Recommended Reading

The list includes blogs and books and is arranged alphabetically by author within each section and will be occasionally updated.

General & Organizational

Ben Horowitz: The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Ray Dalio: Bridgewater Principles and subsequent books
Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson: Remote, Rework, and It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work
Tim O’Reilly: Work on Stuff that Matters
Steve Jobs: Stanford Commencement Speech
Eric Ries: The Lean Startup
Seth Godin: Tribes and Linchpin
Peter Drucker: Managing Oneself
Yvon Chouinard: Let My People Go Surfing

Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital

Peter Thiel: CS 183 Stanford and What Happened to the Future?
Fred Wilson: A VC
Phil Knight: Shoedog
Brad Feld: Feld.com
Scott Galloway: No Mercy No Malice
Paul Graham: Essays
Steve Jurvetson: Flickr stream
Mark Suster: Both Sides of the Table
Seth Godin: sethgodin.typepad.com
Vinod Khosla: Gene Pool Engineering
Ray Kurzweil: Law of Accelerating Returns

Science & Technology

Anything and everything by

  • E.O. Wilson
  • Stewart Brand
  • Kevin Kelly
  • Freeman J. Dyson
  • Richard Feynman
  • R. Buckminster Fuller
  • Vaclav Smil
Energy & Resources

Rusty Braziel: RBN Blog
Robert Rapier: R-Squared
Armory Lovins: Reinventing Fire
Gregor MacDonald: TerraJoule.US