The Author

Markus Albers
Born on October 10, 1969 in Rheine, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Since January 2008 — BERLIN
• Freelance journalist and writer of non-fiction books. Media consultant.

July 2006 - December 2007 — BERLIN
• Managing Editor: "Vanity Fair" (German edition).

August 2004 - June 2006 — BERLIN, HAMBURG
• Freelance media consultant: KircherBurkhardt and Axel Springer.

July 2001 - July 2004 — BERLIN
• Editor: "Welt am Sonntag" (German weekly).
• Media consultant: Axel Springer, BurdaCom, Kulturstiftung der Länder.

March 2000 – June 2001 — MÜNCHEN
• Editor: "SZ-Magazin", media consultant for BurdaCom.

September 1998 - February 2000 — HAMBURG
• Editor: "Tomorrow" magazine, VG Milchstraße.

April 1998 - August 1998 — HAMBURG
• Freelance journalist: "NDR" public television and "Der Spiegel", "Kulturspiegel", "Stern", "Die Woche".

March 1998 — HAMBURG
• University of Hamburg: Masters Degree in Political Science, Philosophy, and Journalism.

The Press on „Morgen komm ich später rein“

»A plea for more freedom at work.«

— GQ

»Angestellte entscheiden, wann und wo sie arbeiten. Unternehmen verzichten auf Kontrolle. Markus Albers hat für sein Buch über diese neue Welt zahlreiche Beispiele von Unternehmen gesammelt, in denen die alten Regeln nicht mehr gelten.«

— Brand Eins

»Das gute alte Büro, in das sich viele von uns tagtäglich schleppen, ist ein Auslaufmodell. Wer Teil dieser 'Easy Economy' werden möchte, findet im Buch praktische Tipps und Argumente für die persönliche Überzeugungsarbeit.«

— Wirtschaftsblatt

There are three ways to buy Meconomy – depending on what format you prefer:

1) You can download the book as a PDF file here. The PDF version works on any computer as well as on many smartphones and e-readers. Besides, you get an animated color cover that looks pretty cool!

2) EPUB is the most common e-book format that works on almost all e-readers (note: with the exception of Kindle). EPUBs can also be read on the computer with freeware programs such as Digital Editions. The EPUB version of Meconomy is available at major e-book online shops like,, or

3) If you want to purchase Meconomy as an iPhone App , please go to iTunes Store or textunes (where an excerpt from the book can be read online). The pros of this format: Apps can be conveniently downloaded in no time, they’re easy to handle and the contents look great. Apps come with an animated color cover.

Please note: No matter which format you buy or where you download it from, the price is always the same: EUR 9.99. However, iTunes users don’t need to buy the book twice: Those who e-mail me their iTunes invoice will receive a free PDF version of the book (note: Unfortunately, this doesn’t work the other way round, and this deal isn’t valid for purchased EPUBs).