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    • Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find - And Keep - Love

    • By: Amir Levine, Rachel S. F. Heller
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,676
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,817
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,773

    Is there a science to love? In this groundbreaking audiobook, psychiatrist and neuroscientist Amir Levine and psychologist Rachel S. F. Heller reveal how an understanding of attachment theory - the most advanced relationship science in existence today - can help us find and sustain love. Attachment theory forms the basis for many best-selling books on the parent/child relationship, but there has yet to be an accessible guide to what this fascinating science has to tell us about adult romantic relationships - until now.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Do not buy the audible version.

    • By Tamara on 09-14-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Willpower Instinct

    • How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
    • By: Kelly McGonigal Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,044
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,891
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,790

    Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course The Science of Willpower, The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity. Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, The Willpower Instinct explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Research based guide to improve willpower

    • By Neuron on 05-27-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Spark

    • The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
    • By: John J. Ratey
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,868
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,563
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,537

    Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking a sweat? The evidence is incontrovertible: Aerobic exercise physically remodels our brains for peak performance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spark

    • By Kathleen on 11-02-08
    • The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
    • By: John J. Ratey
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 09-17-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4,868 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Just Listen

    • Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone
    • By: Mark Goulston
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,452
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,048
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,035

    You’ve got a business colleague who’s hostile...a client who’s furious...a staffer who’s deeply cynical—how do you get people to do what you want in tough situations like these? In Just Listen, veteran psychiatrist and business coach Mark Goulston reveals the secret to how to get through to anyone, even when productive communication seems impossible.“Here's the challenge,” Mark says.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great information and interesting

    • By Amy on 01-11-12
    • Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone
    • By: Mark Goulston
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 02-24-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,452 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Lean Product Playbook

    • How to Innovate with Minimum Viable Products and Rapid Customer Feedback
    • By: Dan Olsen
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 345
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288

    The Lean Product Playbook is a practical guide to building products that customers love. Whether you work at a start-up or a large, established company, we all know that building great products is hard. Most new products fail. This book helps improve your chances of building successful products through clear, step-by-step guidance and advice.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Weak Narration Makes for a Boring Listen

    • By David T Salazar on 11-04-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • American Nations

    • A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America
    • By: Colin Woodard
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,969
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,746
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,755

    North America was settled by people with distinct religious, political, and ethnographic characteristics, creating regional cultures that have been at odds with one another ever since. Subsequent immigrants didn't confront or assimilate into an "American" or "Canadian" culture, but rather into one of the 11 distinct regional ones that spread over the continent each staking out mutually exclusive territory. In American Nations, Colin Woodard leads us on a journey through the history of our fractured continent....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of a Kind Masterpiece

    • By Theo Horesh on 02-28-13
    • A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America
    • By: Colin Woodard
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 11-14-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,969 ratings

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Ikigai

    • The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life
    • By: Héctor García, Francesc Miralles
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,190
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,059
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,052

    Bring meaning and joy to all your days with this internationally best-selling guide to the Japanese concept of ikigai - the happiness of always being busy - as revealed by the daily habits of the world's longest-living people.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not insightful but inspirational

    • By A. Yoshida on 02-27-18

    Regular price: $16.09

    • The Beginning of Infinity

    • Explanations That Transform the World
    • By: David Deutsch
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 20 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 873
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 756
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 740

    A bold and all-embracing exploration of the nature and progress of knowledge from one of today's great thinkers. Throughout history, mankind has struggled to understand life's mysteries, from the mundane to the seemingly miraculous. In this important new book, David Deutsch, an award-winning pioneer in the field of quantum computation, argues that explanations have a fundamental place in the universe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Perspective Shifter

    • By kevmoo on 01-19-14

    Regular price: $29.37

    • Common Sense

    • By: Thomas Paine
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,030
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 906
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 900

    Thomas Paine published Common Sense in 1776, a time when America was a hotbed of revolution. The pamphlet, which called for America's political freedom, sold more than 150,000 copies in three months. Paine not only spurred his fellow Americans to action but soon came to symbolize the spirit of the Revolution itself. His persuasive pieces, written so elegantly, spoke to the hearts and minds of all those fighting for freedom from England.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A must for anyone interested in history

    • By Johan on 05-18-15

    Regular price: $6.29

    • The Fabric of Reality

    • The Science of Parallel Universes - and Its Implications
    • By: David Deutsch
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Author of the New York Times best seller The Beginning of Infinity, David Deutsch, explores the four most fundamental strands of human knowledge: quantum physics, and the theories of knowledge, computation, and evolution - and their unexpected connections. Taken together, these four strands reveal a deeply integrated, rational, and optimistic worldview. It describes a unified fabric of reality that is objective and comprehensible, in which human action and thought are central.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Such a disappointment

    • By Philip Cziao on 01-27-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Christianity

    • The First Three Thousand Years
    • By: Diarmaid MacCulloch
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 46 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 743
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 528
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 530

    Once in a generation, a historian will redefine his field, producing a book that demands to be read or heard - a product of electrifying scholarship conveyed with commanding skill. Diarmaid MacCulloch's Christianity is such a book. Breathtaking in ambition, it ranges back to the origins of the Hebrew Bible and covers the world, following the three main strands of the Christian faith.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Evolution of a Religion

    • By Troy on 10-09-13

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The Leadership Pipeline 2E

    • How to Build the Leadership Powered Company
    • By: Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, James Noel
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    Strong leaders at all levels within an organization are a requisite for business success. Yet the leadership pipeline—the internal architecture for growing leaders—is often broken or non-existent. This updated edition of the best-selling The Leadership Pipeline has been revised to help address the challenges of today’s business environment. Anchored in experience, it offers a tested model for planning leadership succession and development that has proven to get results.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful !

