The content is decent and the research methods seem solid. Although there wasn't a great deal surprising or innovative, I thought it was a very good summary of what conscious efforts and decisions are required for a great company to be built and maintained. I especially like the idea of taking active responsible for your (or your company's) destiny, rather than being a passive actor or acceptor. The heroes in this book made their own luck. What really ruined this audiobook for me to the point of me not wanting to finish listening was the the narrator. This is the worst reading of a book I have encountered thus far. The enunciation was so exaggerated and speaking so stilted, and at times so laboriously slow that it just made me frustrated and annoyed. So I would recommend this book, but not in audio form.
Probably not if they continue with this narrator
See above. Speak in NORMAL English, more conversationally, in a normal pace. It's laudible to try to pronounce your consonants (many Americans have virtually stopped this, in the age of the
I would recommend it if it could be borrowed from the library, not purchased. Interesting to hear how Clinton presents his version of the very controversial events. I repeatedly got the feeling that the book was written as a carefully and more fully constructed defense of the scandals Clinton lived through. Clinton's political ideas are more interesting by far than his personal tale. He is an engaging speaker, if a little simplistic in his presentation.
Perhaps, but not anything autobiographic. His personal life is NOT interesting.
I heard Bill Clinton speak live before, and was impressed by his ability to connect to every person in the audience.
Thoughtful Real Characters
The chaperone herself, because she had to take her own character in hand, and decide consciously how she would think about things, evaluate things, and form her own, independent opinions. She was very admirable, and yet very real to the times.
Her accents were pretty spot on, and differentiated from character to character, making dialog very easy to follow. Good pace
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