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The Year Without Pants and the Future of Work

By Scott Berkun
13-minute read
The Year Without Pants: and the Future of Work by Scott Berkun

The Year without Pants offers an intimate look at life inside one of the most successful tech companies out there: Automattic, the brains behind sites like and Polldaddy. By thinking outside the box, abandoning tradition and cutting the fat from your processes, you too can follow Automattic’s example and jumpstart innovation.

  • Entrepreneurs from any industry
  • Start-up CEOs
  • Employees in tech industries

Scott Berkun has written six popular books on creativity, leadership, philosophy and speaking, and is a regular blog contributor for Harvard Business and BusinessWeek. He was formerly a co-host on CNBC’s The Business of Innovation, and taught creativity at the University of Washington.


© Scott Berkun: The Year Without Pants copyright 2013, John Wiley & Sons Inc. Used by permission of John Wiley & Sons Inc. and shall not be made available to any unauthorized third parties.

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