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  • The Book of Job | Alex Goldberg

    The Book of Job

    • UNABRIDGED (42 mins)
    • By Alex Goldberg
    • Narrated By Ralph Lister
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    The Book of Job is the first document in history to take seriously the question of why really bad things happen to really good people. Alexander Goldberg’s eight-part ebook explores who Job was, why he matters, and what his story has to teach us about the nature of belief and of life.

  • Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader | Brent Schlender,Rick Tetzeli

    Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader

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    • By Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli
    • Narrated By George Newbern
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    There have been many books - on a large and small scale - about Steve Jobs, one of the most famous CEOs in history. But this book is different from all the others. Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the existing myth and stereotypes about Steve Jobs. The conventional, one-dimensional view of Jobs is that he was half genius, half jerk from youth, an irascible and selfish leader who slighted friends and family alike.

    Douglas Vincent says: "Contextual, Insightful, Inspiring"
  • The Book of Job: When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person | Harold S. Kushner

    The Book of Job: When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person

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    • By Harold S. Kushner
    • Narrated By Harold S. Kushner
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    The story of Job is one of unjust things happening to a good man. Yet after losing everything, Job - though confused, angry, and questioning God - refuses to reject his faith, although he challenges some central aspects of it. Rabbi Harold S. Kushner examines the questions raised by Job's experience, questions that have challenged wisdom seekers and worshippers for centuries. What kind of God permits such bad things to happen to good people? Why does God test loyal followers? Can a truly good God be all-powerful?

    David says: "Insightful, informative and interesting"
  • Steve Jobs | Walter Isaacson

    Steve Jobs

    • ABRIDGED (9 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated By Dylan Baker
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    Based on more than 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years - as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues - Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.

    David says: "Don't bother with the abridged version"
  • Steve Jobs. La Biografía | Walter Isaacson

    Steve Jobs. La Biografía

    • UNABRIDGED (27 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated By Roberto Medina
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    La biografía definitiva de Steve Jobs, el fundador de Apple, escrita con su colaboración.Tras más de cuarenta entrevistas con Steve Jobs y con un centenar de personas de su entorno, familiares, amigos, adversarios y colegas, esta es la biografía definitiva de uno de los iconos indiscutibles de nuestro tiempo, del genio cuya creatividad, energía y perfeccionismo revolucionaron seis industrias: informática, películas de animación, música, teléfonos, tabletas y edición digital.Cuando el mundo buscaba cómo construir las bases de una economía digital, Jobs fue un símbolo de la inventiva.

    Erin says: "Genial"
  • Design Is a Job | Mike Monteiro

    Design Is a Job

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    • By Mike Monteiro
    • Narrated By Mike Monteiro
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    Co-founder of Mule Design and raconteur Mike Monteiro wants to help you do your job better. From contracts to selling design, from working with clients to working with each other, this brief book is packed with knowledge you can't afford not to know.

    Oliver says: "Brilliant, bright and extremely useful."
  • iWoz: How I Invented the Personal Computer and Had Fun Along the Way | Steve Wozniak,Gina Smith

    iWoz: How I Invented the Personal Computer and Had Fun Along the Way

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    • By Steve Wozniak, Gina Smith
    • Narrated By Patrick Lawlor
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    Before cell phones that fit in the palm of your hand and slim laptops that fit snugly into briefcases, computers were like strange, alien vending machines. They had cryptic switches, punch cards, and pages of encoded output. But in 1975, a young engineering wizard named Steve Wozniak had an idea: What if you combined computer circuitry with a regular typewriter keyboard and a video screen?

    Jean says: "Interesting look at the early days of the p.c."
  • The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich | Timothy Ferriss

    The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

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    • By Timothy Ferriss
    • Narrated By Ray Porter
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    The 4 Hour Work Week explains what a lifestyle entrepreneur is and why you should want to become one. It teaches you how to "kill" your job and design a life, the 80/20 rule and how it increases productivity, how to replace your dreams with goals, and more. Listeners can lead a rich life by working only four hours a week, freeing up the rest of their time to spend it living the lives they want.

    Tim says: "Some good ideas but, not so sure. . ."
  • The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New Generation | Jay Elliot,William L. Simon

    The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New Generation

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    • By Jay Elliot, William L. Simon
    • Narrated By Christopher Hurt
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    In iLeadership, Jay Elliot gives the listener the opportunity of seeing Steve Jobs as only his closest associates have ever seen him, and to learn what has made him - and the mystique of his management style - capable of creating tools so extraordinary that they have remade three industries and have transformed the way we create, consume, and communicate with each other.

    David says: "a man who actually worked with Jobs"
  • Steve Jobs | Walter Isaacson

    Steve Jobs

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated By Lemmy Constantine
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    A partir d'une quarantaine d'interviews exclusives et de multiples rencontres avec sa famille, ses proches, ses collaborateurs comme ses concurrents, Walter Isaacson a reconstitué d'une façon magistrale la vie, l'œuvre et la vision du monde d'un des plus grands innovateurs de notre XXIe siècle qui a su allier le plus haut degré de technicité avec le raffinement esthétique.

