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    • The Richest Man in Babylon

    • By: George S. Clason
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,467
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,527
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,544

    A modern day classic, The Richest Man in Babylon dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. These famous "Babylonian parables" offer an understanding of - and solution to - a lifetime's worth of personal financial problems, and hold the secrets to acquiring money, keeping money, and earning more money.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best books on personal finances

    • By Wayne on 12-05-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded

    • Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter
    • By: Michael Watkins
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,628
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,356
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,349

    The world’s most trusted guide for leaders in transition. Transitions are a critical time for leaders. In fact, most agree that moving into a new role is the biggest challenge a manager will face. While transitions offer a chance to start fresh and make needed changes in an organization, they also place leaders in a position of acute vulnerability. Missteps made during the crucial first three months in a new role can jeopardize or even derail your success.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Missing access to tables and charts

    • By Vipul Gautam on 03-25-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Blue Ocean Strategy

    • How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant
    • By: W. Chan Kim, Renee Mauborgne
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,782
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,030
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,020

    In an audiobook that challenges everything you thought you knew, W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne assert that tomorrow's leading companies will succeed, not by battling their rivals for market share in the bloody "red ocean" of a shrinking profit pool, but by creating "blue oceans" of untapped new market spaces ripe for growth.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Get the actual book

    • By Robert Donoghue on 08-29-06

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Conscious Capitalism

    • Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business
    • By: John Mackey, Raj Sisodia, Bill George
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 448
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 446

    Whole Foods Market cofounder John Mackey and professor and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. cofounder Raj Sisodia argue for the inherent good of both business and capitalism. Featuring some of today's best-known and most-successful companies, they illustrate how these two forces can - and do - work most powerfully to create value for all stakeholders, including customers, employees, suppliers, investors, society, and the environment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Reaches the core of how a business should be run.

    • By Elias Papadopoulos on 12-23-14

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Toyota Way

    • By: Jeffrey Liker
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,332
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 948
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 950

    In factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. The Toyota Way is the first book for a general audience that explains the management principles and business philosophy behind Toyota's worldwide reputation for quality and reliability.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Skips to Many Parts of the Book

    • By Staci on 02-08-12

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Law of Success

    • From the Master Mind to the Golden Rule (in Sixteen Lessons)
    • By: Napoleon Hill
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 24 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,417
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,035
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,021

    Napoleon Hill, born into poverty in 1883, began writing as a reporter for small town newspapers while just a teenager. When industrialist Andrew Carnegie commissioned him in 1908 to interview over 500 successful men and women to help prove his theory that success could be distilled down to a clear-cut formula, Hill met with hundreds of the richest and most famous people of the time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific Guide to Success

    • By Michael on 11-13-10

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Alchemy of Finance

    • By: George Soros
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 562
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 377
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 386

    George Soros, called "a superstar among money managers" by The New York Times, shares the investment strategies he uses to read the mind of the market.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Audible doesn't have full version

    • By Steve on 06-17-15

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Positioning

    • The Battle for Your Mind
    • By: Al Ries, Jack Trout
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 757
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 537
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 529

    The first book to deal with the problems of communicating to a skeptical, media-blitzed public, Positioning describes a revolutionary approach to creating a "position" in a prospective customer's mind, one that reflects a company's own strengths and weaknesses as well as those of its competitors.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Great stuff ... if it was 1975

    • By Joseph on 07-08-08

    Regular price: $19.60

    • The Wisdom of Crowds

    • Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations
    • By: James Surowiecki
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,127
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 410
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 419

    In this endlessly fascinating book, New Yorker columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea that has profound implications: large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant. Groups are better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very worthwhile listen!

    • By G Barth on 06-12-04
    • Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations
    • By: James Surowiecki
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Release date: 05-19-04
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1,127 ratings

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Game-Changer

    • Game Theory and the Art of Transforming Strategic Situations
    • By: David McAdams
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner, David McAdams
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 177

    The aim of David McAdams’s Game-Changer is nothing less than to empower you with this wisdom - not just to win in every strategic situation (or “game”) you face but to change those games and the ecosystems in which they reside to transform your life and our lives together for the better.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very useful book!

