What I Read in 2019

In preparing to write this post, I have come to realize that I slacked in 2019 in terms of reading. My reading list is much shorter than in years prior.

Improvement opportunity for 2020?

Even so, I learned a lot of great things in 2019. I hope that this list inspires you to pick up a new book and dive in over the holiday break.


Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
By:Kim Scott
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Can’t Hurt Me:Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
By: David Goggins

The Messy Middle: Finding Your Way Through the Hardest Most Crucial Part of Any Venture
By: Scott Belsky

Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs
By:John Doerr

The Enlightened Capitalists: Cautionary Tales of Business Pioneers Who Tried to Do Well by Doing Good
By:James O’Toole

The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever
By:Michael Bungay Stanier

Normal People: A Novel
By: Sally Rooney

Value Stream Mapping: How to Visualize Work and Align Leadership for Organizational Transformation
By:Karen Martin & Mark Osterling

Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling Technology Projects to Mainstream Customers
By:Geoffrey Moore

Inside the Tornado:Strategies for Developing, Leveraging, and Surviving Hypergrowth Markets
By:Geoffrey Moore

Advanced Marathoning
By:Pete Pfitzinger & Scott Douglas

Thank You for My Service
By:Mat Best

Project to Product:How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Digital Disruption with the Flow Framework
By: Mik Kersten

The Triathlete’s Training Bible: The World’s Most Comprehensive Training
By: Joe Friel

Sense & Respond:How Successful Organizations Listen to Customers and Create New Products Continuously
By:Jeff Gothelf & Josh Seiden

The Unicorn Project:A Novel About Developers, Digital Disruption, and Thriving in the Age of Data
By:Gene Kim

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