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November 4, 2005

News & Opinion: Swanson's Unwritten Rules of Management Arrives

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 5:40 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture


I got my copy of Bill Swanson's Unwritten Rules of Management in the mail yesterday. Business 2.0 ran it as a cover story in July and made a big deal about it (we made a deal about it too).

It is a 3-1/2" x 6", 74 page spiral bound book. It is all done in black and white. It is a very unassuming little book.

It makes it all that much more enjoyable when you read these pearls. This isn't Drucker or Buckingham. It is just a CEO giving you some simple thoughts to think about.

I just wanted to make sure you all knew that you can get your own copy and it is free.

I'll leave you with this nugget:

Unwritten Rule #6

Work for a boss
whom you can tell
it like it is.

Remember you
can't pick your
family, but you can
pick your boss.


About Dylan Schleicher


Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.