- Covey's - "Seven Habits of Highly Effective People"
- Sutherland's - "SCRUM: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time"
- PRINCE2 Manual
This book (and the YouTube video of the lecture) is inspirational (see below, my personal battered copy):
You simply have to listen to someone has been an Astronaut and wants to teach you some lessons on perspective as in what is important and if it is important "how to sweat it like an astronaut" (see below):
This is a classic - not a light read but at the same time not that heavy given the importance of understanding "Black Swans" (see below, a key take away is that sometimes scrutinising every piece of information to the [n]th degree becomes counter productive, there is the powerful notion of "good enough"):
I cannot get away from Axelrod and "Tit-for-Tat" - it is such a powerful concept and proof that when you mix a Political Scientist with a Computer Scientist you get something novel and interesting (see below, his classic book and its lesser known follow on):
Lastly a general readers introduction to the Game Theory classic of the Prisoner's Dilemma (see below, and along the way Poundstone opens up some interesting nooks and crannies):
There are more but these would keep me busy for a while on my desert island until a rescue ship came by!