My Reading List


Here are some business books that have inspired and taught me some really useful lessons.

Check back regularly as I’m always adding new books.

If you have a book that you’ve found useful or that has inspired you, I’d love to hear about it – hit me up on Twitter.

Bitcoin & Blockchain

‘Mastering Bitcoin: Unlocking Digital Cryptocurrencies’ by Andreas M. Antonopoulos

‘The Business Blockchain: Promise, Practice, and Application of the Next Internet Technology’ by William Mougayar

‘Blockchain: Blueprint for a New Economy’ by Melanie Swan

‘Decentralized Applications: Harnessing Bitcoin’s Blockchain Technology’ by  

‘Bitcoin for the Befuddled’ by Conrad Barski & Chris Wilmer

‘Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money’ by Nathaniel Popper

People Management & Communication

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose‘  by Tony Hsieh

‘Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die’ by Dan Heath and Chip Heath

Business Strategy

‘Thinking Strategically’ by Avinash Dixit and Barry Nalebuff

‘Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies’ by Jim Collins

Design and Design Thinking

‘Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation’ by Tim Brown

‘The Sketchnote Handbook: the illustrated guide to visual note taking’ by Mike Rohde

‘Design for Hackers: Reverse-Engineering Beauty’ by David Kadavy

‘The Design of Everyday Things’ by Donald Norman

‘Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability’ by Steve Krug

 Marketing and Growth Hacking

 ‘Best of Andrew Chen’s Blog’ By Andrew Chen – not a book per se, but a great read none the less

‘Start-up Marketing: Unlocking Start-up Growth’ by Sean Ellis – again, not a book but a collection of blog posts that I constantly refer back to.

Inspiration & Business Case Studies

‘Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days by Jessica Livingstone

‘Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win’ by by William C. Taylor and Polly G. LaBarre

‘Do More Faster: TechStars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup’ by Brad Feld and David Cohen