Books every entrepreneur should read


#1 – A business classic.

#2 – Learn to think big.

#3 – Best personal finance book.

#4 – Best book about personal relationships.

#5 – Best book about networking.

#6 – Learn the best traits from successful people.

#7 – Learn to build micro businesses.


Learn new skills



Productivity Tools


Wunderlist

My favourite multi platform task manager. Simple and Fast!

Evernote

THE note taking tool. Very useful to take notes during meetings and reviewing them on the smartphone.

Moneylover

A personal finance app that helps me to keep track of my daily expenses.

Google Keep

Less complex than Evernote which makes it ideal for saving quick thoughts and ideas.

Google Drive

This is THE cloud tool for me that keeps all my (non-confidential) files safe in case my computer crashes.

Rescuetime

A time tracking tool that runs in the background and tracks EVERYTHING you do.

Alfred

Alfred made my life so much easier when it comes to starting applications or searching things.

Cinch

A window management tool to organise application windows super fast!


Essential Design Tools


Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Indesign

Sketch

Framer

Invision

Invision - Craft

Principle

Flinto for Mac

POP App


Build your own website


Building the website


Squarespace is the place to go if you have zero experience in building a website.

Setup an online shop with zero web knowledge.

One of the most powerful CMS for blogs, portfolios or online shops.

The best e-commerce plugin for wordpress.

Best Wordpress Plugins


Visual Composer

Wordfence

JetPack

Google Analytics

Yoast SEO

W3 Total Cache

WP Smush


Designer Essentials

A list of designer essentials that every designer should have in his repertoire to survive every day life situations.

Fujifilm X-T10

A camera should be in any designers repertoire.

35mm F2

Depending on the camera a second lens can never hurt.

Gorillapod

Perfect for still images at night or video blogging.

Kindle Paperwhite

Very convenient for traveling.

Moleskine Notebook

Sketching is still the most important skill for a designer.

Smartphone

Actually an essential for any human on earth.

Headphones

Having the right headphones can never hurt.

Analog Watch

A beautiful piece of design will always make you happy.

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