11 Books To Read As A Tech Professional

Get cozy and check out these popular books on digital marketing, social media, startups, women in tech, creative culture and leadership, among other tech topics.

1. How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg

Learn about corporate culture, decision-making, innovation, strategy and how to succeed in the fast-paced technology landscape.

2. Color Your Message: The Art of Digital Marketing and Social Media by Lisa Caprelli

Using digital tools, social media and technology, Lisa Caprelli teaches you the best practices for content marketing and advertising.

3. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg examines the bias around working women and their stunted progress in attaining leadership positions. She offers solutions that empower women to achieve their full potential.

4. Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull

Co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios, Ed Catmull reveals how to build a creative culture.

5. Climb: Leading Women in Technology Share Their Journeys to Success by Bonnie Bajorek Daneker and Sandra Coffey Hofmann

From building robots and programming to being a high-tech lawyer or CEO, Climb offers stories of executive women who have succeeded in the technology business field.

6. The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries

In an age of high innovation, Ries provides a scientific strategy that creates and sustains successful startups.

7. Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship by Maynard Webb and Carlye Adler

Silicon Valley tech expert shows readers how to use technology to become more productive at work, leverage better job opportunities and balance work with life at home.

8. Women in Tech: Take Your Career to the Next Level with Practical Advice and Inspiring Stories by Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack

Women in Tech offers practical career advice like salary negotiation, resumes, interviews, contracting, mentorship, and more from successful women professionals.

9. The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users by Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick

Former Apple marketing exec Guy Kawasaki guides you in understanding your digital assets, optimizing your profile, engaging more followers and unifying social media and blogging.

10. The XYZ Factor: The DoSomething.org Guide to Creating a Culture of Impact by Nancy Lublin and Alyssa Ruderman

Nancy Lublin, CEO of Do Something, explains the new and innovative company culture that challenges and excites millennials in collaborating creatively.

11. Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug

This guide helps web designers and developers on how to create websites that optimize mobile usability.

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