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    • Trillion Dollar Coach

    • The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell
    • By: Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg, Alan Eagle
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,001
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 848
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 849

    The team behind How Google Works returns with management lessons from legendary coach and business executive Bill Campbell, whose mentoring of some of our most successful modern entrepreneurs has helped create well over a trillion dollars in market value. Bill Campbell played an instrumental role in the growth of several prominent companies, such as Google, Apple, and Intuit, fostering deep relationships with Silicon Valley visionaries, including Steve Jobs, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great regarding the Coach’s life; Ok on how-to

    • By Jason Lehmbeck on 04-25-19

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Shoe Dog

    • A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
    • By: Phil Knight
    • Narrated by: Norbert Leo Butz, Phil Knight - introduction
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 31,189
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28,012
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 27,998

    In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must listen to book- It's the perfect biz memoir

    • By Brock on 06-02-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Titan

    • The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
    • By: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 35 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,563
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,121

    Titan is the first full-length biography based on unrestricted access to Rockefeller’s exceptionally rich trove of papers. A landmark publication full of startling revelations, the book indelibly alters our image of this most enigmatic capitalist. Born the son of a flamboyant, bigamous snake-oil salesman and a pious, straitlaced mother, Rockefeller rose from rustic origins to become the world’s richest man by creating America’s most powerful and feared monopoly, Standard Oil. Branded "the Octopus" by legions of muckrakers, the trust refined and marketed nearly 90 percent of the oil produced in America.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW! What a fascinating story!

    • By martha on 12-17-13
    • The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
    • By: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 35 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 12-30-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4,563 ratings

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Power Broker

    • Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
    • By: Robert A. Caro
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 66 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,066
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,846
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,856

    Everywhere acknowledged as a modern American classic, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred greatest books of the 20th century, The Power Broker is a galvanizing biography revealing not only the saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the story of the shaping (and mis-shaping) of New York in the 20th century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • AMAZING read

    • By jeff on 09-15-11

    Regular price: $84.00

    • Trump: The Art of the Deal

    • By: Donald J. Trump, Tony Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Kaleo Griffith, Donald J. Trump
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,852
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,092
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,082

    Here is Trump in action—how he runs his organization and how he runs his life—as he meets the people he needs to meet, chats with family and friends, clashes with enemies, and challenges conventional thinking. But even a maverick plays by rules, and Trump has formulated time-tested guidelines for success. He isolates the common elements in his greatest accomplishments; he shatters myths; he names names, spells out the zeros, and fully reveals the deal-maker's art. And throughout, Trump talks—really talks—about how he does it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Read to Understand Trump

    • By Stuart Draper on 02-20-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Everything Store

    • Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
    • By: Brad Stone
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,364
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,783
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,797

    Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail. But its visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content with being a bookseller. He wanted Amazon to become the everything store, offering limitless selection and seductive convenience at disruptively low prices. To do so, he developed a corporate culture of relentless ambition and secrecy that's never been cracked. Until now.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved the honesty!

    • By Paul on 01-29-14

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Power Moves

    • Lessons from Davos
    • By: Adam Grant
    • Narrated by: Adam Grant
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,508
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,053
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11,010

    Power is changing. Private corner offices and management by decree are out, as is unquestioned trust in the government and media. These former pillars of traditional power have been replaced by networks of informed citizens who collectively wield more power over their personal lives, employers, and worlds than ever before. So how do you navigate this new landscape and come out on top?  Adam Grant, Wharton organizational psychologist, went to the World Economic Forum in Davos, the epicenter of power, and sat down with thought leaders from around the world, to find out.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disorganized

    • By mike a on 01-16-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Snowball

    • Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
    • By: Alice Schroeder
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 36 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,299
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,479
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,466

    Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom. The result is the personally revealing and complete biography of the man known everywhere as "The Oracle of Omaha."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 2,220 well-invested minutes!

    • By BogKid on 01-07-09

    Regular price: $59.93

    • Capital Gaines

    • The Smart Things I've Learned by Doing Stupid Stuff
    • By: Chip Gaines
    • Narrated by: Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines, Melinda Paul, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,173
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6,614
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,582

    The funny and talented Chip Gaines is well known to millions of people as a TV star, renovation expert, bestselling author, husband to Joanna, and father of four in Waco, Texas. But long before the world took notice, Chip was a serial entrepreneur who was always ready for the next challenge. Whether it was buying a neighborhood laundromat or talking a bank into a loan for some equipment to start a lawn-mowing service, Chip always knew that the most important thing was to take that first step.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not What I expected

    • By Belinda on 11-16-17

    Regular price: $18.24

    • Delivering Happiness

    • A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose
    • By: Tony Hsieh
    • Narrated by: Tony Hsieh
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,347
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,964
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,977

    In this, his first audiobook, Tony Hsieh - the widely admired CEO of Zappos, the online shoe retailer -explains how he created a unique culture and commitment to service that aims to improve the lives of its employees, customers, vendors, and backers. Using anecdotes and stories from his own life experiences, and from other companies, Hsieh provides concrete ways that companies can achieve unprecedented success.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Do one thing exceptionally

