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  TitleAuthorTopicWhy Reading It?FinishedGet the Book
πŸ˜ƒMediate, Don't Litigate: Strategies for Successful MediationPeter Lovenheim & Lisa GuerinNegotiation & MediationThis book is a great read for those who are interested in diving deeper in the means that exist to negotiate and solve bother personal and business disputes.Nov 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒSolve for Happy: Engineer Your Path to JoyMo GawdatPersonal Growth & PsychologyThis book is a good read for those who are interested in looking at happiness from a new angle (i.e. with the mental model of engineers).Oct 2020Get it here
😍The Road to CharacterDavid BrooksPersonal Growth & PhilosophyThis book is a great read for those who want to reflect on their personal values and who they aspire to be.Oct 2020Get it here
πŸ™‚Weird Parenting Wins: Bathtub Dining, Family Screams, and Other Hacks from the Parenting TrenchesHillary FrankFamily & HumourThis book is a funny read about the weird things parents do as they take care of their kids.Sept 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒThe Invincible CompanyAlexander Osterwalder and Yves PigneurStrategy & InnovationThis book builds on the Business Model Canvas framework. It is a detailed handbook about managing an innovation portfolio.Sept 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒLoserthink: How Untrained Brains Are Ruining the WorldScott AdamsPsychology & PersuasionThis book dives into the mechanisms used in politics and business to persuade people. It is a great read for those who want to dial up their critical thinking skills and become bullet-proof to this type of "bullshit" communication.Sept 2020Get it here
😍The Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing and ThinkingBarbara MintoStorytelling & WritingThis book will help you structure your thinking and write in a way that makes it easier for your readers to understand, remember, and get excited about your ideas.June 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒWin Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't MatterScott AdamsPsychology & PersuasionThis book uses the 2016 US election to dive into the mechanisms used in politics to persuade voters. It is a great read for those who want to dial up their critical thinking skills and become bullet-proof to this type of "bullshit" communication.June 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒCadbury's Purple Reign: The Story Behind Chocolate's Best-Loved BrandJohn BradleyHistory & BusinessThis book is a good read for those who are curious about the behind-the-scene stories of building a famous national brand over the last 150 years.June 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒComment se dΓ©fendreGeorge DuboisSelf defenseMay 2020-
πŸ™‚StrengthsFinder 2.0Tom RathPsychology & ManagementThis book is an interesting read about certain aspects of inherent traits of personality and ways of being.May 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒAlchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don't Make SenseRory SutherlandInnovation & Behavioural ScienceThis book is a great read about how behavioural science can help businesses do good marketing and create better products and services.May 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒProduct Management in Practice: A Real-World Guide to the Key Connective Role of the 21st CenturyMatt LeMayProduct ManagementThis book is a great read for product managers.Apr 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒEmotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQDaniel GolemanPsychologyApr 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒThe Characters Of TheophrastusTheophrastusPsychologyApr 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒThe Happiness Myth: The Historical Antidote To What Isn't Working TodayJennifer HechtPsychologyThis book is a good read for those who are interested in an introduction to happiness as a concept and as a way of living. Apr 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒWhy I WriteGeorges OrwellWritingThis short read is interesting for anyone who loves writing.Apr 2020Get it here
😍The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask MoreMichael Bungay StanierCoachingThis book is an ideal read for managers, leaders, and entrepreneurs who want to help their team members grow and achieve more.Mar 2020Get it here
πŸ™‚Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy LifeHΓ©ctor GarcΓ­aPersonal GrowthThis book is an interesting bundle of many personal growth principles.Mar 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒCreative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential within Us AllDavid Kelley & Tom KelleyInnovation & CreativityThis book is a good read for those who want to dial up their creative skillset.Mar 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒComplications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect ScienceAtul GawandeHealthcareFeb 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒThe Science of Effective CommunicationIan TuhovskyPersonal GrowthJan 2020Get it here
πŸ™‚Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take ActionSimon SinekMarketingJan 2020Get it here
πŸ™‚Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and WorstRobert SapolskyPsychologyJan 2020Get it here
πŸ™‚Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On ItKamal RavikantPersonal GrowthJan 2020Get it here
πŸ˜ƒDoing Good Better: Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a DifferenceWilliam MacAskillPhilosophyDec 2019Get it here
😍Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and StyleBenjamin DreyerWritingIf your work involves writing long emails or using PowerPoint or Word, this book is a must-read.

