Inevitably Agile

somethings are just inevitable …



NOTE: I originally published this as a post (17 May 2010) – but as I want to keep it up to date I’ve made it a page.

Occasionally I read a book that makes an impact on my life – these are special books, ones I think everyone should read. And that I should should re-read every now and then 🙂 .

MUST read … (and re-read!)

Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box – The Arbinger Institute

The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict – The Arbinger Institute

A New Earth – Eckhart Tolle

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable – Patrick Lencioni

Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management: Secrets of Great Management (Pragmatic Programmers) – Johanna Rothman

Also good …

First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently – Markus Buckingham

Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great (Pragmatic Programmers) – Esther Derby

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? – Seth Godin

Want to read …


[reading] The Gifts of Imperfection – Brene Brown

[reading] Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High – Kerry Patterson

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey

The Talent Code – Daniel Coyle

Becoming a Resonant Leader: Develop Your Emotional Intelligence, Renew Your Relationships, Sustain Your Effectiveness – Richard E. Boyatzis

Positivity – Barbara Fredrickson

Kanban -David J Anderson

Agile Product Management with Scrum: Creating Products that Customers Love – Roman Pichler

Freedom from Command & Control: Rethinking Management for Lean Service – John Seddon –> Got as a present – thanks @aslamkhn!

Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Decision-Making -Sam Kaner, Lenny Lind , Catherine Toldi, Sarah Fisk, Duane Berger

Collaboration Explained: Facilitation Skills for Software Project Leaders -Jean Tabaka

Still need to buy … or get as a present – hint hint 😉

Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers, and Facilitators – Patrick Lencioni

Amplifying Your Effectiveness: Collected Essays -Gerald M. Weinberg, James Bach, and Naomi Karten

last updated on 26 January 2011


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