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    • New World, Inc.

    • By: John Butman, Simon Targett
    • Narrated by: Chris Kipiniak
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Some 70 years before the Mayflower sailed, a small group of English merchants formed the world's first joint-stock company. Back then, in the mid-16th century, England was a small and relatively insignificant kingdom on the periphery of Europe. Struggling with a single export - woolen cloth - the merchants were forced to seek new markets and trading partners. As this absorbing account shows, innovation and risk-taking were at the heart of the settlement of America, as was the profit motive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great narrator for interesting history

    • By Magdalena on 04-19-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Breaking Out

    • How to Build Influence in a World of Competing Ideas
    • By: John Butman
    • Narrated by: Erik Synnestvedt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 13

    In Breaking Out, idea developer and adviser John Butman shows how the methods of today’s most popular “idea entrepreneurs” - including dog psychologist Cesar Millan, French lifestyle guru Mireille Guiliano ( French Women Don’t Get Fat), TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie, and many others - can help you take an idea public and build influence for it.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Dont Get Suckered In by the Title

    • By Mark T on 10-09-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Globality

    • Competing with Everyone from Everywhere for Everything
    • By: Hal Sirkin, Jim Hemerling, Arindam Bhattacharya, and others
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Globalization is about Americans outsourcing product development and services to other countries. Globality is the next step, in which rapidly developing economies from around the world are now competing with us head to head. The authors present a strong case that the economic climate in which we have lived is going to change in unprecedented ways.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good, not great

    • By Erik on 09-27-08

    Regular price: $17.09