Learning about English grammar made interesting to read.
Dec 2019Get it here
😍AwarenessAnthony De MelloPersonal GrowthDec 2019Get it here
πŸ˜ƒHow to Get IdeasJack FosterCreativityNov 2019Get it here
πŸ˜ƒShort History of DrunkennessMark ForsythHistory & CultureThe fascinating origin of today's drinking culture--full of fun facts. A great read if you like drinking or history or both. Nov 2019Get it here
πŸ˜ƒTrillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill CampbellEric Schmidt & Jonathan RosenbergCoaching & ManagementThe interesting history of a man who coached a generation of tech entrepreneurs.Oct 2019Get it here
😍For God, Country, and Coca-Cola: The Definitive History of the Great American Soft DrinkMark PendergrastHistory & BusinessAn incredible dive into the history of Coca-Cola. You'll be surprised by Coca-Cola's real involvement in shaping the world's history. Very well written.Aug 2019Get it here
πŸ˜ƒGut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated OrganGiulia EndersNutritionJul 2019Get it here
πŸ™‚Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRsJohn DoerrLeadership & ManagementSome interesting examples on setting goals and direction for your organisation.Apr 2019Get it here
πŸ™‚Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for LifeMax LugavereNutritionThis book is an interesting read for those who want to debunk some of the myths associated with nutrition.Apr 2019Get it here
πŸ™‚Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your HumanityKim ScottLeadershipThis book is a good read for those who are interested in challenging their management style.Mar 2019Get it here
πŸ˜ƒThe 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that LastsGary ChapmanPsychologyA lot of good advice on maintaining love in a relationship.Mar 2019Get it here
😍Improv Wisdom: Don't Prepare, Just Show UpPatricia Ryan MadsonStrategy & ImprovI didn't expect that we could draw that many parallels between the world of improvisation and life. For me, Improv Wisdom: Don't Prepare, Just Show Up was great read–full of good insight on how to live fully.

