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Contrary to popular belief, the business world is not that complicated. While every industry and every profession requires specific expertise, the truth is that the "business of business" is relatively simple. For the past seven years, Geoffrey James has written a daily blog that's become one of the most popular business-focused destinations on the web. In BUSINESS WITHOUT THE BULLSH*T, readers will learn surprising but tried-and-true secrets about being an extraordinary boss, about coping with annoying coworkers, and navigating the thorny problems that recur in every workplace. TIPS FROM "BUSINESS WITHOUT THE BULLSH*T: "Long work hours mean less work gets done. Multiple studies reveal that working 60 rather than 40 hours a week makes you slightly more productive but only for a little while. After about three weeks, people get burned out, get sick and go absent, and start making avoidable errors. What every boss wants from you. From your boss's perspective your real job is to make the boss successful. There are no exceptions to this rule. Why your resume is your enemy. Only write a resume "after "you're talking to people inside the hiring firm. Then, customize it to match what you've discovered that they "really "what.



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Geoffrey James

GEOFFREY JAMES is the author of 9 books, including the widely-praised Business Wisdom of the Electronic Elite (which was translated into 7 languages and won 3 book club awards) and the classic book of computer humor, The Tao of Programming.Since 2007, Geoffrey has written a daily blog about sales, marketing and success that has appeared on BNET, CBSi and currently on Inc.com. His blog has won two prestigious journalism awards and regularly receives over 1 million pageviews a month.Prior to this, Geoffrey wrote articles for magazines like Upside, Computerworld, Wired and Red Herring, and was an industry analyst, marketing manager and system architect inside several high tech firms.Geoffrey's most recent book, Business Without the Bullsh*t, a collection of secrets and shortcuts to help workers and line managers achieve success and career security, despite the general insanity of corporate life.



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