Recommended reading

‘Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others.’
With things like podcasts, kindle and audible it’s easier than ever to learn from others mistakes, here’s my personal list of books i have read and recommend:

Start with Why – Simon Sinek
Maverick!: The Success Story Behind the World’s Most Unusual Workplace – Ricardo Semler

General Business:
The Advantage – Patrick Lencioni
Great by choice – Jim Collins
Good to great – Jim Collins
How the mighty fall – Jim Collins
Sugar – Alan Sugar
Snowball, Warren Buffet – Alice Schroder
Sam Walton – the Walmart story
The google story – David A. Vise, Mark Malseed
Steve Jobs – Walter Issacson
Getting Naked – Patrick Lencioni
The lean startup – Eric Ries
zero to one – Peter Thiel
The Goal – A Process of Ongoing Improvement: Eliyahu M. Goldratt‎

Startup Business:
Scaredy Squirrel – Melanie Watt
Made to stick – chip & dan health
Purple cow – Seth Godin
Lynchpin – Seth Godin
Poke the box – Seth Godin
Reality check – guy Kawasaki
The art of the start – guy Kawasaki
The four hour work week – tim ferris
Rework – Jason Fried
Startup Nation – Dan Senor & Saul Singer
Free – Chris Anderson
Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World: Peter Diamandis

Sales & Self Improvement:
How to Swim with sharks without being eaten alive – Harvey Mackay
Sales bible
The secrets of great rainmakers – Jeffrey Fox
Talk less, say more
the Book of Proverbs
Strength finder 2.0 – Tom Rath
The Bible
Business as Mission – Michael Baer
Halftime – Bob Buford

Understanding Humans (and yourself) Better:
The war of art – Steven press field
Do the work – Steven Pressfield
Drive, the surprising truth about what motivates us – daniel Pink
Tribal Leadership – Dave Logan
Freakanomics – Steven Lovett
Superfreakanomics – Steven Lovett
Tipping point – Gladwell

Good to know:
Awaken the giant within – tony Robbins
Gamestorming – dave Gray
The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
Dream culture – Andy & Janine Mason & Danny Silk
A fine line – Hartmut Esslinger
Borrowing brilliance
Blue ocean strategy
Business By the Book – Larry Burkett
The Artists way – Julia Cameron

Maker Culture:
The maker manifesto – Mark Hatch
Makers: the new industrial revolution – Chris Anderson

This week in startups – Jason Calacanis
The four hour work week – Tim Ferriss
Foundation & The Journal – Kevin Rose
Startup – Gimlet media
Free – Chris Anderson
Seth Godin’s Startup School
Ideo Futures
Recode Decode – Kara Swisher