    • By Ben on 09-07-10

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Let My People Go Surfing

    • The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Including 10 More Years of Business Unusual
    • By: Yvon Chouinard, Naomi Klein
    • Narrated by: Christopher Grove, Yvon Chouinard
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,247
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,091
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,091

    In his long-awaited memoir, Yvon Chouinard - legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc. - shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of a French Canadian blacksmith to the thrilling, ambitious climbing expeditions that inspired his innovative designs for the sport's equipment.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good presentation, though a little preachy

    • By Jim Perkins on 05-25-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The House of Morgan

    • An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance
    • By: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 34 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,825
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,609
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,597

    A gripping history of banking and the booms and busts that shaped the world on both sides of the Atlantic, The House of Morgan traces the trajectory of the J. P.Morgan empire from its obscure beginnings in Victorian London to the crash of 1987. Ron Chernow paints a fascinating portrait of the private saga of the Morgans and the rarefied world of the American and British elite in which they moved. Based on extensive interviews and access to the family and business archives, The House of Morgan is an investigative masterpiece.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chernow's first book as good as his later ones

    • By S. Yates on 06-01-17

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Hit Refresh

    • The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone
    • By: Satya Nadella, Greg Shaw, Bill Gates - foreword
    • Narrated by: Shridhar Solanki, Satya Nadella
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,685
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,469
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,471

    Microsoft's CEO tells the inside story of the company's continuing transformation, tracing his own personal journey from a childhood in India to leading some of the most significant technological changes in the digital era. As much a humanist as engineer and executive, Nadella concludes with his vision for the coming wave of intelligent technologies and a distinct call to action for leaders everywhere.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read for those into tech

    • By Spider-Man on 10-14-17

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Finding My Virginity

    • The New Autobiography
    • By: Richard Branson
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,052
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 953
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 956

    In Finding My Virginity, Sir Richard Branson shares the secrets that have seen his family business grow from a student magazine into a global brand, his dreams of private citizens flying to space develop from a childhood fantasy to the brink of reality, and his focus shift from battling bigger rivals to changing business for good.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More than a story of money.

    • By randell carlson on 05-31-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Alibaba

    • The House That Jack Ma Built
    • By: Duncan Clark
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,391
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,092
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,085

    In just a decade and a half, Jack Ma, a man from modest beginnings who started out as an English teacher, founded Alibaba and built it into one of the world's largest companies, an e-commerce empire on which hundreds of millions of Chinese consumers depend. Alibaba's $25 billion IPO in 2014 was the largest global IPO ever. A Rockefeller of his age who is courted by CEOs and presidents around the world, Jack is an icon for China's booming private sector.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Strange: Best part of story happens "off-screen"

    • By Tristan on 09-02-16
    • The House That Jack Ma Built
    • By: Duncan Clark
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 04-12-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 2,391 ratings

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Little Black Stretchy Pants

    • By: Chip Wilson
    • Narrated by: Chip Wilson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    The unauthorized story of Lululemon. Chip Wilson’s part in this story comes from the learning of thousands of mistakes. He set the culture, business model, quality platform, and people development program and then got out of the way. Lululemon’s exponential growth, culture, and brand strength have few peers, and it is because of those employees who choose to be great. This book is also about missed opportunity - five years of missed opportunity. Chip was playing to win while the directors of the company he founded were playing not to lose.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A unique perspective.

    • By Braden on 10-22-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Anything You Want

    • 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur
    • By: Derek Sivers
    • Narrated by: Derek Sivers
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,298
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,935
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,928

    When anyone can start a business (when everyone is running their career like a business), it begs a question. This is your one chance at life, you can have anything you want, what is worth doing? Most people don't know why they're doing what they're doing. They imitate others, go with the flow, and follow paths without making their own. They spend decades in pursuit of something that someone convinced them they should want, without realizing that it won't make them happy. Anything You Want is a manifesto about living life, appreciating enough, and doing what matters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Short and poignant

    • By Richard Mattson on 07-03-11

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A

    • How Faith, Cows, and Chicken Built an Iconic Brand
    • By: Steve Robinson
    • Narrated by: Milton Bagby
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    During his 34-year tenure at Chick-fil-A, Steve Robinson was integrally involved in the company’s growth - from 184 stores and $100 million in annual sales in 1981 to over 2,100 stores and over $6.8 billion in annual sales in 2015 - and was a firsthand witness to its evolution as an indelible global brand. In Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A, Robinson shares behind-the-scenes accounts of key moments.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, even more for a non-religious person

    • By Pascal Deleu on 06-18-19

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Thirst

    • A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World
    • By: Scott Harrison, Lisa Sweetingham - contributor
    • Narrated by: Scott Harrison
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 754
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 695
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 698

    An inspiring personal story of redemption, second chances, and the transformative power within us all, from the founder and CEO of the nonprofit charity: water. In the tradition of such best-selling books as Shoe Dog and Mountains Beyond Mountains, Thirst is a riveting account of how to build a better charity, a better business, a better life - and a gritty tale that proves it’s never too late to make a change.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring!

    • By April Ackroyd on 10-07-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • 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 510
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 442
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 440

    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
    • Amongst top leadership and management books!

    • By Konstantin on 08-23-14

    Regular price: $24.47

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