• The Compound Effect

  • Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, Your Success
  • By: Darren Hardy
  • Narrated by: Darren Hardy
  • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 03-13-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: SUCCESS
  • 5 out of 5 stars (9,733 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Darren Hardy, publisher and editorial director of Success magazine, presents The Compound Effect, a distillation of the fundamental principles that have guided the most phenomenal achievements in business, relationships, and beyond.

©2011 SUCCESS (P)2011 SUCCESS

Critic Reviews

"Darren Hardy has written a new 'bible' for the self-improvement space. If you are looking for the 'real deal', a real program, with real tools that can change your life and make your dreams a reality, The Compound Effect is it!" (David Bach, financial expert and best-selling author of The Automatic Millionaire)
"Simple, direct, and to the point - This book will show you the way to your own greater success, happiness, and fulfillment." (Donny Deutsch, TV host and chairman of Deutsch, Inc.)
"Einstein said, 'Compounding is the eighth wonder of the world.' To compound your successes, read, apprehend, comprehend, and fully use my friend Darren Hardy's brilliance to realize all your dreams, hopes, and desires." (Mark Victor Hansen, co-creator of the number one New York Times best-selling series Chicken Soup for the Soul)

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Very Standard. Nothing New

If you have read any success books at all, there is a good chance you will not find anything new in this book. Author mentions how Jim Rohn and Brian Tracy have influenced his life and in my opinion there isn't anything he has presented here that has not been said by either one if them. He is also very very repetetive. A very average book.

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Small actions repeated add up huge

I never correlated small actions in any endeavour in life compound the same way money does when invested! To some level, I suppose I understood it but now it is much clearer to me the impact my seemingly unimportant decisions are huge in the aggregate. Listen to this audio. It might change your life. it's redirected mine.

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AWESOME!

I thought the audio book was excellent! The advice that was given on how to transform one's life was very practical & realistic. No get rich quick scheme, just taking small steps & building on that momentum to an entirely different life of abundance & prosperity.

I have purchased several copies of the book for my family & friends!

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The Old is New Again - Refreshing reminder!

Where does The Compound Effect rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Is among my top five favorites of 2015, and it's on my must-read list for self-improvement books.

What does Darren Hardy bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Yes. His enthusiasm pours from the book. You get the sense he really lives and believes in what he is selling.

What insight do you think you’ll apply from The Compound Effect?

The base premise. Small constant steps taken every day, day after day, year after year, will add up to meeting your goals. It sounds simple, but in a time where instant gratification rules over us, it's a great reminder of what made the "greatest generation" (those who grew up in the Great Depression and served in WWII) the Greatest Generation, and The Compound Effect provides a road map for future generations to become the next Greatest Generation.

Any additional comments?

Worth a listen, but only if you are going to apply the principles in it. If not, save your money (or your credits) and buy something entertaining that will help you forget why you’re stuck in your rut. If you are striving to become better in your life, give The Compound Effect a listen then implement the principles in your life. You will be glad you did.

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Great book,

The best book I've read in a while. This book will be something I will spend the rest of my life using to enhance and tweak my life. Amazing!!!

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Knockoff of Slight Edge

If you want to read the original Compound effect get the Slight Edge by Jeff Olson. Was published years before this and this book copied nearly everything in it

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  • Sunny Lowe
  • FORT WORTH, TX, United States
  • 04-01-15

Great book!

One of the best books I've read in a while, it's very practical. I am involved in a lot of self-improvement stuff, and this is some of the best I have seen.

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It doesn't take very long to get VERY tired of the "When I interviewed..." "In my magazine..." "When (highly important person YOU don't have access to) told ME..." "I mean, it's pretty thick with that and thin with valuable content. This book seems 90% other people's ideas (which at least he gives credit too, he doesn't claim these are his thoughts). You are the sum of your decisions. There, you don't have to read the book. These decisions can build up over time, the author gives an example of cutting out a few calories a day will net you 30 pounds of loss in 3 or 4 years! Not to mention the ripple effect of having a better life, your wife will love you more because you play with your kids more, but if you DO eat that small bowl of cereal every day, you will probably die alone. Or something to that hypothetical end. Let me ask you a serious question, would you rather have $3,000,000 today or a magic penny that doubles every day for a month? WELL, I'll take the magical money man! Yes, I think we all understand the idea of compounding effects, but if you don't, I guess this book is for you.

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Good one, very helpful

I liked this one, its a no nonsense approach to telling you to get off your ass and get moving. Make small changes that in the long run will pay off greatly. I liked the tone of this book, like it was just an old buddy telling me what my issues were and that I know what to do to get things accomplished.

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Excellent book with practical advice. A must read!

This is one of those books that should be everyone's library in the self-development section.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03-29-17

Loved this Book. Simple yet powerful!

Easy to finish. Gives credibility to the little achievements we have everyday building on each other. Recommend to everyone.