  • How to Find Your Dream Job: Proven Strategies for Finding & Securing Your Dream Job Fast, Book 1 | Ian Todd

    How to Find Your Dream Job: Proven Strategies for Finding & Securing Your Dream Job Fast, Book 1

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    • By Ian Todd
    • Narrated By Phil Rybinski
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    Are you in a job which does not fulfil you, does not show you enough respect, does not give enough career opportunities, or does not pay you enough? Or perhaps you are unemployed and finding it difficult to get onto the job ladder? Ian Todd gives you real, practical advice in the third edition of this best-selling book.

  • Time Bandit: Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World's Deadliest Jobs | Andy Hillstrand,Johnathan Hillstrand,Malcolm MacPherson

    Time Bandit: Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World's Deadliest Jobs

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Andy Hillstrand, Johnathan Hillstrand, Malcolm MacPherson
    • Narrated By William Dufris
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    The Time Bandit is the fishing vessel that Andy and Johnathan Hillstrand use to hook the "deadliest catch", Alaskan king crabs and opilio crabs, in the Bering Sea, a dangerous body of water that can steal years from a fisherman's life. In pursuit of their daily catch, the brothers brave ice floes and heaving 60-foot waves, gusting winds of 80 miles per hour, unwieldy and unpredictable half-ton steel crab traps, and an injury rate of almost 100-percent.

    There are fewer than 400 fishermen of this kind in the U.S., and early death is a common fate. But the Hillstrand brothers are drawn to the drama and adventure of life on the high seas - this is their world.

    Andrew says: "Much Better Then I Had Expected"
  • Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different | Karen Blumenthal

    Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

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    • By Karen Blumenthal
    • Narrated By Sean Runnette
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    From the start, his path was never predictable. Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth, dropped out of college after one semester, and at the age of 20, created Apple in his parents' garage with his friend Steve Wozniack. Then came the core and hallmark of his genius - his exacting insistence on perfection, his counterculture life approach, and his level of taste and style that pushed all boundaries.

    Peter says: "Like Cliff's Notes to the Issacson book"
  • FREE Recession Proof Graduate: How to Land the Job You Want by Doing Free Work | Charlie Hoehn

    FREE Recession Proof Graduate: How to Land the Job You Want by Doing Free Work

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    • By Charlie Hoehn
    • Narrated By Ray Chase
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    Recession-Proof Graduate is a wildly popular career guide that's been downloaded over 150,000 times. This audiobook is frequently shared among students, teachers, parents, counselors, freelancers, and entrepreneurs. It's been integrated in the coursework at a number of universities, given away as a graduation gift, and translated to Italian. When I changed my strategy, I landed a handful of dream gigs, got to work with amazing people like Tim Ferriss and Ramit Sethi, and found myself turning down multiple paid job offers.

    Megan Hewins says: "Hit and Miss"
  • 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions | Ron Fry

    101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions

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    • By Ron Fry
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    You look good. Your resume is impressive. You fit the job description perfectly. But that's not enough to get the job you want. You need 101 Great Answers before you walk through the door.

    Floor says: "Great cram session for an interview!"
  • How to Enjoy Your Life and Your Job | Dale Carnegie

    How to Enjoy Your Life and Your Job

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    • By Dale Carnegie
    • Narrated By Rick Turner
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    Even if you love your job, you probably have days when almost nothing goes right. Collecting the most inspirational passages from his landmark mega-best sellers How to Win Friends and Influence People and How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, Dale Carnegie's How to Enjoy Your Life and Your Job will help you create a new approach to life and get the most out of yourself - all the time.

    Vicky says: "just a repeat"
  • Joy at Work: A Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job | Dennis W. Bakke

    Joy at Work: A Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job

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    • By Dennis W. Bakke
    • Narrated By Dennis W. Bakke
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    Imagine a company where people love coming to work and are highly productive on a daily basis. Imagine a company whose top executives, in a quest to create the most "fun" workplace ever, obliterate labor-management divisions and push decision-making responsibility down to the plant floor. Could such a company compete in today's bottom-line corporate world? Could it even turn a profit?

    A. Miksovsky says: "wordy, hard to listen to"
  • The Palace Job | Patrick Weekes

    The Palace Job

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    • By Patrick Weekes
    • Narrated By Justine Eyre
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    Loch is seeking revenge. It would help if she wasn’t in jail. The plan: To steal a priceless elven manuscript that once belonged to her family, but is now in the hands of the most powerful man in the Republic. To do so, Loch - former soldier, former prisoner, and current fugitive - must assemble a crack team of magical misfits that includes a cynical illusionist, a shape shifting unicorn, a repentant death priestess, a talking magical war hammer, and a lad with seemingly no skills.

    julienne says: "YOU HAVE GOT TO READ THIS"
  • Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs | Carmine Gallo

    Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs

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    • By Carmine Gallo
    • Narrated By Sean Mangan
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    In The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs, best-selling author Carmine Gallo reveals the qualities that make the Apple co-founder the most innovative leader in business today. Each principle is backed with research, quotes, and first-person interviews with experts and business leaders, as well as specific ideas for applying those principles to every business, large or small.

    A User says: "Good summary of Steve's approach. Sort of."
  • 25 Things to Say to the Interviewer to Get the Job You Want | Dexter Hawk

    25 Things to Say to the Interviewer to Get the Job You Want

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    • By Dexter Hawk
    • Narrated By Lloyd James
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    If you're looking for a job that lets you do what you're good at and pays you what you're worth, listen to this book. And if you want to make your dreams come true, listen to it over and over again.

    Jack says: "I worry less now"
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