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  • Living with a SEAL

  • 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet
  • By: Jesse Itzler
  • Narrated by: Jesse Itzler
  • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,630
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,889
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,883

Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler will try almost anything. He brazenly pretended to be an established hip-hop artist to secure a meeting with a studio head - and it led to a record deal. He convinced a bunch successful business executives to invest in an unprecedented business plan - and it turned into Marquis Jet. He sincerely offered to run a 100-mile race in Spanx to get the attention of the beautiful founder of the company - and ended up marrying her.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Amusing Even For The Unabashed Couch-Potato

  • By Gillian on 04-05-18

Funniest book I’ve read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-04-18

This is by far the funniest book I have ever read(listened to). I started it and finished it without taking a break. It’s that good. You just want to see what David goggins will come up with next. Truly awesome.

  • The 50th Law

  • By: 50 Cent, Robert Greene
  • Narrated by: 50 Cent, Robert Greene
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,892
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,363
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,366

In The 50th Law, hip hop and pop culture icon 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson) joins forces with Robert Greene, best-selling author of The 48 Laws of Power, to write a "bible" for success in life and work based on a single principle: fear nothing. With intimate stories from 50 Cent's life on the streets and in the boardroom as he rose to fame after the release of his album Get Rich or Die Tryin', as well as examples of others who have overcome adversity through understanding and practicing the 50th Law.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • What an Interesting Concept

  • By Scott on 07-19-13

Great book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-30-18

There were a lot of gold nuggets in this book. Definitely worth buying. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

  • Shoe Dog

  • A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
  • By: Phil Knight
  • Narrated by: Norbert Leo Butz, Phil Knight - introduction
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 29,737
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 26,735
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 26,723

In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must listen to book- It's the perfect biz memoir

  • By Brock on 06-02-16

Amazing book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-19-18

One of the best. Try not to cry at the end. Love the struggle. Most iconic brand in history until Apple. It’s crazy how rough it was

  • The HyperLocal HyperFast Real Estate Agent: How to Dominate Your Real Estate Market in Under a Year - I Did It and So Can You!

  • By: Daniel James Lesniak
  • Narrated by: Adam Dubeau
  • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 249
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248

In The HyperLocal, HyperFast Real Estate Agent, Dan tells how he used the Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning (STP) framework to identify potential markets and choose which ones to go after and how to add massive value to the consumers in that market. This book will teach you how to use the STP framework to enter new markets or increase market share in your existing markets by adding more value to your potential clients and communicating your value proposition to the market.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Specific tips any agent can use in any market!

  • By CK West on 06-18-17

Great book

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-05-17

One of the best real estate books I've ever read. And that's not saying it lightly because I've read over a dozen. The narrator reread a lot of areas over again, as if he forgot where he was when taking a break. No big deal. Other than that. Can't rave about the book enough.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Airbnb Story

  • How Three Ordinary Guys Disrupted an Industry, Made Billions…and Created Plenty of Controversy
  • By: Leigh Gallagher
  • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 300
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 299

This is the remarkable behind-the-scenes story of the creation and growth of Airbnb, the online lodging platform that has become, in under a decade, the largest provider of accommodations in the world. At first just the wacky idea of cofounders Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia, and Nathan Blecharczyk, Airbnb has disrupted the $500 billion hotel industry, and its $30 billion valuation is now larger than that of Hilton and close to that of Marriott.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Modern Day Example of "The Innovators Dilemma"

  • By Boyd Tschaggeny on 06-17-17

Great book. Bad narrator

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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-30-17

This was a great book....really good, but I think the lady that narrated it is new. Because the first half of the book was painful listening to her. But she broke out of her trying to sound good and then just started reading it.....I know you're supposed to rate the book. But who reads it and how is just as important for an audio book.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Elon Musk

  • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
  • By: Ashlee Vance
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,422
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,696
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,621

In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs - a real-life Tony Stark - and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new makers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best of competence porn

  • By Tristan on 08-20-16

Amazing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-13-16

Great book. I think the author tried to be objective. But her tone is definitely still bias. Nonetheless, literally the best book I have read in a long time. And I read 3+ a week. I opens your eyes..... To what is possible and what is hard work. Etc

  • Jack

  • Straight from the Gut
  • By: Jack Welch, John A. Byrne
  • Narrated by: Mike Barnicle
  • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 930
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 454
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459

Jack Welch lifted GE from a conglomerate with a market value of about $12 billion to one of the world's largest and most widely-admired companies, with a market value of more than $500 billion. In Jack, the author reveals the strategies and philosophies that put him at the top.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Truly inspiring!

  • By Plato777 on 12-31-02

Great book.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-15

Loved the book. I was sad it ended. Haha. I enjoyed listening to it. Lots of awesome stories

  • The Book on Investing In Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down

  • Real Life Strategies for Investing in Real Estate Using Other People's Money
  • By: Brandon Turner
  • Narrated by: Maher Abiad
  • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,204
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,882
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,850

Don't let the contents of your wallet define your future. Discover the real life strategies that smart investors are using in today's market to invest in real estate with creativity! In The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down, active real estate investor and co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast, Brandon Turner takes readers past the hype and dives into real life strategies that investors across the world are using to invest in real estate using creativity - instead of their own cash.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brandon's Book was Awesome!!

  • By Mike on 03-22-15

Great book

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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-22-15

It was an awesome. Book. I've read quite a few real estate books and this one conveys concepts very well.

Narrator was horrible. I don't know if he just kept forgetting where he left off or what but many many many times he repeated himself 2-3 times. Very annoying.

  • The Richest Man in Babylon

  • By: George S. Clason
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,530
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,724
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,739

A modern day classic, The Richest Man in Babylon dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. These famous "Babylonian parables" offer an understanding of - and solution to - a lifetime's worth of personal financial problems, and hold the secrets to acquiring money, keeping money, and earning more money.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better Financial Control, Better Quality of Life

  • By will on 08-31-14

Repetitive.

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

Reviewed: 10-01-15

Good points. But it is the most repetitive book I've ever read(listened to). I found myself wondering if I should even finish it. That being said. It did have a few good points. Worth the 5 hours? Maybe.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Rich Dad Poor Dad

  • What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money - That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
  • By: Robert T. Kiyosaki
  • Narrated by: Tim Wheeler
  • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,006
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,346
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32,213

Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. With perspectives that often contradict conventional wisdom, Robert has earned a reputation for straight talk, irreverence and courage. He is regarded worldwide as a passionate advocate for financial education. According to Kiyosaki, "The main reason people struggle financially is because they have spent years in school but learned nothing about money."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book will re shape your finance mind

  • By Kevin P. on 08-29-17

Rich dad poor dad

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-30-15

Great book! The comparison of rich dad to poor dad really shows the way each class of people think. You make your own class with your thinking. The narrator in this audio book was extremely terrible. I often found myself getting distracted by his breathing and gasps. Either way. The good book overrides the narration.