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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

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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. 

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Jordan B. Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    This is an analysis of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (2018) by Jordan B. Peterson, a sweeping investigation into how humans should cope with life’s suffering. Drawing from biology, anthropology, psychology, history, and mythology, as well as from great thinkers and religions, Peterson outlines 12 key principles that will lead to an ethical and relatively manageable life. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not what you'd expect

    • By Anonymous User on 04-15-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not quite an analysis<br />

    • By John Wm. King on 04-11-18

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    • Analysis of Susan Peirce Thompson's Bright Line Eating by Milkyway

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin, and Free (2017) by Susan Peirce Thompson offers a weight-loss and maintenance strategy that relies on strict dietary eliminations, instead of eating in moderation. By changing their habits, dieters can lose weight and be released from the powerful grip of foods loaded with sugar and flour.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Analysis?

    • By bg on 12-23-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Marianne Williamson's A Return to Love

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A Return to Love (1992, revised by the author in 1996) is Marianne Williamson's explanation and exploration of the spiritual text A Course in Miracles. The premise of A Course in Miracles is simple: there is only one reality, and it is love.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • the was ridiculous. shame on you me. williamson.

    • By Gail on 03-13-18

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    • Analysis of Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Fountainhead (1943) by Ayn Rand is a novel about a group of fictional architects and their critics in the 1920s and ’30s. Set mostly in New York City, the story follows Howard Roark, a young, preternaturally assured architect, and Peter Keating, his fair-weather friend and quasi-rival, through the ups and downs of their careers and personal lives… Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Walter Isaacson’s Leonardo da Vinci

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Marnye Young
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Walter Isaacson's Leonardo da Vinci (2017) is a biography of the Italian Renaissance artist, researcher, and inventor. Isaacson traces Leonardo's life and scientific pursuits and provides history and criticism for each of his important works.... Listen to this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • not much analysis

    • By F on 03-19-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Ray Dalio’s Principles

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Principles: Life and Work (2017), Ray Dalio describes core practices he developed during his career as an investor. Dalio believes that by applying these principles to their lives, listeners can improve their relationships, enhance group decision making, and more easily adapt to changing circumstances. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Andreas M. Antonopoulos's Mastering Bitcoin by Milkyway

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2 out of 5 stars 13
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    Mastering Bitcoin (2015) by Andreas Antonopoulos is a rigorous introduction to the technologies and capabilities of the blockchain currency known as bitcoin. Bitcoin is a cryptographic currency. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Total waste of money.

    • By Todd L. on 12-20-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s Skin in the Game

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s book Skin in the Game (2018) argues that balancing risk and reward is essential to creating a fair society, and that a lack of such balance creates a world fraught with unnecessary complexity and risk. Understanding the balance or imbalance of risk and reward in social systems helps to explain how the world works… Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more about Skin in the Game. Note: This is not Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s book Skin in the Game. It is an analysis of that book.

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    • Analysis of Tara Brach's Radical Acceptance

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha (2003) by Tara Brach is a self-help book grounded in Buddhist teachings and practices. Western society is trapped in a cycle in which people constantly critique themselves and question their self-worth. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • emotional wellness simplified

    • By cathy on 04-05-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of William H. McRaven's Make Your Bed

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Ian Fishman
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World (2017) by Admiral William H. McRaven is an expanded version of a commencement speech that the author gave at the University of Texas at Austin in 2014. Its central theme is that military training as a Navy SEAL imparts 10 lessons about how to overcome the challenges in life that everyone encounters. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Disney Institute’s Be Our Guest

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service (2011) by Disney Institute and Theodore Kinni outlines the Walt Disney Company's approach to customer service. Disney Institute, the company's professional development arm, trains people from other businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies to adapt Disney's customer service strategies for their own organizations.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Edward M. Hallowell’s Driven to Distraction

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is an analysis of Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood by physicians Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey, a detailed study of attention deficit disorder (ADD) first published in 1994. The authors define the disorder, describe its subtypes, explain how it’s diagnosed, outline its effects on the lives of people with the condition, and enumerate its forms of treatment. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Peter Senge's The Fifth Discipline

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Marnye Young
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of the Learning Organization (1990, revised and updated in 2006), Peter Senge explains how managers can shift any group's perspective away from defensiveness and toward collaboration. By practicing the five disciplines of a learning organization, a company can avoid many of the dysfunctions that tend to prevent growth....

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of David Cay Johnston's It’s Even Worse Than You Think

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    David Cay Johnston’s It’s Even Worse Than You Think (2017) is an indictment of the Trump presidency in its first year. As a candidate and during his first year in office, Donald Trump repeatedly promised to “Make America Great Again.” Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of W. Chan Kim's Blue Ocean Shift

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

    Regular price: $3.95

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