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    • Analysis of Jocko Willink's Discipline Equals Freedom

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is an analysis of Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual (2017) by Jocko Willink, a collection of tips and strategies for living a disciplined life. Whether one’s long-term goals relate to diet, exercise, or work, self-imposed discipline is a tried and true methodology for reaching an objective.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more. 

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Jeff Olson’s The Slight Edge by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness (2005), author and entrepreneur Jeff Olson explains how motivated individuals can reap tremendous benefits from cultivating simple, positive habits. Although good fortune can appear to manifest overnight, success is usually the result of years spent consistently making the right choices.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon.)  

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    • Analysis of Brian L. Weiss's Many Lives, Many Masters

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Many Lives, Many Masters (1988, 2008), psychiatrist Brian L. Weiss describes his treatment of a young woman to show how medical science has only begun to comprehend the mysteries of human existence. In 1980, Weiss began to see Catherine, a 27-year-old lab technician employed by the hospital where he practiced, for debilitating fears that included drowning, choking, and the dark.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eye opener

    • By Victor Raul on 11-27-18

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    • Analysis of John Doerr’s Measure What Matters

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs, (2018) by venture capitalist John Doerr, details a simple but highly effective goal-setting technique called "Objectives and Key Results", or OKRs. The OKR method is a management philosophy that pairs concrete objectives with actionable steps. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good summary hits the high notes

    • By Shane on 09-23-18

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    • Analysis of Kim Scott's Radical Candor

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Ian Fishman
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity (2017) is a step-by- step guide to being a strong leader who is able to communicate effectively with a team. To be successful, a radically candid boss must balance two actions: caring about employees, while at the same time challenging them with direct and specific feedback.

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    • Analysis of Johann Hari’s Chasing the Scream by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Johann Hari’s Chasing the Scream (2015) is a history and evaluation of the war on drugs first launched by the United States in the 1930s. The anti-drug campaign, which began long before Richard Nixon launched the official War on Drugs in 1971, was supposedly meant to put an end to widespread narcotics use in the United States.... Listen to this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Donald Miller’s Building a StoryBrand by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Businesses flourish when they are direct about how products will improve the lives of customers. Author and StoryBrand CEO Donald Miller argues that companies flounder not because they lack quality wares, but, rather, because they fail to create clear, engaging messaging that draws in consumers. Purchase this in-depth analysis of Building a StoryBrand to learn more. 

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    • Summary of Annie Duke’s Thinking in Bets by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts (2018) explores how probabilistic thinking can help individuals make better choices. World Series of Poker champion Annie Duke explains how the tactics professional poker players use can be applied to everyday situations.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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    • Analysis of M. Scott Peck’s 'The Road Less Traveled'

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values, and Spiritual Growth (1978) by M. Scott Peck is a self-help text that focuses on personal development. The author, who was a psychiatrist with many years of clinical practice, draws on the psychoanalytic tradition to explore four major concepts: discipline, love, religion and grace....

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    • Summary of Jon Meacham’s The Soul of America by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jon Meacham’s The Soul of America (2018) is a historical overview of how US presidents and the people who surrounded them navigated a path through some of the most divisive periods in American history to bring the country together. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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    • Summary of Julia Ross’s The Mood Cure by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Mood Cure: The 4-Step Program to Take Charge of Your Emotions - Today (2002) by Julia Ross offers a nutritional cure for an array of psychological problems including depression, anxiety, and stress. Ross’s plan suggests targeted use of amino acids, along with supplements and a healthy diet, to boost brain function and restore emotional balance. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)

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    • Summary of Don Norman’s The Design of Everyday Things by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Design of Everyday Things, by Don Norman (2013), is a guide to understanding the relationships between people and the tools they use. Many people think design is dictated purely by aesthetics, but it must also consider practicality and users’ psychology.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon.)  

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    • Analysis of Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime (2016) recounts the comedian’s childhood in South Africa during and after apartheid, focusing in particular on his relationship with his mother, Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah, whose own independence and character shaped Noah’s perceptions and choices. When Patricia was 22, she decided to leave her family’s home in the black township of Soweto to move to Johannesburg and work as a secretary, even though black people were not allowed to live in the city. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.)

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    • Analysis of Andrew S. Grove's Only the Paranoid Survive by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Only the Paranoid Survive (1996), former Intel CEO Andrew S. Grove explains how businesses or individuals should react to major market changes. Business owners, managers, and employees must understand that a company is always at risk. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • buyer beware

    • By Anthony Schumacher on 08-03-18

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    • Summary of Alan W. Watts’s The Wisdom of Insecurity by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety (1951), by Alan W. Watts, argues that the cause of human frustration and anxiety is people’s inability to live fully in the present and their futile quest for psychological security. Drawing on Eastern philosophy and religion, with an emphasis on Buddhism, Watts explores why humans are so dissatisfied and unhappy. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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    • Summary of Robert Greene’s The Art of Seduction by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Leigh A Laird
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn how to manipulate people for personal gain in this audio summary of The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene. Seduction is not merely a matter of sex. It can be a way to make sales, gain political power, or generally persuade others in the service of one’s own goals.

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    • Analysis of Camille Fournier's The Manager's Path

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Camille Fournier's The Manager's Path (2017) is a management guide for leaders in the technology industry and computer engineers considering moving into management. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Malcolm X’s The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley (1965) is an attempt by Malcolm X to clarify his own beliefs through an account of his life journey. The story traces Malcolm’s surprising transformation from wild hustler in Harlem into devout black Muslim human-rights activist.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon.)  

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    • Analysis of Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    The Fountainhead (1943) by Ayn Rand is a novel about a group of fictional architects and their critics in the 1920s and ’30s. Set mostly in New York City, the story follows Howard Roark, a young, preternaturally assured architect, and Peter Keating, his fair-weather friend and quasi-rival, through the ups and downs of their careers and personal lives… Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)

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    • Analysis of Timothy Ferriss’s Tribe of Mentors

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World (2017) is a compendium of advice on performance and well-being compiled by Timothy Ferriss, a tech investor, productivity expert, and fitness guru. Ferriss posed 11 questions to 140 highly successful individuals and mentors, as Ferriss calls them, in a range of industries and fields including finance, film, tech, sports, chess, poker, and academia. Listen to this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • quite ok

    • By chistos on 01-18-18

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