Following is a list of all the professional books I read since 2014, when I started my agile journey as Scrum Master.
This list also represents how my interest changed over time from agile books to topics like psychology and leadership as I wanted to do and understand more and more as an Agile Coach. Those highlighted with bold I consider must reads.
And the journey of learning continues...
- Lyssa Adkins: Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition
- David J. Anderson: Kanban
Jurgen Appelo: How to Change the World: Change Management 3.0
Jurgen Appelo: #Workout: Games, Tools & Practices to Engage People, Improve Work, and Delight Clients (Management 3.0)
Jurgen Appelo: Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders
Jurgen Appelo: Managing for Happiness: Games, Tools & Practices to Motivate Any Team
Jesper Boeg: Priming Kanban: A 10 step guide to optimizing flow in your software delivery system
Mike Cohn: Agile Estimating and Planning
Esther Derby: Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great
Robert C. Martin: Clean Code
Jonathan Rasmusson: The Agile Samurai: How Agile Masters Deliver Great Software
Stacia Viscardi: The Professional ScrumMaster’s Handbook
Eric Ries: The Lean Startup
- Marshall Rosenberg: Nonviolent communication
- Mihály Csíkszentmihályi: Flow – Living at the peak of your abilities
- Shawn Achor: The happiness advantage – The seven principles of positive psychology that fuel success and performance at work
- Patrick Lencioni: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
- Brain Tracey: Eat that frog – 21 Great ways to stop procrastinating and get more done in less time
- Tim Ferriss: The 4-hour workweek
- Simon Sinek: Start with Why – How great leaders inspire everyone to take action
- Seth Godin: Linchpin: Are you indisposable?
Updated: 26th March 2018