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    • The Ride of a Lifetime

    • Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company
    • By: Robert Iger
    • Narrated by: Jim Frangione, Robert Iger
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Robert Iger became CEO of The Walt Disney Company in 2005, during a difficult time. Competition was more intense than ever, and technology was changing faster than at any time in the company’s history. His vision came down to three clear ideas: Recommit to the concept that quality matters, embrace technology instead of fighting it, and think bigger - think global - and turn Disney into a stronger brand in international markets.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Responsible Company

    • What We've Learned from Patagonia's First 40 Years
    • By: Yvon Chouinard, Vincent Stanley
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Patagonia, named by Fortune in 2007 as the coolest company on the planet, has earned a reputation as much for its ground-breaking environmental and social practices as for the quality of its clothes. In this exceptionally frank account, Chouinard and Stanley recount how the company and its culture gained the confidence, by step and misstep, to make its work progressively more responsible, and to ultimately share its discoveries with companies as large as Wal-Mart or as small as the corner bakery.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Kochland

    • The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America
    • By: Christopher Leonard
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 24 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Just as Steve Coll told the story of globalization through ExxonMobil and Andrew Ross Sorkin told the story of Wall Street excess through Too Big to Fail, Christopher Leonard’s Kochland uses the extraordinary account of how the biggest private company in the world grew to be that big to tell the story of modern corporate America.  

    Regular price: $33.07

    • What It Takes

    • Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence
    • By: Stephen A. Schwarzman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From Blackstone chairman, CEO, and co-founder Stephen A. Schwarzman, a long-awaited book that uses impactful episodes from Schwarzman's life to show listeners how to build, transform, and lead thriving organizations. Whether you are a student, entrepreneur, philanthropist, executive, or simply someone looking for ways to maximize your potential, the same lessons apply.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Success from the Inside Out

    • Power to Rise from the Past to a Fulfilling Future
    • By: Nona Jones, Christine Caine - foreword
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Success from the Inside Out, corporate executive, entrepreneur, and preacher Nona Jones takes us on a personal journey to discovering the difference between success and good success so that we can experience God's power to deliver us from even the deepest pain. 

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Spanx Story

    • What's Underneath the Incredible success of Sara Blakely's Billion Dollar Empire
    • By: Charlie Wetzel, Stephanie Wetzel
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What can you learn from the most successful companies in the world? The Spanx Story will help you understand and adopt the competitive strategies, workplace culture, and daily business practices that enabled entrepreneur Sara Blakely to dominate the shapewear industry and become a billionaire.

    Regular price: $18.24

    • Leave Something on the Table

    • By: Frank Bennack
    • Narrated by: Frank Bennack
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    He was named chief executive of Hearst in 1979, and for nearly 30 years, he helped solidify the company’s reputation as a leader in consumer media, overseeing the purchase of more than two dozen television stations and several major newspapers (Houston Chronicle), the launch of top-selling magazines (O, the Oprah Magazine), and a partnership with ABC, now the Walt Disney Company, to create the pioneering cable networks A&E, HISTORY, and Lifetime. One of his greatest achievements was when, in 1990, he negotiated a 20 percent stake in ESPN for $167 million.

    Regular price: $17.00

    • It's How You Play the Game

    • Building a Business, Taking a Stand, and Making a Difference
    • By: Ed Stack
    • Narrated by: Ed Stack
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An inspiring memoir from the CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods about building a multibillion-dollar business, coming to the defense of embattled youth sports programs, and taking a principled - and highly controversial - stand against the types of guns that are too often used in mass shootings and other tragedies. 

    Regular price: $27.99

    • That Will Never Work

    • By: Marc Randolph
    • Length: Not Yet Known
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    Once upon a time, brick-and-mortar video stores were king. Late fees were ubiquitous, video-streaming unheard of, and widespread DVD adoption seemed about as imminent as flying cars. These were the widely accepted laws of the land in 1997 when Marc Randolph had an idea. It was a simple thought - leveraging the internet to rent movies - and was just one of many more proposals, like personalised baseball bats and a shampoo delivery service, that Randolph would pitch to his business partner, Reed Hastings, on their commute to work each morning.

    Regular price: $28.35

    • The Harder You Work, the Luckier You Get

    • An Entrepreneur's Memoir
    • By: Joe Ricketts
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Harder You Work, The Luckier You Get offers a view inside Joe Ricketts’s mind, giving listeners a visceral understanding of how entrepreneurs think and act differently from the rest of us - how they see the horizon where we just see a spreadsheet. Ricketts also talks honestly about his shortcomings as a manager, the career sacrifices his wife made for his business, the complexity of being a father, and the pain of his mentor’s betrayal and of his brother’s death from of AIDS. Overcoming these and other challenges, he built a company now worth $30 billion.  

    Regular price: $22.67

    • LeBron, Inc.

    • The Making of a Billion-Dollar Athlete
    • By: Brian Windhorst
    • Narrated by: Chris Abell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With eight straight trips to the NBA Finals, LeBron James has proven himself one of the greatest basketball players of all time. And like Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan before him, LeBron has also become a global brand and businessman who has altered the way professional athletes think about their value, maximise their leverage and use their voice.    

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Condé Nast

    • The Man and His Empire
    • By: Susan Ronald
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    The first biography in over thirty years of Condé Nast, the pioneering publisher of Vogue and Vanity Fair and main rival to media magnate William Randolph Hearst. Written with the cooperation of his family on both sides of the Atlantic and a dedicated team at Condé Nast Publications, critically acclaimed biographer Susan Ronald reveals the life of an extraordinary American success story. 

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Drive

    • 9 Lessons to Win in Business and in Life
    • By: Kelley Earnhardt Miller, Beth Clark, Dale Earnhardt Jr.
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
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    Just like a race car as it takes to the track, each of us needs a certain amount of fine-tuning for our journey through life. In Drive, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, daughter of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and sister to Dale Jr., opens up about growing up in the world of NASCAR, sharing the lessons she learned about being a successful business leader and what she discovered, often the hard way, about winning in life. Kelley never felt she was winning at anything until she began to deal with the thoughts and feelings that were driving her decisions and taking her in the wrong direction.

    Regular price: $18.24

    • The Tata Group

    • From Torchbearers to Trailblazers
    • By: Shashank Shah
    • Narrated by: Rajiv Dadia
    • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
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    A deepdive into the Tata universe, The Tata Group brings forth hitherto lesser-known facts and insights. It also brings you face-to-face with the most intriguing business decisions and their makers. How did Tata Motors turn around Jaguar Land Rover when Ford failed to do so? Why wasn't TCS listed during the IT boom? Why wasn't Tata Steel's Corus acquisition successful? This definitive book tells riveting tales and provides insider accounts of the adventure and achievement, conflict and compassion, dilemmas and decisions of dozens of Tata companies.

    Regular price: $24.50