It's full of motivation boosts. Maybe not much new stuff. But filled with inspiring thoughts and interesting exercises.
Mar 2019Get it here
πŸ™‚Atomic DesignBrad FrostDesignA bit repetitive, but some good ideas such as interface inventory and the importance of separating structure and content.Fed 2019Get it here
πŸ˜ƒSpark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying UpMarie KondōMinimalismCleaning consultant Marie Kondō takes shares her category-by-category system to declutter homes. A very Japanese take on living in a tidy space.Fed 2019Get it here
πŸ˜ƒThe Simple Guide to a Minimalist LifeLeo BabautaMinimalismThe book dives deep into the benefits and practice of minimalismβ€”including some thoughts on how to keep things tidy by creating a "decluttering system".Fed 2019Get it here
πŸ˜ƒThis Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to SeeSeth GodinMarketingA proper introduction to marketing in the 21st century.Fed 2019Get it here
πŸ˜ƒTurning Pro: Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's WorkSteven PressfieldPersonal GrowthSeeking motivation? Turning Pro is a kick in the butt for those who feel that they hide away from following their aspirations and doing meaningful workJan 2019Get it here
πŸ˜ƒHidden in Plain Sight: How to Create Extraordinary Products for Tomorrow's CustomersJan ChipchaseMarket Research & Field StudyA good book about doing market research in emerging countries.Jan 2019Get here
πŸ˜ƒThe Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship ExpertJohn M. GottmanPsychologyA great read about the psychology of relationships.Jan 2019Get here
πŸ˜ƒThe Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy AnswersBen HorowitzLeadershipHorowitz shares his experience about some of the most difficult leadership challenges he had to face as a CEO of growing businesses. Dec 2018Get it here
πŸ˜ƒDeep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted WorldCal NewportPersonal GrowthA great book about the art of focusing on work that matters.Dec 2018Get it here
😍Book by Greg FaxonDon’t Let The Fear Win: How To Get Out Of Your Own Way And Grow Your Business...FastGreg FaxonPersonal GrowthIn this book, Greg Faxon equips you with the mindset that will allow you to fight against "creative avoidance" (i.e. the fear that leads you to procrastinate).Read a few timesGet it here
πŸ™‚The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our WorldPedro DomingosTechnology & Machine LearningA thorough explanation of the machine learning mechanism without using mathematics to tell you how it works.Nov 2018Get it here
😍21 Lessons for the 21st CenturyYuval Noah HarariHistory & Social SciencesAfter writing about the past and the distant future of humankind, Yuval Noah Harari now gives an overview of the trends that are going the shape the next decades.Oct 2018Get it here
πŸ™‚Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are HighKerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMilla & Al Switzler
PsychologyThis book is a good read for those interested in addressing with courage some difficult conversations that may arise in their personal or professional lives.Oct 2018Get it here
πŸ˜ƒBad Pharma: How Medicine is Broken, and How We Can Fix ItBen GoldacreScience & HealthcareA must-read about the best practices to run scientific or business experiments (and how the world of healthcare works).Sept 2018Get it here
πŸ™‚The Art and Craft of Tea: An Enthusiast's Guide to Selecting, Brewing, and Serving Exquisite TeaJoseph Wesley UhlTea & TravelAnother book about the art of buying and drinking tea.Sept 2018Get it here
πŸ™‚The Tea Enthusiast's HandbookMary Lou HeissTea & TravelA 101 course in the art of tea drinking.Sept 2018Get it here
πŸ˜ƒThe Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don'tNate SilverTechnology & StatisticsLearn how to use the right data (signals) and avoid the noise to make better predictions.Sept 2018Get it here
😍Bad ScienceBen GoldacreScience & HealthcareReading this book should be compulsory if you have any interest in science and nutrition related topics.Sept 2018Get it here
πŸ˜ƒ50 Psychology ClassicsTom Butler-BowdonPsychology50 of the most influential psychology well distilled and summarised.Aug 2018Get it here
πŸ˜ƒThe Psychology of Human MisjudgementCharles MungerPsychology25 cognitive biases that shape the way we think.Jul 2018See it here
πŸ˜ƒLittle Red Book of SellingJeffrey GitomerSales & NegotiationSell better with these clear principles to turn advice into action.

