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    • The Truth About Making Smart Decisions

    • By: Robert E. Gunther
    • Narrated by: Bill DeWees
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Everything you need to know to make smarter, better decisions - in business and in life!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Refreshing

    • By Dean Helms on 02-05-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Wisdom of Deliberate Mistakes (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Paul J.H. Schoemaker, Robert E. Gunther, Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: Harvard Business Review
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Usually, individuals and organizations go to great lengths to avoid errors. Companies are designed for optimum performance rather than for learning, and mistakes are seen as defects. But as an example from Bell System shows, making mistakes - correctly - is a powerful way to accelerate learning and increase competitiveness.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Africa Rising

    • How 900 Million African Consumers Offer More Than You Think
    • By: Vijay Gunther, Robert E. Mahajan
    • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With more than 900 million consumers, the continent of Africa is one of the world's fastest growing markets. In Africa Rising, legendary global business consultant Vijay Mahajan reveals this remarkable marketplace in all its richness and complexity, and helps companies understand the massive opportunity it presents.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • One can skim the print version

    • By John S. on 12-13-08

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mastering the Roll

    • Succeeding Amidst Change Means Trying New Things, Failing, and Trying More
    • By: Gregory Shea, Robert Gunther
    • Narrated by: J. J. Myers
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Pilot a kayak, not an ocean liner! In turbulent times, you will capsize, but you can learn to prepare for it, recover gracefully, and "paddle" from failure to success. Change means trying new things and failing. It means vulnerability, frustration, and suffering. It means getting comfortable hanging upside down in your boat, under the icy water, without oxygen. It means hanging in there and continuing to function even when you look and feel foolish-and then rolling back up.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • FT Press Delivers

    • 14 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Now
    • By: Wes Moss, Gregory Shea, Robert Gunther, and others
    • Narrated by: J. J. Myers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's a different world out there and you need to know how to make the most of every career opportunity. Let the expert authors from FT Press, including Martha I. Finney and Wes Moss, guide you through the process.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • In Turbulent Times, You Can’t Expect Others to Save You

    • How to Keep Yourself Prepared for Any Economy
    • By: Gregory Shea, Robert Gunther
    • Narrated by: J. J. Myers
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Laid off? Get control of your money, and protect your long-term finances, without denying yourself everything you love! You might not be in control of what's coming in, but you have absolute control over what's going out. You can give yourself the satisfaction of exercising that control without completely denying yourself the things you love - especially in three areas essential to living in a modern, high-tech world.

    Regular price: $2.95