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    • Analysis of John Doerr’s Measure What Matters

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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

    • Analysis of Jocko Willink's Discipline Equals Freedom

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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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. 

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

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.)  

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    • Summary of Jon Gordon’s The Power of a Positive Team by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Erica Maity
    • Length: 25 mins
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    The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices That Make Great Teams Great (2018) explores how groups can strengthen their ability to succeed through optimism, communication, and dedicated teamwork. (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 David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Killers of the Flower Moon (2017) narrates a series of murders on the Osage reservation in Oklahoma. In the 1920s, members of the Osage tribe were killed as part of a plot to deprive them of their oil wealth. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Robert Wright's Why Buddhism Is True

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Robert Wright's Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment (2017) considers Buddhism through the lens of evolutionary psychology, a discipline that regards natural selection as the provenance of many mental traits. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • ehhh its okay

    • By Anonymous User on 07-28-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of Don Norman’s The Design of Everyday Things by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Design of Everyday Things, by Don Norman (2013), is a guide to understanding the relationships between people and the tools they use. Many people think design is dictated purely by aesthetics, but it must also consider practicality and users’ psychology.... (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 Esther Perel's Mating in Captivity

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Mating in Captivity (2006), Esther Perel draws on observations made during her decades of experience as a practicing psychotherapist. The audiobook explores the ways sexual passion and long-term security are often at odds, and highlights important issues couples face as they navigate committed relationships.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Why is this book necessary?

    • By DAG on 02-26-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Analysis of Donald Miller’s Building a StoryBrand by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Businesses flourish when they are direct about how products will improve the lives of customers. Author and StoryBrand CEO Donald Miller argues that companies flounder not because they lack quality wares, but, rather, because they fail to create clear, engaging messaging that draws in consumers. Purchase this in-depth analysis of Building a StoryBrand to learn more. 

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    • 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....

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    • Analysis of Dee Brown’s Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dee Brown’s Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee traces the gradual decimation and confinement of Native Americans during the second half of the 19th century. The narrative makes clear why the Native Americans grew increasingly distrustful of their white American conquerors, faced as they were with a heap of broken promises that ultimately fractured their spirits. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more. 

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    • Analysis of Paul T. Mason's Stop Walking on Eggshells

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder (2010), by Paul T. Mason and Randi Kreger, is a guidebook for loved ones of people with borderline personality disorder (BPD). The book was originally published in 1998 and has sold more than half a million copies. Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • Analysis of Clayton Christensen's How Will You Measure Your Life?

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 27 mins
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    How Will You Measure Your Life? (2012) by Clayton Christensen, James Allworth, and Karen Dillon explores how a range of business theories can help build not only successful companies, but also happy lives. Those who obtain their MBAs at Harvard Business School or other prestigious universities and go on to high-profile careers are expected to lead charmed lives of prosperity and happiness.... Purchase this in-depth analysis to learn more.

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    • 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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    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

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    • Analysis of Michael Pollan's Food Rules by Milkyway

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Dwight Equitz
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Food Rules: An Eater's Manual (2009) is an audiobook compendium of food wisdom that writer Michael Pollan collected, while researching his previous books on eating. This slim volume eschews the scientific jargon of most health-related advice books, and offers simple, clear tips for eating a healthy diet.

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    • JUST WHAT I NEEDED

    • By Certbound on 10-26-17

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    • Analysis of George Orwell’s 1984

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 29 mins
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    Listen to this audio analysis of 1984 by George Orwell, a cautionary novel about the abuses of totalitarian government. It tells the story of 39-year-old Winston Smith, a lowly bureaucrat who tries and fails to fight back against his oppressive overlords. 

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    • Summary of Ronan Farrow’s War on Peace by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 26 mins
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    War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence (2018), by Ronan Farrow, traces the decline of US diplomacy and the militarization of foreign policy. Under President Donald Trump, the State Department has a skeleton staff, most of whom are low-level officers.... (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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    • Summary of Julia Ross’s The Mood Cure by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 22 mins
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    The Mood Cure: The 4-Step Program to Take Charge of Your Emotions - Today (2002) by Julia Ross offers a nutritional cure for an array of psychological problems including depression, anxiety, and stress. Ross’s plan suggests targeted use of amino acids, along with supplements and a healthy diet, to boost brain function and restore emotional balance. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more. (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 Rachel Hollis’s Girl, Wash Your Face by Milkyway Media

    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be (2018) by Rachel Hollis is an inspirational self-help book that mainly targets Christian women. Hollis uses painful and funny stories about her own life to urge women to dispel negativity and make the most of their lives…  (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 Chet Holmes’s The Ultimate Sales Machine

    • By Milkyway Media
    • By: Milkyway Media
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.)  

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