"People don’t like to be sold, but they love to buy."
Jun 2018Get it here
πŸ˜ƒRestaurant Success by the NumbersRoger FieldsEntrepreneurship & StrategyRestaurant owners are real entrepreneurs; here's a good recipe for starting a restaurant.Apr 2018Get it here
πŸ˜ƒOn Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing NonfictionWilliam ZinsserWritingThis is a must-read for those who enjoy writing and blogging.Mar 2018Get it here
πŸ˜ƒBird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and LifeAnne LamottWritingThis book offers great inspiration for those who love writing fiction and non-fiction. Mar 2018Get it here
πŸ˜ƒA History of Chile, 1808-2002Simon CollierHistoryQuite nerdy... Here's a very complete book about the history of an interesting country.Mar 2018Get it here
πŸ™‚Pretotype It: Make sure you are building The Right It before you build It rightAlberto SavoiaInnovationA relevant book when it comes to lowering risk while creating new products or services.Jan 2018Get it here
πŸ˜ƒBreakfast is a Dangerous Meal: Why You Should Ditch Your Morning Meal For Health and WellbeingTerence KealeyHealthcare & NutritionIt’s a very insightful read about health (esp. diabetes), nutrition, and how to interpret scientific research.Dec 2017Get it here
😍Homo Deus: A Brief History of TomorrowYuval Noah HarariHistoryA good glance at what the future could be holding for us.Nov 2017Get it here
πŸ˜ƒDaring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We LiveBrenΓ© BrownPsychologyVulnerability feels scary. But "when we shut ourselves off from vulnerability, we distance ourselves from the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives." Nov 2017Get it here
πŸ˜ƒHow to Reform CapitalismThe School of LifeEconomics & PhilosophyIt's just the beginning of capitalism. This book offers ideas to continue shaping a better version of it.Nov 2017Get it here
πŸ™‚ego-is-the-enemy_ryan-holidayEgo Is the EnemyRyan HolidayPersonal Growth & PhilosophyNov 2017Get it here
πŸ˜ƒThe Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things RightAtul GawandeManagementA thorough explanation of the power of checklists with great examples from the medical and construction industry.Oct 2017Get it here
πŸ˜ƒThe New Business Road Test: What Entrepeneurs and Executives Should Do Before Writing a Business PlanJohn MullinsStrategyOct 2017Click here
πŸ˜ƒinsightout_bookInsight Out: Get Ideas Out of Your Head and Into the WorldTina SeeligCreativity & InnovationA good explanation of the creative and entrepreneurial process. And this backed with inspiring stories.Jul 2017Click here
😍Sapiens: A Brief History of HumankindYuval Noah HarariHistoryAn amazing piece about our history as human beings.Jul 2017Click here
πŸ˜ƒStrategic Intuition: The Creative Spark in Human AchievementWilliam DugganStrategyApr 2017Click here
πŸ˜ƒStrategy Bites BackHenry MintzbergStrategyMar 2017Click here
πŸ™‚DifferenceBernadette JiwaInnovation & Marketing StrategyAn interesting framework that helps see your marketing strategy in a different way.Fed 2017Click here
πŸ˜ƒImpossible to Ignore: Creating Memorable Content to Influence DecisionsCarmen SimonPersuasionInteresting theory to design more persuasive marketing campaigns.Fed 2017Click here
😢Trump Strategies for Real EstateGeorge RossNegotiationInteresting lessons about negotiation and real estate from one of Donald Trump's lawyers.Jan 2017Click here
πŸ™‚How I Found Freedom in an Unfree WorldHarry BrownePersonal GrowthInteresting book about personal growth, though it's taking a very individualistic view on life.Jan 2017Click here
πŸ˜ƒAnything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of EntrepreneurDerek SiversMarketing StrategyWise lessons from an entrepreneur who builds business to help his customers not just to make money.Jan 2017Click here
πŸ˜ƒHow to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win BigScott AdamsPersonal GrowthA great book about failure and how to design a life system to succeed.Dec 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒThe Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things DonePeter DruckerPersonal Growth & Time ManagementPrecious advice on how to get the right things done. Clearly, a challenge for the new generations on entrepreneurs and managers.Dec 2016Click here
πŸ™‚Art of the DealTrump: The Art of the DealDonald TrumpBiographyAn interesting dive into the life of Donald Trump in 1987. Now that he's the new U.S. President, why not learning more about who he is?Dec 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒMeditationsMarcus AureliusPersonal Growth & PhilosophyMarcus Aurelius wrote this book for himself. What aimed to provide personal guidance became one of the greatest piece of Stoic philosophy. I really enjoy the wise and practical aphorisms that you can find in Marcus Aurelius's private notes to himself.Nov 2016Click here
