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  • Born for This

  • How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do
  • By: Chris Guillebeau
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 640
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 581
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 582

Chris Guillebeau, the best-selling author of The $100 Start Up, has created a practical, actionable guide that can help you turn your passion into paychecks - whether within a traditional company or business, or by striking out on your own.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, terrible narrator

  • By Cloakt1 on 09-22-16

Its called Google Search

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1 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-24-18

I love reading, and when the author of "Born for This" gives book recommendations, he doesn't even get the titles of the books right. Chris Guillebeau, if you would have googled the books you recommended you would have seen you miss quoted the titles and authors. That ultimately is why I stopped reading. There is a first time for everything, and It happens on several of your recommendations.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Ninja Book Marketing Strategies

  • How to Sell More Books in 7 Days Using 7 Ninja Marketing Tactics
  • By: Tom Corson-Knowles
  • Narrated by: Greg Zarcone
  • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

You could be just seven days away from record book sales. In Ninja Book Marketing Strategies, you will learn how to attract thousands of readers with 100% free marketing strategies. Whether you're a brand new author or have been selling books by the thousands, you've never seen these book marketing strategies anywhere else. They're stealthy like a ninja, but totally legal and effective.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tips

  • By Erica Sand on 11-22-17

A must read for self publishing Authors

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-14-17

I have read many books about becoming a successful author but this one has some the most out of the box ways of marketing!

  • The Dyslexic Advantage

  • Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain
  • By: Brock l. Eide, Fernette L. Eide
  • Narrated by: Paul Costanzo
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 567
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 478
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 469

Dyslexia is almost always assumed to be an obstacle. And for one in five people who are dyslexic, it can be. Yet for millions of successful dyslexics - including astrophysicists, mystery novelists, and entrepreneurs - their dyslexic differences are the key to their success. In this paradigm-shifting book, neurolearning experts Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide describe exciting new brain science revealing that dyslexic people have unique brain structure and organization.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Has the system failed your child?

  • By Ethel on 10-17-11

Dyslexia is an Andvantage

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

Reviewed: 08-30-17

Would you listen to The Dyslexic Advantage again? Why?

Yes! I never called myself Dyslexic until finishing this book! I struggled with reading my entire life and kept it a secret. This is an amazing book!

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Dyslexic Advantage?

The facts of how Dyslexic's advice great things in future careers!

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

How it is not a disadvantage to be dyslexic. In fact, it is the greatest advantage!

Any additional comments?

This is a must read for all teachers! You can inspire the next generation to read more!

  • How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling

  • By: Frank Bettger
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 911
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 800
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 796

When Frank Bettger was 29, he was a failed insurance salesman. By the time he was 40, he owned a country estate and could have retired. What are the selling secrets that turned Bettger's life around from defeat to unparalleled success and fame as one of the highest-paid salesmen in America? The answer is inside How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling. Bettger reveals his personal experiences and explains the foolproof principles that he developed and perfected.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not just for sales!

  • By Brennan Collins on 03-15-17

Great Perspective from the underdogs side!

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

Reviewed: 08-30-17

Would you listen to How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling again? Why?

Yes I plan on using the lessons in the book to sell more!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It was an inspiring book and greatly appreciated

Any additional comments?

I think this book is essential for anyone in sales.

  • In Order to Live

  • A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom
  • By: Yeonmi Park
  • Narrated by: Eji Kim
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 632
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 581
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 586

In Order to Live is the story of Yeonmi Park's struggle to survive in the darkest, most repressive country on earth; her harrowing escape to South Korea through China's underworld of smugglers and human traffickers; and her emergence as a leading human rights activist - all before her 21st birthday.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow. What a story!

  • By Jfm on 02-01-16

Must read for anyone struggling in life!

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

Reviewed: 08-30-17

What did you love best about In Order to Live?

I fell in love with Yeonmi Park's story! I could really feel her pain and struggle! She has inspired me to read more and recommend this book to everyone!

Which character – as performed by Eji Kim – was your favorite?

Great Narration!

Any additional comments?

I really recommend this book for anyone who wants to know about North Korea!

