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    • Blitzscaling

    • The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies
    • By: Reid Hoffman, Chris Yeh, Bill Gates - foreword
    • Narrated by: Chris Yeh, Reid Hoffman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    What entrepreneur or founder doesn't aspire to build the next Amazon, Facebook, or Airbnb? Yet those who actually manage to do so are exceedingly rare. So what separates the start-ups that get disrupted and disappear from the ones who grow to become global giants? The secret is blitzscaling: a set of techniques for scaling up at a dizzying pace that blows competitors out of the water.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Could go deeper

    • By Nicolai Bak Jensen on 10-19-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Hit Refresh

    • The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone
    • By: Satya Nadella, Greg Shaw, Bill Gates - foreword
    • Narrated by: Shridhar Solanki, Satya Nadella
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,415
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,237

    Microsoft's CEO tells the inside story of the company's continuing transformation, tracing his own personal journey from a childhood in India to leading some of the most significant technological changes in the digital era. As much a humanist as engineer and executive, Nadella concludes with his vision for the coming wave of intelligent technologies and a distinct call to action for leaders everywhere.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read for those into tech

    • By zanwar on 10-14-17

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Hit Refresh

    • By: Satya Nadella, Bill Gates - foreword
    • Narrated by: Shridhar Solanki, Satya Nadella
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    As told by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Hit Refresh is the story of corporate change and reinvention as well as the story of Nadella's personal journey, one that is taking place today inside a storied technology company, and one that is coming in all of our lives as intelligent machines become more ambient and more ubiquitous. It's about how people, organisations and societies can and must hit refresh - transform - in their persistent quest for new energy, new ideas, relevance and renewal.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The human side of technology

    • By Arno on 08-13-18

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Road Ahead

    • By: Bill Gates
    • Narrated by: Rick Adamson, Bill Gates
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Bill Gates, whose vision of the personal computer propelled Microsoft into one of the world's leading companies, astonished the business community in 1996 by abruptly reinventing his entire company around the Internet. He explains why the Internet has revolutionized not just Microsoft but everything else too - and at a faster pace than even he had anticipated.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book. Bill Gates was a visionary as you will

    • By Mitchell on 11-29-13

    Regular price: $12.60

    • Business @ the Speed of Thought

    • Using a Digital Nervous System
    • By: Bill Gates (Founder, CEO, Microsoft)
    • Narrated by: Roger Steffens, Bill Gates
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Gates' Business @ the Speed of Thought is one of audible.com's most popular programs. This is one investment that will pay consistent dividends. Download it for your commute.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • My one start vote reasoning.

    • By Scott on 12-08-04

    Regular price: $17.09

    • The Book of Leadership Wisdom

    • By: Andrew S. Grove, Bill Gates, Michael D. Eisner, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    Listen to writings by Bill Gates, Andrew Grove, Michael Eisner, David Packard and other business leaders. Possessing a rare combination of business genius and true grit, these captains of industry have created unprecedented wealth for their companies and themselves, pioneered revolutionary new industries, and in some cases, directly shaped the destinies of entire nations.

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Showing Up for Life

    • Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime
    • By: Bill Gates Sr.
    • Narrated by: Patrick Egan, Bill Gates Sr.
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    A heartfelt, deeply personal book, Showing Up for Life shines a bright light on the values and principles that Bill Gates Sr. has learned over a lifetime of "showing up" - lessons that he learned growing up in the Great Depression, and which he instilled in his children and continues to practice on the world stage as the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring listening

    • By Martin on 04-22-16

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Unleashing the Power of Creativity

    • A 'This I Believe' Essay
    • By: Bill Gates
    • Narrated by: Bill Gates
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The Microsoft mogul on the positive power of intelligence and creativity.

    • out of 5 stars
    • short and sweet no teeth

    • By Angela on 01-31-08

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Scientific American

    • A Robot in Every Home
    • By: Bill Gates
    • Narrated by: Sal Giangrasso
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    From the pages of Scientific American, this is the January 2007 cover story "A Robot in Every Home" by Bill Gates. Gates is the co-founder and chairman of Microsoft. In this article, the leader of the PC revolution predicts that the next hot field will be robotics.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Sono un ottimista globale

    • Conversazione con Massimo Franco
    • By: Bill Gates, Massimo Franco
    • Narrated by: Walter Rivetti, Oliviero Cappellini
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Ottimista globale, utopista impaziente, riluttante imperatore contemporaneo - per censo e per influenza -, Bill Gates dedica ormai da anni le sue risorse, economiche e intellettuali, a cercare di risolvere i problemi del mondo. Il padre di Microsoft Corporation si racconta in questa conversazione con Massimo Franco, ripercorrendo le tappe significative della sua vita e tratteggiando la sua filosofia di intellettuale organico della globalizazzione.

    Regular price: $3.34

    • Tales from the Hanging Monkey

    • Volume 2
    • By: Don Gates, J. Walt Layne, Nancy A. Hansen, and others
    • Narrated by: Mark Barnard
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    When Irishman Corky O’Brian opened his bar, the Hanging Monkey, on the island of Motugra, he had no idea it would become a magnet for some of the most colorful rogues ever to ply their trades in the South Seas. The cast includes his lovely, but deadly, Chinese waitress, Miko; Khuna, the powerful island warrior; sea captain Nick Fortune; and pilot Jimmy Dolan. Together, these five colorful characters fight their way through one breathtaking adventure after another.

    Regular price: $19.95