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  • Power

  • Why Some People Have It - and Others Don't
  • By: Jeffrey Pfeffer
  • Narrated by: David Drummond
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 463
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 369
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 367

Brimming with counterintuitive advice, numerous examples from various countries, and surprising findings, this groundbreaking guide reveals the strategies and tactics that separate the winners from the losers. Power is a force that can be used and harnessed not only for individual gain but also for the benefit of organizations and society. Power, however, is not something that can be learned from those in charge....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Advice

  • By Douglas C. Bates on 05-03-14

Good advice but awkward narration

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3 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-13-17

I enjoyed the content of this book, it helped me make sense of some experiences.
I found the narrator very difficult to listen to. His tone and cadence was monotone without any expression.

  • Primal Leadership

  • Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence
  • By: Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, Annie McKee
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 696
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 381
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 386

Daniel Goleman's international best seller Emotional Intelligence forever changed our concept of "being smart," showing how emotional intelligence (EI) - how we handle ourselves and our relationships - can determine life success more than IQ. Now Goleman and company apply that knowledge to leadership in a must-hear presentation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This opened my eyes

  • By Mike on 10-22-07

great read for leaders wishing to grow & improve<br />

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-31-16

I loved this book. It is inspirational and filled with practical information for leaders or anyone wishing to become a leader.