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Remote: Office Not Required


The “work from home” phenomenon is thoroughly explored in this illuminating new book from bestselling 37signals founders Fried and Hansson, who point to the surging trend of employees working from home (and anywhere else) and explain the challenges and unexpected benefits.  Most important, they show why – with a few controversial exceptions such as Yahoo...[Click for more details]

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Building & Managing Virtual Teams: Five ways to Create a High Performance Culture for Remote Workers


Managing remote teams isn’t easy. Turning virtual teams into high performance ones is even harder. It’s easy to assume that employees working remote will abuse the situation and turn in poor performance. It’s not about the employees, but instead about the context that’s developed for them by managers who know how to successfully create the...[Click for more details]

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The Lean Startup


Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable.  The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This is just as true...[Click for more details]

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Rework


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...[Click for more details]

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The 4-Hour Workweek


Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan–there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less,...[Click for more details]