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Rework. The new business book from 37signals.

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After reading quite an amazing book called Rework from the authors Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, I decided to collect some useful quotes from the book.

Here are some interesting quotes:

Another common misconception: You need to learn from your mistakes. What do you really learn from mistakes? You might learn what not to do again, but how valuable is that? You still don’t know what you should do next.

Unless you’re a fortune-teller, long-term business planning is a fantasy. […] When you turn guesses into plans, you enter a danger zone. Plans let the past drive the future. They put blinders on you. “This is where we’re going because, well, that’s where we said we were going.” Read More

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The Lost Files of The Smashing Book #2

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Some thoughtful quotes from the e-book:

The only option is to explain what the changes would cost in time and money and why they might not benefit the project. Our job is to protect the user’s interests but also to solve the client’s problems, and finding the right balance makes for a website that is both usable and efficient.