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    • Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win | Summary

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Michelle Murillo
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 13

    This is a book for anyone wanting to learn to be a better leader. While it does contain stories of wartime, it is about what Jocko and Leif learned that led them to victory. A way to construct, educate, and motivate your teams to accomplish the goals you have set forth. Most leadership books focus on the individual; even corporate training programs seem to follow the same guidelines. But to have strong leadership, you need to have a strong team.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • My review

    • By Chris on 04-06-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis of Talk Like TED: 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Jim Vann
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
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      4 out of 5 stars 21
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      4 out of 5 stars 20

    When selecting a presentation topic, it's imperative to choose something unique that you hold a meaningful connection to. Passion is, without a doubt, a necessary emotion that will guide you towards identifying that mastery. Science supports this claim with concrete evidence. Passion is contagious. The only way to create an inspirational presentation is by being inspired yourself.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Overview

    • By JONATHAN S REA on 02-10-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis of The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Brian Ackley
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      2 out of 5 stars 4
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      2 out of 5 stars 4

    Learn about Tommy Wiseau and the best bad movie ever made in a fraction of the time it takes to read the actual book! The opening chapter of Sestero's book introduces us to Tommy Wiseau, the eccentric filmmaker himself, as he treats his friend, Greg Sestero, to a celebratory dinner at Hollywood's Palm Restaurant. Filming of Wiseau's film, The Room, starts the following day. Sestero explains that Wiseau wrote, directed, produced, cast, and starred in the film - a true passion project.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • F*Ck this

    • By Anonymous User on 08-17-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis of The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: JD Kelly
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 21

    This book is responsible for changing the way that people from all over the world conduct their lives and careers. This book starts out with Shawn explaining his experience at Harvard University. He explains how his gratitude for being able to attend one of the best universities in the world caused him to fall in love with the school. Looking back, he was able to determine that his experience at Harvard was significantly impacted by his enormous sense of gratitude for being selected to attend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very concise summary of concepts discussed in book

    • By Roseleaf1 on 01-28-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary: The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Michelle Murillo
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Over nine chapters, Gawande makes a detailed and persuasive argument for the use of checklists, not only in surgery, but also in other fields where their use is not as widespread, such as aviation and construction, which have made checklists mandatory. As a consequence of his interest in implementing checklists during surgery, the World Health Organization put Gawande in charge of a team which investigated a trial of surgical checklists over eight countries.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Confidence Code: Summary and Analysis of The Confidence Code

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Beth Wray
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Learn about The Confidence Code in a fraction of the time it takes to read the actual book! In The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance - What Women Should Know, Katty Kay and Claire Shipman attempt to define confidence, to determine how it is developed and to give guidelines for developing it. Without confidence, you lack boldness and faith in your abilities, and this dearth can greatly affect your mental health as well as your career success.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Anatomy of Peace from the Arbinger Institute

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Kevin Theis
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict is an effective 2006 literary publication by the Arbinger Institute. This guide is an informative tool which utilizes imaginary personalities to show its messages. There are also featured information methods for restraining political, individual, and also organizational problems. It says that problems should be carefully handled with a peaceful heart as opposed to a heart up in arms.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis of Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Melissa Fabregas
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 5

    The human race developed from a complex background. Different types of Homo evolved depending on the area that they lived in. Neanderthals developed in the hotter climates of earth and are adapted best for this climate, and other Homos are best suited for the places they are found the most. After millions of years, Homo sapiens started to expand over the globe, mating and killing the local Homo species until it was Homo sapiens that dominated the earth.

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    • Strengthsfinder 2.0

    • Summary and Analysis of StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Summary Station
    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Tony Armagno
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Tom Rath explains that StrengthsFinder really began in 1998, when he, along with his team of scientists, explored what is right with people rather than what is wrong with them. In today's world we tend to focus on weakness rather than strength, and that is wrong for many reasons. Rath decided to challenge that way of thinking. With the help of his team, Rath developed a "language" of 34 common talents and started the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment to aid people in finding their talents and, well, strengthening them.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis of Michelle Alexander's 'The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness'

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: William Butler
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
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      4 out of 5 stars 27
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      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Alexander explains that voting is the most basic democratic freedom and right, yet black people throughout US history have been unable to hold or else exercise that right. Furthermore, racial discrimination continues today in a legalized form because once-convicted felons are legally required to explain their background and may be legally refused service or opportunities because of it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Startling authentic racism hidden in plane sight

    • By Shelleyk50 on 04-07-19

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    • Summary and Analysis of 'How to Raise an Adult', by Julie Lythcott-Haims

    • Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success
    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Daniela Nitzband
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Many parents today are pressured by society. Society has set very high standards, but parents should set their own standards in life. Setting standards will cultivate a sense of freedom. Many parents think the world is a dangerous place, but it is much safer than they might think. A checklist of things for a child to accomplish in life provides too much structure and takes away from the freedom of childhood.

