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Be a Free Range Human Audiobook

Be a Free Range Human

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If you're one of the many people who would love to ditch their job, break free from the daily grind and live the dream of freedom, fulfillment and financial independence, this is the book for you. Be a Free Range Human is a breezy, energizing and above all practical guide to making the break and creating the life you want. You don't need piles of funding or a business plan, an expensive logo or an MBA. You don't need to be either a millionaire entrepreneur or a skint freelancer. Marianne Cantwell shows you a third way: a way that is all about building not just a business, but a fabulous lifestyle that fits with who you are and what you really want to do. You can do this right now, so don't waste another minute in the career cage; kick off your free range life today.

©2012 Marianne Cantwell (P)2012 Audible Ltd

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    Jennifer Mc Hugo Dublin, Ireland 11-27-14
    Jennifer Mc Hugo Dublin, Ireland 11-27-14
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    What would have made Be a Free Range Human better?

    Resources needed to do exercises should be available in PDF on line so you can do exercises in book. So hard to go back & find exercises on audio version.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Caroline Lennon’s performances?

    No I didn't think her voice suited the book, more suited to a chick lit book like Marian Keyes.


    Any additional comments?

    I contacted free range website about getting the resources & their response was that they had no involvement in the audio version & couldn't provide PDF resources. I didn't even finish the audio book as felt it was pointless if I didn't complete the exercises.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Michael Elliott Des Moines, IA 10-19-14
    Michael Elliott Des Moines, IA 10-19-14 Member Since 2017
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    "Loved it"

    I loved the ebook, but the audiobook was fantastic, too. Caroline Lennon did a great job bringing Marianne's feisty prose to life. I bought this because I am a true believer in the free range philosophy, and this is something I'll want to go back and listen to in the future. There's a lot of content here, and it will definitely take a few listens to absorb it all. A fantastic job.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Daniel 05-09-16
    Daniel 05-09-16
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    "Fantastic!"

    You won't be given an idea for a million dollar business but the way she gets YOU to do he work and motivate you is absolutely brilliant. This book is nothing short of genius!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jen Rembadi Ottawa, ON Canada 07-17-15
    Jen Rembadi Ottawa, ON Canada 07-17-15 Member Since 2016
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    What did you love best about Be a Free Range Human?

    Marianne Cantwell's book literally changed my life. She made me realize that I totally have the power and I do NOT have to stay penned (stuck) in to a life that others believed I should live.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Be a Free Range Human?

    My favourite quote from the book is " Weaknesses Are Just Strengths in the Wrong Environment "! Simple, right??? But changed my life.


    Which character – as performed by Caroline Lennon – was your favorite?

    Wasn't thrilled with the voices.


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

    Start to Finish


    Any additional comments?

    Thank you Marianne!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Loz
    JERSEY, United Kingdom
    12/3/13
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    "So good, I listened twice and will again!"
    If you could sum up Be a Free Range Human in three words, what would they be?

    Encouraging, motivating, enabling


    What other book might you compare Be a Free Range Human to, and why?

    The Escape Manifesto: Quit Your Corporate Job - Do Something Different!It gives you the tools to DO something rather than just waffling on about an alternative life that someone else is enjoying, nor does it tempt you with an idea all the way through the book for you to find that it's just a book about a get rich quick scheme.It made me feel life I was empowered to actually follow in other peoples' footstep, not just watch them walk away from me with my dream!


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    It's a non-fiction book, so no 'scenes' as such, but several of the real-life examples are great


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

    All of it, as it has made me realise that I CAN start now, without a huge amount of money behind me.


    Any additional comments?

    Listen to it more than once - you will get something else from this fantastic book every time that you listen to it!

    Good luck with breaking free :)

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
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    5/13/13
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    "THE most fantastic "self-help" book"

    I don't think I have ever read a better "self-help" book. Well and clearly delivered, stuffed with really useful links, information and exercises, this is not your average coaching volume. The only possible disadvantage to listening on audible rather than reading is precisely the wealth of weblinks, which are far more difficult to note when read out loud, and that is is more difficult to break off to do exercises than it would be in hard copy.

