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    • Common Sense on Mutual Funds

    • Fully Updated 10th Anniversary Edition
    • By: John C Bogle
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 168

    John Bogle - founder of the Vanguard Mutual Fund Group and creator of the first index mutual fund - is an industry pioneer. Over the years, he has single-handedly transformed the mutual fund business, and today, his vision continues to inspire investors .It has been over a decade since the original edition of Common Sense on Mutual Funds was first published. While much has changed during this time, the importance of investing and the issues addressed in the original edition of this book have not.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Way long to make the point

    • By BW on 02-21-16

    Regular price: $48.99

    • The Science of Fear

    • Why We Fear the Things We Should Not - and Put Ourselves in Great Danger
    • By: Daniel Gardner
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 889
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      4 out of 5 stars 564
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      4 out of 5 stars 568

    From terror attacks to the War on Terror, bursting real-estate bubbles to crystal meth epidemics, sexual predators to poisonous toys from China, our list of fears seems to be exploding. And yet, we are the safest and healthiest humans in history. Irrational fear is running amok, and often with tragic results. In the months after 9/11, when people decided to drive instead of fly - believing they were avoiding risk - road deaths rose by 1,595. Those lives were lost to fear.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A rational assessment of the world we live in

    • By Kristopher on 08-29-09

    Regular price: $29.99

    • How a Second Grader Beats Wall Street

    • Golden Rules Any Investor Can Learn
    • By: Allan S. Roth
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Investing is simple, but never easy. We carry a lot of investment baggage, including hot tips from friends and the financial media, as well as complicated financial recommendations from Wall Street "experts." Yet the biggest obstacle we face is the tendency to outsmart ourselves. In order to overcome this obstacle, you need to follow straightforward strategies that will consistently push your portfolio ahead of the pack by an additional three to four percent annually.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good starting point

    • By Brian on 10-20-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Investors Manifesto

    • Preparing for Prosperity, Armageddon, and Everything in Between
    • By: William Bernstein
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
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      4 out of 5 stars 110
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    As recently as a generation or two ago, the lack of financial ability wasn't a handicap for the average person. But in today's world - where most of us have been forced to manage our own investment and retirement portfolios - it has become essential to understand the finer points of our financial life.While the meltdown of 2008 - 2009 has compounded the complexity of the investment landscape, timeless investment principles can help you navigate even the toughest investment terrain.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, needs pdf files for some stuff.

    • By John Doe on 12-29-14

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell

    • By: Harry S. Laver, Jefferey J. Matthews
    • Narrated by: Scott Laurence Peterson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    What essential leadership lessons do we learn by distilling the actions and ideas of great military commanders such as George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Colin Powell? That is the fundamental question underlying The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell. The book illustrates that great leaders become great through conscious effort - a commitment not only to develop vital skills but also to surmount personal shortcomings.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great essays on leadership

    • By Jimmy on 04-15-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Secret of the Andes

    • By: Ann Nolan Clark
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A Newbery Medal Winner. An Incan boy who tends llamas in a hidden valley in Peru learns the traditions and secrets of his ancestors.

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Majipoor Chronicles

    • By: Robert Silverberg
    • Narrated by: J. Paul Boehmer, Cassandra Campbell, Emily Janice Card, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 138
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
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      4 out of 5 stars 103

    The young street urchin Hissune gets his due for helping Lord Valentine regain his throne. As a reward, he is sent into the depths of the Labyrinth, a massive library of memory cubes in which the entire history of Majipoor is preserved. As Hissune prepares for a summons to return to Castle Mount, he relives the lives of Majipoor's most famous and notorious inhabitants.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • SHE KNEW THEY HAD SEXES, BUT

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 03-22-17

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Absolutely Small

    • How Quantum Theory Explains Our Everyday World
    • By: Michael D. Fayer
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 77
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Our intuition about how things should behave is usually right in the everyday world. We see the baseball soar in the air, arc, drop, and lie stationary on the ground. Through data gathered by our senses and basic knowledge of the laws of classical mechanics, the motion of a ball makes perfect sense. But enter the world of the tiniest particles on earth—the motion of electrons, the shapes of molecules—and everything we think we know about the world radically changes.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • No math - wrong

    • By Chris on 12-21-10

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The New Art of Negotiating

    • How to Close Any Deal
    • By: Gerald I Nierenberg, Henry H Calero
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    You negotiate every day of your life. Whether you are asking your employer for a raise or persuading your child to do his homework, everything is a negotiation. Written by Gerald Nierenberg, the world's foremost authority on the subject, and recognized as the Father of Contemporary Negotiation, The New Art of Negotiating is an updated, expanded version of the million-copy bestseller, The Art of Negotiating, which was the first on the subject of negotiating.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • can i negotiate a better presentation

    • By WILLIAM MORGAN on 07-31-09

    Regular price: $20.99

    • When China Rules the World

    • The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order
    • By: Martin Jacques
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 146
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 76
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 77

    According to even the most conservative estimates, China will overtake the United States as the world's largest economy by 2027 and will ascend to the position of world economic leader by 2050. But the full repercussions of China's ascendancy-for itself and the rest of the globe-have been surprisingly little explained or understood.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lucid explanation of global economic trends