😍Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer ChoiceClayton Christensen & Karen DillonInnovation & MarketingHonestly, one of the most insightful books about innovation. Just loved it! And already putting it into practice.Nov 2016Click here
πŸ™‚Sprint: How To Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five DaysJake KnappInnovation ProcessOct 2016Click here
πŸ™‚Rain Making: Attract New Clients No Matter What Your FieldFord HardingSales & MarketingThe secret sauce for marketing and selling services. Practical advice for freelancers and consultants.Oct 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒDesigning Your LifeBill Burnett & Dave EvansPersonal Growth & CreativityIn Designing Your Life, the authors share the results of years of teaching at Stanford: a set of design tools that will help you build the life you really want.Sept 2016Click here
πŸ™‚What They Really Teach You at the Harvard Business SchoolFrancis J. Kelly & Heather Kelly BusinessA business book published in 1987 that summaries the main lessons learned from two years at HBS. The proof that the foundations of business never change.Sept 2016Click here
😍Algorithms to Live ByBrian ChristianDecision Making, Strategy & Computer ScienceHow algorithms can help you think, make decisions, and decode others' strategies.Oct 2016Click here
πŸ™‚old-man-sea_bookThe Old Man and the SeaErnest HemingwayNovelThat's a classic.Jul 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒinevitable_bookThe Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our FutureKevin KellyInnovation & Technology Trends"Much of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion."Jul 2016Click here
😢fourth-industrial-revolutionThe Fourth Industrial RevolutionKlaus SchwabInnovation & Technology TrendsA good source of data that illustrates what Schwab calls the Fourth Industrial Revolution.Jun 2016Click here
😢marketers-mars_bookMarketers Are From Mars, Consumers Are From New JerseyBob HoffmanAdvertising & Marketing StrategyContrarian ideas on the evolution of advertising and marketing. A great way to challenge preconceptions and commonly accepted ideas.May 2016Click here
πŸ™‚visual-hammer_bookVisual Hammer: Nail your brand into the mindLaura RiesBranding & Marketing StrategyGreat ideas on how to reinforce your positioning strategy with the emotional power of visuals.May 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒrobert-collier-letter-bookThe Robert Collier Letter BookRobert CollierAdvertising & CopywritingThe Robert Collier Letter Book is by far the top book on writing sales letters. Find out by yourself of to transfer these techniques to the digital era.May 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒHow to Write a Good AdvertisementVictor O. SchwabAdvertising & CopywritingEvery business depends on words with impact. You need to grab the attention of potential customers, clients, or supporters and call them to action.May 2016Click here
😍scientific-advertisingScientific AdvertisingClaude HopkinsAdvertising & CopywritingThe only book you should read about advertising. Written in 1923 and still so relevant today.May 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒlinchpin-bookLinchpin: Are You Indispensable?Seth GodinPersonal GrowthLearn how not to fall into the trap of becoming a commodity.Apr 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒfortune-cookie-principleThe Fortune Cookie Principle : The 20 Keys to a Great Brand Story and Why Your Business Needs One)Bernadette JiwaMarketing Strategy & BrandingA great introduction to branding strategy.Apr 2016Click here
😍the-dipThe Dip: The extraordinary benefits of knowing when to quit (and when to stick)Seth GodinStrategyUnrealistic expectations on time and effort needed to achieve high standards are what makes us give up.Apr 2016Click here
πŸ™‚industries-of-the-futureThe Industries of the FutureAlec RossInnovation & Tech TrendsApr 2016Click here
πŸ™‚jab-jab-jab-right-hookJab, Jab, Jab, Right HookGary VaynerchuckDigital Marketing StrategyMar 2016Click here
😍permission-marketingPermission Marketing: Turning Strangers Into Friends And Friends Into CustomersSeth GodinMarketing StrategyMar 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒnever-eat-alone_bookNever Eat AloneKeith FerrazziLeadership & Goal SettingMar 2016Click here
πŸ™‚contagious_bookContagious: Why Things Catch OnJonah BergerViral MarketingFeb 2016Click here
😢market-growth_bookMarket Your Way to Growth: 8 Ways to WinPhilip KotlerMarketing & GrowthFeb 2016Click here
😢epic-content-marketing_bookEpic Content MarketingJoe PulizziContent MarketingFeb 2016Click here
