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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
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    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
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    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
    • Comforting

    • By Andrew George on 10-28-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • We Aren't Built to Live in the Moment

    • By: Martin E. P. Seligman, John Tierney
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We are misnamed. We call ourselves Homo sapiens, the “wise man,” but that’s more of a boast than a description.

    "We Aren't Built to Live in the Moment" is from the May 19, 2017 Commentary section of The New York Times. It was written by Martin E. P. Seligman and John Tierney and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • God Is My Broker

    • By: Brother Ty, Christopher Buckley, John Tierney
    • Narrated by: Mark Linn-Baker
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Abridged
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    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

    • Try These ‘Love Hacks’ to Fix Your Marriage

    • By: John Tierney
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After studying thousands of couples, psychologist Eli Finkel has an explanation for the decline in people’s satisfaction with their marriages over the past four decades: It’s a matter of emotional supply and demand.

    "Try These ‘Love Hacks’ to Fix Your Marriage" is from the September 25, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by John Tierney and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • 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

    • Die Macht der Disziplin [The Power of Discipline]

    • 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