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Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It

Cali Ressler

Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It

No Schedules, No Meetings, No Joke--the Big Idea That"s Already Transforming the Way We Work

by Cali Ressler

  • 182 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Portfolio Hardcover .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Workplace Culture,
  • Business & Economics / Workplace Culture,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics

  • About the Edition

    Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It explores why most workplaces are so dysfunctional, and offers a dramatic new way to stop the toxic behaviors and beliefs that keep us from reaching our potential. Filled with passion and common sense, Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It will change the way you think about your job, your company, and your quality of life.

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12375096M
    ISBN 101591842034
    ISBN 109781591842033
    OCLC/WorldCa180755014

    Chapter 2 Motivate Me No Pizza Party, Please. As we were thinking about writing the sequel to Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It, we realized that we could take a number of in the end, we knew this book had to be about how to truly make a Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) come to life—and, perhaps most important, how to be a successful manager in that . Cali Ressler is the author of Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It ( avg rating, ratings, 91 reviews, published ), Why Managing Sucks and How to /5.

    Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It. 99 likes. Imagine a workplace where employees can do whatever they want whenever they want, as long as the work gets done. No more pointless meetings, racing to get Followers: Ebook pirates, how do you justify what you do? I find myself pirating a lot more books than I actually purchase. I try to justify this by comparing it more like borrowing them from the library since I wont be in possession of the actual copy, rather than stealing them from a book store.

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Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It by Cali Ressler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Together, Ressler and Thompson coauthored Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It and Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It. Jody Thompson, along with Cali Ressler, founded CultureRx, a consulting firm specializing in the development of proper and functional business by: Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It: The Results-Only Revolution - Kindle edition by Ressler, Cali, Thompson, Jody.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It: The Results-Only Revolution/5(43).

Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It shows how the transition to a ROWE can make you or your organization more entrepreneurial, more connected with the broader trends in your industry, and more willing to take smart risks.

Companies that embrace a Results-Only Work Environment enjoy staggering increases in engagement.4/4(38). If you’re a morning person, work in the morning; if you’re a night owl, then work at night. No more vacation time, no more sick time, no more making up excuses to legitimize your use of time.

You either do your job or you don’t. They call this new way of working a ROWE, or a results-oriented-work-environment/5. About Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It “This is like TiVo for your work.” –BusinessWeek In a results-only workplace, employees can do whatever they want whenever they want, as long as the work gets done.

No more pointless meetings, racing to get in ator begging for permission to watch your kid play soccer. QUICK SUMMARY: Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It: The Results-Only Revolution discusses the benefits and necessity of implementing a results-only work environment (ROWE). At Ethos3, we passionately believe in the power of a results-oriented work environment that allows employees to work from home or any other location of their choosing.

By Ron Baker - Why does work suck. For the same reason the billable hour and timesheets suck: they are all based on an incorrect belief about work. Firms are struggling with work/life balance, flextime, time management, etc.

But all these are a joke. Flextime is an oxymoron if you still have a schedule or “core hours.”. Why does work suck. For the same reason the billable hour and timesheets suck: they are all based on an incorrect belief about work. Firms are struggling with work/life balance, flextime, time management, etc.

But all these are a joke. Flextime is an oxymoron if you still have a schedule or “core hours.”. Of course, the book refers to the consulting services the authors offer to help you implement the concept, over and over and over.

Conclusion: the title does describe why management sucks. The book does give a concept for how to fix it. However, it is so broad and lacking detail you have a low chance of using it as a tool for implementation/5(41).

Buy Why Work Sucks And How To Fix It: The Results-Only Revolution Reprint by Cali Ressler, Jody Thompson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(37). They have proven that ROWE not only makes employees happier but also delivers better results.

And now the authors are helping companies implement ROWE nationwide. Infused with passion and common sense, Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It will change the way you think about your job, your company, and your quality of life.5/5(2). If Best Buy is any example, the system can work: Departments that use ROWE report average productivity increases of 35 percent.

Now Ressler and Thompson have spun off their own company, CultureRx, and written a book, Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It. Why Work Sucks & How to Fix it: Measuring Performance By Todd Ballowe Recently I saw two different websites (Tim Ferris and Verasage) both extolling the virtues of the new book, “Why Work Sucks and How to Fix it,” and after reading the first chapter, I think everyone in business needs to check this out.

Change the way you think about work (and life) by focusing on results--and only results Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It shows how the Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) mindset can make you or your organization more entrepreneurial, more connected with the broader trends in your industry, and more willing to take smart risks.

It explains how to set /5. Title: Why Work Sucks And How To Fix It: The Results-only Revolution Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Published: Decem Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Language: English. One of the books I read was Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson’s “Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It“.

Great I wonder if the people that need to read it will read it. I’m talking about the CEO’s and other leaders of organizations who need to be on board with the Results Only Work Environment (ROWE) mentality to actually fix. It’s “Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It: No schedules, no meetings, no joke the simple change that can make your job terrific.” Ressler and Thompson run a business-consulting firm that promises to make your workplace a better, happier, more productive treadmill.

They have proven that ROWE not only makes employees happier but also delivers better results. And now the authors are helping companies implement ROWE nationwide. Infused with passion and common sense, Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It will change the way you think about your job, your company, and your quality of life.

Read it and join the. "Work Sucks" takes that theory and places it squarely into the lives of every day workers in America. I can't imagine how serendipitous it was for these two young ladies to grasp this concept and persuade a company traded on the big board to adopt this theory, at /5.

Two women have written a book called, “Work Sucks,” whose premise is, “as long as your work gets done–as long as you get results–then your life is your own.” To quote the article, they feel that, “in a Results-Only Work Environment, people can do whatever they want, whenever they want, as long as the work gets done.”.

Ressler and Thompson () wrote in their book, Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It, that ROWE is based on a simple idea: “In a Results-Only Work Environment, people can do whatever they want, whenever they want, as long as the work gets doneIn a ROWE, you can literally do whatever you want whenever you want as long as your work gets done.This is precisely why work sucks.

A ROWE is one remedy (getting rid of the billable hour, timesheets and implementing After Action Reviews are others). Workers having control of their own time is not zero-sum, meaning they gain at their employer’s expense.A Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) positively impacts the bottom line while simultaneously improving the employee experience.

Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It shows how the transition to a ROWE can make you or your organization more entrepreneurial, more connected with the broader trends in your industry, and more willing to take smart risks.