Some reading tips for career development

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The list author says: "Here are some books that I read for my personal career development and found useful -- and be it only because I could make up my own opinion about them and didn't have to blindly believe in others' opinions ;)"
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
1.  Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't by Jim Collins
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  "What makes a good / successful company a great / very successful company? A classic."
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
2.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey
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  "A classic on the question of how to get your stuff organized: work- and otherwise"
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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
3.  Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
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  "That's another one on a similar note."
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Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love
4.  Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love by Marty Cagan
The list author says:
  "Marty Cagan apparently at some point came by here and helped us figure out our product development process."
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Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition
5.  Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition by Steve Krug
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  "A usability classic, and very entertaining at the same time."
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Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems
6.  Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems by Steve Krug
The list author says:
  "This one is about user testing and evry hands-on: when and how to find test participants, how to write a test script etc."
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Rework
7.  Rework by David Heinemeier Hansson
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  "I haven't actually read this one yet, but heard a lot of good things about it."
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Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
8.  Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
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  "Another one that I haven't read -- but I know I like Seth Godin."
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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
9.  Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
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  "Not really a business / career development book, but the only book that makes Statistics entertaining"
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The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More
10.  The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More by Chris Anderson
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  "Wooh -- that's us!"
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The Likeability Factor: How to Boost Your L-Factor and Achieve Your Life's Dreams
11.  The Likeability Factor: How to Boost Your L-Factor and Achieve Your Life's Dreams by Tim Sanders
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Silos, Politics and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors
12.  Silos, Politics and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors by Patrick M. Lencioni
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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
13.  Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
The list author says:
  "Galdwell's first one -- all the following are equally interesting"
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If You're Clueless About Accounting and Finance and Want to Know More
14.  If You're Clueless About Accounting and Finance and Want to Know More by Seth Godin
The list author says:
  "He's just plain good at explaining stuff -- I actually think I got how business finances work, with the help of this book."
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The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
15.  The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
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  "Don't loose the start up mindset -- even a mature company can learn from this."
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