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- File Size: 163 KB
- Print Length: 111 pages
- Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0984094083
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: Someday Box (26 July 2012)
- Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B008PTFJCM
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- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,379,040 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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If so, this book helps you explain it to yourself ...so that you can explain it to others.
Joel clearly explains why people who work for other people rarely become the next Steve Jobs (or whichever other innovator resonates with you). Innovators don't work for others, they get others to work for and with them.
That's not to say you need to become a massive success to justify making a change. Because that's not what this is all about; this is about
This book is concise, instructive, and flows from topic to topic in a logical and digestible manner. I read it in two days, but I could easily imagine someone sitting at a local cafe and reading it in an afternoon.
But if you read it, I should warn you that you will likely end up thinking like me: deciding to put your action plan in place to get started right now.
Should you buy it? Should you start working for yourself?
Pros: concise, motivational, well written.
Cons: a variety of case studies would be instructive - but maybe that will be the follow-up book?
And hey, at this price, you can't go wrong. Best of luck, and ...Just Do It!
Or do you prefer answering to a clock and relying on a limited paycheque?
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