It is a great read on how to work within remote teams. Ive done the consulting, industry, consulting dance and its both fun and scary to be responsible for what you recommend. The year without pants is one the most original and important books about what work is really like, and what it takes to do it well, that has ever been written. Read the year without pants and the future of work by scott berkun available from rakuten kobo. Sep 16, 20 the book focused heavily on culture and the value of inperson meetups. Scott berkun is fully honest and his raw and real type of writing fully immerses us in his time at wordpress. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The year without pants ebook by scott berkun rakuten kobo.
Oct 30, 20 in a year without pants, popular author and former microsoft manager 9403 scott berkun reports on his challenging year working at as the leader of one its most important teams. The year without pants book johnson county library. The year without pants free summary by scott berkun. Jun, 2016 wordpress is the software behind 20% of all the websites in the world and the book highlights the unusual company culture including very limited use of email less than 1% of communications and. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the year without pants.
The 27 year old with an itch to start his own company, the 36 year old manager at an older, bigger corporation, who would love to change up common practices, and anyone whos never worked in a coffee shop before. Wordpress is the software behind 20% of all the websites in the world and the book highlights the unusual company culture including very limited use of email less than 1% of communications and. Big ideas for curious minds, and the myths of innovation, the year without pants is a personal memoir of a oneyear association his year without pants with automattic, the company that runs wordpress. In his book my year without pants scott berkun reports on his experiences. It has to have the potential to become an old friend. Access a free summary of the year without pants, by scott berkun and 20,000 other business, leadership and nonfiction books on getabstract. Sep 17, 20 the book is called the year without pants an inside joke related to being able to work from anywhere in the world, including from home, and is focused on scotts time at automattic, and what its like to work at a company, that among other things, has no central office and doesnt use email internally. A behind the scenes look at the firm behind and the unique work culture that contributes to its phenomenal success50 million websites, or twenty percent of the entire web, use wordpress software. This is an animated book summary video of the year without pants. Free digital version of the year without pants my book on. Buy this book the title is taken from an inside joke among members of.
Chapter 1 the hotel electra when mike adams wrote code, he put the back of his laptop on his legs and looked down at the screen. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. A behind the scenes look at the firm behind and the unique work culture that contributes to its phenomenal success 50 million websites, or twenty percent of the entire web, use wordpress software. Successful company organization via remote working. Sep 10, 20 the year without pants shares the secrets of s phenomenal success from the inside. What character would you cut from the year without pants. Every character had their own part in making the business successful and showed the connections and disconnections within working remotely. A behindthescenes look at the firm behind and the unique work culture that contributes to its phenomenal success. To find out, former microsoft veteran scott berkun worked as a manager at, leading a team of young programmers developing new ideas. Were doing this to help anyone who is adjusting to remote work acclimate to what the next few weeks or months will be like. Oct 16, 20 this book is not just for wordpress people by any means. When it comes down to it, the brilliance of this book lies in its storytelling.
In the book scott berkun trades his speaking, writing and consulting life for some time working at automattic, the creators of blogging platform wordpress. In a book titled the year without pants, i was a bit surprised how much berkun focused on and lauded the value of inperson interaction and team meetings. The year without pants dives into the company culture of automattic, the company behind and explains how theyve created a culture of work where employees thrive, creativity flows freely and new ideas are implemented on a daily basis. This highlight is taken from episode 006 covering the book the year without pants by scott berkun. The year without pants summary explains how the geniuses behind wordpress. Jan 24, 2018 the year without pants summary even if you dont know what wordpress is, youve actually seen its final product millions of times before. Namely, the writer is also a former microsoft employee, and the book was chosen by amazon as one of the best books of 20. Who would i recommend the year without pants summary to. Sep 17, 20 to my delight, the year without pants ended up being an engaging and witty pageturnera truly genuine and insightful joy to read. Sep 23, 2019 the year without pants catalogues the journey of author, scott berkun, as a team lead at wordpress for over a year. The year without pants is for leaders, managers and progressives who are not afraid to break with tradition and experiment with some of the methods that have underscored the success of.
Heres a quick but comprehensive summary of scott berkuns the year without pants. Robert sutton, professor, stanford university, and author, new york times bestsellers the no asshole rule and good boss, bad boss. Whats different about how they work, and what can other companies learn from their methods. A behindthescenes look at the firm behind wordpress. Its a book that has been selected as one of amazons best books of 20, and in my opinion anyone who works with wordpress should go through it. Mar 24, 2020 i worked with wiley, the publisher of the year without pants. The year without pants audiobook scott berkun audible. Testing is important but it still takes time keep moving. Its the type of book perfect for those who like to read about how other companies function in order to implement tactics that work well within their own business. The force behind is a conventiondefying company called automattic, inc.
Sep 10, 20 with his legendary humor and the unique perspective of a seasoned outsiderturnedinsider, the year without pants is the best book you will read on the ways leadership, productivity, and work are evolving on businesss brave new frontier. A behindthescenes look at the firm behind and the unique work culture that contributes to its phenomenal success 50 million websites, or twenty percent of the entire web, use selection from the year without pants. To get five stars a book needs to be something that i think i will come back to. The year without pants isnt your typical business book. The year without pants shares the secrets of s phenomenal success from the inside. The year without pants is without a doubt one of the funniest and most informative source of information you will find on the lifestyle that only a remote job can offer. I couldnt help but visualize the future cast members of the imaginary indie film version in my head. In fact, much of what i took away from the book didnt require a team to be remote for the lessons to be applicable. The answer is an amazing and entertaining book about the future of work. Just like 60 million other websites, which accounts for about a third of the internet. Where good ideas come from the year without pants by. The year without pants a behind the scenes look at the firm behind and the unique work culture that contributes to its phenomenal success50 million websites, or twenty percent of the entire web, use wordpress software. Most management books are all theory its rare to read a real manager, of a real team.
I would not cut any character from this book, i believe each character is unique and play a vital role in the story. The year without pants and the future of work book. The year without pants is a book written by a former employee of one of the largest companies in the world. It is also a very good book on how to manage teams in person or remotely. Unlike his previous works notably making things happen. Nov 10, 20 more than being simply a book about what its like to work at wordpress which in itself is quite an eyeopener. The best thing is that it is a book on management without being a book on management. The year without pants pdf summary scott berkun 12min blog. I have enjoyed just about everything scott berkun has written. Sometimes you find a book which you simply cant not read. That might be just enough for a fancytickling blurb, but we can do you one better. His fingers hung over selection from the year without pants. A behind the scenes look at the firm behind and the unique work culture that contributes to its phenomenal. The book details how i managed one team in search of the right balance.273 1365 633 1053 984 124 1086 60 1458 1497 1409 316 1551 471 390 1322 868 946 1494 1474 593 563 159 1465 820 822 45 1107 1048 346 176 1054 544 444 527 814 105 1196 955 1213 1419 755 702 1296 1323 930 40