Recommended Reading


  • Peopleware by Timothy Lister and Tom DeMarco
  • VALVe Employee Handbook


  • The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman
  • Grid Systems in Graphic Design by Josef Müller-Brockmann


  • Understanding Michael Porter by Joan Magretta


  • SPIN Selling by Neil Rackham


  • The innovator’s dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen
  • Lean startup by Eric Ries
  • The Four Steps to the Epiphany by Steve Blank
  • The Startup Owner’s Manual by Steve Blank
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz


  • Made to Stick by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  • Positioning by Al Ries and Jack Trout


  • Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • The De Bono Code Book by Edward De Bono

Software Engineering

  • The C Programming Language (1st edition!) by K&R
  • Domain Driven Design by Eric Evans
  • Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture by Martin Fowler
  • Framework Design Guidelines by Krzysztof Cwalina
  • The Clean Coder by Robert Cecil Martin