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    • Harvard Business Review

    • The Tests of a Leader
    • By: Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
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    This issue includes four complete articles, all on the theme of this month's issue: leadership. In "Becoming the Boss", Linda Hill offers some tips from common mistakes first time managers make. In "Firing Back", Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Andrew Ward talk to leaders about their career disasters and how they bounced back.

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    • HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence

    • By: Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, James Edward Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In his defining work on emotional intelligence, best-selling author Daniel Goleman found that it is twice as important as other competencies in determining outstanding leadership. If you listen to nothing else on emotional intelligence, listen to these 10 articles by experts in the field. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you boost your emotional skills - and your professional success.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too theoretical!

    • By Masoud on 05-20-16

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    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategy

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Michael E. Porter, W. Chan Kim, and others
    • Narrated by: Paul McLain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 266
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    Is your company spending too much time on strategy development - with too little to show for it? you listen to nothing else on strategy, you should at least hear these 10 articles.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful and helpful

    • By Marlene on 03-22-16

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    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Peter Ferdinand Drucker, Clayton M. Christensen, and others
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The path to your professional success starts with a critical look in the mirror. If you listen to nothing else on managing yourself, you should at least hear these 10 articles (plus the bonus article "How Will You Measure Your Life?" by Clayton M. Christensen). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles to select the most important ones to help you maximize yourself.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Oldies But Goodies

    • By PC on 02-25-16

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    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Leadership

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Peter Ferdinand Drucker, Daniel Goleman, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Triandiflou
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you listen to nothing else on leadership, you should at least hear these 10 articles (featuring "What Makes an Effective Executive", by Peter F. Drucker). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles on leadership and selected the most important ones to help you maximize your own and your organization's performance.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • More distinction between articles

    • By Emily on 01-26-16

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    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Communication

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Robert B. Cialdini, Nick Morgan, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, Gregory St. John
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 119
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    The best leaders know how to communicate clearly and persuasively. How do you stack up? Leading experts such as Deborah Tannen, Jay Conger, and Nick Morgan provide the insights and advice you need.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wide range of interesting topics

    • By Kata on 04-22-17

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    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing People

    • By: W. Chan Kim, Daniel Goleman, Jon R. Katzenbach, and others
    • Narrated by: Mark Cabus, Susan Larkin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 181
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    Managing people is fraught with challenges - even if you're a seasoned manager. Here's how to handle them. If you listen to nothing else on managing people, you should at least hear these 10 articles.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too eclectic... wasn't satisfied

    • By Donna on 06-06-18

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    • HBR's 10 Must Reads for New Managers

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Linda A. Hill, Herminia Ibarra, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you listen to nothing else on becoming a new manager, listen to these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you transition from being an outstanding individual contributor to a great manager of others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great information for non-profit, too!

    • By Laura B. Casey on 03-15-18

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    • 504: Achieve Your Goals

    • By: Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Sarah Green, Heidi Grant Halvorson
    • Length: 21 mins
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    Heidi Grant Halvorson, author of "No One Understands You and What to Do About It" and "9 Things Successful People Do Differently," explains how to actually stick to your resolutions this year.

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    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management

    • By: Renee Mauborgne, W. Chan Kim, John P. Kotter, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, Bernard Setaro Clark
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Most companies' change initiatives fail. Yours don't have to. If you listen to nothing else on change management, listen to these 10 articles (featuring "Leading Change" by John P. Kotter). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you spearhead change in your organization.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth my time

    • By Brian K. Hill on 12-26-16

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    • Design Thinking (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Tim Brown, Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The CEO and president of IDEO writes that when designers are involved from the very beginning of the innovation process, startling new ideas can result - as a U.S. health care provider, a Japanese bicycle components manufacturer, and a system of Indian eye hospitals learned.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mind opening

    • By Tony on 02-21-17

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    • Harvard Business Review, April 2012

    • By: Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
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    "The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson; "Saving the Planet: A Tale of Two Strategies" by Roger Martin and Alison Kemper; and "Retail Doesn’t Cross Borders" by Marcel Corstjens and Rajiv Lal.

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    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Making Smart Decisions

    • By: Ram Charan, Harvard Business Review, Daniel Kahneman
    • Narrated by: James Edward Thomas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
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    If you listen to nothing else on decision making, you should at least hear these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you and your organization make better choices and avoid common traps.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • so that's what executives talk about

    • By judy on 06-19-16

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    • Harvard Business Review Manager's Handbook

    • The 17 Skills Leaders Need to Stand Out
    • By: Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Whether you're a new manager or looking to have more influence in your current management role, the challenges you face come in all shapes and sizes: a direct report's anxious questions, your boss's last-minute assignment of an important presentation, or a blank business case staring you in the face. To reach your full potential in these situations, you need to master a new set of business and personal skills.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good overview of management techniques

    • By Eduardo Bellani on 01-23-18

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    • 498: 4 Types of Conflict and How to Manage Them

    • By: Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Sarah Green, Amy Gallo
    • Length: 19 mins
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    Amy Gallo, author of the "HBR Guide to Managing Conflict at Work," explains the options.

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    • HBR Guide to Office Politics

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Karen Dillon
    • Narrated by: Liisa Ivary
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Every organization has its share of political drama: Personalities clash. Agendas compete. Turf wars erupt. But you need to work productively with your colleagues - even difficult ones - for the good of your organization and your career. How can you do that without compromising your personal values? By acknowledging that power dynamics and unwritten rules exist - and navigating them constructively.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wished Audible had existed many years ago!

    • By Juan on 08-13-16

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    • 488: Why the Term "Thought Leader" Isn't Gross

    • By: Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Sarah Green, Dorie Clark
    • Length: 19 mins
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    Dorie Clark, author of Stand Out on having more influence.

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    • HBR Guide to Better Business Writing

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Bryan A. Garner
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    When you're fumbling for words and pressed for time, you might be tempted to dismiss good business writing as a luxury. But it's a skill you must cultivate to succeed: You'll lose time, money, and influence if your emails, proposals, and other important documents fail to win people over.

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    • HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across

    • By: Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
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    Are your working relationships working against you? To achieve your goals and get ahead, you need to rally people behind you and your ideas. But how do you do that when you lack formal authority, or when you have a boss who gets in your way, or when you're juggling others' needs at the expense of your own?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Get the physical copy

    • By Kevin A Calloway Jr on 05-27-16

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    • 501: Life's Work: Neil deGrasse Tyson

    • By: Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Sarah Green, Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Length: 17 mins
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    In every issue, we feature a conversation with someone who's been wildly successful outside the traditional business world. This time, it's an astrophysicist.

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