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  • Fanatical Prospecting

  • The Ultimate Guide for Starting Sales Conversations and Filling the Pipeline by Leveraging Social Selling, Telephone, E-Mail, and Cold Calling
  • By: Jeb Blount
  • Narrated by: Jeb Blount, Jeremy Arthur
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,529
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,081

Fanatical Prospecting gives salespeople, sales leaders, entrepreneurs, and executives a practical, eye-opening guide that clearly explains the why and how behind the most important activity in sales and business development: prospecting. The brutal fact is that the number one reason for failure in sales is an empty pipe, and the root cause of an empty pipeline is the failure to consistently prospect.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fanatically impressed!

  • By Michael on 08-17-16

Awesome book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-18-17

Great ideas with practical take always. Ideal for any startup founder, entrepreneur or business professional. Know it or not, you are in sales, so you might as well be as effective at it as possible.

  • Digital Gold

  • Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money
  • By: Nathaniel Popper
  • Narrated by: Robert Fass
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,641
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,447
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,440

A New York Times technology and business reporter charts the dramatic rise of Bitcoin and the fascinating personalities who are striving to create a new global money for the Internet age.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Informative, but dry

  • By Tomer on 05-10-16

Great BitStory!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-19-16

Interesting, enjoyable and informative. This is history in the making, a great primer on the early days of Bitcoin.

  • 6 Months to 6 Figures

  • By: Peter J. Voogd
  • Narrated by: Peter J. Voogd
  • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,009
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,345
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,320

Peter Voogd, who has been labeled the leading authority for Gen Y leadership, reveals the exact strategies he's used to go from dead broke to over six figures within six months. Peter has trained over 4,000 entrepreneurs, and built an eight-million-dollar sales organization by age 27. If you're one of the select few who are serious about success, this book will change the game for you, regardless of what industry you're in.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not much different from others like it...

  • By Martin on 05-04-15

Not just a motivational how to.

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

Reviewed: 04-27-15

More than a motivational how to Peter has put together a number of actionable tactics that can effectively help anyone achieve increased performance. Make no mistake this young man knows what he's talking about.

  • The Art of Learning

  • An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance
  • By: Josh Waitzkin
  • Narrated by: Josh Waitzkin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,474
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,927
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,924

The Art of Learning takes listeners through Waitzkin's unique journey to excellence. He explains in clear detail how a well-thought-out, principled approach to learning is what separates success from failure. Waitzkin believes that achievement, even at the championship level, is a function of a lifestyle that fuels a creative, resilient growth process.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good overview with interesting backdrop

  • By James on 06-15-14

Awesome!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-25-15

A must read/listen for life learners, entrepreneurs, and competitors. Actually any and everyone that wants to improve the quality of life.
Well read w/ conviction and empathy by Josh. Includes some cool Q&A at the end w/ Tim Ferriss.

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  • Bold

  • How to Go Big, Make Bank, and Better the World
  • By: Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler
  • Narrated by: Steven Kotler
  • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,150
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,706
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,688

Bold is a radical, how-to guide for using exponential technologies, moonshot thinking, and crowd-powered tools to create extraordinary wealth while also positively impacting the lives of billions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By SiuMoi on 02-20-15

The Best Book for Exponential Entrepreneurs

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-17-15

Would you listen to Bold again? Why?

I have listened to it three times already. I usually alternate listening to the best books I've read to new ones by thought leaders. "Bold" not only makes bold claims, but supports these claims with real world examples and the best assortment of practical DIY implementation tips that will help anybody turn a crazy idea into an amazing breakthrough.
Every entrepreneur who wishes to succeed should strive to make "Bold" part of their DNA.

What other book might you compare Bold to and why?

I have not read or listened to one work that so completely and accurately describes the new rules for innovation in business. The closest would be a combination of "Start with Why", "Scrum", "Scaling Up", "Traction" and "The Lean Startup". I'd guess it's more like their first book "Abundance" which will be my next read, right after I launch. This is a great book to help entrepreneurs grow exponentially.

Which character – as performed by Steven Kotler – was your favorite?

(Amazon/Audible needs to create a better algorithm to to determine what questions to ask.)
However, Kotler speaking on behalf of Diamandis did provide many great examples of Innovators who went Bold. From Tesla, to Musk and Jobs to Branson, all I already knew about but were still enjoyable to listen to. Diamandis' experiences and thoughts on 3D printing, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, Xprize and Singularity University are perhaps the best.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

"Moved" no, but Motivated yes. Several times I had to stop to take notes and unlike many other great books this one not only motivates and inspires but also provides great calls to action.

Any additional comments?

If your looking for something to not only inspire you and your team to make bold moves, but to also provide great processes and strategies to execute read "Bold" today!

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