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    • The Oz Principle

    • Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith, Craig Hickman
    • Narrated by: Wayne Shepherd
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 470
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 386
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 386

    The Oz Principle is the groundbreaking work that demonstrates the vital role of accountability in the achievement of business results and the improvement of both individual and organizational performance. With more than a half million copies sold, The Oz Principle has emerged as one of the most influential and useful business ideas of recent times. The Oz Principle shows how to overcome The Blame Game that is so prevalent in organizations today.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Silly, common sense stuff with glamourous title

    • By SNP on 01-18-16

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Child 44

    • By: Tom Rob Smith
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,511
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,227
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,228

    It is a society that is, officially, a paradise. Superior to the decadent West, Stalin's Soviet Union is a haven for its citizens, providing for all of their needs: education, health care, security. In exchange, all that is required is their hard work, and their loyalty and faith to the Soviet State. But now a murderer is on the loose.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Be Prepared Be Forewarned

    • By Steven on 02-22-10

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Change the Culture, Change the Game

    • The Breakthrough Strategy for Energizing Your Organization and Creating Accountability for Results
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 123

    Two-time New York Times best-selling authors Roger Connors and Tom Smith show how leaders can achieve record-breaking results by quickly and effectively shaping their organizational culture to capitalize on their greatest asset - their people. Change the Culture, Change the Game joins their classic book The Oz Principle and their recent best seller How Did That Happen? to complete the most comprehensive series ever written on workplace accountability.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Redundant. Takes forever to get to the point.

    • By John on 02-14-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • TheTiger's Prey

    • A Novel of Adventure
    • By: Wilbur Smith, Tom Harper
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady
    • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    Tom Courtney, one of four sons of master mariner Sir Hal Courtney, once again sets sail on a treacherous journey that will take him across the vast reaches of the ocean and pit him against dangerous enemies in exotic destinations. But just as the winds propel his sails, passion drives his heart. Turning his ship toward the unknown, Tom Courtney will ultimately find his destiny - and lay the future for the Courtney family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • takes me back to the original trilogy!

    • By Michelle on 11-20-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • How Did That Happen?

    • Holding People Accountable for Results the Positive, Principled Way
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Drawing on case studies, many from client companies, the authors show how to establish clear expectations and manage the unmet expectations that inevitably occur. And they offer a positive, principled way that engages hearts and minds. This book can help people at every level---from senior executives to front-line workers---enjoy greater productivity, profitability, and job satisfaction.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • HELP - How Can I Get The Lost Hours Back ?

    • By Mike on 09-23-09

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Wisdom of Oz

    • Using Personal Accountability to Succeed in Everything You Do
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith
    • Narrated by: Roger Connors, Tom Smith
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Since 1994, New York Times best seller The Oz Principle has been the bible of business accountability, helping countless companies build dynamic, creative workplaces. Now Roger Connors and Tom Smith show readers how to use accountability to strengthen personal relationships, inspire and motivate their children, increase their value on the job, improve their health and financial well-being, and attain every other major goal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Before you buy another time management tool(self help book, app for smart phone, ect.) read this book

    • By GM on 10-31-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Secret Speech

    • By: Tom Rob Smith
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 672
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 464
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 460

    It is 1956. Three years ago, Leo Demidov moved on from his career as a member of the state security force. As an MGB officer, Leo had been responsible for untold numbers of arrests and interrogations. But as a reward for his heroic service in stopping a killer who had terrorized citizens throughout the country, Leo was granted the authority to establish and run a homicide department in Moscow. Now, he strives to see justice done on behalf of murder victims in the Soviet capital.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love this author

    • By 6catz on 07-09-09

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Agent 6

    • By: Tom Rob Smith
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 457
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 411
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 410

    Leo Demidov is no longer a member of Moscow's secret police. But when his wife, Raisa, and daughters Zoya and Elena are invited on a "Peace Tour" to New York City, he is immediately suspicious. Forbidden to travel with his family and trapped on the other side of the world, Leo watches helplessly as events in New York unfold and those closest to his heart are pulled into a web of political conspiracy and betrayal-one that will end in tragedy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well Executed, (but didn't stick the landing)

    • By Grant on 09-07-12

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Whale Hunting: How to Land Big Sales and Transform Your Company

    • By: Barbara Weaver Smith, Tom Searcy
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Hart
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    Using the ancient Inuit whale hunt as a metaphor for big sales, Whale Hunting gives you a clear nine-phase model for successfully finding, landing, and harvesting whale-sized sales accounts - the kind of sales that transform your business. Here, you’ll learn how to turn the dangerous endeavor of selling to large companies and big contracts into a strategy for continued success and growth. Stop wasting time with little accounts and start landing monster accounts.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Seaside Practice

    • Tales of a Scottish Country Doctor
    • By: Dr Tom Smith
    • Narrated by: Dr Tom Smith
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167

    Heartwarming and gloriously eccentric, Dr Tom's stories capture the beauty of the Lowlands, the joys and sorrows of its inhabitants and the richly rewarding experiences of life as a Scottish country doctor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful - just too short

    • By Susan on 04-05-10

    Regular price: $25.75

    • The Farm

    • By: Tom Rob Smith
    • Narrated by: James Langton, Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 448
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 403
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 401

