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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
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
"What makes a good / successful company a great / very successful company? A classic."
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
"A classic on the question of how to get your stuff organized: work- and otherwise"
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
"That's another one on a similar note."
Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love
Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love
"Marty Cagan apparently at some point came by here and helped us figure out our product development process."
Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition
Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition
"A usability classic, and very entertaining at the same time."
Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems
Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems
"This one is about user testing and evry hands-on: when and how to find test participants, how to write a test script etc."
Rework
Rework
"I haven't actually read this one yet, but heard a lot of good things about it."
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
"Another one that I haven't read -- but I know I like Seth Godin."
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
"Not really a business / career development book, but the only book that makes Statistics entertaining"
The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More
The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More
"Wooh -- that's us!"
The Likeability Factor: How to Boost Your L-Factor and Achieve Your Life's Dreams
The Likeability Factor: How to Boost Your L-Factor and Achieve Your Life's Dreams
Silos, Politics and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors
Silos, Politics and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
"Galdwell's first one -- all the following are equally interesting"
If You're Clueless About Accounting and Finance and Want to Know More
If You're Clueless About Accounting and Finance and Want to Know More
"He's just plain good at explaining stuff -- I actually think I got how business finances work, with the help of this book."
The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
"Don't loose the start up mindset -- even a mature company can learn from this."