🍵 9 key lessons from the book "Rework" that will change the way you work forever
Learn to say "No"
Knowing when and how to say "No" to things is a superpower.
Focus on the things that matter. Cut off the fluff.
Don't wait for the right moment
The best time to start something new was yesterday.
Don’t waste your time anymore.
Start doing it today.
Stay small. Bigger isn't always better.
Don't try to be everything to everyone.
Focus on your core competencies and excel at them.
Besides, smaller companies can make decisions faster without heavy bureaucracy and red tape.
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Remote work is gold
It's here to stay and the benefits are massive.
Increased work-life balance, autonomy, reduced commute time and so much more.
Test, learn, and improve
Don't be afraid to make mistakes. Learn from them instead.
And improve as you iterate.
Build side projects
Work on something unrelated to your day job.
Explore new interests, test out new ideas, and get new skills.
Network and collaborate with people outside of your usual work.
Your future self will thank you!
Focus on your time and energy
Do things that matter and make a real impact.
Don’t waste your time and energy on unimportant tasks.
See the Eisenhower matrix for quick tips on how to keep focus and boost your productivity:
Simple is beautiful
Less is more.
Focus on the fundamentals and remove the unnecessary.
Don't be afraid to pivot
If something isn't working, don't be afraid to change direction and try something new.
As Jim Rohn once said:
If you don’t like where you are, change it. You are not a tree!
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