Inspirational Books You Have to Read

Inspirational Books You Have to Read

Here is a list of my favorite inspirational books. I sorted them into different categories. So read the ones that are interesting to you in your current situation.

Inspirational Books for Life

What is important in life? What should I do with my life?

1. The Big Five for Life, John Strelecky

The Big Five for Life

Highly recommendable book about what is really important in life. It is not written in the form of a guide but as an interesting story.

2. Drive


Why do we do what we do?

Inspirational Books for Engineers

1. The Effective Engineer

The Effective Engineer

A great book on how to work efficiently. Every engineer should read this.

Inspirational Books for Startups/Entrepreneurs

1. Running Lean, Ash Maurya

Running Lean

Ash Maurya’s book “Running Lean” is the pragmatic and more applicable version of Eric Ries’ “The Lean Startup”.

2. Value Proposition Design, How to Create Products and Services Customers Want, Strategyzer

Value Proposition Design

This is also a very great book for entrepreneurs, because it is A very pragmatic and B very good illustrated.

Inspirational Books for Presentations & Marketing

1. Storytelling (German)


This is a great book about how you should communicate your message professionally. Whether it is for a presentation or for your company’s identity, this book has great insights for you.

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