Book Backlog

I often find myself reading one to three books simultaneously. This leads to the awkward situation of looking for my next thing to read while still not being through with all the pages on my nightstand (or desk).

Currently reading

  • Playing to Win – Roger L. Martin
  • Future Organization Playbook – Dark Horse Berlin
  • Strategic Design

Finished reading

Currently, there is no particular order in the books I have finished. Also, I haven’t gotten around adding all books. Refer to my Goodreads profile for additional ideas.

  • [[ Run Studio Run ]]
  • Hold Me Tight
  • [[ The Servant as Leader ]]
  • Hacking Growth
  • The Elements of Content Strategy – Erin Kissane
  • Propaganda – Edward L. Bernays
  • Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products – Nir Eyal
  • Getting Things Done – David Allen
  • The Minimalist Entrepreneur – Sahil Lavingia
  • So Good They Can’t Ignore You – Cal Newport

On my shelf

  • Das Buch, von dem du dir wünschst, deine Eltern hätten es gelesen – Philippa Perry
  • Just Enough Research
  • Design Thinking Playbook
  • Inspired - Marty Cagan
  • Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition
  • The Workshopper
  • The Invincible Company – Alex Osterwalder
  • Shape Up – Ryan Singer
  • Gamestorming Playbook
  • Innovation Games – Luke Hohmann
  • Deep Work – Cal Newport

Book Store

Through recommendations of people that influence my thinking and working, I have created my own little book store.

To be frank, I will probably not read all of them, but it gives me inspiration, whenever I am on the lookout to restock my book shelf.


  • Good Strategy, Bad Strategy – Richard Rumelt
  • The Art of War – Sun Tzu
  • The Art of Strategy – Erik Schön
  • Michael Porter – Competetitive Strategy
  • Peter Sims – Little Bets
  • Working Backwards (Amazon Buch)
  • Strategy Safari – Henry Mintzberg





Other non-fiction

  • Digital Minimalism – Cal Newport
  • We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • „What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else“ – Geoff Colvin
  • So you want to talk about race
  • Minimalist Parenting - Christin Koh
  • The Practicing Stoic – Ward Farnsworth
  • The Serendipity Mindset – Dr. Christian Busch
  • Talk To Me – Dean Nelson
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown
  • Continuous Discovery Habits – Teresa Torres
  • Network Thinking – Ulrich Weinberg
  • Geben und Nehmen – Adam Grant
  • Rosahellblaue Falle – Almut Schnerring
  • What They Forgot to Teach You at School – The School of Life
  • Think Again – Adam Grant
  • How to Live – Derek Sivers
  • How To Take Smart Notes
  • Der Künstler und seine Zeit – Albert Camus
  • How to Change – Katy Milkman
  • Factfulness – Hans Rosling
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie
  • Pirates In The Navy – Tendayi Viki
  • The Practice: Ship creative work – Seth Godin
  • [[ Book List Fiction ]]

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