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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 Donald Miller’s Building a StoryBrand by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 28 mins
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    Businesses flourish when they are direct about how products will improve the lives of customers. Author and StoryBrand CEO Donald Miller argues that companies flounder not because they lack quality wares, but, rather, because they fail to create clear, engaging messaging that draws in consumers. Purchase this in-depth analysis of Building a StoryBrand to learn more. 

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    • Summary of Jack Canfield’s The Success Principles by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be (2015), by Jack Canfield, is a self-help book designed to help people achieve their personal and professional goals. By focusing on one business principle per chapter, the cofounder of the Chicken Soup for the Soul mega-series methodically breaks down the strategy behind his remarkable 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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    • 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 John E. Sarno’s Healing Back Pain

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection (1991) by John E. Sarno explores the topic of tension myositis syndrome (TMS), a back-pain disorder from which many Americans suffer. The underlying cause of TMS is unresolved psychological tension, and the most effective treatment is to become aware of and treat that psychological problem. (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 Kim Scott's Radical Candor

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Ian Fishman
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity (2017) is a step-by- step guide to being a strong leader who is able to communicate effectively with a team. To be successful, a radically candid boss must balance two actions: caring about employees, while at the same time challenging them with direct and specific feedback.

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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.)  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good summary hits the high notes

    • By Shane on 09-23-18

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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 W. Chan Kim's Blue Ocean Shift

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Please note: This is an analysis of Blue Ocean Shift, not the original book. Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing - Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne offers a step-by-step strategy to identify and capture untapped markets. It is the process-oriented sequel to the authors' highly influential book about strategic planning, Blue Ocean Strategy (2005). Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Michael Pollan's Food Rules by Milkyway

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Food Rules: An Eater's Manual (2009) is an audiobook compendium of food wisdom that writer Michael Pollan collected, while researching his previous books on eating. This slim volume eschews the scientific jargon of most health-related advice books, and offers simple, clear tips for eating a healthy diet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • JUST WHAT I NEEDED

    • By Certbound on 10-26-17

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    • Analysis of Marshall Goldsmith's, What Got You Here Won't Get You There

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 10 mins
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    In What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful (2007), Marshall Goldsmith generalizes from his personal experience as a business consultant, to explain how successful leaders can diagnose and correct interpersonal problems that are holding them back at work. Using data-driven analysis, and simple behavioral modification techniques, senior executives and other leaders can improve their relationships with employees, by adopting an attitude of humility, and making a commitment to change.

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    • Analysis of Timothy Ferriss’s Tribe of Mentors

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World (2017) is a compendium of advice on performance and well-being compiled by Timothy Ferriss, a tech investor, productivity expert, and fitness guru. Ferriss posed 11 questions to 140 highly successful individuals and mentors, as Ferriss calls them, in a range of industries and fields including finance, film, tech, sports, chess, poker, and academia. Listen to this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • quite ok

    • By chistos on 01-18-18

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    • Analysis of Burton G. Malkiel's A Random Walk Down Wall Street

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel was first published in 1973 and as of 2015 is in its 11th edition. Despite numerous market shifts and technological developments since 1973, Malkiel asserts that the investment strategy laid out in the first edition of the book holds true: the best way to earn money in the stock market is to buy and hold a diversified and balanced portfolio of index funds....

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    • Analysis of Dale Bredesen’s The End of Alzheimer's

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The End of Alzheimer's: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline by Dale Bredesen (2017) is an introduction to the ReCODE protocol, a set of treatments and lifestyle adjustments that are strongly correlated to improved mental state in Alzheimer's disease patients. Alzheimer's disease presents as gradual decline in mental capabilities, usually starting in older adults and marked by the loss of memory, awareness, and response agility.

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    • The Full Book Is So Much Better

    • By Joan Cousins on 09-04-18

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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 Nate Silver’s The Signal and the Noise

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 33 mins
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    The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don’t considers the common shortcomings statisticians face when attempting to make predictions. While bad predictions can lead to setbacks and false beliefs, accurate predictions can advance scientific knowledge, government efficiency, the quality of education, and other social projects and goals.

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    • Analysis of Geoff Colvin's Talent Is Overrated by Milkyway

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Geoff Colvin's Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else (2008) argues that talent is not an innate quality. Instead, talent is learned and cultivated over time. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Kerry Patterson’s Crucial Accountability by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Crucial Accountability (2014) was written by the founders of the management consulting firm VitalSmarts as a companion book to Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High (2013). It addresses how to proceed when a person who is relied on, such as an employee or a family member, fails to live up to a work assignment or personal commitment, or engages in negative behavior. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Mihir Desai's The Wisdom of Finance

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 11 mins
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    The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return (2017) by Mihir Desai looks at the principles of finance through popular culture, life experience, and history. Exploring finance through the lens of the humanities reveals that markets are not divorced from other realms of life. Get this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Adam Grant’s Give and Take

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 22 mins
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    Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success (2013), by Adam Grant, is a psychological study outlining how different people give and receive within their professional relationships. The book follows Grant through a 10-year sociological and psychological analysis of social reciprocity. (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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