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  • The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur

  • The Tell-it-Like-it-is Guide to Cleaning Up in Business, Even if You Are at the End of Your Roll
  • By: Mike Michalowicz
  • Narrated by: Mike Michalowicz
  • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 666
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 592
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 590

"Never started a company before? Struggling with little or no cash? Have no experience, no baseline to judge your progress against? Thank God! You've got a shot at making this work." So says Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, a business book that is so uniquely useful, so raw and entertaining, it reads like the brainchild of Steve Jobs and Chris Rock.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just what this 60 year old needed to renegade.

  • By John on 09-12-16

Toilet humour never smelled so sweet

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-05-18

I really enjoyed his pumpkin planning book and this one is every bit as good! Thanks for another inspiring read!

  • Steven Spielberg

  • A Biography
  • By: Joseph McBride
  • Narrated by: Edward Lewis
  • Length: 20 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 39

The most successful director in movie history, Steven Spielberg has been responsible for such box-office blockbusters as Jurassic Park, Jaws, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and the Indiana Jones trilogy. And yet throughout much of his career, Spielberg's work has been undervalued by critics who have questioned his emotional maturity and intellectual seriousness. It was not until he made Schindler's List in 1993 that he was widely recognized as a serious filmmaker.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Out of date but nevertheless interesting.

  • By Chelsea on 10-30-14

Disappointing

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-25-17

The only redeeming element of this biography was the subject of the biography. The delivery was monotone, it included way too much psychology and like all of us Spielberg is more than just his faith and his relationship with his parents. Plus, the reviews of his films were arbitrary and close minded.

  • The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume II: Alone, 1932-1940: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume II: Alone, 1932-1940

  • By: William Manchester
  • Narrated by: Richard Brown
  • Length: 36 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,451
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,170
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,167

This second volume in William Manchester's three-volume biography of Winston Churchill challenges the assumption that Churchill's finest hour was as a wartime leader. During the years 1932-1940, he was tested as few men are. Pursued by creditors (at one point he had to put up his home for sale), he remained solvent only by writing an extraordinary number of books and magazine articles.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Senseless change of narrators

  • By S. Horn on 12-12-11

Just wonderful!

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Reviewed: 09-15-17

This is my second time listening to the series. Couldn't be better! Well read and narrated.

  • Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

  • By: Al Franken
  • Narrated by: Al Franken
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14,849
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13,719
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13,577

Al Franken, Giant of the Senate is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty funny in retrospect. It's a book about what happens when the nation's foremost progressive satirist gets a chance to serve in the United States Senate and, defying the low expectations of the pundit class, actually turns out to be good at it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I was reading this when the allegations against Franken came out

  • By Fruitsalad200 on 12-10-17

Great Read!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-16-17

One of the best books I've ever heard. Thank you for reading it yourself and reading it so well! Many great sections but the most thrilling was reading about how you do fundraising calls.

  • The Automatic Customer

  • Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry
  • By: John Warrillow
  • Narrated by: Don Hagen
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 732
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 638
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 632

The lifeblood of your business is repeat customers. But customers can be fickle, markets shift, and competitors are ruthless. So how do you ensure a steady flow of repeat business? The secret--no matter what industry you're in--is finding and keeping automatic customers. These days virtually anything you need can be purchased through a subscription, with more convenience than ever before.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, bad reader

  • By J. Rodriguez on 02-25-16

Excellent business book!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-20-16

I don't typically believe in perfect ratings. This was a great read with insightful and informative examples. It was humorous and extremely well narrated. I've listened to it twice.

  • The King of California

  • J.G. Boswell and the Making of a Secret American Empire
  • By: Mark Arax, Rick Wartzman
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 19 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 65

J. G. Boswell was the biggest farmer in America. He built a secret empire while thumbing his nose at nature, politicians, labor unions, and every journalist who ever tried to lift the veil on the ultimate "factory in the fields". The King of California is the previously untold account of how a Georgia slave-owning family migrated to California in the early 1920s, drained one of America 's biggest lakes in an act of incredible hubris and carved out the richest cotton empire in the world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good book about the southern San Joaquin

  • By Alice H on 05-03-15

Confusing!

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2 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-07-16

The Boswell story is interesting but this book tries to be everything but a conventional biography. It's about JG Boswell but also his uncle and the whole family. That's fine but it also tries to illuminate the migratory worker struggle and technical aspects of agriculture. It's all over the place and is not bound at all by chronology. It was tough to finish!

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  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

  • Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
  • By: Stephen R. Covey
  • Narrated by: Stephen R. Covey
  • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,807
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,720
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,650

Stephen R. Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has been a top seller for the simple reason that it ignores trends and pop psychology for proven principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity. Celebrating its 15th year of helping people solve personal and professional problems, this special anniversary edition includes a new foreword and afterword written by Covey that explore whether the 7 Habits are still relevant and answer some of the most common questions he has received over the past 15 years.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I did not expect to like this book

  • By Michael on 04-23-17

Love it!

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 06-24-16

Regularly listen to this; it's the best book on personal development ever written! I highly recommend it for anyone wanting to learn about character!