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    • Summary of Robert Greene’s The Art of Seduction by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Leigh A Laird
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Learn how to manipulate people for personal gain in this audio summary of The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene. Seduction is not merely a matter of sex. It can be a way to make sales, gain political power, or generally persuade others in the service of one’s own goals.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is an acclaimed novel about the glamour and moral bankruptcy of the Jazz Age. The title refers to Jay Gatsby, a mysterious millionaire who is the talk of his ritzy Long Island community. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is a classic science-fiction novel named for the temperature at which paper combusts. The story is set in a futuristic United States, run by an authoritarian government, where nearly everyone’s attention is preoccupied by mindless television and radio programs. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Jocko Willink's Discipline Equals Freedom

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    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. 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • this isnt Jocko's book

    • By Jonathan Evans on 03-23-19

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Jeff Olson’s The Slight Edge by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    In The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness (2005), author and entrepreneur Jeff Olson explains how motivated individuals can reap tremendous benefits from cultivating simple, positive habits. Although good fortune can appear to manifest overnight, success is usually the result of years spent consistently making the right choices.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Chet Holmes’s The Ultimate Sales Machine

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Ultimate Sales Machine: Turbocharge Your Business with Relentless Focus on 12 Key Strategies by Chet Holmes (2007) is a crash course in increasing the performance of the profit-generating division of any company. Many companies attempt to improve their sales operations by trying a variety of strategies. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of John Doerr’s Measure What Matters

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs, (2018) by venture capitalist John Doerr, details a simple but highly effective goal-setting technique called "Objectives and Key Results", or OKRs. The OKR method is a management philosophy that pairs concrete objectives with actionable steps. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good summary hits the high notes

    • By Shane on 09-23-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of John Carreyrou’s Bad Blood by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, (2018) by veteran Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou, is a briskly paced narrative of the rise and fall of Theranos, the company that perpetrated perhaps the biggest fraud in medical technology history. The book follows the central characters in the company’s saga, especially Elizabeth Holmes, its founder.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Jack Canfield’s The Success Principles by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be (2015), by Jack Canfield, is a self-help book designed to help people achieve their personal and professional goals. By focusing on one business principle per chapter, the cofounder of the Chicken Soup for the Soul mega-series methodically breaks down the strategy behind his remarkable success.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)   

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Erica Maity
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead is Sheryl Sandberg’s self-help treatise for female business leaders. As the chief operating officer of Facebook, Sandberg is a rarity: a woman who holds a C-suite position in the tech sector. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more. 

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Shawn Achor’s 'The Happiness Advantage'

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work (2010) is a best-selling book by Shawn Achor which posits that happiness is a precursor to success. Achor outlines practical steps that individual workers and team leaders can take to increase the odds of positive outcomes and professional advancement.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more. 

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Annie Duke’s Thinking in Bets by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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    Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts (2018) explores how probabilistic thinking can help individuals make better choices. World Series of Poker champion Annie Duke explains how the tactics professional poker players use can be applied to everyday situations.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Annie Grace’s This Naked Mind by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Erica Maity
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Discover the truth behind alcohol abuse in this audio summary of This Naked Mind by Annie Grace. Alcohol, Grace warns, is an addictive substance; therefore, anyone can develop an alcohol addiction.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer (2018) describes author Michelle McNamara’s quest to identify a California serial killer who committed a rash of rapes and murders during the 1970s and 1980s. The book examines both the serial killer’s crimes and the efforts made by law enforcement and amateur detectives to identify him. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Dale Bredesen’s The End of Alzheimer's

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The End of Alzheimer's: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline by Dale Bredesen (2017) is an introduction to the ReCODE protocol, a set of treatments and lifestyle adjustments that are strongly correlated to improved mental state in Alzheimer's disease patients. Alzheimer's disease presents as gradual decline in mental capabilities, usually starting in older adults and marked by the loss of memory, awareness, and response agility.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The Full Book Is So Much Better

    • By Joan Cousins on 09-04-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Louise Hay's You Can Heal Your Life

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Marnye Young
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In You Can Heal Your Life (1984), author and motivational speaker Louise Hay explains how people's thoughts and beliefs about themselves can become the cause of longstanding physical and emotional problems. This 20th anniversary edition (2004) includes an afterword that describes the book's huge success since its initial publication....

    Regular price: $3.95

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

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good But Short

    • By A. Kerwin on 01-21-19

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Michael Pollan’s How to Change Your Mind

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    In How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence (2018), Michael Pollan explores the benefits that psychedelics can provide, both for those suffering from mental illness and for those trying to cultivate new perspectives and habits. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Gary Vaynerchuk’s Crushing It! by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    Crushing It! How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence - and How You Can Too (2018), by Gary Vaynerchuk, describes how hobby enthusiasts, budding entrepreneurs, and established business owners can systematically leverage social media platforms to build an influential brand. The book updates recommendations in Vaynerchuk’s 2009 book Crush It! and offers comprehensive case studies featuring individuals who have found success as a direct result of following his recommendations. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Brian L. Weiss's Many Lives, Many Masters

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Susan Murphy
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 7
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    In Many Lives, Many Masters (1988, 2008), psychiatrist Brian L. Weiss describes his treatment of a young woman to show how medical science has only begun to comprehend the mysteries of human existence. In 1980, Weiss began to see Catherine, a 27-year-old lab technician employed by the hospital where he practiced, for debilitating fears that included drowning, choking, and the dark.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eye opener

    • By Victor Raul on 11-27-18

    Regular price: $3.95

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