Must read book for real world noobs. When I got out of college and began working with a startup, "Rework" was the most important book I read hands down. "Rework" at its essence provided me with a mentality blueprint - a different way to think about everything. What's awesome is it's concise and reads more like a series of blog posts than a typical business book. Short-fire sentences make each chapter 3-4 pages long tops, and the design of the book reflects the mentality the 37Signals team has (illustrations from book in image above). "Rework" emphasizes the value of getting back to the basics, stripping yourself down to the core of whatever you're doing, and getting really good at that because the basics are hard enough. It's a modern way of thinking about business, careers, skill acquisition, getting things done, 9-5 work week, etc.