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  • Rich20Something

  • Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want
  • By: Daniel DiPiazza
  • Narrated by: Daniel DiPiazza
  • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189

The only guide you need to stop wasting your potential and create a kickass career you care about. Daniel DiPiazza, the young founder of the massively popular Rich20Something.com, was once a typical 20-something, logging mind-numbing hours at low-paying jobs in hopes of moving up. Then it hit him: This doesn't have to be my life. Now 28, DiPiazza has launched multiple successful businesses with zero start-up capital - simply by identifying and monetizing his skills into a career and life he loves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must read for every entrepreneur!

  • By Darren on 05-09-17

This Book might grab you, and that's a good thing!

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Reviewed: 06-28-18

Narration by the author! I don't know about you but, personally I always prefer to hear from the horse's mouth when possible.

Very good info so far. Only about a 1/3 through the book, so maybe I'll come back and update this when finished.

As far as the content, it's a great refutation of the 'traditional wisdom' when it comes to education and career. As a programmer who landed a corporate gig without a college degree, this has been a reminder of why I didn't finish college, and why I didn't go out for the corporate lifestyle (have since left to run my own company). Audio version recommended.

  • How to Build a Billion Dollar App

  • Discover the secrets of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time
  • By: George Berkowski
  • Narrated by: Christopher Ragland
  • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130

The ultimate guide to building an app-based business - now revised and updated. Apps have changed the way we communicate, shop, play, interact and travel, and their phenomenal popularity has presented possibly the biggest business opportunity in history. In How to Build a Billion Dollar App, serial tech entrepreneur George Berkowski gives you exclusive access to the secrets behind the success of the select group of apps that have achieved billion-dollar success.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • much better than I thought it would be

  • By jeremy on 02-28-18

Intriguing Content, Preferred the kindle version

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Reviewed: 06-28-18

This book has some good general info for entrepreneurs in the app space, from somebody inside the business.

After doing a lot of my own research in this space, a lot of this was a refresher for me, but there were some great gems, and as an entrepreneur I'll definitely be coming back to this book.

That all being said, personally I preferred the text version of this book, as it was easier to skip to the juicy details or sections with which I wasn't already familiar. I found the dramatic cadence of the narration a bit annoying, but hey, being an app developer and coder myself, I guess I prefer text to narration when pertaining to apps? Your mileage may vary.

  • Extreme Ownership

  • How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
  • By: Jocko Willink, Leif Babin
  • Narrated by: Jocko Willink, Leif Babin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 32,806
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,353
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29,235

An updated edition of the blockbuster best-selling leadership book that took America and the world by storm, two US Navy SEAL officers who led the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War demonstrate how to apply powerful leadership principles from the battlefield to business and life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I don't read SEAL Books...

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-21-17

Great Practical Examples

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Reviewed: 06-28-18

While the message may be one that you've heard before, what was really useful was hearing the real life stories put forth by the authors from both their military backgrounds and their consulting business. And it's a great tough-talk performance, you'll feel like you've gone through some SEAL style training after a session of listening to this.