Reading list


  • 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


  • 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