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    • Summary of The Compound Effect

    • Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, Your Success
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 32
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    Based on the principle that decisions shape your destiny, this is an audio summary of The Compound Effect which outlines and distills the fundamental principles that have guided the most phenomenal achievements in business, relationships, and beyond. This easy-to-use, step-by-step operating system allows you to multiply your success, chart your progress, and achieve any desire to create the success you want. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-04-18

    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 97
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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 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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      4 out of 5 stars 228
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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
    • Superb summary audiobook

    • By Seneca on 04-25-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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 42
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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

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

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    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 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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    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

    • 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
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      4 out of 5 stars 46
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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 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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
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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. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Saved a lot of time

    • By Xavier M. on 08-21-18

    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
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
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    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?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • What's with these summaries?

    • By Ari hlynur Guðmundsson on 06-01-18

    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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 130

    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 Good to Great by Jim Collins: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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    For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great? Using tough benchmarks, Collins and his research team identified a set of elite companies that made the leap to great results and sustained those results for at least 15 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent summation of Good to Great

    • By Anna Z. on 07-17-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van der Kolk, M.D. | Book Summary Includes Analysis

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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    Book Summary: The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van der Kolk, MD.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • invaluable resource

    • By Nancy Rhodes on 01-27-17

    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 77
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    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 Mastery, by Robert Greene | Book Summary Includes Analysis

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
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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

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALS Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Detailing the mindset and principles that enable SEAL units to accomplish the most difficult combat missions, Extreme Ownership demonstrates how to apply them to any team or organization, in any leadership environment. A compelling narrative with powerful instruction and direct application, Extreme Ownership challenges leaders everywhere to fulfill their ultimate purpose: lead and win. Note: This is a book summary - not the original version.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Outliers the Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

    • Book Summary Includes Analysis
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
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    In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers" - the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high achievers different?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • bad in all categories. I

    • By Norma Berry on 04-03-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis: Grit by Angela Duckworth

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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    In this must-listen book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, students, educators, athletes, and business people - both seasoned and new - that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls "grit".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Way better than the full version.

    • By Y.Marsack on 05-19-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Pitch Anything by Oren Klaff - Book Summary

    • An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 85
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    Whether you're selling ideas to investors, pitching a client for new business, or even negotiating for a higher salary, Pitch Anything will transform the way you position your ideas. According to Klaff, creating and presenting a great pitch isn't an art - it's a simple science. Applying the latest findings in the field of neuroeconomics, while sharing eye-opening stories of his method in action, Klaff describes how the brain makes decisions and responds to pitches. With this information, you'll remain in complete control of every stage in the pitch process.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • pitch verses plan

    • By Jennifer Rackley on 09-06-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    The Magic of Thinking Big gives you useful methods, not empty promises. Dr. Schwartz presents a carefully designed program for getting the most out of your job, your marriage and family life, and your community. He proves that you don't need to be an intellectual or have innate talent to attain great success and satisfaction - but you do need to learn and understand the habit of thinking and behaving in ways that will get you there. This book gives you those secrets!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent choice of being tolerance towards the en

    • By Karl Johansen on 08-02-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
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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 summary of a great book!

    • By mike on 03-18-18

    Regular price: $3.95

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