From the best-selling, prize-winning author of The Last Tycoons and House of Cards, a revelatory history of Goldman Sachs, the most dominant, feared, and controversial investment bank in the world. William D. Cohan has constructed a vivid narrative that looks behind the veil of secrecy to reveal how Goldman has become so profitable - and so powerful.
"Much better than expected"
From a master chronicler of legal and financial misconduct, a magnificent investigation nine years in the making, this book traces the political intrigue and inner workings of the Catholic Church. Decidedly not about faith, belief in God, or religious doctrine, this audiobook is about the church's accumulation of wealth and its byzantine entanglements with financial markets across the world.
"Scandalous and eye opening"
Twitter seems like a perfect start-up success story. In barely six years, a small group of young, ambitious programmers in Silicon Valley built an $11.5 billion business out of the ashes of a failed podcasting company. Today Twitter boasts more than 200 million active users and has affected business, politics, media, and other fields in innumerable ways.
"A Shakespearean Drama"
The Prize recounts the panoramic history of oil, and the struggle for wealth and power that has always surrounded oil. This struggle has shaken the world economy, dictated the outcome of wars, and transformed the destiny of men and nations. The Prize is as much a history of the 20th-century as of the oil industry itself.
"major let down"
Blood, Money, & Power exposes the secret, high-level conspiracy in Texas that led to President John F. Kennedy’s death and the succession of Lyndon B. Johnson as president in 1963. Attorney Barr McClellan, a former member of L.B.J.’s legal team, uses hundreds of newly released documents, including insider interviews, court papers, and the Warren Commission, to illuminate the maneuvers, payoffs, and power plays that revolved around the assassination of Kennedy and to expose L.B.J.’s involvement in the murder plot.
"The Closest We'll Get to a Texas Insider's Version"
John Piper shows us the blazing glory of Christ and urges us to set him as the sun at the center of our personal solar systems, so that each area of our life might orbit in the way it was designed to. When Christ is our supreme treasure, we are able to keep money, sex, and power in their proper place, enjoying them and glorifying God with them instead of rejecting them or worshiping them.
"Like heart surgery"
Against the background of an age that saw the rebirth of ancient and classical learning, Paul Strathern explores the intensely dramatic rise and fall of the Medici family in Florence as well as the Italian Renaissance, which they did so much to sponsor and encourage. Interwoven into the narrative are the lives of many of the great Renaissance artists with whom the Medici had dealings, including Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Donatello as well as scientists like Galileo and Pico della Mirandola.
"An Intriguing Lens on the Renaissance"
The author of the number-one New York Times best seller The Love Playbook, La La Anthony is again opening up her playbook to share her no-nonsense advice. La La is a self-made entrepreneur with a successful fashion line, a cosmetics company, a reality show, and a budding acting career to her credit. From humble beginnings, she created a career that she loves through sheer determination and hard work, and now she shares her hard-won wisdom on how her listeners can do the same.
This volume includes: "The End of Financial Folly" by Bill Hybels: Whether Christians will tithe to God reveals much about them. "Treasure Versus Money" by Timothy J. Keller: When we hold Jesus as our treasure, we can break the power of money. "What Do You Need to Be Happy?" by Francis Chan: When we give everything to Christ, we discover the secret of being content. "Miriam, Aaron, and the Green-Eyed Monster" by Nancy Beach: We often think of envy as a "petty" sin, but God clearly shows his anger about envy in this story.
"A must read"
Why is it that women, who are so competent in all other areas of their lives, cannot find the same competence when it comes to matters of money? Suze Orman investigates the complicated, dysfunctional relationship women have with money in this groundbreaking new audiobook. With her signature mix of insight, compassion, and soul-deep recognition, she equips women with the financial knowledge and emotional awareness to overcome the blocks that have kept them from making more out of the money they make.
"Kinda sexist and antiquated. Not a how to book."
Use the Law of Attraction to bring money and abundance into your life and get motivated with Money, Wealth, and Power: Hypnosis and Subliminal Affirmations, by world renowned hypnotherapist, Erick Brown. This collection of hypnosis recordings includes four full-length programs specifically designed to boost your confidence and motivation to start achieving the life you want.
"first self help"
Make your money work for you, whether you're working or not! Create more wealth and financial security fast with the kind of income that comes to you! "Passive income" is money that is generated automatically and regularly, from a source or multiple sources other than your 9-to-5 job.
Prayer is crucial in the exercise of faith. It is the lifeline of believers to God. To please God, believers should pray with the right motivation and understanding of what prayer really is. With a good understanding of the deep meanings of prayer, this spiritual exercise can be a powerful tool. Prayer is an act of connecting with God. God loves fellowshipping with his people, but such cannot take place unless someone falls on his knees and begins communicating with him.
Stop wondering why you're not rich yet! Find manifest power by taking a look in the mirror. What if you are the only difference between wealth and poverty?Did you know you could be subconsciously blocking your own wealth? No one wants to believe it - but what if it's actually true?
"A must listen, will certainly open your mind and help you achieve more than you ever dreamed!"
"Must read for woman who has children."
Stephen Pierce took that same advice a decade ago and quickly became a multimillionaire as a result. And right now, those same opportunities to supplement your income - or even replace and increase your income - are available to you.
"More Money, My LIFE!"
Here is a sneak peak of what you'll learn in Law of Attraction: The secrets to getting the universe to actually respond, why positive thinking doesn't work, real strategies for attracting what you really want, why you are not succeeding with the law of attraction, and much more!
"You need to love yourself first..."
If you are looking for a way to achieve more money, power and respect using the Law of Attraction, this book has everything you need. The Law of Attraction is one of the most powerful universal forces you will ever come across. The truth is that you create your own reality every moment of every day depending on what you focus on.
"Recomended to all"
The plot to assassinate President John F. Kennedy has been shrouded in secrecy and deceit, leading most Americans to doubt the veracity of the Warren Commission's findings. Now, after forty years, Barr McClellan exposes the secret, high-level conspiracy in Texas that led to Kennedy's death and L.B.J.'s succession as President.
"An Informative, Intriguing...Excrutiating listen"
Since 2006, Twitter has grown from 100 obsessive users to more than 500 million today - over 32 million of those in the UK alone. But how did such a radical transformation happen in just five years, and what does it mean for business, politics and the internet?
"Intriguing & dramatic"