    • By Jithin on 06-05-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Best Place to Work

    • The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace
    • By: Ron Friedman PhD
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190

    In The Best Place to Work, award-winning psychologist Ron Friedman, Ph.D. uses the latest research from the fields of motivation, creativity, behavioral economics, neuroscience, and management to reveal what really makes us successful at work. Combining powerful stories with cutting edge findings, Friedman shows leaders at every level how they can use scientifically-proven techniques to promote smarter thinking, greater innovation, and stronger performance.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Useful ideas and information past first chapters

    • By superstasia on 07-12-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Three Laws of Performance

    • : Rewriting the Future of Your Organization and Your Life
    • By: Steve Zaffron, Dave Logan
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 469
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 332
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324

    Our future is written by hopes, fears, dreams, expectations, and decisions made about life. In the same way, organizations have futures written by history, circumstances, culture, aspirations, successes, and failures. These already-written futures determine and shape the level of performance that's possible for individuals and organizations. Authors Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan crack the code on rewriting the future for people and organizations, elevating performance to unprecedented levels.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clarity, Peace of Mind & Actionable work,

    • By John on 04-06-09

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Psychopath Inside

    • A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain
    • By: James Fallon
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 319
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 281
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 278

    The memoir of a neuroscientist whose research led him to a bizarre personal discovery, James Fallon had spent an entire career studying how our brains affect our behavior when his research suddenly turned personal. While studying brain scans of several family members, he discovered that one perfectly matched a pattern he’d found in the brains of serial killers. This meant one of two things: Either his family’s scans had been mixed up with those of felons or someone in his family was a psychopath.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Like Other Readers...

    • By Douglas on 04-26-14

    Regular price: $18.19

    • The ADHD Advantage

    • What You Thought Was a Diagnosis May Be Your Greatest Strength
    • By: Dale Archer MD
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    Sharing the stories of highly successful people with ADHD, Dr. Archer offers a vitally important and inspiring new way to recognize ADHD traits in oneself or in one's loved ones, and then leverage them to great advantage - without drugs. As someone who not only has ADHD himself but also has never used medication to treat it, Dr. Archer understands the condition from a unique standpoint.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very little meat and a lot of fluff.

    • By garyewebster on 04-18-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Magic Words

    • The Science and Secrets Behind Seven Words That Motivate, Engage, and Influence
    • By: Tim David
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    Years of experience as a magician taught Tim David that real magic is all about words, and the way they influence the minds of the audience. What sets a professional magician apart from an amateur are people skills like communication, influence, and engagement - skills that are also effective in the workplace. By applying seven "magic" words in a business setting, David offers tools for effective and persuasive communication.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very essential

    • By Gerardo A Dada on 01-21-16
    • The Science and Secrets Behind Seven Words That Motivate, Engage, and Influence
    • By: Tim David
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 12-02-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 232 ratings

    Regular price: $17.49

    • AIQ

    • How People and Machines Are Smarter Together
    • By: Nick Polson, James Scott
    • Narrated by: Nick Polson, Walter Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Dozens of times per day, we all interact with intelligent machines that are constantly learning from the wealth of data now available to them. These machines are remaking the world of the 21st century in the same way that the Industrial Revolution remade the world of the 19th century. AIQ is based on a simple premise: If you want to understand the modern world, then you have to know a little bit of the mathematical language spoken by intelligent machines. AIQ will teach listeners that language - but in an unconventional way, anchored in stories rather than mathematics.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good to begin with, not enough information about AI

    • By RealTruth on 06-29-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Ultimate Question 2.0 (Revised and Expanded Edition)

    • How Net Promoter Companies Thrive in a Customer-Driven World
    • By: Fred Reichheld, Rob Markey
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 238
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 188

    In the first edition of this landmark book, business loyalty guru Fred Reichheld revealed the question most critical to your company’s future: “Would you recommend us to a friend?” By asking customers this question, you identify detractors, who sully your firm’s reputation and readily switch to competitors, and promoters, who generate good profits and true, sustainable growth.You also generate a vital metric: your Net Promoter Score.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Single question survey, genius

    • By Dustan on 10-10-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • On Becoming a Leader

    • The Leadership Classic Revised and Updated
    • By: Warren Bennis
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 146

    For many years, Warren Bennis has persuasively argued that leaders are not born - they are made. And for countless readers, On Becoming a Leader has served as a beacon of insight, delving into the qualities that define leadership, the people who exemplify it, and the strategies that anyone can apply to achieve it. In a world increasingly defined by turbulence and uncertainty, the call to leadership is more urgent than ever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By pajamajo65 on 09-09-15

    Regular price: $24.49

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