Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age by Michael A. Hiltzik is largely an oral history, drawn from the words and recollections of people who were there.
James Altucher don’t need to make a dime off of Choose Yourself: By Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream. The ideas in Choose Yourself have already made the author wealthy in many ways. What James really care about is that as many people as possible read Choose Yourself and understand this message, even if it puts my own personal investment at risk.
That The BOX: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller by Marc Levinson came to be is a tribute to the work of the many dedicated archivists and librarians who helped me identify extant materials in collections that researchers rarely look at, as well as to private individuals who combed their own files for important records.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (ZMM) has been called a modern classic by some, and a self-absorbed ego-trip by others. In any case, it is an interesting book to include on this list since the author casts disparaging comments at the Great Books of the Western World (GBWW) for their slavish devotion to Aristotle.
Rand’s greatest strength is her understanding of the hidden and often unconscious motivations of the left-wing intellectual – their contempt for those whose interests they claim to champion, their thirst for power, their determination to crush dissent, their willingness to embrace repression to enforce their doctrines
When you focus on increasing the happiness of your employees, colleagues, vendors, and customers, you not only increase your own happiness but your chances for success. Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose By Tony Hsieh Ebook is filled with great stories, insights, and tips you can put to use in your business and in your life.