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  • Start-Up Nation

  • The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle
  • By: Dan Senor, Saul Singer
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,011
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 733
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 731

Start-Up Nation addresses the trillion dollar question: How is it that Israel - a country of 7.1 million, only 60 years old, surrounded by enemies, in a constant state of war since its founding, with no natural resources - produces more start-up companies than large, peaceful, and stable nations like Japan, China, India, Korea, Canada, and the UK?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting and worth the time

  • By Nili on 12-10-09

Love it!

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

Reviewed: 04-01-13

I think government officials in developing countries and thirld-world countries would benefit a lot from this book.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Pricing the Future

  • Finance, Physics, and the 300-Year Journey to the Black-Scholes Equation
  • By: George Szpiro
  • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 102
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99

Financial economist George G. Szpiro here tells the fascinating stories of the pioneers of mathematical finance who conducted the search for the elusive options pricing formula. From the broker's assistant who published the first mathematical explanation of financial markets to Albert Einstein and other scientists, Pricing the Future retraces the historical and intellectual developments that ultimately led to the widespread use of mathematical models to drive investment strategies on Wall Street.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Petty details detract from the topic

  • By Philo on 04-08-12

Quite Intresting!!

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

Reviewed: 04-01-13

This book gives a good inside on futures pricing. I would suggest it to all..

  • The Lean Startup

  • How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
  • By: Eric Ries
  • Narrated by: Eric Ries
  • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,691
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,115

Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Informative, mature but not original or essential

  • By Jason Comely on 02-19-13

IT IS BORING AND ACTUALLY NOT VERY HELPFUL

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

Reviewed: 02-11-13

IT IS BORING AND ACTUALLY NOT VERY HELPFUL, I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND IT UNLESS YOU HAV A LOT OF CREDITS TO SPEND.

6 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • The Millionaire Next Door

  • The Surprising Secrets of America's Rich
  • By: Thomas J. Stanley Ph.D., William D. Danko Ph.D.
  • Narrated by: Cotter Smith
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,357
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,249
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,213

Listen to the incredible national best seller that is changing people's lives - and increasing their net worth. Also available:
The Millionaire Mind.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Its OK to drive a Taurus!!

  • By Stephen Dix on 03-30-05

Seriously a great book!!!

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

Reviewed: 02-01-13

I would definetely suggest this book, it is like a pair of glasses, lets you see money in a whole new perspective!!

  • The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business

  • By: Josh Kaufman
  • Narrated by: Josh Kaufman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,909
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,197
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,167

Josh Kaufman founded PersonalMBA.com as an alternative to the business school boondoggle. His blog has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to the best business books and most powerful business concepts of all time. Now, he shares the essentials of entrepreneurship, marketing, sales, negotiation, operations, productivity, systems design, and much more, in one comprehensive volume. The Personal MBA distills the most valuable business lessons into simple, memorable mental models that can be applied to real-world challenges.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not an MBA, But A Damn Decent Experience.

  • By Jonny on 01-20-13

A little too simple..!!

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

Reviewed: 02-01-13

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes i would recomend this book to a friend but only if it is on sale.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I liked the whole book, but rather than an mba course it was more like an introduction to business.

Have you listened to any of Josh Kaufman’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No ihave not listened any other books by him, so i would not be able to comment or compare.

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

I liked the whole book, but rather than an mba course it was more like an introduction to business.

Any additional comments?

I liked the whole book, but rather than an mba course it was more like an introduction to business.