Carlo Badini

Entrepreneur, Early Stage Investor. Likes tech, design, economics, psychology, chestnuts

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Learning & Education πŸ“–

I mostly educate myself through non-fiction books and online courses. I’m an avid reader and devour roughly one book per week. (Except for when I don't).

Education πŸŽ“

  • University of Berne
    B.Sc. in Business Administration. Minor: psychology

Books πŸ“š

  • No rules rules
    Reed Hastings & Erin Meyer
  • What You Do Is Who You Are: How to Create Your Business Culture
    Ben Horowitz
  • The 80/20 Principle
    Richard Koch
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    Stephen R. Covey
  • Payoff
    Dan Ariely
  • How to Create a Mind
    Ray Kurzweil
  • Superintelligence
    Nick Bostrom
  • Mastery
    George Leonard
  • Deep Work
    Cal Newport
  • The Lessons of History
    Will & Ariel Durant
  • Pre-Suasion
    Robert Caldini
  • The subtle Art of not giving a Fuck
    Mark Manson
  • The Lean Startup
    Eric Ries
  • Mastery
    Robert Greene
  • Secrets of Power Negotiating
    Robert Dawson
  • Rework
    Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson
  • Drive
    Daniel H. Pink
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow
    Daniel Kahneman
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad
    Robert T. Kyosaki
  • Getting Things Done
    David Allen
  • The Innovator's Dilemma
  • Outliers
    Malcom Gladwell
  • Tribes
    Seth Godin
  • The Black Swan
    Nassim Taleb
  • Principles
    Ray Dalio
  • The Power of Habit
    Charles Duhigg
  • The Hard Things about Hard Things
    Ben Horowitz
  • Who gets What and Why
    Alvin E. Roth
  • The Charisma Myth
    Olivia Fox Cabane
  • Irresistible
    Adam Alter
  • Predictable Revenue
    Ross & Tyler
  • The E-Myth Revisited
    Michael E. Gerber
  • Be Fearless
    Jean Case
  • Joy at Work
  • Sprint
    Knapp Zeratsky & Kowitz
  • Mindset
    Carol S. Dweck
  • How to Change your Mind
    Michael Pollan
  • Little Red Book of Selling
    Jeffrey Gitomer's
  • The Checklist Manifesto
    Atul Gawande
  • Crossing the Chasm
    Geoffrey A. Moore
  • Built to Last
    Collins / Porras
  • The Effective Executive
    Peter F. Drucker
  • The Paradox of Choice
    Barry Schwartz
  • Grit
    Angela Duckworth
  • The 4-hour Work Week
    Tim Ferriss
  • The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing
    Al Ries / Jack Trout
  • Getting past No
    William Ury
  • Die Kunst des klaren Denkens
    Rolf Dobelli
  • The Richest Man in Babylon
    George S. Clason
  • Getting to Yes
    Roger Fisher & William Ury
  • Willpower
    Roy F. Baumeister & John Tierney
  • Think and Grow Rich
    Napoleon Hill
  • Ego is the Enemy
    Ryan Holiday
  • Why we Sleep
    Matthew Walker
  • Lying
    Sam Harris
  • Remote
    Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson
  • The Tipping Point
    Malcom Gladwell
  • The Alchemist
    Paulo Coeloh
  • The Art of War
    Sun Tsu
  • It's not how good you are it's how good you want to be
    Paul Arden
  • Digital Minimalism
    Cal Newport
  • Free to Focus
  • Skin in the Game
    Nassim Taleb
  • Disrupted
    Dan Lyons
  • Play Bigger
    Al Ramadan
  • Shoe Dog
    Phil Knight
  • The 18 Laws of Power
    Robert Greene
  • Bold
    Peter H. Diamandis
  • Everything is Fucked
    Mark Manson
  • Fooled by Randomness
    Nassim Taleb
  • Zero to One
    Peter Thiel
  • Good to Great
    Jim Collins
  • Emotional Intelligence
    Daniel Goleman
  • 12 Rules for Life
    Jordan Peterson
  • High Output Management
    Andrew S. Grove
  • Factfulness
    Hans Rosling
  • Scrum
    Jeff Sutherland
  • Sapiens
    Yuval Noah Harari
  • The magic of thinking Big
    David J. Schwartz
  • Crucial Conversations
    Grenny Patterson & McMillan Switzler
  • The Design of Everyday Things
    Dom Norman
  • Gut Feelings
    Gerd Gigerenzer
  • Influence
    Rober B. Cialdini
  • Flow
    Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • The Power of Others
    Henry Cloud
  • Trillion Dollar Coach
    Schmidt, Rosenberg & Eagle
  • Can't Hurt Me
    David Goggins
  • Blue Ocean Strategy
    W. Chan Kim & RenΓ©e Mauborgne
  • A ride of a lifetime
    Robert Iger
  • A brief history of time
    Stephen Hawkings
  • Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!
    Richard Feynman

Podcasts πŸŽ™

  • The Journal.
    The Wall Street Journal & Gimlet
  • Pivot
    New York Magazine
  • Equity
  • NZZ Akzent
  • EconTalk
    Russ Roberts
  • The Tim Ferriss Show
    Tim Ferriss
  • a16z Podcast
    Andreessen Horowitz
  • Bessere Kommunikation - The Cleverclip Blogcast

Blogs & News Media πŸ“°

  • Techcrunch
    Reporting on the business of technology, startups, venture capital funding, and Silicon Valley.
    Signal in a world full of noise. Farnam Street (FS) helps you master the best of what other people have already figured out.
    Entertainingly written long-form posts about philosophy, sociology, psychology and much more.