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    • Analysis of Jocko Willink's Discipline Equals Freedom

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is an analysis of Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual (2017) by Jocko Willink, a collection of tips and strategies for living a disciplined life. Whether one’s long-term goals relate to diet, exercise, or work, self-imposed discipline is a tried and true methodology for reaching an objective.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more. 

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    • Analysis of John Doerr’s Measure What Matters

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs, (2018) by venture capitalist John Doerr, details a simple but highly effective goal-setting technique called "Objectives and Key Results", or OKRs. The OKR method is a management philosophy that pairs concrete objectives with actionable steps. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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    • Analysis of Robert Wright's Why Buddhism Is True

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Robert Wright's Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment (2017) considers Buddhism through the lens of evolutionary psychology, a discipline that regards natural selection as the provenance of many mental traits. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • By John Wm. King on 04-11-18

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    • Analysis of David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Killers of the Flower Moon (2017) narrates a series of murders on the Osage reservation in Oklahoma. In the 1920s, members of the Osage tribe were killed as part of a plot to deprive them of their oil wealth. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's Flow

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Todd Mansfield
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (1990) by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi explores the methods and science behind optimal experiences. These experiences manifest as times when completing a task feels easy, enjoyable, and fulfilling, even though the task was challenging. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Mary Roach’s 'Gulp'

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Todd Mansfield
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal (2013) by Mary Roach explores the curiosities of digestion. Following the journey that food takes through the body, Gulp explores an intricate system full of self-balancing processes…. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 26 mins
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    I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer (2018) describes author Michelle McNamara’s quest to identify a California serial killer who committed a rash of rapes and murders during the 1970s and 1980s. The book examines both the serial killer’s crimes and the efforts made by law enforcement and amateur detectives to identify him. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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    • Analysis of Andrew S. Grove's Only the Paranoid Survive by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Only the Paranoid Survive (1996), former Intel CEO Andrew S. Grove explains how businesses or individuals should react to major market changes. Business owners, managers, and employees must understand that a company is always at risk. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not the actual book!

    • By Amy D on 02-06-18

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    • Analysis of Matthew Hussey's Get the Guy

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Marnye Young
    • Length: 9 mins
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    In Get the Guy (2013), Matthew Hussey promises to teach women how to meet, attract, and satisfy the right guy. By understanding how men think and what they want in a romantic relationship, a woman will be better able to find the perfect partner.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Og Mandino’s The Greatest Salesman in the World

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 24 mins
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    This is an in-depth audio analysis of The Greatest Salesman in the World (1968) by Og Mandino. It offers a set of precepts that salespeople should follow to achieve happiness and success. This classic best-seller is a parable about Hafid, a Biblical-era man who inherits a set of ancient scrolls that teach him the right way to live and sell.

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    • Analysis of Camille Fournier's The Manager's Path

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Camille Fournier's The Manager's Path (2017) is a management guide for leaders in the technology industry and computer engineers considering moving into management. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Thomas Sowell’s Discrimination and Disparities

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Thomas Sowell’s book Discrimination and Disparities (2018) is an extended essay by a respected conservative economist and thinker. It addresses questions of why success is elusive and explains what so many people get wrong about social disparity. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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    • Analysis of Rachel Hollis’s Girl, Wash Your Face by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be (2018) by Rachel Hollis is an inspirational self-help book that mainly targets Christian women. Hollis uses painful and funny stories about her own life to urge women to dispel negativity and make the most of their lives…  (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.) 

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    • Analysis of Chet Holmes’s The Ultimate Sales Machine

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 24 mins
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    The Ultimate Sales Machine: Turbocharge Your Business with Relentless Focus on 12 Key Strategies by Chet Holmes (2007) is a crash course in increasing the performance of the profit-generating division of any company. Many companies attempt to improve their sales operations by trying a variety of strategies. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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    • Analysis of Gay Hendricks’s The Big Leap

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 21 mins
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    The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level reveals one of the most common barriers to an individual's success: the upper limit problem (ULP), a self-imposed, subconscious limit for how much happiness and positivity someone can feel. Using research, case studies, and personal experience, Hendricks explores how the ULP can prevent someone from taking the Big Leap, or reaching his or her highest potential. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)   

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    • Analysis of John C. Maxwell's The 360 Degree Leader

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 18 mins
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    In The 360 Degree Leader (2005), John C. Maxwell recommends strategies for people in the middle of an organizational hierarchy to develop leadership skills and increase their influence. The book expands on Maxwell’s previous work on leadership. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Joseph E. Stiglitz’s The Price of Inequality

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 33 mins
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    This is an audio analysis of The Price of Inequality which examines the causes and damaging effects of growing inequality in the United States. Income and wealth inequality has been on the rise in the United States since the early 1980s and was severely worsened by the global financial crisis of 2007-2008 and the ensuing Great Recession. 

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    • Analysis of Johann Hari’s Chasing the Scream by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Johann Hari’s Chasing the Scream (2015) is a history and evaluation of the war on drugs first launched by the United States in the 1930s. The anti-drug campaign, which began long before Richard Nixon launched the official War on Drugs in 1971, was supposedly meant to put an end to widespread narcotics use in the United States.... Listen to this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Andy Andrews's The Traveler's Gift by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Traveler's Gift: Seven Decisions That Determine Personal Success (2005) by Andy Andrews is a self-help fable that follows the fictional character David Ponder on a journey through time in which historical figures teach him the keys to regaining control of his life. After losing his job as an executive at a chemical plant near Dallas, Ponder can no longer support his wife and ailing 12-year-old daughter. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Daymond John’s Rise and Grind

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Rise and Grind: Outperform, Outwork, and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life (2018) is a motivational audiobook that teaches aspirational professionals how to develop an efficient, ceaseless work ethic that can be used to overcome obstacles and achieve success. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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