User Experience resources (UX)
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Design Principles by IDEO
Design Principles by Ebay
Building a Visual Language by Airbnb
A Design System Isn’t One Size Fits All by Spotify
Design Principles by Facebook
Fluent by Microsoft
Design Principles by UK Government
10 Principles for Good Design by Dieter Rams
A Collection of Principles for UX Designers and UX Design by Whitney Hess
Laws of Simplicity by John Maeda
First Principles of Interaction Design by Bruce Tonazzini (formerly at Apple)
10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design by Jakob Nielsen
SalesForce App Exchange - A good resource to penetrate the market and gain early traction
must-read Strategy Books
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield. A masterpiece.
How Life Imitates Chess - Accessible, deep and applicable, and advocates a life of relentless improvement and self-reflection
Playing to Win - by Roger Martin and AG Lafely. Strategy is a choice. Choice implies you are saying no to everything else
Good Strategy/Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt. Strategy contains a diagnosis of the problem, a guiding policy of how to approach it, and coherent actions to solve it
The Strategy Paradox by Michael Raynor. Success demands commitment, but commitment increases the chances of failure
BRAND is a Four Letter Word by Austin McGhie. Strategy is forced choice, an act of sacrifice
Finite and Infinite Games by James Carse. Know what type of game you’re trying to play and win
The Art of War by Sun Tzu. Know thyself
The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli. Avoid being despised. Seek to be loved. If you can’t be loved, be feared
The 48 Laws of Power. Create advantage by wielding your power deliberately
Zero to One by Peter Thiel. Seek monopoly
The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen. Self-disruption is what great artists do
Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick by McKinsey 10. It talks about the problem in the strategy room (i.e. bias) and gives a quantitative overview of what kind of strategy works (i.e. M&A vs ops improvements).
must-read Business Books
The Road Less Stupid by Keith J. Cunningham - Will change how you think and lead business forever. Highly Recommend! Keith Cunningham teaches at Tony Robbins seminars