By Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson
So much enterprise books provide the standard suggestion: Write a marketing strategy, research the contest, search traders, yadda yadda. in case you are trying to find a publication like that, placed this one again at the shelf.
Rework shows you a greater, speedier, more uncomplicated technique to reach company. learn it and you can recognize why plans are literally damaging, why you don't want outdoors traders, and why you are ignoring the competition. The fact is, you wish below you think that. you don't want to be a workaholic. you do not need to employees up. you do not need to waste time on bureaucracy or conferences. you do not even want an place of work. these are all simply excuses.
What you really want to do is cease conversing and begin operating. This e-book exhibits you how. you will easy methods to be extra effective, tips to get publicity with no breaking the financial institution, and plenty extra counterintuitive principles that might motivate and impress you.
With its basic language and easy-is-better technique, Rework is the appropriate playbook for an individual who’s ever dreamed of doing it all alone. Hardcore marketers, small-business vendors, humans caught in day jobs they hate, sufferers of "downsizing," and artists who don’t are looking to starve anymore will all locate invaluable tips in those pages.
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