Self-Management Resources

Below are some of my favorite places to turn for information about self-management. Some are specific to software companies, while others are more general.


  • Maverick By Ricardo Semler
  • Reinventing Organizations By Frederic Laloux
  • The Cathedral & The Bazaar By Eric S. Raymond
  • The Mythical Man-Month By Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.
  • Beyond Empowerment By Doug Kirkpatrick
  • The Smart Swarm By Peter Miller
  • Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams By Tom DeMarco & Timothy Lister
  • Just for Fun: The Story of an Accidental Revolutionary By Linux Torvalds & David Diamond
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us By Daniel H. Pink
  • The Fountainhead By Ayn Rand
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People By Stephen R. Covey
  • Corporate Rebels: Make Work More Fun By Joost Minnaar and Pim De Morree



Individual/Organization Pages