Can you help me choose a book?

Every time I hear about an interesting book, I bookmark it in my ‘To Read’ list.
But because I find more books than I’m able to read, that list soon became too big to handle. So I forced myself to do some grooming.

Here are 7 books that are now on top of my ‘To Read’ list.
I would be so grateful if you could give me advice which one to read first (or which one I should remove from the list)?

  The latest of Dan Roam, famous for his
  back-of-the-napkin drawings.
  According to Dan, sometimes problems
  can be solved better by drawing simple
  pictures.
  This book helps people to start applying
  his ideas in practice by case studies
  and do-it-yourself exercises.
  In this book, Scott Berkun uses his own
  experience as a public speaker to explain
  the techniques of great communicators
  and shows how everyone
  can master them.
  A book by Tom Demarco and Timothy Lister
  where they explain that the major issue
  of software development is not technology,
  it’s people.
  Written by M. Mitchell Waldrop about
  the science of complexity and chaos theory.
  The new book of Seth Godin, marketing guru,
  public speaker and famous blogger.
  He talks about how you as a person can
  make a huge difference in whatever field
  you choose and become indispensable.
  A linchpin leads, invents, connects other,
  makes things happen and creates order out of chaos.
  A book based on the research of Robert Austin
  and Lee Devin where the similarities between
  theatre artistry and business project’s is
  demonstrated.
  Cheap and rapid iteration instead of 
  intensive up-front planning, flexibility and
  innovation are some of the keywords.
 
  Daniel Pink
writes about what truly motivates
  us  and how we can use that knowledge to work
  smarter and live better. He compares what
  science knows and how business works and
  that carrots and sticks no longer work as they used to.

Like one? Read some? Let me know.

I will give you all the credits in a book review when I finished it!

About Nick Oostvogels

Hi, I'm an independent management consultant. My biggest strengths are located in the fields of teamwork, motivation, leadership and continuous improvement. In the IT industry you find a lot of these values in the agile movement, in which I often act as a project leader, product owner or coach. My interests go a lot further, into other industries where we find these values in lean production. Besides that, I try to broaden my horizon as much as possible, always looking for better ways of doing business.

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