Josh Kaufman
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Josh Kaufman

Josh Kaufman is the author of three bestselling books: "The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business", "The First 20 Hours: How to Learn Anything... Fast!", and "How to Fight a Hydra: Face Your Fears, Pursue Your Ambitions, and Become the Hero You Are Destined to Be."

Josh's research focuses on business, entrepreneurship, skill acquisition, productivity, creativity, applied psychology, and practical wisdom.

Josh has been featured as the #1 bestselling author in Business & Money, as ranked by Amazon.com.

"The Personal MBA" has been featured as the #1 bestseller in Business Training and Business Management on Amazon.com. The widely-acclaimed Personal MBA manifesto and business reading list has been downloaded over 3 million times by readers around the world.

"The First 20 Hours" has been featured as the #1 bestseller in Business Self-Improvement, Educational Psychology, and Personal Transformation on Amazon.com. His TEDx talk on "The First 20 Hours" has been viewed over 12 million times worldwide, putting it in the top 10 most-viewed TEDx videos and top 100 most-viewed TED talks published to date.

"How to Fight a Hydra" has been featured as the #1 bestseller in Modern Philosophy on Amazon.com.

Josh's research has been featured by The New York Times, The BBC, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Fortune, Forbes, Time, BusinessWeek, Wired, Fast Company, Financial Times, HarvardBusiness.org, The World Economic Forum, Inside Higher Ed, Lifehacker, MarketWatch, The Independent, Bloomberg TV, PBS Next Avenue, CCTV, and CNN's Sanjay Gupta MD.

Josh has been a featured speaker at The Aspen Ideas Festival, Stanford University, World Domination Summit, Pioneer Nation, Microconf, BaconBiz, Google, and IBM.

JoshKaufman.net was named one of the "Top 100 Websites for Entrepreneurs" by Forbes in 2013.

You can find his current research and writing at joshkaufman.net.

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Best Sellers

    • The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business

    • By: Josh Kaufman
    • Narrated by: Josh Kaufman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,316
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,543
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,509

    Read this book and you will learn the principles it takes most business professionals a lifetime of trial and error to master....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not an MBA, But A Damn Decent Experience.

    • By Jonny on 01-20-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • MBA Personal [Personal MBA]

    • Lo que se aprende en un MBA por el precio de un libro [What You Learn in an MBA for the Price of a Book]
    • By: Josh Kaufman
    • Narrated by: Roberto Gutiérrez-Teyssier
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Todo lo que necesita saber para dominar el arte del management, de una manera accesible y práctica. Josh Kaufman demuestra que, para triunfar, no es necesario pagar el dineral que vale un MBA....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Empiece directamente en el capítulo 3

    • By Juan Cano-Arribi Company on 03-14-19

    Regular price: $18.89

    • How to Fight a Hydra

    • By: Josh Kaufman
    • Narrated by: Josh Kaufman
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206

    In this illuminating fable, productivity expert Josh Kaufman explores the uncertainty and fear inherent in facing down any ambitious challenge, from starting a new business to completing a work of art....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A memorable listen

    • By Tom-Åge Midtbø on 10-25-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The First 20 Hours

    • How to Learn Anything... Fast!
    • By: Josh Kaufman
    • Narrated by: Josh Kaufman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 977
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 835
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 835

    In The First 20 Hours, Josh Kaufman offers a systematic approach to rapid skill acquisition: how to learn any new skill as quickly as possible....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Finished the thesis early in the book

    • By Grady on 06-16-13

    Regular price: $18.50

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