    The new international bestseller from the author of phenomenal Child 44 trilogy... The Farm. If you refuse to believe me, I will no longer consider you my son. Daniel believed that his parents were enjoying a peaceful retirement on a remote farm in Sweden. But with a single phone call, everything changes. Your mother...she's not well, his father tells him. She's been imagining things - terrible, terrible things. She's had a psychotic breakdown, and been committed to a mental hospital. Before Daniel can board a plane to Sweden, his mother calls: Everything that man has told you is a lie. I'm not mad... I need the police... Meet me at Heathrow. Caught between his parents, and unsure of who to believe or trust, Daniel becomes his mother's unwilling judge and jury as she tells him an urgent tale of secrets, of lies, of a crime and a conspiracy that implicates his own father.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don't Waste Your Time

    • By Stefanie on 08-02-14

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Fix It

    • Getting Accountability Right
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith, Craig Hickman, and others
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    In Fix It, the authors present the startling results of their Workplace Accountability Study - conducted over three years, involving more than forty thousand participants from organizations across the globe: the most comprehensive study on workplace accountability ever conducted. When accountability is not working on the job, in the team or the organization as a whole, everyone is left asking how to fix it.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Oz Principle

    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith, Craig Hickman
    • Narrated by: Wayne Shepherd
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    The Oz Principle took the business world by storm. At its root, the principle works like this: Like Dorothy and the gang in The Wizard of Oz, most businesspeople have the tools to succeed, but when things go wrong they blame circumstance or others instead of looking within for the true cause of unsatisfactory results. Once individuals learn to accept responsibility, they can use the Oz Principle to become better leaders.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Needed the unabridged version

    • By Alicia Devereaux on 03-04-15

    Regular price: $10.00

    • Journey to the Emerald City

    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith, Craig Hickman
    • Narrated by: Wayne Shepherd
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Building on the success of their previous title, The Oz Principle, Connors and Smith explore the direct link between a company's culture and the results it produces. Journey to the Emerald City details a clear road map for accelerating the move to a culture of accountability in which people focus on achieving the results critical to a company's future.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Every creative leaders go to book

    • By June on 01-08-18

    Regular price: $10.00

    • The Tiger's Prey

    • By: Wilbur Smith, Tom Harper
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady
    • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The Malabar coast is full of dangers: greedy tradesmen, fearless pirates, and men full of vengeance. But for a Courtney, the greatest danger might just be his own family.... Francis Courtney flees the comfort of his Devonshire estate when his stepfather's gambling debts leave him penniless and at risk. He sails to South Africa with revenge and fortune on his mind: his uncle Tom Courtney killed his father, and Francis intends to avenge his death and make his fortune in the process.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Inconclusive, rushed ending leaving readers flat

    • By Anonymous User on 10-14-17

    Regular price: $14.97

    • Medic on the Move: Even Further Adventures of a Scottish Country Doctor

    • Seaside Practice Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Dr Tom Smith
    • Narrated by: Tom Smith
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In the third book in the Seaside Practice Trilogy, which started with A Seaside Practice and continued with Going Loco, we follow the further adventures of Dr Tom as he returns to his native Ayrshire to set up a business and take on Locums. As ever, life is never simple, with murders, mayhem and colourful characters peppering his tales.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Enjoyable

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-29-16

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Going Loco

    • Further Adventures of a Scottish Country Doctor
    • By: Dr Tom Smith
    • Narrated by: Dr Tom Smith
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    Picking up from where his first memoir left off, Dr Tom is back with more of his gloriously eccentric stories. Still based as a locum in his beloved Scotland, he now takes time out from the surgery for stints as a medical researcher, travelling wherever he is called, from Rio to Jerusalem, Vienna to Singapore.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Something's wrong with the recording.

    • By Julie on 01-20-12

    Regular price: $19.96

    • Predator

    • By: Wilbur Smith, Tom Cain
    • Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe
    • Length: 15 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The Hunt Begins…

    Two men are responsible for the death of Hector Cross’ wife and only one is left alive: Johnny Congo – psychopath, extortionist, murderer, and the bane of Cross’s life. He caught him before and let him go. Now, Hector wants him dead. So does the US government.

    Regular price: $21.98

    • The Wisdom of Huston Smith

    • In Conversation with Michael Toms
    • By: Huston Smith, Michael Toms
    • Narrated by: Huston Smith, Michael Toms
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The life of Huston Smith reads like an adventure novel. One of the foremost religious scholars in the world today, Smith has lived in a missionary household in China, monasteries in Japan, and a sweat lodge in North America. Smith has engaged many of the contemporary wisdom giants, including Thomas Merton and the Dalai Lama, and believes in the eternal mystery of life, cautioning against our "tendency to reduce the Divine to where it is easily manageable by our finite mind."

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Child 44

    • By: Tom Rob Smith
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Now a major movie, directed by Daniel Espinosa and starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and Gary Oldman. For fans of Robert Harris, John Le Carre, and Martin Cruz Smith comes a gripping thriller set in Moscow, 1953. Under Stalin's terrifying regime families live in fear. When the all-powerful State claims there is no such thing as crime, who dares disagree? An ambitious secret police officer, Leo Demidov has spent his career arresting anyone who steps out of line. Suddenly his world is turned upside down when he uncovers evidence of a killer at large.

    Regular price: $13.85

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