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    • The President of Coffee Nation

    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz doesn’t want to run for the white house. But, buoyed by his company’s surging performance, the billionaire wants to use his caffeinated perch to change American discourse.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • You Can Do Anything

    • The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education
    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: George Anders
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
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    In a tech-dominated world, the most needed degrees are the most surprising: the liberal arts. Did you take the right classes in college? Will your major help you get the right job offers? For more than a decade, the national spotlight has focused on science and engineering as the only reliable choice for finding a successful postgrad career. Quietly, though, a different path to success has been taking shape. In You Can Do Anything, George Anders explains the remarkable power of a liberal arts education.

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    • Encouraging for those graduated, useful info if you're still in school/about to be.

    • By Logan Thomson-de Sa on 09-04-17

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    • The Rare Find

    • Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else
    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
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    Why are some people so much better than everyone else at spotting future stars? How do the best talent pickers in any field recognize future greatness? George Anders set out to find the best talent hunters in the worlds of business, sports, pop music, movies, venture capital, academia, medical research, and the military. As radically different as these fields may seem, all share an intense belief in the importance of finding high achievers. And Anders reveals some surprising insights.

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    • Just a bunch of stories

    • By Salah on 05-11-17

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    • India Loves MOOCs

    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 16 mins
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    In a country of rigid teaching styles and scarce university slots, students and professors are exploring what online learning can be.

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    • Toyota

    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Joe Knezevich
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Toyota spends $10 billion a year on research, more than any other automaker except Volkswagen. That pays for endless incremental improvements in everything from lithium batteries to seatbelt design, but such tweaks may not be enough anymore if Toyota is to remain the world’s top seller of cars.

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    • Aging Workers, New Technology

    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wells
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The American tradition of retirement at age 65 is crumbling. As older workers stay on the job longer, challenges ranging from eyestrain to aching joints become increasingly prevalent. In response, technologists and ergonomics experts are rethinking working conditions.

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    • Inside India's Phablet Revolution

    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Zanish Khan runs a tiny shop in Delhi's Basrurkar Market, where India's middle class comes to buy life's essentials. All around him, other merchants offer everything from electric fans to dried lentils that shoppers can scoop from 100-pound burlap bags. By contrast, Khan's merchandise is kept under glass and packed with state-of-the-art electronics. Still, Khan fits right in.

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    • Smartphones (and Motorcycles) Fuel Hyperlocal E-Commerce in India

    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The heat wave gripping India on a day in late May feels particularly intense in the booming Delhi suburb of Gurgaon. Temperatures have soared to 109 °F by 12:30 p.m., and they aren't done rising. Lizards are looking for shade. A profusion of new office parks, roads, and malls has obliterated any vegetation that might have preserved a little of the previous night's coolness.

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    • That 'Useless' Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Tech's Hottest Ticket

    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
    • Length: 22 mins
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    In less than two years Slack Technologies has become one of the most glistening of tech's ten-digit "unicorn" startups, boasting 1.1 million users and a private market valuation of $2.8 billion. If you've used Slack's team-based messaging software, you know that one of its catchiest innovations is Slackbot, a helpful little avatar that pops up periodically to provide tips so jaunty that it seems human.

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    • Perfect Enough

    • Carly Fiorina and the Reinvention of Hewlett-Packard
    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Rick Adamson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
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    Fresh from her triumph at Lucent, Carly Fiorina took command of Hewlett-Packard in July 1999. Suddenly a woman was running one of the largest technology companies on earth, venturing farther than anyone else dared into traditional men's territory. Perfect Enough is the definitive account of her daredevil bid to remake HP with a record-shattering $20 billion acquisition of archrival Compaq Computer.

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    • Perfect Enough (Unabridged)

    • By Jacquie A Cleveland on 08-03-03

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Skype's Gone Multilingual

    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wells
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Donning headphones, we tapped into Skype Translator, a creation of Microsoft’s research team. My chatting partners were part-time consultants to Microsoft, who happened to be thousands of miles away from my West Coast U.S. base. When I asked Chen where he grew up, it didn’t faze me to hear him say a few lines in Mandarin. A few seconds later, a friendly synthetic voice told me: “My hometown is in the northeast in China, Liaoning Province, Anshan.”

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    • George Anders on Finding Exceptional Talent

    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 15 mins
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    What changes should your organization consider in order to get the most out of the recruitment process? New York Times best-selling author, George Anders, discusses this in his new book entitled, The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else. George emphasizes the importance of new technologies and social networking and how they play a critical role in finding all stars for your organization.

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    • Rebel in Chief

    • By: George Anders
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Chris Friedland bases his online retailer out of sleepy Chico, Calif. He hires at Burning Man. And he left hundreds of millions on the table to sell out to a British conglomerate. In doing it his way, he’s also turned Build.com into one of the top unsung success stories of the digital era.

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