Text a Little Less and Think a Little More: Stephen L. Carter "...worry is that the ubiquity of texting may accelerate the decline of what our struggling democracy most needs: independent thought. Indeed, as texting crowds out other activities, it must inevitably crowd out inactivity -- and there lies a danger. For inactivity and thinking are inextricably linked."
Coaching a Surgeon: What Makes Top Performers Better (The New Yorker) "No matter how well trained people are, few can sustain their best performance on their own. That’s where coaching comes in."