The Rise of the Rest: How Entrepreneurs in Surprising Places are Building the New American Dream Thriving tech communities in Cincy, Indy, Chattanooga, even northwest Arkansas??? AOL co-founder Steve Case makes the case (pun intended) that you don't need to be in Silicon Valley anymore to start up a successful new business.
Trust and Inspire: How Truly Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others Instead of trying to motivate people, extend trust to them and help them connect to their own sense of purpose. That's what will lead to self-motivation, the best motivator of all.
Discipline Is Destiny: The Power of Self-Control Don't fear the "D" word -- you will only be free when you embrace discipline, the building block of self-mastery.
Myth America: Historians Take On the Biggest Legends and Lies About Our Past This compilation of articles from bonafide historians (as opposed to opinions by politicians or TV personalities) will challenge your thinking on topics like American Exceptionalism, The New Deal and The Lost Cause. If reading it makes you uneasy, Jack Nicholson's line from A Few Good Men is apropos: "You can't handle the truth!"