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  • The Laws of Human Nature

  • By: Robert Greene
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael, Robert Greene
  • Length: 28 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,293
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,888
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,874

Robert Greene is a master guide for millions of listeners, distilling ancient wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding, and mastery. Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves. Whether at work, in relationships, or in shaping the world around you, The Laws of Human Nature offers brilliant tactics for success, self-improvement, and self-defense.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tempo is key! (1.25X)

  • By James Hawkins on 11-12-18

Must for anyone who runs a business

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Reviewed: 12-24-18

This book came at a perfect time in my life and helped identify activity that was affecting my life. It’s must to be able to protect yourself and your enterprise from wrong people. Must for everyone.

  • Bad Blood

  • Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
  • By: John Carreyrou
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 21,446
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 19,499
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 19,458

In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose start-up “unicorn” promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood testing significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fund-raising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion, putting Holmes’ worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn’t work.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Shocking story of a meteoric rise and fall

  • By Jeff Koeppen on 08-14-18

Great story about Theranos culture of lies

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 05-27-18

I really enjoyed the story, and all the insight it has provided into Silicon Valley and Start Ups. Honest, raw and informative with a close look of valley culture and biases even the most experienced have.

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  • A Selfish Plan to Change the World

  • Finding Big Purpose in Big Problems
  • By: Justin Dillon
  • Narrated by: Justin Dillon
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79

What if your search for meaning could solve the world's problems? What if everything you are passionate about could save a life or change history? Justin Dillon argues it can, and A Selfish Plan to Change the World shows how. In this paradigm-shifting new book, Dillon - the founder of Slavery Footprint and Made in a Free World - reveals the secret to a life of deep and lasting significance: the discovery that our need for meaning is inextricably linked to the needs of the world.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Inspiring story, but mistitled

  • By M. S. Boldrick on 12-07-17

One of my favorite.

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Reviewed: 12-30-17

Really enjoyed the stories and message, and can really relate with most of the ideas.