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Christa Downey

Ithaca, NY United States
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  • Dare to Lead

  • Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
  • By: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Brené Brown
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,339
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,184
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,077

Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying the emotions and experiences that give meaning to our lives, and the past seven years working with transformative leaders and teams spanning the globe. She found that leaders in organizations ranging from small entrepreneurial startups and family-owned businesses to nonprofits, civic organizations, and Fortune 50 companies all ask the same question: How do you cultivate braver, more daring leaders, and how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? This audiobook answers this question.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brené's Work Has Changed My Life

  • By Maximus on 01-12-19

Exceptional book on leadership!

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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: 10-26-18

This is the most heartfelt and practical book on leadership I've encountered. It's worth a second listen and then a third. There are pieces you can apply today whether you are currently in a leadership role or simply want to show up as your most authentic self in all aspects of life.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • We're Going to Need More Wine

  • Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True
  • By: Gabrielle Union
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Union
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,269
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13,744
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,711

In this moving collection of thought-provoking essays infused with her unique wisdom and deep humor, Union tells astonishingly personal and true stories about power, color, gender, feminism, and fame. Union tackles a range of experiences, including bullying, beauty standards and competition between women in Hollywood, growing up in white California suburbia and then spending summers with her black relatives in Nebraska, coping with crushes, puberty, and the divorce of her parents.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Latoya on 11-16-17

Great book. Engaging stories.

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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: 12-19-17

Great story teller. I could relate to some of the stories. All were fascinating. Highly recommended.

  • The Hate U Give

  • By: Angie Thomas
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 36,008
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 33,256
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 33,139

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil’s name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Book Changed My Entire Perspective

  • By Wendi on 01-14-18

incredibly engaging

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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: 11-15-17

This book was wonderful. I couldn't wait to listen each day on my commute. So relevant at this time in history.

  • The Secret

  • By: Rhonda Byrne
  • Narrated by: Rhonda Byrne
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,500
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,682
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,620

It has been passed down through the ages, highly coveted, hidden, lost, stolen, and bought for vast sums of money. Fragments of this Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. In this audiobook you will discover the Secret, and you will learn how to have, do, or be anything you want.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good for an intro to the Law of Attraction

  • By Elisabeth on 01-08-08

love it!

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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: 03-25-17

Everyone should read this book. The audible version is fantastic as well. Great advice. Very encouraging.