Just another leadership blog…
Currently reading:
No Rules Rules Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention by Reed Hastings, Erin Meyer
Books I’ve read:
Remote Team Interactions Workbook: Using Team Topologies Patterns for Remote Working by Matthew Skelton, Manuel Pais
Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon by Colin Bryar, Bill Carr
Winning on Purpose: The Unbeatable Strategy of Loving Customers by Fred Reichheld, Darci Darnell, Maureen Burns
All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results by Adrian Gostick, Chester Elton
The Effective Hiring Manager by Mark Horstman
Inspired: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love by Marty Cagan
4 Disciplines of Execution: Getting Strategy Done by Sean Covey
Powerful (Intl): Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord
The Management Playbook by Brandon Allen
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz
Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull
Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know by Adam Grant
Who: The A Method for Hiring by Geoff Smart, Randy Street
Dichotomy of Leadership, The: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win by Jocko Willink
Decisive: How to Make Better Decisions by Chip Heath, Dan Heath
The Infinite Game: How great Businesses Achieve Long-Lasting Success by Simon Sinek
Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone by Liz Wiseman
Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World by Marcus Buckingham, Ashley Goodall
The Four Agreements: Practical Guide to Personal Freedom: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz, Janet Mills
The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way Your Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Humanocracy: Creating Organizations as Amazing as the People Inside Them by Gary Hamel, Michele Zanini
The Unicorn Project: A Novel about Digital Disruption, Redshirts, and Overthrowing the Ancient Powerful Order: A Novel about Developers, Digital Disruption, and Thriving in the Age of Data by Gene Kim
Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Handbook of Silicon Valley’s Bill Campbell by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg, Alan Eagle
Emotional Intelligence for the Modern Leader: A Guide to Cultivating Effective Leadership and Organizations by Christopher D Connors
Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces by Karen Catlin, Sally McGraw
Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and Devops: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations by Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble
Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World by General Stanley McChrystal, David Silverman, Tantum Collins, Chris Fussell
Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times by Nancy Koehn
The Stoic Challenge: A Philosopher’s Guide to Becoming Tougher, Calmer, and More Resilient by William B. Irvine
Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems by Martin Kleppmann
Grokking Algorithms: An illustrated guide for programmers and other curious people by Aditya Bhargava
Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling by Edgar H Schein
Team Topologies: Organizing Business and Technology Teams for Fast Flow by Matthew Skelton and Manuel Pais
Measure What Matters: OKRs: The Simple Idea that Drives 10x Growth by John Doerr
The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You by Julie Zhuo
Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown
The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business by Patrick M. Lencioni
A Seat at the Table: It Leadership in the Age of Agility by Mark Schwartz
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B Cialdini PhD
Making Work Visible: Exposing Time Theft to Optimize Workflow by Dominica Degrandis
When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink
The Score Takes Care Of Itself by Bill Walsh
High Output Management by Andrew Grove
The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle
How to Develop Self-confidence and Influence People by Public Speaking by Dale Carnegie
Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead by Laszlo Bock
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Leadership and the One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard, Patricia Zigarmi, Drea Zigarmi
The New One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard, Spencer Johnson
The Manager`s Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth & Change by Camille Fournier
Radical Candor: How to Get What You Want by Saying What You Mean by Kim Scott
Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron Mcmillan, Al Switzler
Stronger Together: How Great Teams Work by Simon Hartley
Joy, Inc: How We Built a Workplace People Love by Richard Sheridan
The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues by Patrick M. Lencioni
Talking with Tech Leads: From Novices to Practitioners by Patrick Kua
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It by Chris Voss, Tahl Raz
Debugging Teams: Better Productivity through Collaboration by Brian W. Fitzpatrick, Ben Collins-Sussman
The Devops Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations by Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois, John Willis
Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship by Robert C. Martin
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone
Leading Lean Software Development: Results are Not the Point by Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck
Beyond Blame: Learning From Failure and Success by Dave Zwieback
Building Software Teams: Ten Best Practices for Effective Software Development by Joost Visser, Sylvan Rigal, Gijs Wijnholds, Zeeger Lubsen
The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
Brand Is a Four Letter Word: Positioning and the Real Art of Marketing by Austin McGhie
How Google Works by Eric Schmidt & Jonathan Rosenberg
Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Building Leaders by Breaking the Rules by L. David Marquet
First Break All the Rules by Marcus Buckingham
Designing Delivery: Rethinking IT in the Digital Service Economy by Jeff Sussna
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
Learning Agile: Understanding Scrum, XP, Lean, and Kanban by Andrew Stellman & Jennifer Greene
The Nature of Software Development: Keep It Simple, Make It Valuable, Build It Piece by Piece by Ron Jeffries
Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software by Michael T. Nygard
the human operating system: an owner’s manual by Senn Delaney
Leading Snowflakes: The Engineering Manager Handbook by Oren Ellenbogen
Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale by Jez Humble, Joanne Molesky, Barry O’Reilly
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick M. Lencioni
What I’ve Learned From Failure: A quarter-century of experience shipping software, distilled into fixnum bittersweet essays by Reg “raganwald” Braithwaite
The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford
Notes to a Software Team Leader by Roy Osherove
Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager by Michael Lopp<
Soft Skills: The software developer’s life manual by John Sonmez
Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases Through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation by Jez Humble & David Farley
Build Quality In: Continuous Delivery and DevOps experience reports by Steve Smith & Matthew Skelton
Managing Oneself (Harvard Business Review Classics) by Peter F. Drucker
Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams by Tom DeMarco, Tim Lister
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman