List over books that in some way has inspired this website or just inspired me. Want to know where I get a lot of my ideas, start reading. More shelves will be added later. Newest books read will be continually added to the top of the list to make it easier.

  • Why Teams Don’t Work (Good balance against teambuilding)
  • Running Lean (Good ideas on iterating that works)
  • This is Lean (Fantastic book!)
  • På Stedet Løp (On the treadmill of life)
  • Eat That Frog (Doing things today)
  • First Things First (Coveys habits)
  • How To Enjoy Your Life And job (Carnegie teachings)
  • Personal Kanban (Great ideas for structure)
  • Good Strategy Bad Strategy (Great book on strategy)
  • Fully Charged (Excellent on organisational cultural energy)
  • Win or Learn (Inside Conor McGregor’s mind!)
  • Lego Serious Play Method (More play! Seriously!)
  • The Cutting-Edge Runner (Quick read, long runs)
  • The One Thing (Inspiring)
  • God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (Fantastic treat!)
  • Show and Tell (amazing book for amazing presentations)
  • Racing Weight (For undurance athletes, great stuff)
  • Relentless Forward Progress (Must read for ultrarunners)
  • Thrive (For vegans!)
  • Cosmos (The infographic book of space!!)
  • Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy (classic)
  • Ted Talks (Decent book)
  • Live Well Live Long (The authors surname is Deadman! )
  • Effective Change Managers handbook (More like an encyclopedia)
  • I Am Right, You Are Wrong (Great De Bono ideas)
  • En God Beslutning (Good read about decisions)
  • Urban Monk (Peaceful reading)
  • Insight Selling (Some good sales workshop idea)
  • The Humans (Bought but not read yet)
  • HBR – 10 must read articles 2016 (Some good articles here)
  • The code of the extraordinary mind (Extraordinary)
  • Breaking the habit of being yourself (Ok, not really for me)
  • The art of thinking clearly (Easier read than Talebs “Antifragile”)
  • Pressure principle ( Nice stories about pressure in sports)
  • Stillhetens råskap (Excellent ideas and exercises)
  • Rolig og oppmerksom som en frosk (Awareness training for kids)
  • Holacracy (How to radically change organizations)
  • How to be fucking awesome (Fun with some excellent ideas)
  • How to be a productivity ninja (Nice read)
  • How to win friends and influence people (A classic)
  • Triggers (Good questioning skills in this book)
  • Peaks and Valleys (From the author of “Who moved my cheese?”)
  • Little Bets (Fail quickly, learn fast, nice book)
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
  • Antifragile: Things that gain from disorder (Just freaking amazing!)
  • Start with Why (Sinek masterpiece!)
  • Blink: The power of thinking without thinking (A classic from Malcolm Gladwell!)
  • Drive: What motivates us? (Excellent simple reading about motivation)
  • Awaken the giant within (Tony Robbins and inspirational)
  • Who moved my cheese? (About the mice)
  • Simple: Conquering the crisis of complexity (How to work simpler)
  • Nittenåttifire (1984 & Geirs wonderful story!)
  • The Book: On the taboo against knowing who you are
  • Agile innovation (fantastic book with great ideas)
  • Lean from the trenches (One of the best project management books I’ve read)
  • Advanced Project Portfolio Management and the PMO (Some great tips!)
  • Enchantment (inspiring read)
  • Being agile in business (Sets my mind in creative mode)
  • Screw work, let’s play (sparks new ideas)
  • Start with why (Amazing yet simple)
  • The gift (Inspiring, a bit heavy at times but everyone should read this)
  • Simple – conquering the crisis of complexity (Fantastic examples included)
  • Business for punks (Totally inspiring and great story)
  • Talk like Ted (Some nice simple ideas)
  • Inner game of tennis (The bible)
  • Superteams (Loads of ideas for better teams)
  • The power of habit (Sets my mind in overdrive)
  • The marshmallow test (Great story)
  • Scrum (Inspiring, simple, fantastic read)
  • How to develop character (Got all the author’s books, great guy)
  • Fish! (Inspiring about a team who dared be different)
  • Peak performance, every time (Great ideas included)
  • Agile pocket guide (Nice book to grab for quick ideas)
  • Mind gym (Loads of great ideas for mental training)
  • Find out anything anytime, from anyone (Misleading title, but great ideas)
  • The life changing magic of not giving a f**k (Beautiful!)
  • Mindfulness on the go (Just gotta read it often)
  • Mindfulness for dummies (Lots of simple great ideas)
  • The little book of big decision models (Beautiful little book)
  • How to succeed with people (Misleading title but good read and ideas)
  • Hvem blir best? (Brilliant stories)
  • Mistake were made (but not by me) (This will challenge your every thought)
  • A perfect mess (Fantastic book about chaos)
  • Inner game of work (Based on “The bible” see inner game of tennis)
  • Finding your zone (Nice simple ideas to test)
  • The five most important questions (Drucker = Genius)
  • The chimp paradox (Great for tinkering with will)
  • Blink (Absolute genius)
  • Evil plans (Inspiring work from genius Hugh)
  • Rework (Great ideas to charge up work)
  • Profit first (Finally, understand money easier)
  • Mastering the unpredictable (Fantastic collection of works)
  • The brain (Crazy cool facts and stories about our brains)
  • Radical honesty (May change your life, handle with care)
  • Thinking, fast and slow ( A classic read)
  • Fearless (Inspiring on achieving success)
  • Jeg er Zlatan (Buy this for teenagers who do sport)
  • First, break all the rules (Love the ideas here!)
  • Software in 30 days (New business ideas in 30 days!)
  • Gamestorming (Playing around with fun business ideas)
  • Juggling with finesse (I’ve had this for 25 years and love it)
  • Juggling – The art and its artists (Inspiring people and art)

