The best books you’ll read are typically recommended by people you like or admire. Which is why we’re partnering up with bookshelf.tips to do a monthly roundup of short book recommendations from the apex of the tech world. Bookshelf.tips asked entrepreneurs, CEOs, and other visionaries share stories about books that changed their life or the way they do business – in less than 50 words, because we know you’re busy people (but hopefully not too busy to read these books).
For this month’s roundup, we’ve collected the favorite books of the founders of Reddit, Simple Habit, IFTTT and more! Enjoy!
How to Win Friends & Influence People
“Even though this is my favorite book, on daily basis, I fail to follow Dale Carnegie’s advice and I feel bad about it. But every time I pick up this book, it opens my eyes on understanding human nature better.”
“Technopoly is about how metrics and infatuation with the novelty of technology hide the deeper moral questions about what specific human values they are meant to impact or positively fulfill, and whether they do.”
Forget All the Rules You Ever Learned About Graphic Design: Including the Ones in This Book
“Whether you are a graphic designer or CEO, if creativity is an important part of your work, this book is for you. Identifying and solving problems is about choosing the right rules to break and the right rules to follow!”
“It’s one of the few books that I can read over and over and always enjoy.”
Harold and the Purple Crayon
“This book is the basis for any pursuit and explains people do buy into ‘what’ you do, they choose based on ‘why’ you do it.”
To check out more good reads, or if you feel like sharing a book that inspired you, feel free to go to bookshelf.tips and add your own. For the previous edition of Top tech CEOs tip top books, lookie here.
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