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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
    • 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.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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. 

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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
    • Unabridged
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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 Gary Zukav’s The Seat of the Soul by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Joseph Passaro
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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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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    • Summary of Jon Gordon’s The Power of a Positive Team by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Erica Maity
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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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 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 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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not an analysis at all.

    • By Matthew on 01-08-19

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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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good But Short

    • By A. Kerwin on 01-21-19

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    • Summary of Milton Friedman’s Capitalism and Freedom by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Milton Friedman’s Capitalism and Freedom (1962) is an overview of some of the ideas that made Friedman one of the most influential economists in history. Although John F. Kennedy’s 1961 call to the American people, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country”, was one of the most famous messages of the decade, it was also bad advice.... (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 David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Killers of the Flower Moon (2017) narrates a series of murders on the Osage reservation in Oklahoma. In the 1920s, members of the Osage tribe were killed as part of a plot to deprive them of their oil wealth. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Eric Ries’s The Startup Way

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth (2017) by Eric Ries is a follow-up to his best seller, The Lean Startup (2011). Many larger companies cannot compete with smaller startups because they often lose the motivation to innovate.... Listen to 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
    • 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 Donald Miller’s Building a StoryBrand by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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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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    • 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 Gay Hendricks’s The Big Leap

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level reveals one of the most common barriers to an individual's success: the upper limit problem (ULP), a self-imposed, subconscious limit for how much happiness and positivity someone can feel. Using research, case studies, and personal experience, Hendricks explores how the ULP can prevent someone from taking the Big Leap, or reaching his or her highest potential. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)   

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great analysis to assess the potential impact

    • By K. Taylor-crawford on 09-28-18

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    • Analysis of Ryan Holiday’s Conspiracy

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue is a detailed account of an extraordinary conspiracy led by Thiel, a Silicon Valley billionaire with a vendetta against a website that intruded on his personal life. Working with a clandestine legal team, Thiel spent nearly a decade developing a plan to take Gawker down and ultimately used Hogan, a washed-up wrestler who sued Gawker over a sex tape, as an instrument of revenge.... (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 Nassim Nicholas Taleb's Antifragile

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Antifragile (2012) by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, introduces and explains hormesis, or the way that some systems benefit from the chaos and stress that normally would destroy fragile things. Any cohesive system of cooperators or processes composed of smaller participating actors, from the human body to the stock market, can be fragile, robust, or antifragile.

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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 Oprah Winfrey’s What I Know for Sure

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 23 mins
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    What I Know for Sure (2014) by Oprah Winfrey is a compilation of 14 years’ worth of columns Winfrey wrote for O Magazine. In columns targeted to American women, Oprah dispenses life advice and inspiration in the form of glimpses into her remarkable life.... Listen to this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Summary of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is a classic science-fiction novel named for the temperature at which paper combusts. The story is set in a futuristic United States, run by an authoritarian government, where nearly everyone’s attention is preoccupied by mindless television and radio programs. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

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