This blog post is a compilation of the books that Steve Jobs recommended over the years. He has spoken about these books in a number of different venues, including interviews, product launches, and commencement addresses.
7 Books Steve Jobs recommended
The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
“The Innovator’s Dilemma” is a business book by Clayton M. Christensen, published in 1997. The book presents a theory of disruptive innovation, which explains how successful businesses can fail to continue to be successful when they are confronted by new technologies or business models.
The Art of Thinking Clearly
“The Art of Thinking Clearly” is a book by Rolf Dobelli, published in 2013. The book is a collection of 99 essays on various topics in philosophy, economics, and psychology.
The Lean Startup
“The Lean Startup” is a book by Eric Ries, published in 2011. The book presents a methodology for startups to create and test new business models.
Zero to One
“Zero to One” is a book by Peter Thiel, published in 2014. The book is about how to create new businesses and technologies.
“The Outsiders” is a book by William N. Thorndike Jr., published in 2013. The book is about successful CEOs who achieved success through
The 4-Hour Work Week
“The 4-Hour Work Week” is a book by Tim Ferriss, published in 2007. The book is about how to reduce the amount of time spent working.
The Personal MBA
“The Personal MBA” is a book by Josh Kaufman, published in 2009. The book is about how to learn the skills necessary for business success.