Here are a few books and web sites that I would recommend checking out. The list will be updated from time to time so keep checking back.
Business and Success:
The Millionaire Next Door
by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko
The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
by Thomas L. Friedman
Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman
by Yvon Chouinard
Touching the Void
by Joe Simpson
Random good reads!
Long Walk to Freedom
by Nelson Mandela
The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
by John Vaillant