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    • Summary of The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins

    • Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
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    Note: This is a book summary of The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins. Original book description: How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in five seconds. Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends, and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 second rule summarized

    • By Brian on 10-09-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Good to Great by Jim Collins: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great? Using tough benchmarks, Collins and his research team identified a set of elite companies that made the leap to great results and sustained those results for at least 15 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent summation of Good to Great

    • By Anna Z. on 07-17-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One

    • Self-Help Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
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    This is a book summary of Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza - executive book summary by Flashbooks. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good summary but not totally accurate on some of the instruction

    • By Gayle Jones on 11-28-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

    • History Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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      4 out of 5 stars 59
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    100,000 years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one - homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem, to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great summary.

    • By Brian on 08-15-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

    • Self-Help Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity - principles that give us the security to adapt to change, and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • In-depth, quick, motivating

    • By Brian on 08-26-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Summary of The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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    This is a book summary of The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth listening

    • By Andrew Booker on 05-30-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson: An Antidote to Chaos

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    This is a summary of 12 Rules for Life in which renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure, and responsibility, distilling the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. 12 Rules for Life shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith, and human nature, while transforming and ennobling the mind and spirit of its listeners. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Saved a lot of time

    • By Xavier M. on 08-21-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Outliers the Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

    • Book Summary Includes Analysis
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
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      4 out of 5 stars 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers" - the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high achievers different?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • bad in all categories. I

    • By Norma Berry on 04-03-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    The Magic of Thinking Big gives you useful methods, not empty promises. Dr. Schwartz presents a carefully designed program for getting the most out of your job, your marriage and family life, and your community. He proves that you don't need to be an intellectual or have innate talent to attain great success and satisfaction - but you do need to learn and understand the habit of thinking and behaving in ways that will get you there. This book gives you those secrets!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent choice of being tolerance towards the en

    • By Karl Johansen on 08-02-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, by Eckhart Tolle

    • Includes Analysis
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    This is a book summary on The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. It's no wonder that The Power of Now has sold over two million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 30 foreign languages. Much more than simple principles and platitudes, the book takes listeners on an inspiring spiritual journey to find their true and deepest self and reach the ultimate in personal growth and spirituality: the discovery of truth and light.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Summary of Now

    • By Anonymous User on 11-08-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Pitch Anything by Oren Klaff - Book Summary

    • An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 95
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      4 out of 5 stars 82
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      4 out of 5 stars 82

    Whether you're selling ideas to investors, pitching a client for new business, or even negotiating for a higher salary, Pitch Anything will transform the way you position your ideas. According to Klaff, creating and presenting a great pitch isn't an art - it's a simple science. Applying the latest findings in the field of neuroeconomics, while sharing eye-opening stories of his method in action, Klaff describes how the brain makes decisions and responds to pitches. With this information, you'll remain in complete control of every stage in the pitch process.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • pitch verses plan

    • By Jennifer Rackley on 09-06-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Power of Moments by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are dominated by four elements: elevation, insight, pride, and connection. If we embrace these elements, we can conjure more moments that matter. What if a teacher could design a lesson that he knew his students would remember 20 years later? What if a manager knew how to create an experience that would delight customers? What if you had a better sense of how to create memories that matter for your children? This book delves into some fascinating mysteries of experience: Why we tend to remember the best or worst moment of an experience as well as the last moment and forget the rest. Why "we feel most comfortable when things are certain, but we feel most alive when they're not".

    • 1 out of 5 stars
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    • By Eduardo on 07-28-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel: Book Summary

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    To most of us, learning something the hard way implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Review

    • By Michele on 04-07-16

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    • Summary of Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini PhD

    • Book Summary Includes Analysis
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
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      4 out of 5 stars 74
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      4 out of 5 stars 74

    Social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn't lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good recap.

    • By H on 10-30-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
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    This is a book summary of Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb and not the original book. Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb's landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision making in a world we don't understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great summary of a great book!

    • By mike on 03-18-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How. by Daniel Coyle - Book Summary

    • By: Book Summaries by FlashBooks
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Drawing on cutting-edge neurology and firsthand research gathered on journeys to nine of the world's talent hotbeds - from the baseball fields of the Caribbean to a classical-music academy in upstate New York - Coyle identifies the three key elements that will allow you to develop your gifts and optimize your performance in sports, art, music, math, or just about anything.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • its good but a bit small in length.

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-23-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Mastery, by Robert Greene | Book Summary Includes Analysis

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    By analyzing the lives of such past masters as Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, and Leonard da Vinci, as well as by interviewing nine contemporary masters, including tech guru Paul Graham and animal rights advocate Temple Grandin, Greene debunks our culture's many myths about genius and distills the wisdom of the ages to reveal the secret to greatness. With this seminal audiobook as a guide, listeners will learn how to unlock the passion within and become masters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Take Notes

    • By ladyjustice7 on 04-17-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel

    • 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Note - this is a book summary. Original book description: In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with 12 key strategies that foster healthy brain development, leading to calmer, happier children. The authors explain - and make accessible - the new science of how a child's brain is wired and how it matures. Get this summary now to learn more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Brian on 11-06-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success by Shawn Stevenson | Book Summary Includes Analysis

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 100
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      4 out of 5 stars 80
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    This is a book summary of Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson When it comes to health, there is one criminally overlooked element: sleep. Good sleep helps you shed fat for good, stave off disease, stay productive, and improve virtually every function of your mind and body. That's what Shawn Stevenson learned when a degenerative bone disease crushed his dream of becoming a professional athlete. Like many of us, he gave up on his health and his body until he decided there must be a better way.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • mispronounced words!

    • By Rollia M. Oliver on 10-20-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALS Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

    • Business Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Detailing the mindset and principles that enable SEAL units to accomplish the most difficult combat missions, Extreme Ownership demonstrates how to apply them to any team or organization, in any leadership environment. A compelling narrative with powerful instruction and direct application, Extreme Ownership challenges leaders everywhere to fulfill their ultimate purpose: lead and win. Note: This is a book summary - not the original version.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Be, Know, Do

    • By T-Bird Student on 07-02-18

    Regular price: $3.95

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