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    • Summary of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F--k: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a book summary of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F - k by Mark Manson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The subtle art of not giving a f*ck — summarized!

    • By Brian on 10-24-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins

    • Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
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    Note: This is a book summary of The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins. Original book description: How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in five seconds. Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends, and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 second rule summarized

    • By Brian on 10-09-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson: An Antidote to Chaos

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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    This is a summary of 12 Rules for Life in which renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure, and responsibility, distilling the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. 12 Rules for Life shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith, and human nature, while transforming and ennobling the mind and spirit of its listeners. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • out of context

    • By chris on 06-14-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

    • Self-Help Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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    Author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity - principles that give us the security to adapt to change, and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • In-depth, quick, motivating

    • By Brian on 08-26-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg: Book Summary

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
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    In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very helpful. i got ideas i needed in 1/10th time

    • By Summer on 08-03-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One

    • Self-Help Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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    This is a book summary of Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza - executive book summary by Flashbooks. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good summary but not totally accurate on some of the instruction

    • By Gayle Jones on 11-28-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary: The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone: Book Summary

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
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    While most people operate with only three degrees of action - no action, retreat, or normal action - if you're after big goals, you don't want to settle for the ordinary. To reach the next level, you must understand the coveted fourth degree of action. This fourth degree, also known as the 10X Rule, is that level of action that guarantees companies and individuals realize their goals and dreams. The 10X Rule unveils the principle of "Massive Action", allowing you to blast through business clichés and risk-aversion while taking concrete steps to reach your dreams.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good summary

    • By PUBorisov on 02-02-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini PhD

    • Book Summary Includes Analysis
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
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    Social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn't lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good recap.

    • By H on 10-30-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel: Book Summary

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
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    To most of us, learning something the hard way implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Review

    • By Michele on 04-07-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of How Not to Die by Michael Greger

    • Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
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    Note: This is a book summary and not the full version of How Not To Die by Michael Greger, MD. Original book description: In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, examines the 15 top causes of premature death in America - heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, and more - and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches to help.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How not to die! WOW

    • By Colleen A. Braun on 12-21-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown | Book Summary

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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    In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares 10 guideposts on the power of wholehearted living - a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel inadequate. In her 10 guideposts, Brown engages our minds, hearts, and spirits.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Radical Candor by Kim Scott

    • Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
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    Please note: This is a summary of Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity and not the original book. From the time we learn to speak, we're told that if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all. When you become a manager, it's your job to say it - and your obligation. Author Kim Scott was an executive at Google and then at Apple, where she developed a class on how to be a good boss.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Common sense

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-20-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Factfulness by Hans Rosling: Ten Reasons Why We’re Wrong About the World - and Why Things are Better Than We Think

    • Psychology Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Listen to this audio summary of Factfulness. Inspiring and revelatory, filled with lively anecdotes and moving stories, Factfulness is an urgent and essential book that will change the way you see the world and empower you.

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    • Summary of Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
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    This is a book summary of Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb and not the original book. Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb's landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision making in a world we don't understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great synopsis without the snarky commentary

    • By Thomas Burch on 04-01-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, by Eckhart Tolle

    • Includes Analysis
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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    This is a book summary on The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. It's no wonder that The Power of Now has sold over two million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 30 foreign languages. Much more than simple principles and platitudes, the book takes listeners on an inspiring spiritual journey to find their true and deepest self and reach the ultimate in personal growth and spirituality: the discovery of truth and light.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Summary of Now

    • By Anonymous User on 11-08-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of 'Find Your Why' by Simon Sinek

    • A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
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    The summary of Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team by Simon Sinek, David Mead and Peter Docker was summarized by FlashBooks Book Summaries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dean Bokhari, a legend

    • By Afrasiab on 06-18-18

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    • Summary of Mastery, by Robert Greene | Book Summary Includes Analysis

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
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    By analyzing the lives of such past masters as Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, and Leonard da Vinci, as well as by interviewing nine contemporary masters, including tech guru Paul Graham and animal rights advocate Temple Grandin, Greene debunks our culture's many myths about genius and distills the wisdom of the ages to reveal the secret to greatness. With this seminal audiobook as a guide, listeners will learn how to unlock the passion within and become masters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Take Notes

    • By ladyjustice7 on 04-17-17

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    • Summary of Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

    • History Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
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    100,000 years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one - homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem, to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great summary.

    • By Brian on 08-15-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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    This is a book summary of The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth listening

    • By Andrew Booker on 05-30-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield: Book Summary

    • By: Book Summaries by FlashBooks
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
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      4 out of 5 stars 100

    A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun Tzu for the soul. What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor - be it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • THIS IS A SUMMARY

    • By Alison Meeks on 01-02-16

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