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Awaken the Giant Within Audiobook

Awaken the Giant Within

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Publisher's Summary

"I know that no matter where you are in your life, you want more! No matter how well you're already doing or how challenged you now may be, deep inside you there lies a belief that your experience of life can and will be much greater than it already is. You are destined for your own unique form of greatness."

Anthony Robbins has already unlocked the personal power inside millions of people worldwide. Now, in this revolutionary new audio production based on his enormously popular Date with Destiny seminars, Robbins unleashes the sleeping giant that lies within all of us, teaching us to harness our untapped abilities, talents and skills.

The ultimate program for improving the quality of every aspect of your life (personal or business, physical or emotional) Awaken the Giant Within gives you the tools you need to immediately become the master of your own fate.

©1986 Anthony Robbins. All rights reserved; (P)1986 Simon and Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.

What the Critics Say

"Yet another profound and powerful tool in the Robbins arsenal of self-awareness. It has been an enormous source of strength and insight for me both personally and professionally." (Peter Guber, former Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures)
"Anthony Robbins is the 'ultimate coach' for that special breed of men and women who will never settle for less than they can be." (Pat Riley, NBA "Coach of the Decade")

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    What would have made Awaken the Giant Within better?

    If this were the entire, unabridged book. This is only equivalent to about 1/3 of the book, which is dense in material. In this audiobook, you get a very short, shallow view of Robbins' coaching methods.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    Too short


    Have you listened to any of Anthony Robbins’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes, but only online as videos, which are more apt to be short-form.


    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Elizabeth 07-02-09
    Elizabeth 07-02-09
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    "NO ONE DOES IT BETTER"

    On those endless TV infomercials, Tony Robbins comes across as an insincere, hyperactive pitchman who's main goal appears to be separating losers from from their hard-earned cash. The really astonishing truth, however, is that Robbins is not only legitimate, but a source of insights and techniques that work better than those of ANY other motivational or spiritual guru whose work I've encountered. I had a difficult time at first overcoming Robbins' high-intensity speaking style. But once I began stopping the tape to respond to his questions and actually applying his techniques (a combination of Neuro-Associative Conditioning and goal-setting wisdom), my life went through a major transformation. I continue to return to his work when my emotional muscles need strengthening and am always surprised at the solidity of the "science" behind what he does. This particular abridgment is concise and powerful and worth its low price many times over.

    63 of 69 people found this review helpful
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    Leslie Nino Piro 05-19-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Abridged was way too abridged"

    Too short on substance. I felt cheated. I hope the written product is much better than this was. Not worth buying this audio version.

    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Dave Riverhead, NY, USA 03-21-07
    Dave Riverhead, NY, USA 03-21-07
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    "Not worth it"

    I was expecting so much more. It was such a let down. I went out and bought the book afterwards to see if it lost something as an audio book, it certainly did. The 90 minutes didn't do it justice.

    79 of 90 people found this review helpful
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    Brett Sachse, TX, USA 12-30-09
    Brett Sachse, TX, USA 12-30-09 Member Since 2016
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    "Smoke Signals"

    The first 18 minutes of this program was Tony introducing himself and being very vauge on what he can do for you in this audio.

    Here's the entire program, in summary:
    1. Decide what you want.
    2. Take Action to go get it.
    3. Notice what works and what doesn't.
    4. If it doesn't work, try something else.

    WOW! Brilliant! Thanks, Tony!!

    The most helpful "take-away" I got from this audio was how you can get RICH by re-purposing old content from other programs and selling it as a separate program. The rest of this audio program is bits and pieces of his other programs re-purposed, and mashed together.

    BOOORRRINGG!

    149 of 171 people found this review helpful
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    nolan burke 01-05-16
    nolan burke 01-05-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Loved It!"

    This is an excellent and heart warming motivational tape :). It was specific and helpful :).

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Jeff Colorado Springs, CO, USA 03-03-07
    Jeff Colorado Springs, CO, USA 03-03-07
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    "His methods work!"

    I used these methods 10 years ago to quit smoking.

    I'm glad I could get "Awaken the Giant Within" on my ipod!

    13 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    A. Yoshida 03-20-16
    A. Yoshida 03-20-16
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    "Not a New Approach"

    It's a short book to motivate people to think about their goals, be committed to them (not just hope they will happen), take actions, assess the results (to measure the effectiveness of those actions), and adjust their plans until their goals are achieved. There is nothing new about this approach. It's more for people who need a push from someone whom they view as a successful role model get started.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Alison BirchgroveAustralia 05-27-09
    Alison BirchgroveAustralia 05-27-09
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    "An early Robbins work"

    This audio was really helpful for me. There are some nice motivational phrases, however doing the exercises will get you the most benefit.

