Walter Issacson is best known for his in-depth biographies, but while working on Steve Jobs, he discovered something: the digital revolution was brought about by groups, not lone geniuses. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created...
The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company - I am living with this book these days - great perspective for where we are today and where we are headed - business model design vs. business plans, creativity & innovation tools, and focus on the customer/user experience with an incremental and interactive approach to iterate and pivot as the client & market feedback warrants
Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future | "Might be the best business book I've read...Barely 200 pages long and well lit by clear prose and pithy aphorisms, Thiel has written a perfectly tweetable treatise and a relentlessly thought-provoking handbook." – Derek Thompson, The Atlantic
Everyday Justice takes readers on a tour of everyday life and reveals how small lifestyle choices have big implications for justice around the world. The book unpacks food and clothing choices and shows the surprising costs of consumer waste, concluding that the more sustainable a lifestyle, the more just the world will be. by Julie Clawson - Education for Mission (2013)