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Dave Berkey

Nappanee, IN, US
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  • The Greatest Salesman in the World, Part II: The End of the Story

  • By: Og Mandino
  • Narrated by: Ryan Parish
  • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

At last, the world will discover what happens to the greatest salesman when he finally emerges from his lonely retirement to commence a new career. At first, he finds failure - until he receives a special gift from someone he has not seen in half a century. He then returns triumphantly to his homeland to write his own 10 vows of success to be shared with all who seek a better life - including you. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • the prayer at the end is worth the book

  • By Dave Berkey on 03-11-19

the prayer at the end is worth the book

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Reviewed: 03-11-19

I much prefer the first book over this one. the story and the reader paled greatly in comparison. however, I am most grateful for the prayer at the end of chapter 18 and for that prayer alone i am grateful I completed this book

  • The Slow Professor

  • Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy
  • By: Maggie Berg, Barbara K. Seeber
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
  • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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    3.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

The corporatisation of the contemporary university has sped up the clock. In The Slow Professor, Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber discuss how adopting the principles of the Slow movement in academic life can counter this erosion of humanistic education. Focusing on the individual faculty member and his or her own professional practice, Berg and Seeber present both an analysis of the culture of speed in the academy and ways of alleviating stress while improving teaching, research, and collegiality.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great resource and encouraging

  • By Dave Berkey on 01-10-19

Great resource and encouraging

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Reviewed: 01-10-19

The Sloow Professor is in easy read, filled with thoughtful reflections,and a positive tone making it a greatly enjoyable read.

  • The Gift of Being Yourself

  • The Sacred Call to Self-Discovery
  • By: David G. Benner
  • Narrated by: David Cochran Heath
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 128

In this profound exploration of Christian identity, psychologist and spiritual director David G. Benner illuminates the spirituality of self-discovery. He exposes the false selves that you may hide behind and calls you to discover the true self that emerges from your uniqueness in Christ.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Read

  • By brazilianMoM on 11-04-17

good book to help you stay in a good path

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Reviewed: 01-19-18

good book to help you stay in a good path or get to one you were made for.

  • All the Places to Go...How Will You Know?

  • God Has Placed Before You an Open Door. What Will You Do?
  • By: John Ortberg
  • Narrated by: Todd Busteed
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64

In All the Places to Go...How Will You Know?, best-selling author John Ortberg opens our eyes to the countless doors God places before us every day, teaches us how to recognize them, and gives us the encouragement to step out in faith and embrace all of the extraordinary opportunities that await.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really enjoyed this!

  • By Tobi Florence on 07-20-16

interesting and foundational ideas

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Reviewed: 12-09-17

I looked the style and the content. it is honest and gives you the opportunity to look at your pathway to see if there are changes to be made in the way you are thinking.

  • Tuesdays with Morrie

  • 20th Anniversary Edition
  • By: Mitch Albom
  • Narrated by: Mitch Albom
  • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,009
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,558
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,552

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient, and wise who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly 20 years ago. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom the way you once did when you were younger? Mitch Albom had that second chance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Once you learn how to die, you learn how to live

  • By AudioAddict on 04-17-16

great way to work through the death of a loved one

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Reviewed: 12-04-17

A struggle to go through, but a kind of healing pain. I did not agree with every idea but well worth the struggle.

  • The Seven Decision

  • Understanding the Keys to Personal Success
  • By: Andy Andrews
  • Narrated by: Andy Andrews
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 607
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 517
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 516

Seeking out what separates the ordinary life from the extraordinary, Andrews has spent much of his life dissecting countless biographies and spending time with some of the most successful people on the planet in an effort to understand the principles that propel them toward greatness. The result: seven simple principles that - when applied consistently - render extraordinary lives. Through his entertaining, down-to-earth style, Andrews introduces these principles and offers all the tools necessary to make lasting changes in your life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An annual read to keep my mind sharp

  • By MOE on 09-08-15

Great Patten to follow.

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Reviewed: 10-14-17

If you are looking for a process for growth you should consider this book and it's principles.

  • The Ideal Team Player

  • How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues: A Leadership Fable
  • By: Patrick M. Lencioni
  • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
  • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,237
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,848
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,835

In The Ideal Team Player, Lencioni tells the story of Jeff Shanley, a leader desperate to save his uncle's company by restoring its cultural commitment to teamwork. Jeff must crack the code on the virtues that real team players possess and then build a culture of hiring and development around those virtues. Beyond the fable, Lencioni presents a practical framework and actionable tools for identifying, hiring, and developing ideal team players.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lot of talk about a simple concept

  • By Andrea on 09-05-16

Great resources from a great coach.

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Reviewed: 08-16-16

The story is a great example of wisdom applied to our every day. it it with the time to read and implement.