    I've heard that since this book Robbins has changed his style, preferring to focus completely on your motivation toward a goal, rather than in this book he also leverages your need to be motivated away from a situation - such as poverty, or neglect.

    In his more recent works you might find his style has evolved with the research he's done on motivation and goals?

    14 of 18 people found this review helpful
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    Adam Chattanooga, TN, USA 02-21-09
    Adam Chattanooga, TN, USA 02-21-09
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    "Bring clarity and strategy to your life!"

    Anthony Robbins is the authority on "Life Mastery". I recently bought the newly revised copy of Awaken the Giant Within which made me hesitant to buy this audiobook.
    But Anthony cuts through all the extra, unneeded content within the audio book and gets straight to the point. I still have the hard copy for reference which is great.
    I highly recommend this book for someone who wants to be able to formulate and articulate the things they do in life an why they do them. Anthony gives unbelievable strategy for accomplishing everything you could ever want.

    14 of 19 people found this review helpful
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  • Gerry
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    12/23/12
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    "Still one of the best at what he does..."

    Tony Robbins is still one of the best gurus out there, and this was one of his original programmes. Reading his books was not as powerful for me as listening to his actual recordings. To actually hear Tony's enthusiasm, energy and passion in your ears, in stereo, is far more engaging. Even listening to a ten or twenty minute segment while walking to the bus stop can fire you up. You have an edge over most people who listen to their own negative inner voice, or replay negative comments from their past. In this programme, he covers 'pattern interrupts' and how to erase those old 'mental tapes' many people play on a loop to themselves. Break old patterns and learn new ones.

    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Maria
    Laindon, United Kingdom
    4/17/14
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    "Keep on listening to this one"
    Would you listen to Awaken the Giant Within again? Why?

    This book, shortened as it it, is ideal for train journeys. I listen to it when I know I am going to have a difficult day and find it very helpful.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Awaken the Giant Within?

    Listening to Tony's story as a child and having no food yet someone took the initiative and delivered a full Thanksgiving feast for no charge. This inspired Tony to provide many 1,000s of these food baskets for other needy families at Thanksgiving.


    Have you listened to any of Anthony Robbins’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    Anything by Tony Robbins is awesome to me.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Deva_Z
    4/21/15
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    "Motivational reading"

    I liked the idea and the voices in it but it was really short disappointedly short I wish that the full book was read with that voice.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Rallysandall
    1/5/15
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    "Great"

    Great that it's only a hour and half long. Great that it's packed with useful information. Great that it was in the sale x

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mat
    Wilmslow
    6/22/14
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    "Short but Very Sweet"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. This book is long enough to explain the method but short enough to get you fired up into taking action.


    What other book might you compare Awaken the Giant Within to, and why?

    This is a short version of alot of the books that I read. Also, Anthony Robbins is very like Jim Rohn when he speaks. He is, however, very much unique and his presentation - in my opinion - is amazing. My mentor.


    What about Anthony Robbins’s performance did you like?

    His delivery and passion could sell absolutely anything.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    His story about how he cried, believing that his life was worthless - then not too many years later when he arrived at his seminar and thousands of people were fighting to see him. Result!


    Any additional comments?

    If you want to change your life or any aspect of it - listen to this. It is the shortest self-development audiobook - but the strongest to get you motivated to make more progress and develop a plan to succeed.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • N. Drennan
    Cheshire , England
    9/20/16
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    "Strategy quite good but needs the book"

    I listened to the audio book version of this but it was tricky to follow the detail . Some of the ideas are a little far fetched and over positive. I would think a lot of people would be a little disappointed with this presentation. I have ordered the book as well so hopefully this will be better.
    The overall 5 steps are solid but there are so many much better motivational products .

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Joseph
    9/7/16
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    "very usfull"

    Mr Robinson has done very well in creating this audio work, which provides the tools to get whatever you desire in life. I would heartily recommend it to anyone who wants to go somewerw in their life of or to over come some great obstacle like depression.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • elliot
    9/5/16
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    "Short but worth it!"

    It's a shame it's not the full book. I would've happily sat and listened to it all. Still it's worth getting it to start your journey. I feel positive enough to be writing a review after listening to it. I never write reviews :)

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • craigyb
    8/29/16
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    "To the point"

    Concise, informative and engaging. Tony Robbins is a great narrator in what is an excellent self help book, even if the production and music are a little cheesy and over the top.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Adam
    8/19/16
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    "Life changing"

    loved the journey I went on whilst following the instructions, and filled with such excitement for what I can now achieve. Everyone should read this book

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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