  • Nickel and Dimed

  • On (Not) Getting By in America
  • By: Barbara Ehrenreich
  • Narrated by: Cristine McMurdo-Wallis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 994
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 506
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 501

This engrossing piece of undercover reportage has been a fixture on the New York Times best seller list since its publication. With nearly a million copies in print, Nickel and Dimed is a modern classic that deftly portrays the plight of America's working-class poor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • of COURSE she has an agenda...

  • By Melissa on 10-04-04

Don't waste your time!

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1 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-30-17

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Not sure who would enjoy this book unless you have never ever worked an entry level position. You may be able to understand the struggles of working class if you want to read about it.

What was most disappointing about Barbara Ehrenreich’s story?

That she felt her education gave her some sort of advantage over the "working class"

Any additional comments?

Don't waste your time with this book! I am serious, I only finished the book hoping it would get better at the end.... It didn't

  • APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur - How to Publish a Book

  • By: Guy Kawasaki, Shawn Welch
  • Narrated by: Lloyd Sherr
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84

APE's thesis is powerful yet simple: filling the roles of Author, Publisher, and Entrepreneur yields results that rival traditional publishing. We call this "artisanal publishing" - that is, when writers who love their craft control the publishing process and produce high-quality books. APE is 411 minutes of step-by-step, tactical advice and practical inspiration.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is Self-Publishing 101 AND 102 -- a roadmap!

  • By John P. DERMODY on 08-31-13

If your looking to self publish this is the book!

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-30-17

If you could sum up APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur - How to Publish a Book in three words, what would they be?

Publish your book! This book is the best book on self-publishing that I have read to date!

What was one of the most memorable moments of APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur - How to Publish a Book?

Great insights on how to publish a book!

What about Lloyd Sherr’s performance did you like?

Great Narration!

Any additional comments?

I bought the physical copy of the book as well so that I could use as a reference point!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Unfu*k Yourself

  • By: Gary John Bishop
  • Narrated by: Gary John Bishop
  • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,476
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,354
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,143

Are you tired of feeling f*cked up? If you are, Gary John Bishop has the answer. In this straightforward handbook, he gives you the tools and advice you need to demolish the slag weighing you down and become the truly unf*cked version of yourself. "Wake up to the miracle you are," he directs. "Here's what you've forgotten: You're a f*cking miracle of being." It isn't other people that are standing in your way; it isn't even your circumstances that are blocking your ability to thrive. It's yourself and the negative self-talk you keep telling yourself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Now I'm F'd for sure!

  • By Kerry Strong on 08-24-17

If you are battling with something read this book

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-30-17

If you could sum up Unfu*k Yourself in three words, what would they be?

This book helps anyone who maybe fighting with depression or some other obstacle.

What insight do you think you’ll apply from Unfu*k Yourself?

Do get over your problems it could be worse.

  • Discipline Without Punishment

  • The Proven Strategy That Turns Problem Employees into Superior Performers
  • By: Dick Grote
  • Narrated by: Steven Roy Grimsley
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

The original edition of Discipline Without Punishment introduced a positive approach for getting problem employees to meet - and often even exceed - job requirements. The book still delivers on that promise, and in this revised edition, Dick Grote provides new insights, along with sample dialogues, memos, and worksheets.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The only outside of approach to discipline

  • By William on 08-30-17

The only outside of approach to discipline

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-30-17

If you could sum up Discipline Without Punishment in three words, what would they be?

Change how you discipline your employees!

What did you like best about this story?

It's a different approach to operating a business.

Any additional comments?

Anyone who is looking for a different approach to handling disciplinary actions needs to read this book.

  • The Book of Joy

  • Lasting Happiness in a Changing World
  • By: Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Carlton Abrams
  • Narrated by: Douglas Carlton Abrams, full cast
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7,263
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,436
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6,393

The occasion was a big birthday. And it inspired two close friends to get together in Dharamsala for a talk about something very important to them. The friends were His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The subject was joy. Both winners of the Nobel Prize, both great spiritual masters and moral leaders of our time, they are also known for being among the most infectiously happy people on the planet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Perspective and Life Changing Book

  • By Dr. Pepper on 10-27-16

A must read!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-28-17

Very few books can enter the must read category. This book is one of those books!!! This by far is the most read book for anyone and it's the must listen to book in audible!!