My Reading List

I love expanding my knowledge and learning about new topics. These are my favorite books of all time.


Steve Krug – Don’t make me think

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A must-read to understand UX, easy for beginners and fun to read

Don Norman – The design of everyday things

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How design principles are applied in objects of our everyday life

Steve Krug – Rocket surgery made easy

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The must-have guide to test user interfaces

Product Management/Service Design

Roman Pichler – Agile Product Management with Scrum

A practical guide on how to be a good product owner

Strategyzer – Value proposition design

In my opinion the best book on Service Design


Eric Ries – The Lean Startup

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Must-read to understand how good start-ups work

Peter Thiel – Zero to One

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Real-life examples of how startups made it and how you also can

Personal Development

Tom Rath – Strengthsfinder

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Discover and develop your strengths rather than focusing on your weaknesses

Steven R. Covey – The 7 habits of highly effective people

Timeless principles you can follow to become effective and achieve long-term success

Viktor E. Frankl – Man’s search for meaning

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A proof of how people can hold on even in the most difficult situations by giving meaning to their life.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi – Flow

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How to make everything in life enjoyable by achieving flow

Bill Burnet & Dave Evans – Designing your Life

Apply design-thinking principles to create a better life

Dale Carnegie – How to stop worrying and start living

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How to eliminate worry once for all from your life

Psychology / Human behavior

Robert B. Cialdini – Influence

How marketing people are using psychology techniques to persuade us

Robert Greene – Mastery

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Why people have the need to master a skill and how to get there