    • By Hugues Hung on 01-30-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Amp Up Your Sales

    • Powerful Strategies That Move Customers to Make Fast, Favorable Decisions
    • By: Andy Paul
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Succeeding as a sales professional is like being a professional athlete. Whether you're already the top salesperson at your company, or you're simply working hard to reach the next level of success, in order to keep up in a fast-paced, increasingly crowded marketplace - one in which meaningful product differentiation has all but disappeared - you must constantly push yourself to improve, open more doors, and break through the noise to attract and retain the attention of busy and distracted customers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Framework for success

    • By Ed Risi on 09-27-17
    • Powerful Strategies That Move Customers to Make Fast, Favorable Decisions
    • By: Andy Paul
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Release date: 12-17-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 30 ratings

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The New York Times Pocket MBA

    • Forecasting Budgets
    • By: Norman Moore Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Learn the 25 keys to the art of the budget in terms of forecasting costs, revenues and profits for short-term and long-term projections. Forecasting Budgets is part of the New York Times Pocket MBA Series, a 12-volume reference tool for all businesspersons.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • This is simply not an Audio Book

    • By Marker on 07-07-07

    Regular price: $11.87

    • The New York Times Pocket MBA

    • Managing Investment: 25 Keys to Profitable Capital Investment
    • By: Robert Taggert Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Learn the 25 keys to selecting and managing outside investment, through mergers, acquisitions, and project-specific financing, as well as R&D internal investment, for long-term growth and expansion. Managing Investment is part of The New York Times Pocket MBA series.

    Regular price: $10.95

    • The Crash of 2008 and What It Means

    • The New Paradigm for Financial Markets
    • By: George Soros
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73

    In the midst of one of the most serious financial upheavals since the Great Depression, George Soros, the legendary financier and philanthropist, has written a significant update to his New York Times best seller, The New Paradigm for Financial Markets. The revised and updated edition, The Crash of 2008 and What It Means, contains four new chapters, in which he looks at the depth and breadth of the credit crash and proposes an updated set of policies to confront the global financial crisis.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Difficult

    • By Michael on 04-28-09

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Articulate Executive

    • Learn to Look, Act, and Sound Like a Leader
    • By: Granville N. Toogood
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Granville N. Toogood is a top executive communications expert, as well as an established speaker, trainer, and writer. Before starting his own company in 1982, Mr. Toogood was a television reporter and network news producer for NBC and ABC. Today he works with a long list of blue-chip clients and has served as a consultant to 38 of the Fortune 50 CEOs, as well as thousands of senior-level executives, elected officials, and diplomats throughout the world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Content; Poor delivery.

    • By Jeff on 12-01-07

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Climate Shock

    • The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet
    • By: Gernot Wagner, Martin L. Weitzman
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Wagner and Martin Weitzman explore in lively, clear terms the likely repercussions of a hotter planet, drawing on and expanding from work previously unavailable to general audiences. They show that the longer we wait to act, the more likely an extreme event will happen. A city might go underwater.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing narrative on the overview of climate chang

    • By Heather R. Vaughan on 01-04-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Common Sense on Mutual Funds

    • New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor
    • By: John C. Bogle
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    When Jack Bogle speaks, people listen. A leading thinker and visionary who single-handedly transformed the mutual fund business, his name is synonymous with excellence in mutual funds as Warren Buffett's is with excellence in stock investing. This eye-opening work examines the fundamentals of mutual fund investing and shows investors how to revolutionize their portfolios by embracing simplicity and then avoiding industry pitfalls.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Directionally correct, but outdated

    • By TangoDude on 11-20-10

    Regular price: $13.27

    • The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Investing in Mutual Funds

    • By: Lita Epstein
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Investing in todayï¿¿ï¿¿ï¿¿s markets can be complicated and risky for the average person. With so many avenues - and supposed "financial advisors" - to choose from, it's nearly impossible to know what to do. Here is everything the aspiring investor needs to get started, including mutual fund fundamentals - their different types, fees, and taxes - as well as how to construct one's portfolio and choose the best fund manager.

    Regular price: $11.19

    • No Ordinary Disruption

    • The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends
    • By: Richard Dobbs, James Manyika, Jonathan Woetzel
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 75

    In No Ordinary Disruption, the directors of the McKinsey Global Institute, the flagship think tank of the world's leading consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, dive deeply behind current headlines to analyze the key forces transforming the global economy over the next two decades - and most importantly, to explain what business and government leaders need to do to reset their intuitions and take advantage of the disruptions ahead.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good performance, so-so content

    • By Vignesh Krishnan on 08-28-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Flawless Consulting

    • A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used
    • By: Peter Block
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26

    For over 15 years, consultants, both internal and external, have relied on Peter Block's landmark best seller, Flawless Consulting, to learn how to deal effectively with clients, peers, and others. Using illustrative examples, case studies, and exercises, the author, one of the most important and well known in his field, offers his legendary warmth and insight throughout this much-awaited second edition.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Janet on 09-20-08

    Regular price: $13.27

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