    • By David Blake on 01-04-10

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Soul of the Indian

    • By: Charles Alexander Eastman
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
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      4 out of 5 stars 51
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      4 out of 5 stars 52

    Charles Alexander Eastman (1858-1939), an educated and well-known Sioux, saw both sides of the great divide between Indians and whites, and he wrote 11 books attempting to reconcile the two cultures. This book is his illumination of Indian spiritual beliefs and practices. A convert to Christianity, Eastman never lost his sense of the wholeness and beauty of the Indian's relation to his existence and to the natural world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This should be on any 'must read' list

    • By pashopper on 06-27-09

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Connectors

    • How Successful Businesspeople Build Relationships and Win Clients for Life
    • By: Maribeth Kuzmeski
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    What makes the world's most successful individuals so good at their jobs? What do they do that others don't? The Connectors answers those questions with the kind of straightforward wisdom that business strategists so often overlook. Forget marketing tactics or business school best practices. Those are handy, but it's really people - and the relationships you build with them - that form the cornerstone of long-term success, sales growth, and excellence.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • More for the novice, and more about sales

    • By Martin on 01-30-10

    Regular price: $22.39

    • Owning Up

    • The 14 Questions Every Board Member Needs to Ask
    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    In Owning Up, business advisor and corporate governance expert Ram Charan answers these and other burning questions on the minds of directors and business leaders. He describes best practices that are emerging in boardrooms he has observed firsthand. And he provides practical recommendations on a range of issues, from compensation to dealing with external constituencies.

    • The 14 Questions Every Board Member Needs to Ask
    • By: Ram Charan
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 07-06-09
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 17 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3 out of 5 stars 8

    This classic tale and superb short story by Mark Twain is a funny yet blistering indictment of political hypocrisy. A mysterious stranger is treated badly by the town of Hadleyburg—the town that proclaims itself "the most honest and upright town in the region". Through an ingenious sting operation, the stranger sets out to expose Hadleyburg's leading citizens and reveal their greedy, deceitful natures. Twain's burning wit and insight into political posturing and civic cowardice seem more pertinent than ever.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Who Are You? What Do You Want?

    • A Journey for the Best of Your Life
    • By: Mick Ukleja, Robert Lorber
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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    This book offers a direct link to understanding one's own motivations and goals, and guides readers through a self-exploratory process that begins with four simple questions: Who are you and what do you want? Where are you and why are you here? What will you do and how will you do it? Who are your allies and how can they help?

    Regular price: $18.88

    • Winston Churchill, CEO

    • 25 Lessons for Bold Business Leaders
    • By: Alan Axelrod
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Following his BusinessWeek best sellers Elizabeth I, CEO and Patton on Leadership comes a new and perfect subject for Alan Axelrod’s innovative format: Winston Churchill, the quintessential leader of the 20th century.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By JessicaLS on 04-18-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Digital Handshake

    • Seven Proven Strategies to Grow Your Business Using Social Media
    • By: Paul Chaney
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 56
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      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Traditional marketing tactics aren't bringing in customers like they used to, and even today's most successful businesses are suffering shrinking returns on their advertising and marketing investment. The Digital Handshake explains this phenomenon and reveals seven effective, proven strategies for using new media and online tools to find new customers and keep them.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • So much promised, so little delivered

    • By Helpful Reviewer on 11-28-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Geopolitics of Emotion

    • How Cultures of Fear, Humiliation, and Hope are Reshaping the World
    • By: Dominique Moisi
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Dominique Moïsi, a leading authority on international affairs, demonstrates that our post-9/11 world has become divided by more than cultural fault lines between nations and civilizations. Moïsi brilliantly chronicles how the geopolitics of today is characterized by a "clash of emotions," and how cultures of fear, humiliation, and hope are reshaping the world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • No poltical knowledge

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-20-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Deciding Factor

    • The Power of Analytics to Make Every Decision a Winner
    • By: Larry E. Rosenberger, Josh Nash
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
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      4 out of 5 stars 20
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    The authors draw on over 50 years of experience in helping companies automate, improve, and connect decisions. Using analytic techniques first pioneered by Fair Isaac Corporation, the authors clearly show how today's forward-thinking executives and managers are using analytic insights to ensure their decisions keep up with information complexity and the pace of change - especially changes in consumer behavior and attitudes, in regulations, and in competitive actions and reactions.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Fiar Isaac sould be the title of this book

    • By Williamb on 07-29-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Capitalism 4.0

    • The Birth of a New Economy in the Aftermath of Crisis
    • By: Anatole Kaletsky
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The crisis that followed the collapse of Lehman Brothers marked the fourth systemic transformation of capitalism since the late 18th century. Capitalism was not destroyed by the crisis, but it was irrevocably changed. This provocative audiobook shows how the forces that precipitated the financial meltdown of 2007-2009 are now creating a new and stronger version of the global capitalist system. This system will continue to be led and shaped by the U.S. if its businesses and politicians play their cards well.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Slightly betrayed by Will Hutton

    • By THOMAS on 09-11-11

    Regular price: $29.39

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