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    • Analysis of John C. Maxwell's The 360 Degree Leader

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 18 mins
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    In The 360 Degree Leader (2005), John C. Maxwell recommends strategies for people in the middle of an organizational hierarchy to develop leadership skills and increase their influence. The book expands on Maxwell’s previous work on leadership. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Listen to this analysis of Steven Pinker's Enlightenment Now, a bold defense for the ideas that serve as the foundation for the modern world as well as an expansive discussion of how those ideas are continuing to make the world a better place for humanity. Although most were developed in the 18th century, the ideas of the Enlightenment are still as relevant today as they were when they first emerged.

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    • Analysis of Brian Kilmeade’s Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 26 mins
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    This is an analysis of Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans (2017) by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger, a sensationalized historical account of the most decisive battle of the War of 1812, a conflict often called America’s “Second War of Independence.” Andrew Jackson came of age during the Revolutionary War and lost his mother and brother during the fight. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Chris Guillebeau’s The $100 Startup

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 28 mins
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    The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future (2012) demonstrates how creative individuals can monetize their passions and attain independence from traditional employment. Author Chris Guillebeau argues solo entrepreneurs can use their skills and personal interests to build a high income even when they only have a paltry amount of startup capital. (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 Johann Hari’s Chasing the Scream by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 30 mins
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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 Chris Matthews’s Bobby Kennedy

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 32 mins
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    Listen to this analysis of Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit by Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBC’s Hardball, which chronicles the life of Robert F. Kennedy, the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy and a political force in his own right.

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    • Analysis of David Cay Johnston's It’s Even Worse Than You Think

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 25 mins
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    David Cay Johnston’s It’s Even Worse Than You Think (2017) is an indictment of the Trump presidency in its first year. As a candidate and during his first year in office, Donald Trump repeatedly promised to “Make America Great Again.” Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Sheelah Kolhatkar’s Black Edge

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 29 mins
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    This is the audio analysis of Sheelah Kolhatkar's Black Edge, a nonfiction legal thriller about the US government's attempt to take down billionaire hedge fund manager Steve A. Cohen for insider trading, as well as, a look at the ways much of Wall Street evades the law. For decades, hedge funds in the United States followed a fairly careful investment strategy: Funds would estimate which public companies would do well in the future and invest in those companies. This in-depth analysis examines that and more.

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    • Analysis of Benedict Carey’s How We Learn

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 24 mins
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    How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens (2015) by Benedict Carey investigates the conditions under which the brain learns best. Carey provides counter-intuitive advice on how to modify study habits and improve performance. Listen to this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Chris Burniske’s Cryptoassets

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 25 mins
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    This is an analysis of Chris Burniske and Jack Tatar’s Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond (2017), a handbook for people who are curious about investing in digital financial instruments. Cryptoassets include digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, along with a range of other investment vehicles, many of which are not currencies at all. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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