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4 Steps to the Epiphany by Steve Blank

Business Model Generation by Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur

Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation by Emily Truelove, Greg Brandeau, Kent Lineback & Linda Annette Hill

Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey Moor

Deals by Brad Feld & Jason Mendelson

Drive by Daniel Pink

Great By Choice by Jim Collins & Morten Hansen

High Output Management by Andy Grove

Hooked by Nir Eyal

Hot Seat: The Startup Guidebook by Dan Shapiro

Innovator’s Dilemma by Clay Christensen

Jab Jab Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuck

Lean Customer Development by Cindy Alvarez Venture

Lean Startup by Eric Ries

Made to Stick by Chip Heath & Dan Heath

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

Permission Marketing by Seth Godin

Platform Scale by Sangeet Paul Choudary

Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio

Purple Cow by Seth Godin

Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity by Kim Scott

Resonate by Nancy Duarte

Running Lean by Ash Maurya

Scaling lean by Ash Maurya

Start with Why by Simon Sinek

The 10-Day MBA by Steven Silbiger

The 7-Day Startup by Dan Norris

The Effective Executive by Peter Drucker

The Hard Thing about Hard Things by Ben Horowitz

The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

The Startup Owner’s Manual by Steve Blank

Think Wrong by Bielenberg, Burn, Galle & Dickenson

Traction by Gabriel Weinberg & Justin Mares

Trust Agents by Chris Brogan & Julien Smith

UX Strategy by Jaime Levy

Venture Deals by Brad Feld

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld & Jason Mendelson

What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know by Brian Cohen

What They Don’t Teach You In Business School by Michele Fleury

Who: The A Method for Hiring by Geoff Smart and Randy Street

Zero to One by Peter Thiel

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