The person you will be in 5 years is based on the books your read and the people you surround yourself with today. (Charlie “Tremendous” Jones)

I love reading, and have recently discovered the joy of audibooks…

in 2020

Books read during 2020

Continueing my Audible journey I plan to read 30 books this year.

  1. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism (Shoshana Zuboff)
  2. The Purposeful (Jennifer Dulski)
  3. Mind Hacking: How to Change Your Mind for Good in 21 Days (Sir John Hargrave)
  4. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution (Walter Isaacson)
  5. Industries of the future (Alec RossPurposeful)
  6. Scrum: The art of doing twice the work in half the time (Jeff Sutherland)
  7. The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win (Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford)
in 2019

Books read during 2019

Even though I still prefer the look, feel and emotion of reading a paper copy book, during 2019 I really got into using Audible, what an awesome product! 
  1. Team of Teams (Genl. Stanley McChrystal)
  2. Leaders Eat Last (Simon Sinek)
  3. Good Strategy / Bad Strategy (Richard Rumelt)
  4. Shoe Dog (Phil Knight)
  5. Let My People Go Surfing (Naomi Klein, Yvon Chouinard)
  6. Turning the Flywheel (Jim Collins)
  7. The Silk Roads (Peter Frankopan)
  8. The Power of Habit (Charles Duhigg)
  9. The Everything Store (Brad Stone)
  10. Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built (Duncan Clark)
  11. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (Yuval Noah Harari)
  12. Never Split The Difference (chris Voss)
  13. Elon Musk (Ashlee Vance)
  14. The Future is Asian (Parag Khanna)
  15. How we got to now (Steven Johnson)
  16. When: The scientific secrets of perfect timing (Daniel H. Pink)
  17. Key person of influence (Daniel Priestley)
  18. Blitzscaling (Reid Hoffman)
  19. Extreme Ownership (Jocko Willink, Leif Babin)
  20. The hard thing about hard things (Ben Horowitz)
  21. Steve Jobs (Walter Isaacson)
in 2018

Books read during 2018

Late in 2018 I decided I wanted to read more! I remembered that I still had “7 Habits” in my Audible library (which I’ve never used) and decided to give it a try.
  1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Stephen R. Covey)
  2. Life 3.0 (Max Tegmark)
  3. New Power (Jeremy Heimans & Henry Timms)
  4. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Yuval Noah Harari)
  5. Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow (Yuval Noah Harari)
  6. Principles: Life and Work (Ray Dalio) 

All time favourite books

  • How to win friends & influence people (Dale Carnegie)
  • The Paleo Diet (Loren Cordain)
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Yuval Noah Harari)
  • The Future is Asian (Parag Khanna)
  • Why We Sleep (Matthew Walker)
  • Oversubscribed: How to Get People Lining Up to Do Business with You (Daniel Priestley)