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    • Willpower

    • Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
    • By: Roy Baumeister, John Tierney
    • Narrated by: Denis O'Hare
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,919
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,595
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,577

    For years, our concept of the self and well-being has been dominated by the notion of self-esteem, while the old fashioned value of willpower has been disparaged by psychologists who argued that we’re largely driven by unconscious forces beyond our control. In Willpower Baumeister and Tierney turn this misinformation on its head to reveal self-control as arguably the single most powerful indicator of success. Baumeister discovered that willpower actually has a physical basis to it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Self-help without the hooey

    • By Arken on 09-12-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Data Science

    • By: John D. Kelleher, Brendan Tierney
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
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      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    It has never been easier for organizations to gather, store, and process data. Use of data science is driven by the rise of big data and social media, the development of high-performance computing, and the emergence of such powerful methods for data analysis and modeling as deep learning. Data science encompasses a set of principles, problem definitions, algorithms, and processes for extracting non-obvious and useful patterns from large datasets.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • performance is borderline unlistenable

    • By jlouviere on 01-14-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Die Macht der Disziplin [The Power of Discipline]

    • Wie wir unseren Willen trainieren können
    • By: Roy Baumeister, John Tierney
    • Narrated by: Olaf Renoldi
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Entdecken Sie Ihren Schlüssel zum Erfolg. Sicherlich haben Sie schon gehört, wie einfach es ist, Erfolg zu haben. Man muss nur an sich glauben. Aber warum sind dann immer noch so viele Menschen erfolglos und unzufrieden? Roy Baumeister und John Tierney kennen die Antwort: Nicht positives Denken ist der Schlüssel zum Erfolg, sondern Disziplin. Wenn wir nach unseren persönlichen Stärken gefragt werden, dann nennen wir oft Ehrlichkeit, Güte, Humor, Kreativität, Mut und andere Tugenden – selbst Bescheidenheit. Aber Selbstdisziplin zählt nicht dazu.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • God Is My Broker

    • By: Brother Ty, Christopher Buckley, John Tierney
    • Narrated by: Mark Linn-Baker
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    One fateful day, Brother Ty - a failed, alcoholic Wall Street trader who had retreated to a monastery - decided to let God be his broker. He saved his monastery and discovered the Seven and a Half Laws™ of spiritual and financial growth. Now, for the first time, Brother Ty reveals his secrets and tells you how you can get God to be your broker.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An entertaining fiction

    • By The Beach Walker on 06-23-04

    Regular price: $19.93

    • God Is My Broker: A Monk-Tycoon Reveals the 7 1/2 Laws of Spiritual and Financial Growth [Russian Edition]

    • By: Christopher Taylor Buckley, John Tierney
    • Narrated by: Stanislav Ivanov
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is an incredible story. The author, a failed, alcoholic Wall Street trader, had retreated to a monastery. It, too, was failing. Then, one fateful day, Brother Ty decided to let God be his broker--and not only saved the monastery but discovered the 7 1/2 Laws of Spiritual and Financial Growth. Brother Ty's remarkable success has been studied at the nation's leading business schools and scrutinized by Wall Street's greatest minds, but until now the secret to his 7 1/2 Laws of Spiritual and Financial Growth have been available only to a select few.

    Regular price: $11.20