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  • The Upside of Irrationality

  • The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home
  • By: Dan Ariely
  • Narrated by: Simon Jones
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,432
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In his groundbreaking book Predictably Irrational, social scientist Dan Ariely revealed the multiple biases that lead us into making unwise decisions. Now, in The Upside of Irrationality, he exposes the surprising negative and positive effects irrationality can have on our lives. Focusing on our behaviors at work and in relationships, he offers new insights and eye-opening truths about what really motivates us on the job.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not as good as the first

  • By Stephen on 06-20-10

Beautiful narration, a fun listen and thought provoking ideas

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Reviewed: 11-12-18

This is my second Dan Ariely book, I’m not sure why people said it wasn’t as good as predictably irrational and that the ideas were the same. They weren’t, this book was different, it followed the same approach but offered new areas in which it was questioning.
I like the wit and humor that goes into the style of his writing when trying to talk about scientific concepts..
I also love the voice of the narrator, he seems like Sir David Attenborough’s brother ...
I have a few more books I also bought and am looking forward to listening to them.
Keep up the awesome work Dan.. keep using this awesome narrator.. and thank you audible for such a good app :)
Lots of love from dubai :)
Shaima

  • You Are a Badass

  • How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
  • By: Jen Sincero
  • Narrated by: Jen Sincero
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,134
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Bestselling author, speaker, and world-traveling success coach Jen Sincero cuts through the din of the self-help genre with her own verbal meat cleaver in You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. In this refreshingly blunt how-to guide, Sincero serves up 27 bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, life-changing insights, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Title misrepresents tone of content

  • By Matt on 07-29-14

I loved this book! You've gotta get it!

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Reviewed: 10-01-15

I love how Jen writes and reads in such a fun and upbeat way about deep topics and really makes them easy to grasp with practical tools on how to use these concepts for personal development and growth and how to stop getting in the way of yourself. It's definitely on my top list of motivational audio books! Thank you!!