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    • Summary and Analysis of The Nazi Officers Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Laura Copland
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Edith Beer starts her story by remembering a fellow nurse who illegally bought an onion to feed to a dying Russian soldier. Beer explains that she, a nurse's aide, could have caused trouble for her fellow nurses because the Nazi regime frowned upon forming friendships with prisoners or with people who were not Nordic Aryans. Beer explains that many of the other nurses would have caused trouble for her because they bought into the propaganda, truly believing that they were better than the foreign prisoners.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great summary!

    • By Zia on 02-21-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis of Brene Brown's Rising Strong: The Reckoning, the Rumble, the Revolution

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Melissa Disney
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    After an interview about Brene Brown's two previous books, a reporter told her he thought he might start working on his own problems about being exposed, genuine, and open with other people. He thought it would take a long time and be hard to do and asked what would make it worth the effort. She told him that exposing yourself, being willing to let people see the real you with no idea what will happen, is the only way that leads to more happiness, love, and acceptance.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis of Nick Bostrom's Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Christopher Michael Lewis
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 16
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      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Learn about the future of artificial intelligence in a fraction of the time it takes to listen to the actual book! Inside your cranium is the thing that allows you to read: your brain. Animals have other features, like knifelike claws and powerful muscles. But our brains have let us create a system for verbal communication, science, electronics, and intimate public arrangement. Each generation has done better and progressed further than the previous generation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great job making a summary. ways to improve next

    • By NEY TORRES on 01-29-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • A More Beautiful Question: Summary and Analysis

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Mark Moseley
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    This is a summary and analysis of the actual book. Warren Berger interviewed innovators in business, designers, inventors, and engineers to learn how they overcame challenges and found success. He did not find a single reason for their various successes, but he did find that many of them were talented at asking questions.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary of The Obesity Code from Dr. Jason Fung

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Horace Leighton
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    As a practicing physician, Jason Fung tends to heavily rely upon scientific studies as a means to explain his various viewpoints on obesity, as well as to debunk commonly held myths on obesity and assumptions that can become problematic. In conjunction with scientific research, Fung takes time to describe various biological processes that demonstrate how different bodily systems work in concert to either promote weight gain or weight loss.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • a very poor summary

    • By Maryczyk on 08-20-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary: The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Brian Ackley
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    This book is a literally a step-by-step guide that will educate and enlighten you on how to start your own business. The content is very easy to understand and a couple things are repeated throughout the book to reinforce the wisdom which is being passed on to you. Each step is broken down into its simplest form, with examples of past situations where persons have succeeded and others have failed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Horrendous tone/voice

    • By Marco P. on 12-20-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work | Summary: Summary and Analysis of "The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work"

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Pete Beretta
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Marriage is an ancient institution that spreads across the ages. Different rituals, depending on the faith of the two people getting married, are performed. The term marriage encompasses much more than the simple repetition of prayers, performance of rites, or ceremonies. It also describes a commitment of two people that is meant to endure through those individuals' lives. Sometimes married couples reach a point in which the durability of the relationship is questioned.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • made me consider buying the book

    • By Faisal A. Almansour on 01-09-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Boys in the Boat: Summary and Analysis

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: C.J. McAllister
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    During the fourth year of the Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president of the United States, and Adolf Hitler was in power over Germany. Conditions in the United States were barely livable for most families, including Joe Rantz and his family. Joe was at the University of Washington in Seattle. Joe and his classmate, Roger Morris, were headed to the shell house on campus to try out for the Rowing team along with 175 other boys. Joe was particularly nervous about the tryouts.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Summary and Analysis of Greg Mckeown's 'Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less'

    • By: Summary Station
    • Narrated by: Chrystianna Robinson
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The book starts out by displaying real-world examples of people in the Western Hemisphere who have benefited from these teachings. The concept of essentialism is broken down into about four different steps that make it easy for anyone to learn how to become an essentialist. The essentialist mindset is examined in comparison to the non-essentialist mindset. The Western world has promoted many non-essentialist values and by understanding these values, people can stop incorporating them into life.

    Regular price: $3.95

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