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January 15, 2020


The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You

by Julie Zhuo

Hacking Growth: How Today's Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success

by Sean Ellis, Morgan Brown

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

by Peter Thiel, Blake Masters

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

by Eric Ries

Good to Great

by Jim Collins

Start With Why

by Simon Sinek

Dare to Lead

by Brené Brown

The Startup Owner's Manual

by Steve Blank and Bob Dorf

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

by Patrick Lencioni


Discussing Design: Improving Communication and Collaboration through Critique

by Adam Connor, Aaron Irizarry

Agile Experience Design: A Digital Designer's Guide to Agile, Lean, and Continuous

by Lindsay Ratcliffe, Marc McNeill

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

by Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky

Crucial Conversations

by Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, Switzler

Growth and Discovery

The Empathy Exams: Essays

by Leslie Jamison

A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future

by Daniel H. Pink

The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from IDEO, America's Leading Design Firm

by Tom Kelley, Jonathan Littman

Burn Your Portfolio: Stuff They Don't Teach You in Design School, But Should

by Michael Janda Janda

The Gifts of Imperfection

by Brené Brown

Daring Greatly

by Brené Brown

Rising Strong

by Brené Brown

Words Can Change Your Brain

by Andrew Newberg and Mark Robert Waldman

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

by Angela Duckworth

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

by Stephen R. Covey

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

by Travis Bradberry

UX Design

Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love

by Marty Cagan

Sketching User Experiences: Getting the Design Right and the Right Design

by Bill Buxton

Envisioning Information

by Edward R. Tufte

Designing Interactions (The MIT Press)

by Bill Moggridge

The Elements of User Experience: User-Centered Design for the Web and Beyond

by Jesse James Garrett

The UX Book: Process and Guidelines for Ensuring a Quality User Experience

by Rex Hartson, Pardha Pyla

How to Get People to Do Stuff: Master the art and science of persuasion and motivation

by Susan Weinschenk

100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People

by Susan Weinschenk

How to Make Sense of Any Mess: Information Architecture for Everybody

by Abby Covert

UX Research: Practical Techniques for Designing Better Products

by Brad Nunnally, David Farkas

Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things

by Don Norman

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

by Nir Eyal, Ryan Hoover

UI Design


by Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson

The Illustration Idea Book: Inspiration from 50 Masters

by Steven Heller, Gail Anderson

The Typography Idea Book: Inspiration from 50 Masters

by Steven Heller, Gail Anderson

The Graphic Design Idea Book: Inspiration from 50 Masters

by Steven Heller, Gail Anderson

Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability

by Steve Krug

The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition

by Don Norman

Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated

by William Lidwell, Kritina Holden

Design Is Storytelling

by Ellen Lupton