My all time favorite books

This is a list of my favorite books. I’ve sorted them in the order of much I feel influenced by them and how they impacted my life.

Atomic Habit – James Clear

If there was one and only one book I could take with me on a lonely island this would be the one. It is such a good read!

James Clear does an awesome job in explaining how tiny changes in habits can lead to great results.

Main takeaways: Habit stacking, Rule of 1%

Atomic Habits on Amazon

Bullet Journal Method – Ryder Carroll

The Bullet Journal changed the way I worked forever. It gave me a structure for my life.

Bullet Journal Method on Amazon

4 Hour Work Week – Tim Ferriss

Top-down thinking, bucket lists

4-Hour Workweek on Amazon

I will teach you to be rich – Ramit Sethi

Main takeaways: budgeting, Vanguard ETFs

I will teach you to be rich on Amazon


Die Gesetze der Gewinner – Bodo Schäfer

Constant learning and growth

Die Gesetze der Gewinner on Amazon

The war of art – Steven Pressfield

The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

Managing for Happiness – Jurgen Appelo

Invisible fences, delegation poker, moving motivators, celebration grid

Managing for Happiness

Extreme Ownership – Jocko Willink

Taking full responsibility for your actions

Extreme Ownership: How US Navy Seals Lead and Win

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey

Main takeaways: Being proactive, think from the end, sharpen the saw

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People on Amazon

The Daily Stoic – Ryan Holiday

My first contact with the stoic philosophy

the daily stoic on Amazon

How to stop worrying and start living – Dale Carnegie

Main takeaway: live in day-tight compartments

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living