Books are a uniquely portable magic. - Stephen King
inGenius: A Crash Course on Creativity by Tina Seelig
The Stanford professor, Tina Seelig introduces a novel framework about creativity, "innovation engine," a special mix of six characteristics like attitude, resources and environment.
"Workers are puzzle builders, they get stuck when missing a piece," she says. Truly creative people "are quilt makers — they can fit anything together."
The Myths of Innovation by Scott Berkun
This book is really fun to read without deep thoughts. While walking through the history of ideas, you will actually learn about: Where ideas come from, Why most people don't like ideas, The importance of problem finding, and more ...
It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens by Danah Boyd
How social media affect the quality of teens' lives and how teenagers communicate through them. The books gives thorough analysis and insights on young people and their interactions with social media.
Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products
"Different and new is relatively easy. Doing something that’s genuinely better is very hard"
Buyology: Truth and Lies About Why We Buy
The Ten Faces of Innovation: IDEO's Strategies for Defeating the Devil's Advocate and Driving Creativity
Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience
The art of Innovation by Tom KelleyKelley believes
Everyone can be creative - this old bestseller shows how IDEO fosters an atmosphere conducive to freely expressing ideas, breaking the rules, and freeing people to design their own work environments. He takes the reader through the IDEO problem-solving method: Observe with empathy > Experiment through rapid prototyping > Leverage the power of storytelling
Lean In: Women, work, and the will to lead
Love this book because I am a woman and ambitious
Rework - easy and fast way to succeed in business if there is any :)
Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal
Super addictive and dramatic story behind the scene - it must be filmed.
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Definitely must-read and better than the other old books - very deep and precise
100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People
- The Team W - Susan Weinschenk Institute
About Face 3: The essentials of interaction design