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Ricardo Semler — The Seven-Day Weekend and How to Break the Rules (#229)
Imagine a company where employees set their own hours; where there are no offices, no job titles, no business plans; where employees get to endorse or veto any new venture; where kids are encouraged to run the halls; and where the CEO lets other people make nearly. Imagine a company where employees set their own hours; where there are no offices, no job titles, no business plans; where employees get to endorse or veto any new venture; where kids are encouraged to run the halls; and where the CEO lets other people make nearly all the decisions. It has virtually no staff turnover, and there are no signs that its growth will stop any time soon. How did Semco become wildly successful despite breaking many of the commonly accepted laws of business? In The Seven-Day Weekend , Ricardo Semler shows that for those willing to take a chance, there is a better way to run a workplace.
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Ricardo Semler thinks that companies ought to put employee freedom and satisfaction ahead of corporate goals. Imagine a company where employees set their.
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The Seven-Day Weekend , by Ricardo Semler is a non-fiction book about changing the nature of work, with a case study of the management changes at Semler's family-owned business, Semco. It follows his popular Maverick! The book has been described as challenging conventional approaches to work by advocating corporate anarchy. The business principles described encourage employees to " The book is written in an easy-to-read, conversational style,  but Rocco Forte 's review, notes that the ideas within couldn't work for most businesses and that Semler does not accurately assess or appreciate the years of success in other businesses using traditional approaches.
Ricardo Semler ricardosemler is the former CEO of Semco Partners , a Brazilian company best known perhaps for its radical form of industrial democracy and corporate re-engineering. During his leadership, Semco grew from four million in to two hundred and twelve million in His innovative — but very controversial — business management policies have attracted widespread interest from all over the world. Entrepreneurship and education are just two of the topics discussed in this wide-ranging conversation. I hope you enjoy my conversation with Ricardo Semler as much as I did! In this episode, DHH shares his thoughts on the power of being outspoken, running a profitable business without venture capital, Stoic philosophy, and much more stream below or right-click here to download :. This podcast is brought to you by FreshBooks.
But when he quit to join a new high-tech ventures unit at Semco shortly thereafter, his bosses were apoplectic. The key is that he chooses which twelve hours to work. An avid tennis fan, Zeca thought nothing of taking off whole days during the tournament. Semco is known for giving its employees incredible amounts of autonomy, mastery, and purpose. Zeca and others take advantage of what Semco offers to increase their personal agility.