Jason Fried

Jason Fried quotes on tech industry

Founder & CEO at Basecamp. Non-serial entrepreneur. Co-author of Getting Real, REWORK, Remote, and “It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work”.

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1

I’ve often thought about starting a biz conference called “Versus” where every session is a disagreement. We need more debate on stage, and less agreement.

2

I’m pretty sure the tech industry has more worst practices than best practices.

3

There’s no such thing as the gig economy, the sharing economy, etc. There’s just The Economy. And in The Economy you have real bills to pay, real costs to cover, obligations, and 24 hours a day (1/3 of which should be spent sleeping) to make it happen.

4

There’s no such thing as a “start-up”. There are new businesses. Beware terms that obfuscate reality.

5

When someone asks me “but do you think that would work at a big company?” it feels great to answer “I don’t care”.

6

While businesses that have been around for 15+ years make up only 3.9% of all businesses, they employ more than 50% of all US workers.

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