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    • Leading Change

    • Why Transformation Efforts Fail
    • By: John P. Kotter, Jeanie Daniel Duck
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 37
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    These articles from Harvard Business Review ask: Where does an effective corporate renewal begin? Why do transformation efforts often fail? How do you balance all the components of a change plan? The 3 articles in this selection discuss the delicate art of change management. These articles originally appeared in print in Harvard Business Review and are now available in audio format exclusively through Audible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality of audio makes you flinch. Yet relevant!

    • By Tapio on 01-26-17

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Reaching and Changing Frontline Employees

    • By: Howard H. Stevenson, Harvard Business School, Paul Strebel
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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    The articles in this collection address the factors that lead to resistance to change, including the disconnect between senior executives and employees, the difference in employer and employee view of change, and the breakdown in necessary predictability. The authors all suggest methods for overcoming these obstacles for more successful improvement programs.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice indepth insights on Change Management

    • By Odai on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Customer Loyalty

    • Strategies
    • By: James L. Heskett, Thomas O. Jones, Frederick F. Reichheld
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    How do you bring your organization's focus back to the customer? What role does employee loyalty play in building customer loyalty? This collection from Harvard Business Review addresses these questions and offers advice to executives on implementing new strategies.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Fortune

    • Winning: Great Executive Success Stories You Can Use
    • By: Patricia Sellers, Richard Teitelbaum, Thomas Teal
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger, Jo Haden
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
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    Are there really secrets to success? Turn to Fortune for analysis and information about the people and ideas that drive global business. These eight articles profile business executives - from corporate giants to innovative entrepreneurs - who have something important in common: successful approaches to business challenges.

    Regular price: $11.40

    • Corporate Creativity

    • How Innovation and Improvement Actually Happen
    • By: Alan G. Robinson, Sam Stern
    • Narrated by: Sam Stern
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      3 out of 5 stars 6
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    Turn creativity from a hit-or-miss proposition into something you can count on with this highly-praised program. Its co-authors, Alan G. Robinson and Sam Stern, are top thinkers in the field of corporate creativity and together they have advised dozens of major organizations in the United States and abroad.

    Regular price: $11.87

    • A Sportsman's Life

    • How I Built Orvis by Mixing Business and Sport
    • By: Leigh Perkins, Geoffrey Norman
    • Narrated by: Doug Ordunio
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Leigh Perkins bought Orvis in 1965 and over the next thirty years would revolutionize the catalog industry as he successfully blended his love for the outdoors with his business acumen. A Sportsman's Life is the story of a man, his company, and his love of the outdoors, his commitment to conservation, and his infectious enthusiasm for the good life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Sportsman's Life - Leigh Perkins

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-15-06

    Regular price: $17.50

    • Economics in One Lesson

    • By: Henry Hazlitt
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,916
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,363
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,357

    Called by H.L. Mencken, "one of the few economists in history who could really write," Henry Hazlitt achieved lasting fame for his brilliant but concise work. In it, he explains basic truths about economics and the economic fallacies responsible for unemployment, inflation, high taxes, and recession.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • New to Economics? Start here!

    • By Ferg Merkl on 10-12-07

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Getting Past No

    • Negotiating in Difficult Situations
    • By: William Ury
    • Narrated by: William Ury
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 851
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 600
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    In Getting Past No, William Ury of Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation offers a proven breakthrough strategy for turning adversaries into negotiating partners. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lots of good ideas

    • By V. Wrona on 11-26-03

    Regular price: $11.89

    • Dig Your Well Before You're Thirsty

    • By: Harvey Mackay
    • Narrated by: Harvey Mackay
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Abridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    Dig Your Well Before You're Thirsty contains Harvey's gold-chip advice, accumulated over a lifetime of business success, on how to build and maintain the network you need. Harvey guarantees you'll never be more than a phone call away from a person in the position to help you get what you want - whether it's the job opportunity of a lifetime or a lifetime partner, the sales prospect of your dreams or the career advice you've only dreamed of. Harvey shows you how to create a network of trusted, valuable contacts that is worth its weight in platinum.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Good

    • By Thomas on 09-24-03

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    • By: Peter F. Drucker
    • Narrated by: Michael Wells
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 280
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 121
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    This is the first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline. It clearly explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America's new entrepreneurial economy. Peter Drucker, the most influential and widely-read thinker and writer on modern organizations, gives us a superbly practical book that explains what established businesses, public service institutions, and new ventures have to know, have to learn, and have to do in today's economy and marketplace.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, poorly read :-(

    • By John on 01-31-05

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Leadership and the New Science

    • Discovering Order in a Chaotic World
    • By: Margaret J. Wheatley
    • Narrated by: Margaret J. Wheatley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 123
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 78
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 75

    Recent discoveries in quantum physics, chaos theory, and biology have transformed the way we think of the "orderly universe." But did you know that the "New Science" can also be applied to the way we organize work, people, and our lives? Author Margaret J. Wheatley shows us how our new understanding of science and the meaning of life can lead to a powerful new view of the business world.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Short version

    • By cocopuff on 08-24-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Mastering the Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense

    • By: Suzette Haden Elgin
    • Narrated by: Suzette Haden Elgin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 87
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      3 out of 5 stars 50
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Is verbal abuse ruining your business, your personal life, or even your physical and emotional health? With a little help from Suzette Haden Elgin, you won't have to put up with it anymore. She'll show you how to create an environment in which verbal abuse almost never happens, and how to take complete control of your language behavior. Once you've mastered the techniques, you'll be able to defuse a verbal attack before it can even be completed, and deal effectively with the rare attack that cannot be avoided.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointingly Executed on Audible

    • By Pat C Reedy on 11-20-04

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook

    • By: Peter M. Senge, Art Kleiner, Charlotte Roberts
    • Narrated by: Peter M. Senge, Art Kleiner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
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    Peter Senge's national best seller, The Fifth Discipline, revolutionized the practice of management by introducing the theory of learning organizations. Now Dr. Senge moves from the philosophical to the practical by answering the first question all lovers of the learning organization ask: What do they do on Monday morning?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Practical outworking of the Fifth Discipline

    • By Steven M. Johnson on 11-30-10

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Managing by Values

    • How to Put Your Values into Action for Extraordinary Results
    • By: Ken Blanchard, Michael O'Connor
    • Narrated by: Mitchell Ryan, Ken Blanchard
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 19
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    While today's technological, social, and economic changes have helped the business world, they have also increased anxiety for employees, business owners, and especially managers. Experts Ken Blanchard and Michael O'Connor offer practical, proven solutions to help managers and their organizations reduce pressure while enhancing productivity.

    Regular price: $12.57

    • The Perfect Sales Presentation

    • These Five Top Sales Professionals Show You, Step by Step, How To Sell Successfully
    • By: Robert L. Shook
    • Narrated by: Buck Rodgers, Mary Kay Ash
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
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      4 out of 5 stars 16
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      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Great salespeople are made, not born. Now you can learn how to get the winning edge in the art of selling from America's 5 best sales professionals: Martin Shafiroff, the world's #1 stockbroker; Bettye C. Hardeman, America's #1 residential real-estate agent; Joe Gandolfo, the world's #1 life insurance agent; Mary Kay Ash, founder and chairman of Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc.; and Buck Rodgers, IBM's legendary super-salesman.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good

    • By Joy on 06-14-06

    Regular price: $7.93

    • Synchronicity

    • The Inner Path of Leadership
    • By: Joseph Jaworski
    • Narrated by: Mitchell Ryan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 106
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      4 out of 5 stars 73
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      4 out of 5 stars 74

    Joseph Jaworski, the son of famed Watergate special prosecutor Leon Jaworski, uses his own experiences and the latest studies to create a new concept of leadership. Instead of focusing on numbers, reports, and other inanimate objects, Jaworski encourages leaders and managers to look at the world primarily through relationships. Allowing life to flow through us, instead of despite us, he explains, will break organizations free from self-imposed or institutional limits, fostering an atmosphere of learning and top performance.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • From interesting to oh, so boring

    • By Lorin on 06-15-05

    Regular price: $12.57

    • Dance of Change

    • The Challenge to Sustain Momentum in Learning Organizations
    • By: Peter Senge, Art Kleiner
    • Narrated by: Peter Senge, Art Kleiner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Drawing upon new theories about leadership and the long-term success of change initiatives, and based upon 25 years of experience building learning organizations, the authors of The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook show how to accelerate success and avoid the obstacles that can stall momentum. The Dance of Change, written for managers and executives at every level of an organization, reveals how business leaders can work together to anticipate the challenges that profound change will ultimately forc

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Principal based and timeless

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-09-16

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Stewardship

    • Choosing Service Over Self-interest
    • By: Peter Block
    • Narrated by: Michael Toms
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    In today's workplace, managers must be able to accept accountability for the overall well-being of the company, yet also be able to give up the need to control or be controlled by others. Author Peter Block discusses ways to create a new kind of workplace, where every employee thinks and acts like an owner, by integrating management with workers to increase productivity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Thoughts

    • By reggie p on 06-04-04

    Regular price: $12.57

    • God Is My Broker

    • By: Brother Ty, Christopher Buckley, John Tierney
    • Narrated by: Mark Linn-Baker
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
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    One fateful day, Brother Ty - a failed, alcoholic Wall Street trader who had retreated to a monastery - decided to let God be his broker. He saved his monastery and discovered the Seven and a Half Laws™ of spiritual and financial growth. Now, for the first time, Brother Ty reveals his secrets and tells you how you can get God to be your broker.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An entertaining fiction

    • By The Beach Walker on 06-23-04

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Portable M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship

    • By: William D. Bygrave M.A.
    • Narrated by: David Ackroyd
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 56
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Learn what every entrepreneur needs to know - without spending time and money on business school. In this remarkable guide, written by highly respected Babson College Professor William D. Bygrave, you'll discover how top MBA programs prepare their students to succeed in today's increasingly small business-based economy. You'll find solid, substantive information on starting and managing your own business, strategizing for growth, and understanding legal and tax issues - all presented in an interesting way.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Content, Horrible Voice

    • By Gregory on 09-05-07

    Regular price: $17.47

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