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January 15, 2020

Leadership

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


Collaboration

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

Rework

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