πŸ™‚alchemist_bookThe AlchemistPaul CoelhoNovelFeb 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒpitch-anything_bookPitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the DealOren KlaffSales & NeuroscienceA method on pitching deals based on cutting-edge research in neuroscience and the large experience of the author in pitching deals.Feb 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒone-up-on-wall-street_bookOne Up On Wall StreetPeter LynchFinance & InvestingHow to take advantage over Wall Street experts by the manager of one of the most successful mutual funds, the Fidelity Magellan Fund.Jan 2016Click here
πŸ™‚neuromarketing_bookNeuromarketing For DummiesStephen J. Genco, Andrew P. Pohlmann, and Peter Steidl Neuromarketing & NeuroscienceA good introduction on the potential of neuromarketing.Jan 2016Click here
😢unlocking-energy-innovation_bookUnlocking Energy Innovation: How America Can Build a Low-Cost, Low-Carbon Energy SystemRichard K. LesterEnergy & CleanTechInteresting recommendations on what should be done to implement technological innovations in order to build cleaner energy sources.Jan 2016Click here
😍unlimited-power_bookUnlimited Power : The New Science Of Personal AchievementTony RobbinsLeadership & Personal GrowthA book that provides clear and inspiring ideas on personal growth. Truly motivational.Jan 2016Click here
πŸ˜ƒzen-to-done_bookZen To Done: The Ultimate Simple Productivity SystemLeo BabautaProductivity & PsychologyAn incredibly simple but powerful productivity system. A must-read for those who want to be more efficient in their work.Dec 2015Click here
πŸ˜ƒa-behaviour-model-for-persuasive-designA Behaviour Model for Persuasive DesignBJ FoggNeuroscience & Product DesignFirst article of the reading list. An interesting model that explains how implementing theories from behavioural science in technology products can impact people's behavior.Dec 2015Click here
😍mindset_bookMindset: How You Can Fulfil Your PotentialCarol DweckLeadership & NeuroscienceBill Gates himself recommends reading this book. Exploring the differences between having a growth mindset and a fixed mindset is an interesting theory to explain people's behaviour.Dec 2015Click here
πŸ˜ƒHooked-A-Guide-to-Building-Habit-Forming-ProductsHooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products!Nir EyalNeuroscience & Product DesignApproaching product design from a neuroscience perspective is a great way to understand why some tech products get so much of our attention. Dec 2015Click here
πŸ™‚science-of-when-we-laugh-and-why_bookHa!Scott WeemsNeuroscience & NeuromarketingPick this book if you want to understand what humor is and what is happening in our heads when we laugh and why we do that.Dec 2015Click here
😍how-will-you-measure-your-life_bookHow Will You Measure Your Life?Clayton Christensen & Karen DillonPersonal Growth & StrategyWhat are some of the solutions to avoid being disrupted, build new products that customers want, and create new markets.Dec 2015Click here
😢innovators-solution_bookInnovator's Solution, Revised and Expanded: Creating and Sustaining Successful GrowthClayton ChristensenMarketing StrategyWhat are some of the solutions to avoid being disrupted, build new products that customers want, and create new markets.Nov 2015Click here
😍purple-cow_bookPurple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being RemarkableSeth GodinMarketingYou're either remarkable or invisible. Make your choice. Because the vast majority of product success stories are engineered from the first day to be successful.Nov 2015Click here
πŸ™‚book_100-things100 Things Every Presenter Needs to Know About PeopleSusan WeinschenkNeuromarketing & Public SpeakingThe book introduces 100 ways to make a better presentation. Every idea is backed by academic research.Nov 2015Click here
πŸ™‚essays-in-love_bookEssays in LoveAlain de BottonPhilosophyAn interesting series of essay that explores the meaning behind one the most mysterious things that human beings experience.Nov 2015Click here
πŸ˜ƒwhatever-you-think-think-the-opposite_paul-arden-bookWhatever You Think, Think the OppositePaul ArdenLeadership"Making the safe decision is dull, predictable, and leads nowhere new. [...] Even when we want to be timid and play it safe, we should pause for a moment to imagine what we might be missing."Nov 2015Click here
πŸ˜ƒpaul-arden_bookIt's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to BePaul ArdenLeadership & AdvertisingAn inspiring book about for the talented who need a little boost to make the unthinkable thinkable and the impossible possible.Nov 2015Click here
πŸ˜ƒRich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!Robert T. KiyosakiPersonal FinanceNov 2015Click here
😢dream-big_bookDREAM BIG: How 3G Capital acquired Anheuser-Busch, Burger King and HeinzCris CorreaBiography, Private Equity, and M&AGet a look at the backstage of some of the most impressive M&A deals. The stories of three sharp investors.Nov 2015Click here
