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  • Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't, by Jim Collins

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  • By: Instaread
  • Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
  • Length: 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 163
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    3.5 out of 5 stars 139
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    3 out of 5 stars 138

What does it take to make something - an activity, a work of art, a company - great? What are the factors that distinguish the merely good from the truly great? In Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't, Jim Collins offers insight into what makes a business truly great....

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  • BEWARE, this is not the actual book, Good to Great

  • By Big Red Dog on 05-27-18

Good to great

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Reviewed: 02-04-18

Great synopsis of book. The summary gives insight to how to implement ideas to improve an organization.

  • Between the World and Me

  • By: Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Narrated by: Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17,295
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    5 out of 5 stars 15,567
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    5 out of 5 stars 15,481

"This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it." In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation's history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of "race", a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and men.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Heartfelt Self-aware Literary Masterpiece

  • By T Spencer on 07-30-15

Excellent book

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Reviewed: 12-04-15

This book is a very well-written and it is an education on father passing mantle to his African American son. It lets us know we have to be who we are no matter where on this we are.