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Most business books give you the same old advice: Write a business plan, study the competition, seek investors, yadda yadda. If you're looking for a book like that, put this one back on the shelf.

Rework shows you a better, faster, easier way to succeed in business. Read it and you'll know why plans are actually harmful, why you don't need outside investors, and why you're better off ignoring the competition. The truth is, you need less than you think. You don't need to be a workaholic. You don't need to staff up. You don't need to waste time on paperwork or meetings. You don't even need an office. Those are all just excuses. 

What you really need to do is stop talking and start working. This book shows you the way. You'll learn how to be more productive, how to get exposure without breaking the bank, and tons more counterintuitive ideas that will inspire and provoke you.

With its straightforward language and easy-is-better approach, Rework is the perfect playbook for anyone who’s ever dreamed of doing it on their own. Hardcore entrepreneurs, small-business owners, people stuck in day jobs they hate, victims of "downsizing," and artists who don’t want to starve anymore will all find valuable guidance in these pages.

Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:279 pages

    Rework Reviews

  • Peyton
    Jun 09, 2011

    Good standard small business advice. Notes:Prioritize visually.Make tiny decisions.Do less. One downing not one updoing. Don't be a whore to our anaudeienceHold meetings at site of pro...

  • Janet Richards
    Mar 25, 2010

    This is another book I can't put down. Nothing in this book is earth-shattering or amazing. It's the little things you have suspected to be true - but someone who makes more money than you tells you i...

  • Igor Tsinman
    Apr 29, 2011

    "Rework" by Jason Fried это книга про то, как начать и продолжить маленький (но эффективный) бизнес.Я не пользуюсь продук...

  • Amr
    Aug 08, 2010

    The feeling I got when I read the praise of the book in the first few pages was "This book is over-praised". When I finished it, I still have the same feeling.Maybe it's just me, but I think that if y...

  • Arjen
    Jun 04, 2010

    Don't read this book. It is full of obvious stuff that I basically agree with but the writing style and argumentation are beyond annoying.The pattern is as follows: "Lot's of people say you can't do X...

  • Darth J
    Apr 01, 2013

    Review also posted on My Bookshelf is Ready.Is "Rework" worth it?Let me work itI put my thing downFlip it and reverse it- Maya Angelou...

  • Louise
    Mar 16, 2010

    Rework is quick and easy to read, which speaks to the philosophy the book is shilling: get things done -- which coincidentally speaks to me.Nothing in this book can be learned that can't be learned fr...

  • Kiet Huynh
    Mar 30, 2017

    Mượn được ở thư viện sứ quán Mĩ.Ngạc nhiên vì có nhiều vấn đề trong việc làm được tái-định-nghĩa lại một cách cực kỳ đơn giản mà hợp lý, thực...

  • earthy
    Oct 21, 2012

    I appreciate anyone who's clever enough to suggest we entirely rethink how we conceive of work/business. Structurally, however, this book suffers from the same issues I've seen in a lot of blog-to-boo...

  • Book Calendar
    Sep 18, 2010

    Rework by Jason Fried and David HanssonJason Fried and David Hansson are the founders of 37 Signals which is a software development company. They have produced a number of different products including...