jacobkg: Starts with the thesis that a generation of workers have forgotten how to concentrate on mentally challenging tasks. Full of ideas and inspiration for rebuilding your stamina for intense focused thought. read comments

beat: Not creepy at all, despite how the title sounds in today's language. This book is the bible of how to get along with others. It's been in continuous print since before WWII, for good reason. read comments

erikstarck: Goes in to detail on the psychology of the pitch. It talks about the concept of framing and how you must control the frame to close the deal. Highly recommended. read comments

cben: This gives you a phenomenally good survey of concepts and practice of distributed systems... read comments

tashoecraft: Great CI/CD book disguised as a novel, inspired me to push heavily for an improved build/release pipeline at work. read comments

muzani: It's good for dealing with any and all types of conflict, including conflicts with yourself. Half of the book is unconventional techniques most people don't even think of. read comments

jonbarker: More general purpose problem solving but written by a mathematician and one of the best books I've ever read! read comments

matwood: As I have advanced in my career, it became clear that leadership and communication are the keys to success. EO (and related books by the same author) provides so many varied benefits... read comments

tmaly: As others also mentioned this. I think this is becoming more important as people transition to new jobs where they have to take on existing software. Having a process to deal with code that lacks... read comments

keufran: Helped me a lot to find meaning in my work as a software developer. read comments

ericskiff: As someone who doesn't want to "negotiate" and be a hard bargainer across the table, this book taught me how to bring empathy to every negotiation, and to use that get both parties what... read comments

censhin: I think it's far undervalued. Definitely a must read. The Ruby written could be completely replaced by pseudo code, and it wouldn't change the lessons taught. read comments

cponeill: I have re-read this book constantly since purchasing it well over 10 years ago. The chapters on facing resistance and how to deal with it constantly resonate with me when working on my own projects. read comments