Rebooting Work (Hardcover)
Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship
Jossey-Bass, 9781118226155, 224pp.
Publication Date: January 28, 2013
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 In his first book, Webb brings this same focusto tackle outdated models of work, created a century ago, which nolonger sync up with either individual or employers' needs.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 salesforce.com
- 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.