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    • Summary of Leaders Eat Last from Simon Sinek

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Adam Dubeau
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Simon Sinek, in his book Leaders Eat Last calls for a style of leadership which puts plenty of emphasis on serving people rather than focusing on individual goals or shareholder interests. Leadership styles in this day and age focus on making money and bonuses instead of making sure the workforce has a good working environment. Engagement and job satisfaction are increased by leaders who see their employers as their family.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • odd typos

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-30-18

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    • Summary of The Art of the Deal from Donald Trump

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. This audiobook contains a summary of the entire book, a chapter-by-chapter breakdown, and an analysis of the listening experience. Trump gives great guidance on negotiating and construction deals. The book offers more inspiration than technical advice to anyone venturing into real estate. From the book he suggests that having a passion for what you are doing is key, and money is secondary. This book has outlined how thinking big unlocks many doors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, short and very informative. loved it.

    • By katy on 11-04-17

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    • Summary of Never Split the Difference by Christopher Voss and Tahl Raz

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Harry Roger Williams III
    • Length: 28 mins
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    This is a summary of Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as If Your Life Depended On It by Chriss Voss and Tahl Raz. Never Split the Difference is a guide to applying techniques used in hostage negotiations to personal and business negotiations. The negotiations strategies that are used now and are being taught in business schools usually focus on classic texts that don't factor emotions or irrational behavior being part of a negotiation.

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    • Summary of The Total Money Makeover from Dave Ramsey

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Ashley Nero
    • Length: 29 mins
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    How would you feel if I told you that its possible for you to live without worrying about paying the bills? That it is possible for you to get rid of your debt and enjoy financial freedom? All of this is within your reach, but nothing comes easy. There's a price to pay. You have to do what rich people do, sacrifice and have financial discipline. That's the only thing you need to do to start enjoying your life being debt free.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good summary and easy to follow and take notes.

    • By Judy on 10-15-16

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    • Summary of The Lean Startup from Eric Ries

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The lean start-up has actually taken a very long time to catch on since business owners residing in an outdated world required somebody to open their eyes to the fact that their old-fashioned approaches are triggering more negative than positive outcomes. The lean start-up technique is still not mainstream. Numerous business owners are stuck in their old methods, reluctant to accept modification.

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    • Summary: The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Kevin Theis
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Patrick Lencioni is the author of the book The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues. In this book Patrick emphasizes the idea that if a person wishes to succeed in anything they do, it is very important that they learn how to be a valuable team player. This book places a focus on how being a team player will bring success in business.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great summary.

    • By ND guy on 01-26-18

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    • Summary of The Code of the Extraordinary Mind by Vishen Lakhiani

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 33 mins
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    Vishen Lakhiani is the author of The Code of the Extraordinary Mind. This book is classified as a self-help book and it was written for people who would like to change their lives from a way of living that is on autopilot into a way of conscious living which will bring extraordinary experiences and results. The author of this book is also the founder of a company called Mindvalley. Mindvalley is an educational company that places a focus on self-help and personal growth.

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    • Summary of Blue Ocean Strategy from W. Chan Kim & Renee Mauborgne

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Angelica Were
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This summary of the 2015 version updates the original text covering business strategy, first published in 2005. This is a classic handbook offering practical strategies for business students or entrepreneurs who want to get ahead of the competition, break new ground in uncharted territory, and earn access to widespread opportunities for growth, as well as gain a previously under-utilized base of customers.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor summary

    • By David Wegenke on 05-19-18

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    • Summary of What I Learned Losing A Million Dollars

    • From Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan
    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Brian Ackley
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When he initially began trading, Jim Paul believed he was some type of Superman. He believed he was invincible - that whatever he touched would become gold. When he lost a million dollars, he recognized he was human like the rest of us, that he had actually just got fortunate, and that continuously flexing the guidelines just gets you so far. Any financier worth his salt requires far more than luck and self-confidence: he has to discover ways to lose.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The worst audible product I have purchased

    • By Greg on 02-07-18

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    • Summary of Presence by Amy Cuddy

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Kevin Theis
    • Length: 31 mins
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    Just about everyone knows what it feels like to do poorly on a job interview. This is one of the primary reasons that the book Presence was created. Amy Cuddy is a professor at the Harvard Business School and she is also the author of the book Presence. In this book, Amy teaches people how to quit worrying about the way that other people perceive them.

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    • Summary of Invisible Influence by Jonah Berger

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a summary and analysis of Invisible Influence by Jonah Berger and not the original book. In Invisible Influence, Berger explains the psychology that motivates the decisions about branding and identity. The decisions made by an individual on a daily basis are dictated by subconscious factors so one is hardly aware of its effects.

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    • Summary of Platform Revolution from Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne, and Sangeet Paul Choudary

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Brian Ackley
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Platform Revolution by Geoffrey Parker, Marshall Van Alstyne, and Sangeet Choudary is a thorough look at the development of platforms as market dominators, their opposition against pipeline organizations, and best practices in establishing and overseeing platforms. Platforms interface two sorts of clients with a specific end goal to trade something of significant worth.

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    • Summary of Grit from Angela Duckworth

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Paul V. Haak
    • Length: 42 mins
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    This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. This book contains a summary, chapter-by-chapter breakdown, and an analysis of the reading experience.

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    • Summary of Chaos Monkeys from Antonio Garcia Martinez

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Tom Johnson
    • Length: 40 mins
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    A summary of Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley. This audiobook contains a summary of the entire book, chapter-by-chapter breakdown, and an analysis of the listening experience.

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    • Summary of Ego Is the Enemy from Ryan Holiday

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Shelley Gates
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ryan Holiday is the author of Ego is the Enemy. In this book Ryan examines the negative effects that a person's ego can have on their life. Not everyone is affected negatively by their ego, but many people do suffer from the roles that their egos play. Many people understand the ego in psychological terms which is based on studies done by the popular psychologist Sigmund Freud.

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    • Summary of How Not to Be Wrong from Jordan Ellenberg

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: T.J. Allen
    • Length: 25 mins
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    A summary of How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg.

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    • Summary of The Inevitable from Kevin Kelly

    • By: Better Business Summaries
    • Narrated by: Shelley Gates
    • Length: 26 mins
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    The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces that Will Shape Our Future by Kevin Kelly. Technology is moving and evolving rapidly in an almost unpredictable fashion. At the moment we are on the cusp of true technological advancement and if we wish to become part of it and to grow and learn with it then we must look to understand and embrace the 12 deep trends that Kelly has outlined.

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