😢Remote Work and Productivity: The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of WorkThe Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of WorkScott BerkunProduct Management & Remote WorkA book about working remotely for WordPress.com, one of the companies that has been building the Internet. Read it to understand what the future of work looks like.Oct 2015Click here
πŸ™‚Getting Real by Jason FriedGetting Real: The Smarter, Faster, Easier Way to Build a Successful Web ApplicationJason FriedProduct ManagementA great book for product managers, designers, and developer. How to adopt a human and agile approach to create innovative SaaS and web app.Sept 2015Click here
πŸ™‚Remote by Jason FriedRemote: Office Not RequiredJason FriedProductivity & Remote Work Improve your productivity as a remote worker and learn how to adopt a remote working culture in your company.Sept 2015Click here
πŸ™‚Fundraising Field Guide by Carlos EspinalFundraising Field Guide: A Startup Founder's Handbook for Venture CapitalCarlos EspinalVenture CapitalA must-read book for anyone who wants to raise capital and understand the key elements of the fundraising process. Aug 2015Click here
πŸ™‚4-Hour Body by Tim FerrissThe 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming SuperhumanTim FerrissHealthThe rules for designing shortcuts that help you to remain mentally and physically fit.Aug 2015Click here
πŸ™‚51xFVu2ED7L._SX333_BO1,204,203,200_Startupland: How Three Guys Risked Everything to Turn an Idea into a Global BusinessMikkel SvaneBiographyThe story of a team who built a customer service software from scratch to IPO.Aug 2015Click here
πŸ™‚Principles by Ray DalioPrinciplesRay DalioLeadershipThe mental models and management principles of the founder of a $169-billion hedge fund.Aug 2015
πŸ˜ƒ Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic FutureElon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic FutureAshlee VanceBiographyA riveting portrait of Silicon Valley's most driven entrepreneur since Steve Jobs.Jul 2015Click here
πŸ˜ƒPower: Jeffrey PfefferPowerJeffrey PfefferLeadershipGreat ideas on how to make the most of your work life.Jul 2015Click here
πŸ™‚Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the FutureZero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the FuturePeter ThielEntrepreneurshipThoughts on entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley by the former CEO of PayPal.Apr 2015Click here
πŸ™‚Tribes: We Need You To Lead UsSeth GodinLeadership & MarketingWe need game changers that disrupt the status quo. Tribes inspires you to become one of them!not sureClick here
πŸ™‚Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions=0007256531Dan ArielyBehavioural ScienceThe summary of interesting research about cognitive biases and decision making.not sureClick here
πŸ™‚Getting to YesRoger FisherNegotiationOne of the most popular books about negotiation.not sureClick here
πŸ™‚Thinking, Fast and SlowDaniel KahnemanNeuroscienceA very interesting framework that explains how we work.not sureClick here
😢Business Genius: Deceptively Simple Ways to Sharpen Your Business ThinkingJames BannermanPersonal Growthnot sureClick here
😍How To Stop Worrying And Start LivingDale CarnegiePersonal GrowthGood principles to feel more peaceful in your life.not sureClick here
πŸ™‚Think And Grow RichNapoleon HillPersonal GrowthSimple rules coming from stories of successful figures.not sureClick here
πŸ˜ƒMade in AmericaSam WaltonBiographyUnderstand how one the wealthiest man on earth built a retail empire.not sureClick here
πŸ˜ƒLosing My VirginityRichard BransonBiographyIt's one of the first biographies I have read. It shows how developing a business can be lots of fun.not sureClick here
πŸ™‚Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value InvestingBen GrahamFinanceNever got to read it all. It's the most recommended book about investing in stocks.not sureClick here

Hello! I’m Guerric de Ternay.

This is a reading list I started in August 2015. I recommend the books marked with ? or ?.

Get an update every month with books I believe you will like:

I read to learn

I read to take action

When we read a business book, we often end up nodding a lot.

Thinking: “Yeah. That makes sense.” or “Wow. That’s cool!”

And that’s it…

But what matters when you read a business book is what you do with what you just.

It’s… how the book changes what you do.

For that, you need to take action–i.e. to implement this good stuff into your life.

Here’s a solution I found here:

  1. Before you start a book, decide that you will change two things about what you do at work;
  2. As you’re reading, find the two things.
  3. Write them down on Post-it and start implementing them into your life.

Your objective for reading the book becomes clearer.

You’re trying to answer a clear question:

“What are two things that I should start doing and that will have a big impact on my life and/or my work?”

Reading List of Guerric de Ternay

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