Rebooting Work (Hardcover)

Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship

By Maynard Webb, Carlye Adler

Jossey-Bass, 9781118226155, 224pp.

Publication Date: January 28, 2013

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From Silicon Valley leader Maynard Webb, how we can leveragetechnology to change how we work

Maynard Webb has always been the go-to guy when Silicon Valleycompanies have thorny problems. Whether revamping eBay's crashingservers (transforming their technology weaknesses into acompetitive strength) or investing in emerging technologystart-ups, Webb brings strategic and operational savvy to everyissue and venture. In his first book, Webb brings this same focusto tackle outdated models of work, created a century ago, which nolonger sync up with either individual or employers' needs.

Through a unique framework, Webb identifies 4 different mindsetsaround work (the company man, CEO of your own destiny, disenchantedemployee, and the aspiring entrepreneur). It organizes those whoare self-motivated versus those who are waiting to be discoveredand aims to give readers the tools to become more self-actualized, happier, and ultimately more fulfilled in their careers. Inidentifying a paradigm shift that is already under way, Webbdemonstrates clearly how to harness technology to embrace our ownpersonal happiness, allowing people to become more productive atwork and also spend more time with their families.

  • Contains a framework that demonstrates how we can leveragetechnology to create better job opportunities and foster morebalanced lives
  • Written by Maynard Webb, chairman of LiveOps, former COO ofe-Bay, founder of Webb Investment Network (WIN), and board memberof Yahoo and
  • Includes personalized worksheets and empowering action-orientedadvice

Rebooting Work reveals how anyone can take control of hisor her own future, finding greater fulfillment, productivity, andhappiness.

About the Author

Maynard Webb is the chairman (and former CEO) of LiveOps and a board member at both and Yahoo! Previously he was the COO of eBay. He is the founder of the Webb Investment Network (WIN) as well as the Webb Family Foundation. He lives with his wife, Irene, in Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit Adler is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author. She is co- author, with Marc Benioff, of Behind the Cloud and The Business of Changing the World, as well as coauthor of The Dragonfly Effect. She lives in New York. For more information, please visit