A podcast by Basecamp about the better way to work and run your business. In Season 2, we're going through Rework (the book) chapter by chapter and talking with authors, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, about what's changed in the world of business over the last eleven years since the book was published.


episode 5: Why Grow?

Basecamp has always prided itself on staying small and lean. But, with two major products, we're going to change that. The question when looking to grow, however, is "why?"

Show Notes

  • 03:08 - Highrise
  • 03:09 - Campfire
  • 03:10 - Backpack
  • 07:18 - Software as a service (SaaS)
  • 09:41 - Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency - Tom DeMarco
  • 13:33 - Hill Charts
  • 14:23 - Ryan Singer
  • 17:52 - Citizen Kane
  • 18:15 - "Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell." - Edward Abbey


 2021-10-05  27m