BOOKS

I have read the following books below which have provided motivation, inspiration, critical thinking skills, self-confidence, mindfulness, leadership skills, financial planning and improved my personality as a whole. Hopefully you find the same values from these books as me. I will keep updating the list as and when I find something worth adding here

Books I Read – 2017

  • The In-Between: Embracing the tension between Now and the Next Big Thing by Jeff Goins – Link
  • The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering what you were meant to be by Jeff Goins – Link
  • Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal NewportLink
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark MansonLink
  • The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss – Link
  • The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor – Link
  • Smarter Faster Better: The Transformative Power of Real Productivity by Charles Duhigg – Link
  • Make Your Mark: The Creative’s Guide to Building a Business with Impact (The 99U Book Series 3) by Jocelyn K.Glei – Link
  • Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks & Build an Incredible Career (The 99U Book Series 2) by Jocelyn K.Glei – Link
  • Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind (The 99U Book Series) by Jocelyn K.Glei – Link
  • The Life and Times of a Remarkable Misfit: A collection of essays about changing the world by AJ Leon – Link
  • Secrets of Closing the Sale by Zig Ziglar – Link
  • 1984 by George Orwell  – Link 
  • Superhuman by Habit: A Guide to Becoming the Best Possible Version of Yourself, One Tiny Habit at a Time by Tynan – Link
  • Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking by S.J.Scott and Barrie Davenport – Link
  • 10% Happier by Dan Harris – Link

Books I Read – before 2017

  • Biography of “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson – Link
  • First Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham, Curt Coffman – Link
  • Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t by Jim Collins – Link
  • Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman – Link
  • 7 Habits of highly effective people by Stephen Covey – Link
  • The Power of Nice – How to conquer the business world with kindness by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval – Link
  • Thinking fast and slow – Daniel Kahneman – Link
  • Black swan – Nassim Tehab – Link
  • The Age of Unreason (1989) by Charles Handy – Link
  • Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (1994), by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras – Link
  • Competing for the Future (1996), by Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad – Link
  • Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors (1980), by Michael E. Porter – Link
  • The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Business Don’t Work and What to Do about It (1985), by Michael E. Gerber – Link
  • The Essential Drucker (2001), by Peter Drucker – Link
  • The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization (1990), by Peter Senge – Link
  • The Goal (1984), by Eliyahu Goldratt – Link
  • Guerilla Marketing (1984), by Jay Conrad Levinson – Link
  • The Human Side of Enterprise (1960), by Douglas McGregor – Link
  • The Innovator’s Dilemma (1997), by Clayton Christensen – Link
  • Leading Change (1996), by John P. Kotter – Link
  • On Becoming a Leader (1989), by Warren Bennis – Link
  • Out of the Crisis (1982), by W. Edwards Deming – Link
  • My Years with General Motors (1964), by Alfred P. Sloan Jr. – Link
  • The One Minute Manager (1982), by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson – Link
  • Reengineering the Corporation: A Manifesto for Business Revolution (1993), by James Champy and Michael Hammer – Link
  • The Six Sigma Way: How GE, Motorola and other Top Companies are Honing Their Performance (2000), by Peter S. Pande, Robert P. Neuman and Roland R. Cavanagh – Link
  • Toyota Production System (1988), by Taiichi Ohno – Link
  • Power of habit: Why we do what we do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg – Link
  • Innovation Tournaments: Creating and Selecting Exceptional Opportunities by Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich – Link
  • The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Law by Constance Bagley and Craig Dauchy  – Link
  • Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days by Jessica Livingston – Link
  • Getting More: How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World by Stuart Diamond – Link
  • The Lean Start Up by Eric Ries – Link
  • Measuring and managing performance in Organizations by Robert Austin – Link
  • Richard Feynman books Link
  • Life and Times of a Remarkable Misfit: A collection of Essays about Changing the World by AJ Leon – Link
  • Brainfluence : 100 ways to persuade and convince customer with Neuromarketing by Roger Dooley – Link
  • I will teach you to be Rich by Ramit Sethi – Link
  • Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson – Link 
  • Mega living: 30 Days to a perfect life by Robin S Sharma – Link
  • Timeless wisdom for self mastery by Robin S Sharma – Link
  • Tacit and explicit knowledge by Harry Collins – Link
  • The story of my experiments with Truth (Autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi) by Mahatma Gandhi – Link
  • BDD in Action by John Ferguson Smart – Link
  • How Google Tests Software by James A. Whittaker, Jason Arbon, Jeff Carollo – Link
  • The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls that can sink a Startup by Noam Wasserman – Link
  • The intelligent investor by Warren Buffett, Benjamin Graham, Jason Zweig – Link
  • You are not so smart… by David McRaney – Link
  • Delivering happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose by Tony Hsieh – Link
  • The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone – Link
  • How Google Works by Eric Schmidt – Link
  • Predictably irrational: The Hidden forces that shape our decisions by Dan Ariely – Link
  • Evolution of cooperation by Robert Axelrod, Richard Dawkins – Link
  • Re- inventing organizations by Frederic Laloux – Link
  • Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool  – Link
  • Happiness hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt – Link
  • Conscious business: How to build values through values by Fred Kofman, Ken Wilber, Peter Senge – Link
  • Lean in: Women, Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg – Link
  • Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert – Link
  • What the Dog Saw: And other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell – Link
  • Blink: The power of thinking without thinking by Malcolm Gladwell – Link
  • Outliers: The story of success by Malcolm Gladwell – Link
  • The Tipping Point: How little things can make a big difference by Malcolm Gladwell- Link

ARTICLES

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