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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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    • Good summary hits the high notes

    • By Shane on 09-23-18

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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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    • Summary of Jeff Olson’s The Slight Edge by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 25 mins
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    In The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness (2005), author and entrepreneur Jeff Olson explains how motivated individuals can reap tremendous benefits from cultivating simple, positive habits. Although good fortune can appear to manifest overnight, success is usually the result of years spent consistently making the right choices.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon.)  

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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
    • Unabridged
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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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    • 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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    • Summary of Gary Zukav’s The Seat of the Soul by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Joseph Passaro
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Seat of the Soul (1989), Gary Zukav’s first book about spirituality, describes how humans in the late 20th century began evolving into more intuitive, soulful beings. Truly evolved people attune their faculties so they can perceive phenomena beyond the material world - that is, beyond what they see, hear, smell, touch, and feel.... (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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    • Summary of Jon Gordon’s The Power of a Positive Team by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Erica Maity
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices That Make Great Teams Great (2018) explores how groups can strengthen their ability to succeed through optimism, communication, and dedicated teamwork. (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 M. Scott Peck’s 'The Road Less Traveled'

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values, and Spiritual Growth (1978) by M. Scott Peck is a self-help text that focuses on personal development. The author, who was a psychiatrist with many years of clinical practice, draws on the psychoanalytic tradition to explore four major concepts: discipline, love, religion and grace....

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    • Summary of Matthew Dixon’s The Effortless Experience by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Effortless Experience: Conquering the New Battleground for Customer Loyalty (2013) examines how businesses can retain old customers and gain new ones by decreasing the amount of effort consumers must expend to resolve problems. Authors Matthew Dixon, Nick Toman, and Rick DeLisi use data collected from thousands of customers to determine which practices drive customers away and which strategies cement their trust. (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
    • buyer beware

    • By Anthony Schumacher on 08-03-18

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    • Summary of Don Norman’s The Design of Everyday Things by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Design of Everyday Things, by Don Norman (2013), is a guide to understanding the relationships between people and the tools they use. Many people think design is dictated purely by aesthetics, but it must also consider practicality and users’ psychology.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon.)  

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    • Summary of Bob Burg’s The Go-Giver by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 23 mins
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    The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea (2007) is an allegorical narrative that argues that individuals and businesses alike can prosper by practicing generosity. The book follows the fictional journey of an ambitious but underperforming employee, Joe, who turns to a wise and wealthy man for career advice when he realizes he’s in danger of not meeting his company’s quarterly quota.... (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 Geoffrey Moore's Crossing the Chasm

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Consumers (1991, third edition published in 2014) by Geoffrey Moore is a guide for high-tech companies that wish to transition successfully from a small, technically minded customer base to a larger general market. Customers within a given market adopt new products at different points during their development.... Purchase this in-depth analysis 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 Satya Nadella’s Hit Refresh

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Todd Mansfield
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone (2017) is Satya Nadella's memoir of his work as the chief executive officer of Microsoft. Nadella describes his efforts to reform the company's culture and push its priorities toward the next generation of technology.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Summary of Jon Meacham’s The Soul of America by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 30 mins
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    Jon Meacham’s The Soul of America (2018) is a historical overview of how US presidents and the people who surrounded them navigated a path through some of the most divisive periods in American history to bring the country together. (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 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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    • Summary of Sam Quinones's Dreamland by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 30 mins
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    Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic (2015) documents the rise of opium-based addiction in the United States between the 1980s and the 2010s. Journalist Sam Quinones explains how an ideological shift within the medical community during the 1980s and 1990s led to an increase in the number of opiates prescribed to patients and fueled the modern-day opiate crisis. Purchase this in-depth summary 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.)

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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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • ehhh its okay

    • By Anonymous User on 07-28-18

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