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  • Virtual Assistant Assistant: The Ultimate Guide to Finding, Hiring, and Working with Virtual Assistants

  • By: Nick Loper
  • Narrated by: Scott Panfil
  • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

Are You Running Your Business or is Your Business Running You? Virtual Assistant Assistant is the book for entrepreneurs who are looking for a way to take their business to the next level. If you've ever caught yourself thinking there just aren't enough hours in the day, there is a solution. And it won't make you go broke, either. Virtual assistants are essentially telecommuting contractors to your business.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Truly and immediately useful information

  • By Jeffrey D. Parker on 08-25-16

Short and Sweet

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

Reviewed: 09-02-18

Gotta love a book that can be listened to in one sitting. Feels like the right amount of depth. Inspiring.

  • Virtual Freedom

  • How to Work with Virtual Staff to Buy More Time, Become More Productive, and Build Your Dream Business
  • By: Chris Ducker
  • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 497
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 442
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 442

Entrepreneurs often suffer from "superhero syndrome" - the misconception that to be successful, they must do everything themselves. They are not only the boss but also the salesperson, HR manager, copywriter, operations manager, online marketing guru, and so much more. It's no wonder so many people give up the dream of starting a business - it's just too much for one person to handle. But outsourcing expert and "Virtual CEO" Chris Ducker knows how you can get the help you need with resources you can afford.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting Read for Entrepreneurs

  • By David F. on 03-03-16

Could have been half as long

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-02-18

A lot of fluff and repetition. But if you're looking to hire an overseas worker, there are some good tips here.

  • Exactly What to Say

  • The Magic Words for Influence and Impact
  • By: Phil M. Jones
  • Narrated by: Phil M. Jones
  • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,540
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,880
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,845

Often the decision between a customer choosing you over someone like you is your ability to know exactly what to say, when to say it, and how to make it count. Phil M. Jones has trained more than two million people across five continents and over 50 countries in the lost art of spoken communication. In Exactly What to Say, he delivers the tactics you need to get more of what you want.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Handful of Good Scripts

  • By A. Yoshida on 05-28-18

A list of words

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

Reviewed: 08-28-18

It was an easy read, and delivers it's core promise. It's a book of "magic words". I don't think this has changed my life, however.

  • Ascend Online

  • Ascend Online, Book 1
  • By: Luke Chmilenko
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 17 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,933
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,544
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,519

Diving into a revolutionary new video game, Marcus and his friends escape a stagnant society, entering into a world that defies their wildest imaginations. But from the moment that he logs in, Marcus finds himself separated from his friends and thrown into a remote village under attack by a horde of goblins. Forced into battle, Marcus rallies the beleaguered villagers and, with their help, manages to drive off the invading creatures. With the village in ruins and their supplies spoiled, the villagers turn to Marcus for help in rebuilding the village.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Luke Daniels and a great LITRPG; enough said

  • By Don Gilbert on 08-07-17

Well done, well acted

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

Reviewed: 08-01-18

A really enjoyable listen. Worth a credit. A good adventure story and the litrpg element didn't get in the way.

  • A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World

  • By: David Spade
  • Narrated by: David Spade
  • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,333
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,026
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,010

Written and performed for the Audible experience, Spade’s new comic memoir takes listeners along for the sometimes embarrassing and always hilarious ride of getting older in our fleeting “Snapchat World”. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Much better than the first one!

  • By Ashley on 08-12-18

On A David Spade Kick

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

Reviewed: 07-24-18

I've been seeing David Spade out promoting this book, and he's been funny. This book is definitely for those that already dig his sense of humor. Some laugh out loud moments.

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  • The Cashflow Mindset

  • Millionaire, Billionaire, & Zillionaire Designs for Financial Freedom & a Fulfilled Life
  • By: Alan Schnur
  • Narrated by: Alan Schnur
  • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24

After waking up in a hotel room while on a business trip to Oregon on September 11, 2001, and learning that his colleagues back in the World Trade Center had perished, Alan Schnur resolved to start over with a life filled with more than hard work alone. He vowed to also attain the freedom to spend time with his family and travel the world for weeks on end. Time to reflect and share his wisdom with others. He travels all over the world and mentors others so that they, too, can achieve this same cash-flow mindset that leads to financial freedom and a fulfilled life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Last chapter is worth the price of admission...

  • By Andy on 04-03-18

Written by someone who's done it

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

Reviewed: 06-15-18

What attracted me to this book was that the author has a background in investing in real estate. But perhaps I didn't realize how successful he was at it, until he starts talking about the thousands of units he's bought over the years. He tells the story of how he started, how he bought his first property, and how his business got to each higher level. The book was well worth the investment and the time to listen to.

  • Andrea Vernon and the Corporation for UltraHuman Protection

  • By: Alexander C. Kane
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,494
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,315
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,308

Andrea Vernon always thought she would spend her life living in Paris writing thought-provoking historical novels all day and sipping wine on the Seine all night. But the reality is she's drowning in debt, has no prospects, and is forced to move back to Queens, where her parents remind her daily that they are very interested in grandchildren. Then, one morning, she is kidnapped, interviewed, and hired as an administrative assistant by the Corporation for UltraHuman Protection. Superheroes for hire, using their powers for good. What could possibly go wrong?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Normal Life in an Abnormal World

  • By Arthur D. Rich on 08-26-17

Well written, well performed

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

Reviewed: 06-15-18

This is an unexpected, fun find. I really enjoyed the story, and it's so cleverly written. The performance by Bahni Turpin stands out as well. Can I give 6 stars for the performance? Totally great.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Singularity Trap

  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,414
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14,416
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,383

When Ivan Pritchard signs on as a newbie aboard the Mad Astra, it's his final, desperate stab at giving his wife and children the life they deserve. He can survive the hazing of his crewmates, and how many times, really, can near-zero g make you vomit? But there's another challenge looming out there, in the farthest reaches of human exploration, that will test every man, woman and AI on the ship - and will force Ivan to confront the very essence of what makes him human.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent.

  • By Amy Snider on 06-13-18

Another brilliant book

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

Reviewed: 06-14-18

Am a huge fan of the We Are Bob series, and was not disappointed with this new book. Well worth buying.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Super Sales on Super Heroes

  • By: William D. Arand
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,021
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,686
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,671

In a world full of super powers, Felix has a pretty crappy one. He has the ability to modify any item he owns. To upgrade anything. Sounds great on paper. Almost like a video game. Except that the amount of power it takes to actually change, modify, or upgrade anything worthwhile is beyond his abilities. With that in mind, Felix settled into a normal life. A normal job. His entire world changes when the city he lives in is taken over by a super villain. Becoming a country of one city. A city state.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Lot better than I thought it would be

  • By Phillip hinch on 07-08-17

Very interesting premise

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

Reviewed: 04-20-18

Superheroes, villians, fights, and a touch of romance. A fun story. Is there going to be a sequel?

  • Why We Get Fat

  • And What to Do About It
  • By: Gary Taubes
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,857
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,769
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,705

Building upon this critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, Taubes now revisits the urgent question of what's making us fat - and how we can change - in this exciting new book. Persuasive, straightforward, and practical, Why We Get Fat makes Taubes' crucial argument newly accessible to a wider audience.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Manage carbohydrate and not caloric intake!

  • By Ed on 01-04-11

Not for everyone, but science makes it great

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

Reviewed: 04-15-18

This isn't a diet book. This isn't the hot new fad. It's the definitive answer to the question as to why we get fat. Great.