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A publication about business, design, programming, writing, and the web by Basecamp since 1999. Our opinions shared here have become the best-selling books REWORK and REMOTE.

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Join our team: We're hiring a product designer.

Jason Fried
Jason Fried wrote this on Discuss

We’re looking to add another product designer to our team! We don’t hire for this position often, so we really savor moments like these. We’re eagerly anticipating hearing from you.

Besides design, your job is to make an undeniably positive impact on our company, our culture, our products, and our customers. As long as you make your best effort, and you love to learn, we will do everything we can to support you creatively and help you do the best …continue reading

Giving less advice

Jason Fried
Jason Fried wrote this on 20 comments

I’m often asked for advice. I’ve decided it’s time I give less of it. There are things I used to know that I just don’t know anymore. I should stop talking about those things – it’s unfair to anyone who’s listening.

If you want advice on product design, copywriting, reducing complexity, business strategy for a well-established small business, or building a team – happy to help. I know I can be valuable there because those are things I’m …continue reading

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