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    • Analysis of Jocko Willink's Discipline Equals Freedom

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
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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. 

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Deep Work by Cal Newport | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 42
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    Deep Work describes a method of engaging with one's professional efforts in a full and immersive manner to produce better results. This type of focused effort does not require longer hours. Instead, a seasoned practitioner can accomplish more in a shorter time frame. Furthermore, the product of this working style will be of a higher quality than what others produce when they attempt to work while succumbing to the noise of distractions around them, particularly those related to technological overload.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A little to short

    • By Ron on 04-19-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Amor Towles's A Gentleman in Moscow by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 59
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      4 out of 5 stars 48

    A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles is the story of a Russian aristocrat-turned-waiter who lives 32 years of his life under house arrest at the Hotel Metropol in Moscow. Set in post-revolutionary Russia, the novel follows its protagonist, Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov, as he develops new friendships, family, and loves, all while confined within the walls of the Metropol.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • What about?...<br />

    • By Pjk on 12-26-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Phoenix Project: by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
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    Bill Palmer is promoted to vice president of IT at Parts Unlimited, an automotive parts manufacturer and retailer, at a time when it is struggling financially and trying to launch a new, innovative project. Each day of Palmer's career as VP of IT is characterized by urgent unplanned work for which the department does not have enough resources.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

    • Includes Analysis
    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 54
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    Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek advocates for a leadership style that focuses on serving others rather than pursuing shareholder goals or personal interests. Modern trends in leadership prioritize profits and executive bonuses over creating a healthy environment for employees. Leaders who think of themselves as serving their employees like family can increase job satisfaction and engagement, which reduces stress and increases productivity because employees feel secure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good to have a summary

    • By stephan j. murphy on 04-16-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Start with Why by Simon Sinek

    • Includes Analysis
    • By: Instaread Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 69
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      4 out of 5 stars 60
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      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Most companies rely on manipulations to attract customers and employees; they use short-term motivators that do not inspire or encourage loyalty. Customers who are not inspired will stop buying the product as soon as the company cannot keep up the manipulative strategies, and employees are less motivated and less productive when they are not inspired.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • It seems to be done by a computer. Describes was it”s written instead of extracting the ideas. Really bad. Don”t waste your mone

    • By Lucas Barcia on 11-07-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 'Knock Knock' Who's There?: 'The Truth' About Jehovah's Witnesses

    • By: Anthony James
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 43
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    This is the story of a young man who was raised as a Jehovah's Witness, seemingly destined to spend the rest of his life following the instruction of God's "Spirit Directed Organization". He soon came to discover, however, that things were not as they had first seemed. Following a patch of doubt and subsequent in-depth investigation into the religion, the young man began to realize that the things he had previously accepted without question no longer made sense.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spot on

    • By Deborah L Perella on 05-23-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Analysis of Gary John Bishop’s Unf--k Yourself

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Unf--k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life (2017) by Gary John Bishop is a no-nonsense guide to breaking through destructive thought patterns that block potential and degrade well-being. When struggling with failure or stagnation, it is often difficult for individuals to determine how to extricate themselves from such situations. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Influence: by Robert B. Cialdini | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 56
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    Robert B. Cialdini's Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion examines the compliance methods by which marketers, salespeople, and others, such as cult leaders, pressure people into doing things they would not otherwise do. There are six basic compliance tools: reciprocity, consistency, social proof, liking, authority, and scarcity. Listeners can learn specific techniques to resist each.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • you get what you pay for

    • By Patrick on 08-15-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Christopher H. Achen's & Larry M. Bartels's Democracy for Realists by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    Democracy for Realists: Why Elections Do Not Produce Responsive Government offers a critique of conventional wisdom surrounding popular theories of democracy. Authors Christopher Achen and Larry Bartels argue that the public, journalists, and political scientists rely on a group of common-sense understandings of democracy. The authors collectively refer to these beliefs as the "folk theory" of democracy.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Andrew S. Grove's Only the Paranoid Survive by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2 out of 5 stars 21
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      2 out of 5 stars 17
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    In Only the Paranoid Survive (1996), former Intel CEO Andrew S. Grove explains how businesses or individuals should react to major market changes. Business owners, managers, and employees must understand that a company is always at risk. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • buyer beware

    • By Anthony Schumacher on 08-03-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Strengths Based Leadership by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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    Strengths Based Leadership by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie introduces listeners to the Gallup-designed survey that identifies a person's unique leadership strengths. Many leaders try to improve their skills by emulating other leaders, but in reality the most capable leaders are the ones who use their existing talents to provide what teams need.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and not the original book. There are three fundamental techniques to improve your ability to manage others. The first is to avoid any kind of criticism, complaint, or other type of negative tactic. Negativity only puts people on the defensive. The second technique is to frequently give earnest appreciation and praise. The third is to find a way to encourage others to want what you want.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Timothy Ferriss’s Tribe of Mentors

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2 out of 5 stars 21
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    Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World (2017) is a compendium of advice on performance and well-being compiled by Timothy Ferriss, a tech investor, productivity expert, and fitness guru. Ferriss posed 11 questions to 140 highly successful individuals and mentors, as Ferriss calls them, in a range of industries and fields including finance, film, tech, sports, chess, poker, and academia. Listen to this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • quite ok

    • By chistos on 01-18-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Helping Your Husband with ADHD

    • Supportive Solutions for Adult ADD/ADHD
    • By: George Sachs PsyD
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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    Do you ever feel like your husband is an overgrown child? Or a really big teenager that needs to be reminded of everything or he'll forget? Is this the guy you married? What the heck happened to him? Was he always this way? More importantly, is there anything you can do to fix it, or do you have to suffer with his atrocious habits for the rest of your life? This book is an attempt to offer solid education and practical tips to help you deal with the daily frustrations of living with someone who has ADD/ADHD.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Comes across as sexist and contradictory...

    • By R. Colwell on 09-26-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Summary, Analysis & Review of Sadhguru's Inner Engineering by Instaread

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 16
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    Inner Engineering by yogi and mystic Sadhguru is a nonfiction book that explores the path to spiritual enlightenment, a state in which joy is constant. Human consciousness is like a machine. When people learn how to master their own minds and bodies as they do machines, they will have the ability to experience profound and sustained joy. Therefore, a person's path to lasting joy begins with mastering their inner experience.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Facinating review of “Inner Engineering”!

    • By Noah on 08-16-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Burton G. Malkiel's A Random Walk Down Wall Street

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel was first published in 1973 and as of 2015 is in its 11th edition. Despite numerous market shifts and technological developments since 1973, Malkiel asserts that the investment strategy laid out in the first edition of the book holds true: the best way to earn money in the stock market is to buy and hold a diversified and balanced portfolio of index funds....

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Power of the Other: By Henry Cloud | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Power of the Other by Henry Cloud is a self-help book that demonstrates the ways that people influence each other. It describes how to cultivate healthy relationships in order to get the most benefit from interpersonal relationships. Individuals can improve themselves beyond certain limits only if they have emotional connections with and receive feedback from others. Healthy relationships improve physical and mental development, as well as shape the mind's methods for managing how the body handles information and energy.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Camille Fournier's The Manager's Path

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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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.

    Regular price: $3.95

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