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  • Find Out Anything from Anyone, Anytime

  • Secrets of Calculated Questioning from a Veteran Interrogator
  • By: James Pyle, Maryann Karinch
  • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
  • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 128
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    4 out of 5 stars 110
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    4 out of 5 stars 109

The secret to finding out anything you want to know is amazingly simple: Ask good questions. Most people trip through life asking bad questions - of teachers, friends, coworkers, clients, prospects, experts, and suspects. Even people trained in questioning, such as journalists and lawyers, commonly ask questions that get partial or misleading answers. People in any profession will immediately benefit by developing the skill and art of good questioning.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good book. Bad narration.

  • By Cassy on 09-04-17

insightful

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Reviewed: 01-26-19

a great resource on how to better frame questions to get clearer answers. listen to the audio at 75% speed

  • Thinking in Systems

  • A Primer
  • By: Donella H. Meadows
  • Narrated by: Tia Rider Sorensen
  • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 187
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 185

In the years following her role as the lead author of the international best seller, Limits to Growth - the first book to show the consequences of unchecked growth on a finite planet - Donella Meadows remained a pioneer of environmental and social analysis until her untimely death in 2001. Thinking in Systems is a concise and crucial book offering insight for problem-solving on scales ranging from the personal to the global. Edited by the Sustainability Institute's Diana Wright, this essential primer brings systems thinking out of the realm of computers and equations and into the tangible world....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • systems allow us to better understand the world

  • By Dan Gottesman on 12-14-18

Perfect intro into system thinking

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Reviewed: 08-09-18

really enjoyed the reader and the content. I would recommend to anyone looking to have a better understanding of why our ecosystem or world, in general, are all interconnected.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Lean Six Sigma

  • A Beginner's Guide to Understanding and Practicing Lean Six Sigma
  • By: Jim Hall, Tina Scott
  • Narrated by: Douglas Birk
  • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 65
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    4 out of 5 stars 52
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    4 out of 5 stars 52

Do you want your business processes to be more efficient and deliver greater quality products? Do you often look at how your organization functions and wish things could be better? Lean Six Sigma is much more than just a one-off event that an organization can use to make more money. If you want to satisfy your customers, improve your business processes, increase your revenue, and minimize costs, then you need to learn about Lean Six Sigma.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Reads like a boring textbook

  • By Adam R. on 02-13-18

great intro to Lean Six Sigma

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Reviewed: 01-04-18

Loved it! Looking forward to listening again. Plan to share with my team and leadership to look into adopting some of this techniques