Say No

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It’s easy to say yes, whether it’s to a customer request or a deadline from your boss. But saying yes too many times can result in an unmanageable workload or distract you from the stuff you really want to be doing. It’s good to practice saying no and setting boundaries. In this episode of the… keep reading

Pick A Fight (on Twitter)

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Basecamp CTO David Heinemeier Hansson is known for many things, including creating Ruby on Rails and writing business books. He also has strong opinions and likes to share them on the Internet! And sometimes DHH’s Twitter posts spark some lively debate, and by lively debate, we mean grown-ups yelling at each other in 140-character spurts.… keep reading

Workaholics Aren’t Heroes

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Working more doesn’t mean you care more or get more done. It just means you work more. (Rework) Being tired isn’t a badge of honor. We’ve been saying this for a while now, because our culture loves to glorify toiling long hours for its own sake and we think that leads to subpar work and… keep reading

Sell Your By-products

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It’s the debut of the Rework podcast! Welcome to the first episode of Rework! This podcast is based on Jason Fried and DHH’s 2010 best-selling business book, which was itself based on years of blogging. So what better way to kick off this show than talking about by-products? In this episode, Jason explains how Basecamp’s ideas… keep reading