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    • Summary of John Carreyrou’s Bad Blood by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, (2018) by veteran Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou, is a briskly paced narrative of the rise and fall of Theranos, the company that perpetrated perhaps the biggest fraud in medical technology history. The book follows the central characters in the company’s saga, especially Elizabeth Holmes, its founder.... (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

    • Summary of Robert Greene’s The Art of Seduction by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Leigh A Laird
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Learn how to manipulate people for personal gain in this audio summary of The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene. Seduction is not merely a matter of sex. It can be a way to make sales, gain political power, or generally persuade others in the service of one’s own goals.

    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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      4 out of 5 stars 21
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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. 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • this isnt Jocko's book

    • By Jonathan Evans on 03-23-19

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of John Doerr’s Measure What Matters

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    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

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime (2016) recounts the comedian’s childhood in South Africa during and after apartheid, focusing in particular on his relationship with his mother, Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah, whose own independence and character shaped Noah’s perceptions and choices. When Patricia was 22, she decided to leave her family’s home in the black township of Soweto to move to Johannesburg and work as a secretary, even though black people were not allowed to live in the city. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.)

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is a classic science-fiction novel named for the temperature at which paper combusts. The story is set in a futuristic United States, run by an authoritarian government, where nearly everyone’s attention is preoccupied by mindless television and radio programs. Purchase this in-depth summary 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
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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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.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

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

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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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.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Malcolm X’s The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley (1965) is an attempt by Malcolm X to clarify his own beliefs through an account of his life journey. The story traces Malcolm’s surprising transformation from wild hustler in Harlem into devout black Muslim human-rights activist.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Brian L. Weiss's Many Lives, Many Masters

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 7
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    In Many Lives, Many Masters (1988, 2008), psychiatrist Brian L. Weiss describes his treatment of a young woman to show how medical science has only begun to comprehend the mysteries of human existence. In 1980, Weiss began to see Catherine, a 27-year-old lab technician employed by the hospital where he practiced, for debilitating fears that included drowning, choking, and the dark.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eye opener

    • By Victor Raul on 11-27-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Kim Scott's Radical Candor

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Ian Fishman
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not an analysis at all.

    • By Matthew on 01-08-19

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    • Analysis of Matthew Walker’s Why We Sleep

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dara Rosenberg
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker explores the importance of sleep in human health and development. Many popular misconceptions have led people to undervalue healthy, consistent sleep, and societal pressures lead people to sleep too little.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • My doctor suggested I read this. Excellent advise

    • By John Cox on 10-01-18

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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
    • Unabridged
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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.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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. 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not helpful

    • By Tony on 02-26-19

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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.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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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.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is an acclaimed novel about the glamour and moral bankruptcy of the Jazz Age. The title refers to Jay Gatsby, a mysterious millionaire who is the talk of his ritzy Long Island community. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Gary John Bishop’s Unf--k Yourself

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Unf--k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life (2017) by Gary John Bishop is a no-nonsense guide to breaking through destructive thought patterns that block potential and degrade well-being. When struggling with failure or stagnation, it is often difficult for individuals to determine how to extricate themselves from such situations. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Annie Grace’s This Naked Mind by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Erica Maity
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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    Discover the truth behind alcohol abuse in this audio summary of This Naked Mind by Annie Grace. Alcohol, Grace warns, is an addictive substance; therefore, anyone can develop an alcohol addiction.

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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.) 

    Regular price: $3.95

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