Book Brief: Rework by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson



The Idea
Modern business is overcomplicated: here’s how to keep it simple for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

Recommended For
Entrepreneurs, managers, project & team leaders, anyone dreaming up a startup concept

The Pros
More like a blog than a conventional book, short chapters are to the point and distill big ideas into actionable advice.

The Cons
The non-tech crowd might overlook this book, but those working in traditional businesses can definitely use it to adopt common-sense practices.

My Take
This is one of my favorite business books of all time. I own it in print and digital so I can reference it often and also give it as a business gift. It’s my go-to book when I need a shot of inspiration or straightforward reminder to keep it simple.

Fun Fact
Jason and David are the founders of 37Signals, the company behind the popular project management software Basecamp. This book is a record of how and why their company and products work.

Amazon Reviews & Purchase

by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson
2010, Crown Business

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