Our club's reading list is based on business books that can generate at least 10X impact on our thinking, life, and business.


Taipei Business Book Club's Recommended books

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company by Robert Iger
The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller, Jay Papasan
The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle
Competing in the Age of AI: Strategy and Leadership When Algorithms and Networks Run the World by Marco Iansiti and Karim R. Lakhani
Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport
Sam Walton: Made in America by John Huey, Sam Walton
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World by Marcus Buckingham, Ashley Goodall
Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath
Zero to One : Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel
Hooked : How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal
What to Do When it's Your Turn : (And it's Always Your Turn) by Seth Godin
Smartcuts : The Breakthrough Power of Lateral Thinking by Shane Snow
Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull
The E-Myth Revisited : Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber
Talk Like TED : The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds by Carmine Gallo
Priceless : The Myth of Fair Value (and How to Take Advantage of It) by William Poundstone
Traction : How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth by Gabriel Weinberg & Justin Mares
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The Art of the Start 2.0 : The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything by Guy Kawasaki
Give and Take : Why Helping Others Drives Our Success by Adam Grant
Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant by Kim W. Chan & Renee A. Mauborgne
Made to Stick : Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath & Dan Heath
Tribes : We need you to lead us by Seth Godin
The Power of Habit : Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change by Charles Duhigg
Influence : The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
The Back of the Napkin : Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures by Dan Roam
Work Rules! : Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead by Laszlo Bock
Getting Things Done : The Art of Stress-free Productivity by David Allen
Start With Why : How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action by Simon Sinek
Essentialism : The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
The Lean Startup : How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Misbehaving : The Making of Behavioural Economics by Richard H. Thaler
Getting Beyond Better : How Social Entrepreneurship Works by Roger L. Martin
To Sell is Human : The Surprising Truth About Persuading, Convincing, and Influencing Others by Daniel H. Pink
Finding Success in Failure : True Confessions from 10 Years of Startup Mistakes by Lucas Carlson
Extreme Ownership : How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win by Jocko Willink
Shoe Dog : A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE by Phil Knight
Platform Revolution : How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy and How to Make Them Work for You by Sangeet Paul Choudary, Marshall W. Van Alstyne , Geoffrey G. Parker
Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition : Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers by Geoffrey A Moore