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    • Analysis of Jocko Willink's Discipline Equals Freedom

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 20 mins
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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. 

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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
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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.)  

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    • Good summary hits the high notes

    • By Shane on 09-23-18

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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
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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 Jeff Olson’s The Slight Edge by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 25 mins
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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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    • Summary of Jon Gordon’s The Power of a Positive Team by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Erica Maity
    • Length: 25 mins
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    The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices That Make Great Teams Great (2018) explores how groups can strengthen their ability to succeed through optimism, communication, and dedicated teamwork. (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 Gary Zukav’s The Seat of the Soul by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Joseph Passaro
    • Length: 21 mins
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    The Seat of the Soul (1989), Gary Zukav’s first book about spirituality, describes how humans in the late 20th century began evolving into more intuitive, soulful beings. Truly evolved people attune their faculties so they can perceive phenomena beyond the material world - that is, beyond what they see, hear, smell, touch, and feel.... (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 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 Robert Wright's Why Buddhism Is True

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Robert Wright's Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment (2017) considers Buddhism through the lens of evolutionary psychology, a discipline that regards natural selection as the provenance of many mental traits. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • ehhh its okay

    • By Anonymous User on 07-28-18

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    • Analysis of Joseph E. Stiglitz’s The Price of Inequality

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 33 mins
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    This is an audio analysis of The Price of Inequality which examines the causes and damaging effects of growing inequality in the United States. Income and wealth inequality has been on the rise in the United States since the early 1980s and was severely worsened by the global financial crisis of 2007-2008 and the ensuing Great Recession. 

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    • Analysis of Geoffrey Moore's Crossing the Chasm

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Consumers (1991, third edition published in 2014) by Geoffrey Moore is a guide for high-tech companies that wish to transition successfully from a small, technically minded customer base to a larger general market. Customers within a given market adopt new products at different points during their development.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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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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    • Summary of Bob Burg’s The Go-Giver by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 23 mins
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    The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea (2007) is an allegorical narrative that argues that individuals and businesses alike can prosper by practicing generosity. The book follows the fictional journey of an ambitious but underperforming employee, Joe, who turns to a wise and wealthy man for career advice when he realizes he’s in danger of not meeting his company’s quarterly quota.... (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 Malcolm X’s The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 30 mins
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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 Michael Pollan’s How to Change Your Mind

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 29 mins
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    In How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence (2018), Michael Pollan explores the benefits that psychedelics can provide, both for those suffering from mental illness and for those trying to cultivate new perspectives and habits. (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 Esther Perel’s The State of Affairs by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 25 mins
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    The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity (2017) by sex and relationship expert Esther Perel is an examination of unfaithfulness in romantic relationships—what it is, why it happens, and how different cultures handle it—as well as an exploration of what affairs can teach all lovers about healthy relationships. Perel takes a non-judgmental approach to the motivations of the cheater and the outside lover, as well as to the contributions of the betrayed partner to the relationship crisis. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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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
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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 Steven D. Levitt’s Freakonomics by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 30 mins
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    Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (2005) details the unexpected ways that moral, social, and economic incentives influence social outcomes. Incentives are factors that influence the choices an individual or group makes; a driver is incentivized to keep the speed limit, for example, by the desire to avoid getting a speeding ticket....  (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 Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Ian Fishman
    • Length: 24 mins
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    > Thinking, Fast and Slow (2011) by Daniel Kahneman is a primer on the strategies that people use to make decisions and evaluate risks, a psychological subdiscipline known as behavioral economics. The author explores the influential psychological theories that he developed in conjunction with his colleague Amos Tversky in the 1970s and beyond. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Summary of Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Joseph Passaro
    • Length: 22 mins
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    Meditations is a series of reflections written by the famed Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180) as a personal diary. The aim of Aurelius’ text was self-improvement through Stoicism, a philosophical movement that the emperor embraced and sought to internalize.... (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 William B. Irvine’s A Guide to the Good Life by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Joseph Passaro
    • Length: 21 mins
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    A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy (2008) by William B. Irvine is a practical handbook for adopting a Stoic approach to daily living. (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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