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    • Summary and Analysis of The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness by Jeff Olson

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Steve Carlson
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 286
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    In the first chapter, Jeff Olson introduces his readers to the idea that every single person on this planet has the potential to turn either into a poor, unsuccessful beach bum or into a successful entrepreneur with a huge balance in his bank account. He tells his own story - about how he went from failure to success to another failure, how he slowly learned that failure and success both happen for the same reason, and that this one single reason can work either for or against you, depending on how you use it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Summary

    • By Con on 02-27-17

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    • Summary: The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Michelle Murillo
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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    Over nine chapters, Gawande makes a detailed and persuasive argument for the use of checklists, not only in surgery, but also in other fields where their use is not as widespread, such as aviation and construction, which have made checklists mandatory. As a consequence of his interest in implementing checklists during surgery, the World Health Organization put Gawande in charge of a team which investigated a trial of surgical checklists over eight countries.

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    • Summary and Analysis of Michelle Alexander's 'The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness'

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: William Butler
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 26
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    Alexander explains that voting is the most basic democratic freedom and right, yet black people throughout US history have been unable to hold or else exercise that right. Furthermore, racial discrimination continues today in a legalized form because once-convicted felons are legally required to explain their background and may be legally refused service or opportunities because of it.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Data, Questionable Conclusion ,Risible Reader

    • By Troy L Boyce on 08-12-17

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    • Summary and Analysis of Talk Like TED: 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 20
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    When selecting a presentation topic, it's imperative to choose something unique that you hold a meaningful connection to. Passion is, without a doubt, a necessary emotion that will guide you towards identifying that mastery. Science supports this claim with concrete evidence. Passion is contagious. The only way to create an inspirational presentation is by being inspired yourself.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Overview

    • By JONATHAN S REA on 02-10-17

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    • Summary: The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Brian Ackley
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
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    This book is a literally a step-by-step guide that will educate and enlighten you on how to start your own business. The content is very easy to understand and a couple things are repeated throughout the book to reinforce the wisdom which is being passed on to you. Each step is broken down into its simplest form, with examples of past situations where persons have succeeded and others have failed.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • it just summary from summary station.

    • By Jiri Manas on 02-27-18

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    • Summary and Analysis of a Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science by Barbara Oakley

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Justin M. Grant
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Barbara Oakley shares with listeners how she came to understand how to use these learning strategies. She tells about how she thought she was not good at math or science but as she moved through a bout in the US Army earning her degree in Slavic Languages. She was so good at learning and speaking Russian that she was often mistaken for a native Russian speaker. Once she was in the field, she realized that her degree in languages was not enough.

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    • Summary and Analysis of Lily Koppel's The Astronaut Wives Club

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Michelle Murillo
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The lives and interpersonal relationships of these wives are uncovered in a way that looks past the image that was presented to the world and shows the reality that these women had to face. There were many negative and positive aspects of life for the wives and families of the first astronauts, and this book does not leave anything out.

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    • Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty | Summary and Analysis

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Scott Larson
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    Acemoglu's theory and explanation of the differences in global prosperity are as enlightening as they are entertaining. He manages to make the puzzling concept dead simple to understand because the book, rather than a lengthy lecture explaining the theory, is a series of examples supporting it. After the first chapter, you will fundamentally understand the concept and theory behind this book, and each subsequent chapter will support the theory in fascinating ways.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent summary, still somewhat interesting

    • By david on 11-08-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Eat Dirt by Dr. Josh Axe

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Moyen
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    The gut is very important because it is the control panel for a person's overall state of health. When a person is healthy their intestinal lining works the same way as a filter does. A healthy gut has the ability to keep out bad toxins and keep in good elements. When the gut is overloaded with too many bad toxins the intestinal walls will begin to break down as a result.

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    • Summary and Analysis of The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: JD Kelly
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    This book is responsible for changing the way that people from all over the world conduct their lives and careers. This book starts out with Shawn explaining his experience at Harvard University. He explains how his gratitude for being able to attend one of the best universities in the world caused him to fall in love with the school. Looking back, he was able to determine that his experience at Harvard was significantly impacted by his enormous sense of gratitude for being selected to attend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very concise summary of concepts discussed in book

    • By Roseleaf1 on 01-28-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis of Karen Abbott's 'Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War'

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Doris A. Ervin
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    It is easy to feel an overwhelming sense of empowerment while listening to Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War. This was in a time where women were considered the weaker or fairer sex, before they were given the vote, and in a time where they were expected to maintain a certain air of etiquette. These four women chose their own fates, involving themselves in a war that pitted neighbors against one another.

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    • Summary of The Obesity Code from Dr. Jason Fung

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Horace Leighton
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    As a practicing physician, Jason Fung tends to heavily rely upon scientific studies as a means to explain his various viewpoints on obesity, as well as to debunk commonly held myths on obesity and assumptions that can become problematic. In conjunction with scientific research, Fung takes time to describe various biological processes that demonstrate how different bodily systems work in concert to either promote weight gain or weight loss.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • a very poor summary

    • By Mary Beth on 08-20-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet from Michael Mosley

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Ralph L. Rati
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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    Contrary to popular opinion, if you have been diagnosed with type two diabetes or pre-diabetes, you need not resign yourself to a life of deteriorating health and complex regimens of testing and medications. Science and modern research show that a proper diet and exercise routine can absolutely reduce your blood sugar levels and keep them in the healthy range daily, freeing you from insulin dependence and the other drugs that facilitate the normalizing of your blood glucose day in and day out.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Recommened to read and to act on this diet

    • By Anonymous User on 01-04-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis of Ann Coulter's Adios, America: The Left's Plan to Turn Our Country into a Third World Hellhole

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Lynn Longseth
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The views that are presented in this book are the views of Ann Coulter, who is the author of Adios, America. The writers at Summary Station made it their goal to stay impartial when it came to crafting this book. Their goal was to give listeners an idea of Coulter's opinions and the reasons she has formed them. Immigration reform is a very controversial issue, and it is only going to become more important as time goes on. It is clear to see that progress needs to be made in the case of immigration reform.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Just awful

    • By Steva on 08-25-16

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    • Summary and Analysis of Judd Apatow's 'Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy'

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Scott McFall
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 4
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Judd Apatow, the comedic mastermind behind films like Knocked Up, Funny People, and most recently Trainwreck, starts his book of interviews by telling us why his obsession over comedy never faltered during the course of his life. He grew up watching comedic greats like Steve Martin and George Carlin, and their talent inspired a love affair for comedy that only grew as time went on.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting rip-off

    • By rojo on 04-10-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • A More Beautiful Question: Summary and Analysis

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Mark Moseley
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a summary and analysis of the actual book. Warren Berger interviewed innovators in business, designers, inventors, and engineers to learn how they overcame challenges and found success. He did not find a single reason for their various successes, but he did find that many of them were talented at asking questions.

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    • Summary and Analysis of Wheat Belly by William Davis M.D.

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Sarah Rogers
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    In the past, a pot belly was a status symbol, but today many people have them. People in America usually call them beer bellies. After recent scientific discoveries about wheat were conducted, doctors came to the conclusion that pot belly fat has more to do with wheat than beer. This book refers to a pot belly as a wheat belly. A wheat belly is defined as an accumulation of fatty tissue which comes from eating food that causes insulin levels in the body to climb.

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    • Summary of The Anatomy of Peace from the Arbinger Institute

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Kevin Theis
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict is an effective 2006 literary publication by the Arbinger Institute. This guide is an informative tool which utilizes imaginary personalities to show its messages. There are also featured information methods for restraining political, individual, and also organizational problems. It says that problems should be carefully handled with a peaceful heart as opposed to a heart up in arms.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Confidence Code: Summary and Analysis of The Confidence Code

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Beth Wray
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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    Learn about The Confidence Code in a fraction of the time it takes to read the actual book! In The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance - What Women Should Know, Katty Kay and Claire Shipman attempt to define confidence, to determine how it is developed and to give guidelines for developing it. Without confidence, you lack boldness and faith in your abilities, and this dearth can greatly affect your mental health as well as your career success.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis of Brad Thor's Code of Conduct: A Thriller (Scot Harvath: Book 14)

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Lori L. Parker
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Code of Conduct is a political thriller written by Brad Thor. This is a very entertaining book, and many people love listening to it. Just like many of Thor's other books, this one is filled with suspense and leaves the listener waiting for the next book in the series to be released.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very Disappointing!

    • By Harold on 09-01-16

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