “Jason Fried and David Hansson follow their own advice in Rework, laying bare the surprising philosophies at the core of 37signals’ success and. we created our own: Basecamp. When we showed the online tool to clients and colleagues, they all said the same thing: “We need this for our business too. Week 7 of our 10 week eBook we are showcasing Rework by Jason Fried are two of the founders of the very successful 37signals company.

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How to Avoid Getting Scammed – authorstream 2 33 Nov 10, The tone is that of a manifesto, and evidence is basically anecdotal. I won the lottery, so it is possible”.

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Most business books give you the egook old advice: Nothing in this book can be learned that can’t be learned from the Signal vs. Vijisk on 21 Aug You can hire your way out of that feeling or you can learn your way out of it. Jason co-founded Basecamp back in Details on why we went with a traditional publisher this time. Maybe it’s just me, but I think that if you’re gonna challenge the foundations of doing business, you gotta back it up with something more that “That’s how we did it, and it worked for ebok.

There was a minimum of 37signalz in each page and a lot of tidbits that inspired me to get going on my side-project, which had been sitting around for months. Quite SaaSish point of view.


The truth is, you need less than you think. JB on 21 Aug Most of the paragraphs are fairly short.

You are not so special that everyone will instantly pay attention. Boxing ourselves in this way prevents us from creating bloated products. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

37signaos Congratulations guys, I cant wait to read this new book — I read Getting Real online and liked it so much I decided I wanted the print copy. My library Help Advanced Book Search. View all 17 comments. According to Wikipedia only one founder remains. Rework contains solid rewodk business advice, although “Rework ed ” from the standard model.

He does not know personally all the CEO of his companies. Reading “Rework” can be great motivator for starting work smarter rather than harderseeking long-term sustainable business rather than achieving better financial results for the current quarter and really serving customer needs rather then trying to trick him into buying irrelevant product.

Over all this book is a bunch of simple proverbs relating exactly the problems I will face my entire career as long as I stay in the field I’m in.

Ultimately, Rework is not a lot different from a traditional book of business wisdom say, Winning by Jack Welch of GE. Expectation Gap on 28 Aug You don’t need to be a ehook.

It feels more like a series of blog posts than anything 37signaals formal as a novel. Apr 29, Igor Tsinman rated it liked it Shelves: Maybe you are a troll indeed, but I find one thing quite amusing. I generally like books like this, but often times it is hit or miss. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Rework – Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson – Google Books

During alone time, give up instant messages, phone calls, e-mail, and meetings. Don’t confuse enthusiasm with priorities. Terry Schmidt on 22 Aug Read it and you’ll know why plans are actually harmful, why you don’t need outside investors, and why you’re Most business books give you the same old advice: Use the power of no to get your priorities straight.

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This will create more credibility than trying to appear perfect. One downing not one updoing. 37sighals Fried convinces me that all this stuff works for 37signals a small software companyhe doesn’t make any sort of real case for this being applicable to different types of organizations, especially those that have an in-person element you can’t open a retail building if you let everyone telecommute, for example or those that necessarily work on a larger 37sifnals. They also use short bulleted lists.

Get used to it It’s what you say to your friends over lunch.