Richie is author of The Power of Starting Something Stupid, a book about crushing your fears, making dreams happen, and living without regret. You can read a number of posts I wrote about his book here. Richie was nice enough to sit down with me and talk a bit about his book and tell me about a book that greatly influence him.
Book that influenced Richie: Banker To The Poor by Muhammad Yunus.
Principle from Banker To The Poor that affected Richie: Social entrepreneurship.
Impact of that principle: Started cashmere business in Mongolia, taxi company in Samoa, impacted development of entrepreneurship program at university, eventually wrote a book.