A collection of the best books (somehow) related to innovation, curated by Innov8rs members: 


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We're always updating the list! Comment below with your favorite book on innovation. 
This month I've read :
  • Hooked by Nir Eyal - interesting and an easy read
  • Cascades by Greg Satell - interesting perspective on how change travels through networks 
  • Friction by Roger Dooley - love the concept, not made on the book
  • Engaged by Amy Bucher - designing for behaviour change on a massive scale - super interesting

I read a lot but slowly so I have a large queue of material ahead of me!
Big fan of Greg Satell's Cascades.
Thanks for sharing Joanne Griffin I'll check out the books. 
Now subscribed to The Innovation Show too!
Hi everyone, Currently, I read the book Humanocracy which I find really interesting and useful. So far, these are the takeaways I noted while reading the book https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3397074094 
Hey Frank - that link is broken :-(  Curious to read your notes though!
Among the anti-bureaucratic values featured in #humanocracy is "community". Around minute 110 of this Zoom event, I heard this question: To what extent do you want to build an organization / a community that is based on #love and not on fear? On pages 70 and 221 of the book Humanocracy, I learned this about what love is: 
  • Love is patient and kind. Love is hopeful and endures through every difficulty. Love is not jealous, boastful, proud or rude. Love does not demand its own way. 
  • Love is not irritable and keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not give up. Love does not lose faith. 
  • Love aspires to a mutual dissolving of personal boundaries – leading into an egalitarian merging into a new whole.

I would be very interested in learning about your experiences, ideas and thoughts about how we can build organizations / communities that are based on love and not on fear? Thanks in advance.

Move Fast. Break Shit. Burn Out. - Obviously partial as I'm a co-author. Hope you enjoy it!

Here's a bit about the book:

This isn’t your typical changemaking book, because it’s not for your typical changemaker.

While there are plenty of books about processes of innovation, there are few books about the innovators themselves -- and almost no books on how to get the most out of the most innovative among us. This is THE guide for Catalysts to be more effective in their change making, and the seminal piece for companies to begin to identify, understand, and support the Catalysts who already sit within their organizations.

Really tough to pick up favorites. Better to perhaps list books one liked reading. I would list Atlas Shrugged, Ulysess, The Silicon Boys, A Brief History of Time, Shakespeare, all the Sherlock Holmes books as the lead runners in my list.....Not to mean that I do not have many more on the list!

On pages 74 and 205 of the fascinating book "The power of positive deviance", I learned that to strengthen innovation, it can be useful to share success stories of positive deviance. Additional takeaways from reading the book:  https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2587653088
I recommend 'Daring Greatly' from Brené Brown. It's a book on vulnerability, something that's key for an innovative culture in my opinion.
Love all things Brene! "Dare to Lead" is also a great one that helps with applying the Daring Greatly learnings to leadership. 
My Read List on Innovation :
1. The Innovation Stack by Jim McKelvey
2. No Rules Rules by Reed Hastings & Erin Meyer
3. Insane Mode by Hamish McKenzie
4. Zero to One by Peter Thiel (all time classic)

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