Favourite Books

Business Books

Good to Great – Summary of 5 common features of companies that made the leap from being good (=average) to being great (=excellent).

The IKEA Edge – Fantastic insight into the challenges of running one of the most successful and global businesses of our time.

The Everything Store – Fascinating book about the remarkable growth and omni-power of Amazon.

Delivering Happiness  – Great book emphasising the utmost importance of customer service.

The E-Myth Revisited – Great book for new business people explaining basic dynamics of running a business.

Only The Paranoid Survive – Book written by former Intel’s CEO about the challenges of successfully navigating a company through constantly changing marketplace

The Millionaire Next Door – Great book, with lots of encouragement for self-made entrepreneurs of lifestyle businesses

Managing People

The One Minute Manager – Classic book on management. Short, easy-to-read, good points for new managers.

Who – Fantastic book that gives out valuable techniques for how to hire A players

Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

Manager Tools Podcasts: Fantastic resource & advice on managing people

 

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