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    • Build an A-Team: Play to Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve

    • By: Whitney Johnson
    • Narrated by: Whitney Johnson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The best bosses know this, and they know how to make it happen by thoughtfully designing people’s jobs around the skills they have today as well as the skills they'll need to be even more valuable tomorrow. That's how entire organizations stay competitive in an unpredictable, rapidly changing business environment. In this book, Johnson explains how to become one of those bosses and how to build your A-team. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Decent one

    • By S P on 08-24-18

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Disrupt Yourself

    • Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work
    • By: Whitney Johnson
    • Narrated by: Cyndee Maxwell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this audiobook you will learn how to apply frameworks to building a business, a career - and you. We are living in an era of accelerating disruption - those who can manage the S-curve waves of learning and maxing out will have a competitive advantage. But this is a skill set that needs to be learned. Disrupt Yourself will help people cope with the unpredictability of disruption and use it to their competitive advantage.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • regurgitation from several know authors

    • By Kimberly A. Whittaker on 12-30-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Rejecting Ideas Doesn’t Have to Cause Resentment

    • By: Whitney Johnson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    When I worked on Wall Street, my husband was doing postgraduate work at Memorial Sloan-Kettering in molecular biology. His research involved growing cells in beautiful pink-colored media. But the cell culture never stayed pink for long.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • What Do You Do Well That Others Don't?

    • By: Whitney Johnson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 2013, Jayne Juvan became one of the youngest partners ever at the Cleveland-based law firm Roetzel & Andress — thanks to Twitter.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Keeping Anxious Thoughts at Bay

    • By: Whitney Johnson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Anxiety sufferers should seek professional assistance, and everyone can benefit from a few simple techniques that help keep anxiety at a manageable, even productive level. When I work with coaching clients, I offer these suggestions as a way to start.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Learning to Appreciate Disagreement at Work

    • By: Whitney Johnson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In my youth I learned that if I couldn’t get what I needed by raw persuasion or simple niceness, I could negotiate or barter. Both of those are good, valuable skills, often in demand. But there are limitations to their effectiveness. Some of the best ideas result from the willingness to begin in a psychically painful place of conflict - those inherently confrontational points where what we know collides with what we don’t want to know.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • What to Do When Your Personal Growth Stalls

    • By: Whitney Johnson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We’ve all hit a wall at some point. You may run up against a competitor you cannot beat. You might lose your job despite your best efforts.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Dare, Dream, Do

    • Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream
    • By: Whitney Johnson
    • Narrated by: Karen Saltus
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Whitney Johnson, popular Harvard Business Review blogger, has a goal: to help us identify and achieve our dreams. Her belief is that we can each achieve greater happiness when focusing both on our dreams and on other people in our lives. In this inspiring book, Johnson directs her attention to teaching women, in particular, a three-step model for personal advancement and happiness. She first encourages us to DARE to boldly step out, to consider disrupting life as we know it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great words, terrible narrator

    • By CDub on 04-07-15

    Regular price: $19.59

    • What It's Like When a Stay-At-Home Dad Goes Back to Work

    • By: Whitney Johnson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Almost a year ago, our family upended itself and moved from Boston, our home of nearly 15 years, to central Virginia so my husband could accept a position at Southern Virginia University, an up-and-coming liberal arts university. With a PhD in molecular biology from Columbia University, Roger had published a paper in Nature and was pursuing a promising career as an assistant professor at University of Massachusetts Medical School.

    Regular price: $3.95