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"
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"
This book gets right to the point by presenting powerful information that will clearly explain how you can harness the tremendous power of your spoken word to get the money, opportunities, success, or anything you want to manifest with the Law of Attraction. I have been studying the Law of Attraction for over two decades, and throughout the years, I have manifested a number of wonderful things, including lottery prizes, financial prosperity, business success, relationships, and romance.
"love it "
Trump Revealed offers the most thorough and wide-ranging examination of Donald Trump's public and private lives to date, from his upbringing in Queens and formative years at the New York Military Academy to his turbulent careers in real estate and entertainment to his astonishing rise as the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination. The book is based on the investigative reporting of more than two dozen Washington Post reporters and researchers.
"Riveting book that will polarize readers"
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.
"Inspiring, Informative, and Interesting"
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"
Michael Bloomberg is not only New York City's 108th mayor; he is a business genius and self-made billionaire. He has run the toughest city in America with an independence and show of ego that first brought him great success and eventually threatened it. Yet while Bloomberg is internationally known and admired, few people know the man behind the carefully crafted public persona.
"Not the most captivating, but a decent summary"
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"
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.
"The book was really good till it wasn't."
In this audiobook, you will learn the secrets to manifesting your dreams through your thoughts and attitude. By changing the way you think and attitude you use while thinking, you can succeed where so many others have failed. It’s not complex and anyone can do it. All you need are the four principles.
"Quick & Easy applicable steps"
Weak, corrupt, and politically unstable, the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan are dismissed as isolated and irrelevant to the outside world. But are they? This hard-hitting book argues that Central Asia is in reality a globalization leader with more extensive involvement in economics, politics, and security dynamics beyond its borders than any other world region. Yet Central Asia's international activities are mostly hidden from view, with disturbing implications for world security.
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.
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.
"Must read for woman who has children."
"Kinda sexist and antiquated. Not a how to book."
Just as the industrial capitalism of the 19th century gave way to corporate capitalism in the 20th, recent decades have witnessed corporate capitalism evolving into a new phase, which Ehrenreich calls "Third Wave Capitalism." Third Wave Capitalism is marked by apparent contradictions: Rapid growth in productivity and lagging wages; fabulous wealth for the one percent and the persistence of high levels of poverty; increases in the standard of living and increases in mental illness, and much more.
"Just shut up and listen"
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"
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!"
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!"
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.
"Good Reminder on what or Whom to treasure"
LEARN: How to make more money and save it. Do you want to make more money? Do you have a hard time saving your money? Financial Willpower will equip you with the tools needed to start improving your financial circumstances immediately. Small financial decisions today can have a major impact on your finances of tomorrow. Start making the right ones today.