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Do the Work Audiobook

Do the Work

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Publisher's Summary

Could you be getting in your way of producing great work? Have you started a project but never finished? Would you like to do work that matters, but don't know where to start? The answer is Do the Work, a manifesto by best-selling author Steven Pressfield, that will show you that it’s not about better ideas, it’s about actually doing the work. Do the Work is a weapon against Resistance - a tool that will help you take action and successfully ship projects out the door.

“There is an enemy. There is an intelligent, active, malign force working against us. Step one is to recognize this. This recognition alone is enormously powerful. It saved my life, and it will save yours.” For other titles like Do the Work, visit thedominoproject.com for more information.

©2010 Steven Pressfield (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Jeff 09-09-17
    Jeff 09-09-17 Member Since 2017
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    "A more actionable, concise follow up to The War of Art"

    This book speaks to people in all creative fields (or anyone on a new venture or experience) and the resistance we face every day. It has many faces and tries to keep up from doing what needs to be done. This book helps kick the excuses and just do it, hell or high water.

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    ismael 08-19-17
    ismael 08-19-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Life changing advice"

    I really enjoyed this book explains a lot it means and I'm in a constant struggle with resistance which I'm going to enjoy kicking its Ass to the curb each and every time I start a new project thank you Stephen pressfield for another awesome book.

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    Corey Woods 08-05-17
    Corey Woods 08-05-17 Member Since 2017
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    "The distillation of a great book."

    I return to this book repeatedly for inspiration in my own writing. Cannot recommend this enough.

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    John 08-03-17
    John 08-03-17 Member Since 2015
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    "All you really need to know"

    I like the simplicity and the kick in the butt to actually do some worl and create something - While staying on guard for the enemy: Resistance.

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    07-31-17
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    "amazing"

    this book was given to me as a assignment in the interview process for a new role. honestly I haven't had this type of assignments before from a prospective employer but am quite glad I was tasted with this and greatly enjoyed the book.

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    Brooke 07-25-17
    Brooke 07-25-17
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    "Amazing!!!"

    This book is a true eye opener. It really helps you break the barriers, that have been holding you back from greatness.

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    Nathan B. Shaver Indianapolis, IN 07-01-17
    Nathan B. Shaver Indianapolis, IN 07-01-17 Member Since 2014
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    "A good kick in the pants."

    Here's sanity for creatives who think they might need to be committed. You don't need to check-in to an institution; you need to show up, get to work, and create.

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    Jeremy Astin Spokane WA 05-25-17
    Jeremy Astin Spokane WA 05-25-17 Member Since 2017

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    "Won't help you do any work."

    Did not contain any cogent process to accomplish anything. The author would ramble on about unrelated dribble and then tell the reader that we have just finished another step in his claimed process.
    I failed to find any useful process or structure to accomplish the feats that are promised on the back of this book.

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    Bill 05-15-17
    Bill 05-15-17 Member Since 2015
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    "1 of my favoriteauthors and stick a dynamite in it"

    regaudless of your practice this is a quick and down and dirty way to get into a ACTION mode....

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    Ryan 04-21-17
    Ryan 04-21-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Piece of garbage with no basis in fact"
    What disappointed you about Do the Work?

    Stupid bold claims about "The Resistance" (among other things) with no scientific or even well reasoning argument as to why what he says is true. The book is full of made up claims and thus I would 100% avoid


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    "This is what i need to hear.Fact based. Excellent"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Do the Work to be better than the print version?

    Never found the paper version of Do The Work.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Do the Work?

    Love steven's pressfield's constant reminders of what has to be done.
    What to look out for. RESISTANCE is the problem of folk trying to get stuff done.Writing , dieting , anything- it's a great boost.


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

    Almost made me do both. I identify so much with the problems a writer faces to getting started, taking it on the chin if it does not go so well- move on to the next thing..Pressfield's own despair at eventually getting a movie made and it bombing is funny but what do you do after that? You learn and move on to the next one.

    "Start before you are ready" is a line i want burned into my mind and heart.


    Any additional comments?

    Great listen. highly recommended for EVERYONE!!

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