Reading list

2022

  • Sooner Safer Happier: Antipatterns and Patterns for Business Agility - Jonathan Smart with Zsolt Berend, Myles Ogilvie and Simon Rohre
  • The Pathless Path: Imagining a New Story For Work & Life - Paul Millerd
  • Sociocratie 3.0: De businessnovelle die het beste uit mens en organisatie haalt - Jef Cumps
  • The Utopia Of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy - David Graeber
  • The Bright Ages: A New History of Medieval Europe - Matthew Gabriele & David M Perry
  • The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People's Lives Better, Too) - Gretchen Rubin

2021

  • Practical Ways to Lead an Innovative Organization: Modern Management Made Easy, Book 3 - Johanna Rothman
  • Roundtable on Project Management: A Shape Forum Dialogue - James Bullock, Marie Benesh, Jerry Weinberg
  • Queen of the Desert, The extraordinary life of Gertrude Bell - Georgina Howell
  • Tegen verkiezingen - David van Reybrouck
  • Kitchen Confidential, Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly - Anthony Bourdain
  • Agile Conversations, Transform Your Conversations, Transform Your Culture - Douglas Squirrel and Jeffrey Fredrick
  • The Freedom the be Free - Hannah Arendt
  • My Share of the Task - Stanley McChrystal
  • Agile Impressions - Jerry Weinberg (reread)
  • Becoming a Technical Leader: An Organic Problem-Solving Approach - Jerry Weinberg (reread, book club)
  • Researching Your Own Practice: The Discipline of Noticing - John Mason
  • Nobody Ever Gets Credit for Fixing Problems that Never Happened: Creating and Sustaining Process Improvement - Nelson P. Repenning, John D. Sterman (reread, book club)
  • Resilient Management - Lara Hogan (book club)
  • Agile Software Development - Alistair Cockburn
  • Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (And How to Fix It) - Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic (book club)
  • The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters - Priya Parker
  • The agile comms handbook: How to clearly, creatively work in the open - Giles Turnbull
  • How Design Makes the World - Scott Berkun

2020

  • Essentialism: The disciplined pursuit of less - Greg McKeown
  • Good strategy, Bad strategy: The difference and why it matters - Richard Rumelt
  • How to think like a Roman emperor: The Stoic philosophy of Marcus Aurelius - Donald Robertson
  • Leadership strategy and tactics: Field manual - Jocko Willink
  • No more feedback: Cultivate consciousness at work - Carol Sanford
  • Practical Ways to Manage Yourself: Modern Management Made Easy, Book 1 - Johanna Rothman
  • The ETTO Principle: Efficiency-Thoroughness Trade-Off, Why things that go right sometimes go wrong - Erik Hollnagel
  • Let my people go surfing: The education of a reluctant business man (including 10 more years of business unusual) - Yvon Chouinard
  • Outlaw Platoon: Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan - Sean Parnell, John R. Bruning
  • Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl
  • Kom hier dat ik u kus - Griet Op de Beeck
  • Practical Ways to Lead and Serve (Manage) Others: Modern Management Made Easy, Book 2 - Johanna Rothman
  • The answer to how is yes: Acting on what matters - Peter Block
  • How to take smart notes: One simple technique to boost writing, learning and thinking - Sönke Ahrens
  • Orbiting the giant hairball: A corporate fool's guide to surviving with grace - Gordon MacKenzie
  • Software Estimation Without Guessing: Effective Planning in an Imperfect World - George Dinwiddie
  • And the weak suffer whay they must?: Europe's crisis and America's economic future - Yanis Varoufakis
  • Influencing Patterns for Change: A Human Systems Dynamics Primer for Leaders - Royce Holladay, Kristine Quade
  • Another Now: Dispatches from an Alternative Present - Yanis Varoufakis
  • Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business - Patrick Lencioni
  • The Regenerative Business: Redesign Work, Cultivate Human Potential, Achieve Extraordinary Outcomes - Carol Sanford

2019

  • Host: Six new roles of engagement for teams, organizations, communities, movements - Mark McKergow & Helen Bailey
  • Thinking in systems - Donella H. Meadows
  • How to read Wittgenstein - Ray Monk
  • An elegant puzzle: Systems of engineering management - Will Larson
  • The captain class: A new theory of leadership - Sam Walker
  • Continuous delivery: Reliable software releases through build, test and deployment automation - Jez Humble, David Farley
  • Rise of the machines: The lost history of cybernetics - Thomas Rid
  • This is Lean: Resolving the efficiency paradox - Niklas Modig & Pär Åhlström
  • Implementing Lean software development: from concept to cash - Mary and Tom Poppendieck
  • Extreme ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs lead and win - Jocko Willink, Leif Babin (reread)
  • About face: The odyssey of an American warrior - Col David H. Hackworth, Julie Sherman
  • 7 rules for positive, productive change: Micro shifts, macro results - Esther Derby