I have a have a newfound passion for social media in business. Blogs I follow daily are Mashable and Business2Consumer. One of the most inspiring books I have ever read was the Howard Shultz autobiography. My favorite quote also happens to be from this book:
When asked the secret of his success, Schultz (of StarBucks) recounts four principles: "Don't be threatened by people smarter than you. Compromise anything but your core values. Seek to renew yourself even when you are hitting home runs. And everything matters."