9 Big Idea Business Books You Need to Read Now

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9. "Ask Not" by Thurston Clarke.

As a leader, one thing you have to do is give speeches. Ideally, those talks will move and inspire people. Clarke's book provides an incisive anatomy of John F. Kennedy's inaugural address. Even if you're already a public-speaking ace, you're bound to find practical tips on giving better presentations from learning about JFK's process.