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  • Smarter Faster Better

  • The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business
  • By: Charles Duhigg
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,979
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,252
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,189

Drawing on the latest findings in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral economics - as well as the experiences of CEOs, educational reformers, four-star generals, FBI agents, airplane pilots, and Broadway songwriters - this painstakingly researched book explains that the most productive people, companies, and organizations don't merely act differently. They view the world, and their choices, in profoundly different ways.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Read the last chapter first

  • By A. Yoshida on 04-29-16

Good book for insight on setting gole

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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: 07-12-17

Great book for insight on how to set realistic goles. Lots of good example and stories. Worth the read.

  • A Dance with Dragons

  • A Song of Ice and Fire: Book 5
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 49 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,293
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,000
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,979

Dubbed the American Tolkien by Time magazine, George R. R. Martin has earned international acclaim for his monumental cycle of epic fantasy. Now the number-one New York Times best-selling author delivers the fifth book in his spellbinding landmark series - as both familiar faces and surprising new forces vie for a foothold in a fragmented empire.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A tale of two publishers:

  • By J. Cano on 07-31-11

I can't get enough of these books!

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

Reviewed: 02-11-17

Great story not over the top with fantasy. Rich characters exotic places and lots drama. I can't wait for book 6 it's supposed to be coming out in a few months

  • Blindspot

  • By: Mahzarin R. Banaji, Anthony G. Greenwald
  • Narrated by: Eric Martin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 213
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 182

I know my own mind. I am able to assess others in a fair and accurate way. These self-perceptions are challenged by leading psychologists Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald as they explore the hidden biases we all carry from a lifetime of exposure to cultural attitudes about age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, and nationality. Blindspot is the authors’ metaphor for the portion of the mind that houses hidden biases.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A compelling read.

  • By Dania Frank on 01-29-15

Subject was interesting but repetitive

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

Reviewed: 09-26-16

Subject was interesting with good insight. Worth the read but didn't blow me away. I found a few chapters repetitive drawing the same conclusion.

  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism

  • By: Dr. Robert P. Murphy
  • Narrated by: Perry Richards
  • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 207
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98

Participating in the economy is a part of everyday life; yet much of what is commonly accepted as fact is wrong. Keynesian schoolteachers and the liberal media have filled the world with politically correct errors that myth-busting professor Robert Murphy sets straight. Murphy explains hot topics like outsourcing (why it's good for Americans) and zoning restrictions (why they're not). Just like the other books in the P.I.G. series, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism pulls no punches.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining and Educational

  • By Micah on 04-15-07

Great book

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

Reviewed: 07-30-12

Any additional comments?

I would recommend this book to anyone who is old enough vote to and want to understand why some government policies will never work.

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