Book Recommendations

Do you want to start or continue developing your skillset and need some inspiration? 
Here is an incomplete list of my all-time favorites.

Management & Leadership

  • Behind Closed Doors. Secrets of Great Management by Johanna Rothmann & Esther Derby
  • Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown
  • Leading Teams: Setting the Stage for Great Performances by J. Richard Hackman 
  • Polarity Management: Identifying and Managing Unsolvable Problems by Barry Johnson
  • Radical Candor by Kim Scott
  • Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
  • The Art of Action: How Leaders Close the Gaps between Plans, Actions, and Results by Stephen Bungay
  • The Primes: How Any Group Can Solve Any Problem by Chris McGoff
  • Turn The Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers Into Leaders
    by L. David Marquet and Stephen R Covey

Coaching & Psychology

  • Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great by Esther Derby and Diana Larsen
  • Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by 
    James Clear 
  • Coaching: Miteinander Ziele erreichen by Maren Fischer-Epe [DE]
  • Drive by Daniel H. Pink
  • MiniMax-Interventionen: 15 minimale Interventionen mit maximaler Wirkung by Manfred Prior and Dieter Tangen [DE]
  • Miteinander reden 1: Störungen und Klärungen: Allgemeine Psychologie der Kommunikation by Friedemann Schulz von Thun [DE]
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick M. Lencioni
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman