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    • The Paradox of Choice

    • Why More is Less
    • By: Barry Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Ken Kliban
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    By synthesizing current research in the social sciences, Schwartz makes the counterintuitive case that eliminating choices can greatly reduce the stress, anxiety, and busyness of our lives. He offers eleven practical steps on how to limit choices to a manageable number, have the discipline to focus on the important ones and ignore the rest, and ultimately derive greater satisfaction from the choices you have to make.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Tyranny of Pop Economics

    • By Darwin8u on 10-28-13

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Why We Work

    • By: Barry Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Barry Schwartz
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An eye-opening, groundbreaking tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture and how you can find your own path to happiness in the workplace.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • All corporate execs should get this message

    • By Mark Hampson on 10-24-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Practical Wisdom

    • The Right Way to Do the Right Thing
    • By: Barry Schwartz, Kenneth Sharpe
    • Narrated by: Barry Schwartz
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Most of us want to succeed. And most of us want to do the right thing. But we often forget that the way tosucceed is by doing the right thing, as Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe remind us in Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing. When the institutions that shape our society need to change, the people in them typically either make more rules or offer smarter incentives.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Professionalism

    • By Danny M. on 09-25-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Brilliant: The New Science of Decision-Making

    • By: Barry Schwartz PhD
    • Narrated by: Prof. Barry Schwartz
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
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    How can you make smart decisions? Does more choice make you happier? What steps can you take to curtail stress when selecting from a sea of options? Barry Schwartz gives you practical and science-based answers to these questions in Brilliant: The New Science of Decision Making. The author of the seminal best seller The Paradox of Choice, Dr. Schwartz has spent five decades teaching decision science. Now, this 14-lecture audio course lets you experience the same panache that has wowed Swarthmore College undergraduates and business school students at UC Berkeley and NYU.

    Regular price: $13.97

    • Practical Wisdom [Russian Edition]

    • The Right Way to Do the Right Thing
    • By: Barry Schwartz, Kenneth Sharpe
    • Narrated by: Stanislav Koncevich
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In their provocative new book, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe explore the insights essential to leading satisfying lives. Encouraging individuals to focus on their own personal intelligence and integrity rather than simply navigating the rules and incentives established by others, Practical Wisdom outlines how to identify and cultivate our own innate wisdom in our daily lives.

    Regular price: $6.99