Leadership Fredericksburg Alumni Book Club

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Name: Leadership Fredericksburg Alumni Book Club
Date: October 23, 2019
Time: 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM EDT
Event Description:
Leadership Fredericksburg Alumni Builder Book Club Series

Our book is It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy At Work by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. The session will be led by Melinda May LF ’13, Melanie Franklin Edwards LF ’15,  and Sally Shea LF ’18.
 
Long hours, an excessive workload, and a lack of sleep have become a badge of honor for modern professionals. But it should be a mark of stupidity, the authors argue. Sadly, this isn’t just a problem for large organizations—individuals, contractors, and solopreneurs are burning themselves out the same way. The answer to better productivity isn’t more hours—it’s less waste and fewer things that induce distraction and persistent stress.

It’s time to stop celebrating Crazy, and start celebrating Calm, Fried and Hansson assert.

Fried and Hansson have the proof to back up their argument. "Calm" has been the cornerstone of their company’s culture since Basecamp began twenty years ago. Destined to become the management guide for the next generation, It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work is a practical and inspiring distillation of their insights and experiences. It isn’t a book telling you what to do. It’s a book showing you what they’ve done—and how any manager or executive no matter the industry or size of the company, can do it too.

 
Location:
Chamber Office
2300 Fall Hill Avenue
Suite 240
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Date/Time Information:
3:45pm - 5:45pm
Contact Information:
Kyle Allwine
Fees/Admission:
There is no fee for this session, however it is only open to LFAA members.
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