A list of non-fiction books I like.

June 23, 2019, tags: listbooks

Table of Contents

Books I’ve read

Title Author Tags
Lean Startup Eric Ries lean, startup, process, MVP
Crossing the Chasm Geoffry Moore product lifecycle, marketing, positioning, pricing
High Output Management Andry Grove management, leadership, performance reviews, one-on-ones
Decisive Chip and Dan Heath decision making
Zero to One Peter Thiel startups, economy, 7 questions to ask
Measure what Matters John Doerr OKRs, goal setting, silicon valley insights, management
The Hard Things about the Hard Things Ben Horowitz netscape, loudcloud, IPOs, organizational processes, hiring, management, leadership, culture
Radical Candor Kim Scott feedback, criticism, situation behavior impact, skip level meetings
The Manager’s Path Camille Fournier engineering management, management, leadership
Blitzscaling Reid Hoffman silicon valley insights, organizational processes, startups, scaling, business, strategy, management, innovation
The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni teams, management, leadership
7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen Covey self improvement, focus
Getting Things Done David Allen GTD, self improvement, project planning
Influence Robert B. Cialdini persuasion, self improvement
Turn the Ship Around L. David Marquet leadership
Managing Humans Michael Lopp management, engineering management, leadership
The first 90 Days Michael Watkins strategy, career
Outliers Malcolm Gladwell systems, performance
Thinking fast and slow Daniel Kahneman thinking, self improvement
Crucial Accountability Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler, David Maxfield communication

Books I want to read

Many of them are already in my bookshelf but haven’t found their way into my hands and head or are read-in-progress.

Title Author Tags
The Tipping Point Malcolm Gladwell systems
The Making of a Manager Julie Zhuo management, leadership
Don’t Think of an Elephant! George Lakoff communication, speaking, framing
Antifragile Nassim Nicholas Taleb systems
On Writing Well William Zinsser writing
Homo Deus Yuval Noah Harari systems

Other Book Lists

Title Author Tags
Jesse Palmer’s Engineering Managers Booklist Jesse Palmer list
Engineering Management Institue Reading List - list - list
Marc Andressen Twitter Book List Thread Marc Andressen list
TheLeadDev Book List TheLeadDev list

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