Resources for Managers

Resources for Managers
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How the world works?

Thinking in Systems
Meadows’ Thinking in Systems, is a concise and crucial book offering insight for problem solving on scales ranging from the personal to t...
Helps to look at the world in a different angle.
Finite and Infinite Games
An extraordinary book that will dramatically change the way you experience life.Finite games are the familiar contests of everyday life, ...
What's the goal? Do you play to win? Or do you play to continue playing? This book will question your perspective on how you approach life and business.

Business

Rework
Most business books give you the same old advice: Write a business plan, study the competition, seek investors, yadda yadda. If you’re lo...
This book helps you understand why some businesses work and some do not.

Leadership / Management

Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Ag…
In many organizations, management is the biggest obstac…
This is probably the most valuable book I have ever read.
Ask Your Developer
Jeff Lawson, software developer turned CEO of Twilio, creates a new playbook for unleashing the full potential of software developers...
A tech book in business? Because it gives your business a major advantage to understand these principles.
An Elegant Puzzle: Systems of Engineering Management
There’s a saying that people don’t leave companies, the…
A packed guide on how to run an engineering organization.

Working with people

The Coaching Habit
In Michael Bungay Stanier’s The Coaching Habit, coaching becomes a regular, informal part of your day so managers and their teams can wok...
The best book on coaching people out there. The title says it, say less, ask more.
How to Win Friends and Influence People
You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you’re in...an...
A classical must-read when dealing with people. Aged very well.

Self-development

I have read too many books on that subject. Don't waste yours, I'll just show you good ones.

Atomic Habits
No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving—every day. James Clear, one of the world’s leading experts on...
We are the sum of our habits, good and bad. 
Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less
Overwork is the new normal. Rest is something to do whe…
Gives you the right amount of data on why you should work less.

Philosophy

Meditations: A New Translation
Nearly two thousand years after it was written, Meditat…
Wow. Yes, it's worth it. I can read it over and over again. 
How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life
“It takes an entire lifetime to learn how to die,” wrot…
A very special book. Learn to live by learning how to die.