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    • Onward

    • How Starbucks Fought for Its Life Without Losing Its Soul
    • By: Howard Schultz, Joanne Gordon
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bowlby
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,316
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,075
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,072

    In 2008, Howard Schultz, the president and chairman of Starbucks, made the unprecedented decision to return as CEO, eight years after he stepped down from daily oversight of the company to become chairman. Concerned that Starbucks had lost its way, Schultz was determined to help it return to its core values and restore not only its financial health, but also its soul.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, but a bit annoying

    • By Carla on 06-13-11

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Winners Dream

    • A Journey from Corner Store to Corner Office
    • By: Bill McDermott, Joanne Gordon (Contributor)
    • Narrated by: Bill McDermott
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 318
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 281
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 282

    In Winners Dream, Bill McDermott - the co-CEO of the world’s largest business software company, SAP - chronicles how relentless optimism, hard work, and disciplined execution embolden people and equip organizations to achieve audacious goals. Growing up in working-class Long Island, a sixteen-year-old Bill traded three hourly wage jobs to buy a small deli, which he ran by instinctively applying ideas that would be the seeds for his future success.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A truly inspiring story

    • By Brock on 10-16-14

    Regular price: $17.00