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  • Det er ikke mer synd på deg enn andre (Nice book on radical coaching)
  • Sjef i eget liv (Book on who really decides)
  • Fra ord til handling (By a previous coach of mine, Hans-Trygve is a great guy!)
  • The Checklist (When and why use checklists, nice read)
  • To have or to be (A classic, great book)
  • Superfreakonomics (Podcasters I listen to)
  • How pleasure works (Thought provoking read)
  • Emotional intelligence (Some good parts make this a must to read)
  • Growing great employees (Just like plants, water often)
  • Winning ugly (How to win…)
  • Thinking, fast and slow (A classic already)
  • Napoleons Hills, A year of growing rich (Inspirational advice)
  • The numbers game (It’s all about numbers :)
  • Få ting gjort (Inspired me to do things differently)
  • The art of possibility (Excellent short book)
  • I remember nothing (Beautiful piece of writing)
  • Dilbert and the way of the weasel (Classic office fun and how not to work)
  • The network society (We’re all linked together)
  • The mesh (Amazing ideas)
  • The 7 irrefutable rules of small business growth (sparks new ideas)
  • Crucial conversations (Sparked many new ideas for me)
  • Entrepreneurs book of checklists (What to do and what not to do)
  • Passing the hat (Mix of street performing and sales)
  • Messi (The superstar)
  • Guts! (Loads of inspirational ideas on how to lead)
  • Nudge (A classic!)
  • Top dog (Looking at the world a little differently)
  • We are all weird (Simple yet fantastic Seth Godin book)
  • Tribes (Simple and inspiring book from Seth Godin)
  • It’s not how good you are, it’s how good you want to be (read this often)
  • The fall of PR & the rise of advertising (Author is a great guy)
  • The tibetan book of living and dying (The book to read if you need perspective)
  • Helstøpt (Nice ideas from a great guy)
  • Napoleon Hill, Think and grow rich (Simple advice to get rich)
  • The dilbert future (short fun read)
  • The joy of work (Dilbert classic)
  • Seinlanguage (Love Seinfeld’s ideas)
  • Inverting the pyramid (Why football is played the way it is)
  • The war of art (Inspirational to break through obstacles)
  • Helvetesuka (Inspired me to do things differently)
  • Bli best (Inspired me to do things differently)