    I think this is going to prove a life changing tome... Don't hesitate an instant.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Heidi
    Newark, United Kingdom
    4/10/13
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    "Fabulous, easy listening and informative"

    I have listened to this book in just under a week, thoroughly enjoyed it and will be looking for other books by Marianne Cantwell. I have found plenty of useful info in this book and intend listening to it again several times just in case I missed anything. The narrator Caroline Lennon is very easy to listen to.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Charlie
    Penrith, United Kingdom
    4/8/13
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    "Fresh but limited"

    On the whole there is not much new in this book but what you do get is a refreshing approach which looks at business start up in a much less pompous way than many other guides. It challenges some of the more traditional mantras that can be off-putting and overwhelming. There is genuine encouragement and enthusiasm in the author but the book is aimed at a specific type of business/self-employment (blogging/writing online) so is limited if your idea does not fit within the scope of the so-called free-ranger. There are some useful exercises throughout - you don't just read, you have to do stuff! There is a life-coaching element to this book, which as usual, tends to shun realism and the likelihood of failure. For me, a dose of reality is essential in order to move forward and I think certain factors that may seem negative should be acknowledged and dealt with rather than pushed aside - apparently, this may make me a 'beige' person...

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Patricia
    4/7/15
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    "Very Practical and Useful Information"

    Narration and tone very down to Earth and encouraging. The information is real life applicable. Very good at encouraging each person to find their own path.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Leah
    Chiswick, United Kingdom
    4/13/13
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    "Inspiring!"

    I love this audio book, it opens your mind to a completely new way of thinking and is full of really useful, relevant practical advice. I'm on my 3rd listen now and even considering buying it in book format to get the web addresses etc. all in one easy place for reference.



    Can highly recommend!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Lynda
    Dundee, United Kingdom
    6/23/13
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    "Amazing must have for all free thinkers out there"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This book is amazing. At the least it is inspiring and thought provoking. I write limited reviews, but this one I had to share. It is changing my life in the direction I always wanted to go but thought there were too many obstacles. Now I see that the only obstacle was ME!
    Thank-you to audible for making this available, and most importantly, to Marianne for writing it. I have bought copies for the people whom I hold close because I believe it can change their lives too. Buy it and you won't regret it.


    What about Caroline Lennon’s performance did you like?

    Caroline has just the right voice and approach. Quirky, down to earth, with a little tongue in cheek that I could relate to. In the wrong hands, or voice, some of the content could have come across as patronising, but her delivery was excellent.
    I think Marianne/her publishers made a good choice in getting an expert to deliver the content. Other than biographies, and then only some, my experience is that writers don't always manage to deliver which can detract from the book.


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

    Yes ! Totally inspired to use the advice in this book and change not only mine, but thos of my loved ones and close friends.


    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Alison Campbell
    Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    12/1/15
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    "Inspiring and full of open space"

    I came across this book as I stood on the brink of taking a year out to live in my campervan and pursue my writing passion. Perfect timing! I devoured the words as they flowed off her page. This is a book about embracing what you love to do and working for yourself to create an income from your "love to do". Marianne takes you from the very beginning... letting go of the premise that you have to work "for someone" and the false belief that you can't make money doing what you love. Then she shows you how to walk the journey from finding your own best path to the place where you can live a good life without ever "going to work" again. Full of "How to..." and practical detail, including numerous exercises that really help you to clarify your thinking. An excellent, inspiring guide to freeing yourself to do the things you want to do. And for me - perfect timing.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    UK
    2/18/15
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    "Inspiration to continue"

    Currently looking to leave my job and move into full time property investing. This book helps to reiterate my need. "You're building a life not a business."

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • A. THOMAS
    UK
    1/18/15
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    "A motivational book that l thoroughly enjoyed!"

    The content of this book is achievable and feasible. I have listened to it twice and am putting things into practice. If you are contemplating a free range life then l highly recommend! Thank you for making this book - it has given me a boost in the right direction.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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