  • The lazy way to success (Fred is an amazing guy!)
  • Grunnbok i strategi (The basics of strategy)
  • Who dares, runs (Totally crazy story)
  • Geek dad (How to play with kids – geek style experiments)
  • Coaching, the mental game (Inspired me to do things simpler)
  • Leading teams (Some good simple advice)
  • What technology wants (Kevin Kelly classic)
  • The tibetan art of living (Everyone should read this)
  • Be creative (Inspired some cool ideas)
  • Words that change minds (Choose words wisely)
  • Hey whipple, squeeze this (A classic )
  • Kjeft mindre (Inspirational on how to talk with kids)
  • Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance (Amazing story)
  • The 7 habits of highly effective people (Sparked new ideas)
  • Seinfeld universe (Love Seinfeld!)
  • Obedience to authority (About will and habits, sparked loads of ideas)
  • Top performer (Performing)
  • Enrico Rastelli (Not many have heard of him but a real hardworking genius!)
  • How to win every argument (Inspired me to not win every argument)

  • The leadership pipeline (Sparked loads of ideas)
  • Punk marketing (Ideas to do things differently)
  • Accelerated learning (How to teach so students learn faster)
  • Incognito (My favourite word and great book about the brain!)
  • Great by choice (Referenced by many other authors)
  • Linchpin (Truly inspired me on how to inspire teams)
  • The art of choosing (Fun facts packed with good examples)
  • Zilch (Zero to say here!)
  • How children learn (Holt classic)
  • How children fail (Holt classic)
  • Instead of education (Beautiful ideas!)
  • Synlig læring (Get this book into every school)
  • Business model generation (Nice brainstorming ideas)

  • Real-World Kanban
  • Fifty Quick Ideas To Improve Your User Stories
  • Run Gently Out There
  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
  • Black Box Thinking: The Surprising Truth About Success
  • Mental Training – Master Your Thoughts
  • 10 Tips to Improve Confidence and Success in Young Athletes
  • Bring Your “A” Game
  • Buddha in Blue Jeans
  • Still the Mind
  • Train Your Brain & Mental Strength
  • Conversation Tactics
  • The 4-Hour Body
  • Singlehanded Sailing
  • Sailing – A Metaphor for Life
  • Split Second
  • The Art of Mental Training
  • Stronger Together: How Great Teams Work
  • The Art of Mental Training
  • Solve IT
  • How To Shine
  • Two Lengths of the Pool
  • Kanban
  • Agile Kids
  • Agile Project Management
  • The Visible Ops Handbook
  • The Phoenix Project
  • With Winning in Mind
  • The Ten-Minute Trainer: 150 Ways to Teach it Quickly
  • Training From the Back of the Room!
  • Zen Golf: Mastering the Mental Game
  • The Inner Game Of Golf
  • The Flinch
  • Best Practices Are Stupid
  • Finding Your Zone
  • The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs
  • Read This Before Our Next Meeting
  • Master Your Fears
  • Graceful
  • Poke the Box
  • Heidi Løke: Gi aldri opp
  • How to move minds and influence people
  • Rip it up
  • Dianetics
  • How to predict the unpredictable
  • Think like a freak
  • Influence: Science and practice
  • Practical mindfulness
  • How to persuade people who don’t want to be persuaded
  • Transforming workplace cultures

  • ITIL Core guidance (Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation, Continual Service Improvement)
  • ITIL Practitioner
  • PRINCE2: Managing Successful Projects
  • PRINCE2 Agile
  • New Rational Manager (Kepner-Tregoe)
  • Managing Successful Programs
  • Management of Portfolios
  • Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices: P3O
  • Management of Risk
  • A leader’s framework for decision making

More shelves coming later….