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    • The Art of Learning

    • An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance
    • By: Josh Waitzkin
    • Narrated by: Josh Waitzkin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,092
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,590
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,590

    The Art of Learning takes listeners through Waitzkin's unique journey to excellence. He explains in clear detail how a well-thought-out, principled approach to learning is what separates success from failure. Waitzkin believes that achievement, even at the championship level, is a function of a lifestyle that fuels a creative, resilient growth process.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good overview with interesting backdrop

    • By James on 06-15-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Obstacle Is the Way

    • The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
    • By: Ryan Holiday
    • Narrated by: Ryan Holiday
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,025
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,950

    We are stuck, stymied, frustrated. But it needn't be this way. There is a formula for success that's been followed by the icons of history - from John D. Rockefeller to Amelia Earhart to Ulysses S. Grant to Steve Jobs - a formula that let them turn obstacles into opportunities. Faced with impossible situations, they found the astounding triumphs we all seek.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book I wish I had 25 years ago

    • By Jason DeFillippo on 05-08-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Daily Stoic

    • 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
    • By: Ryan Holiday, Stephen Hanselman
    • Narrated by: Brian Holsopple
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,096
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 944
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 934

    Why have history's greatest minds - from George Washington to Frederick the Great to Ralph Waldo Emerson along with today's top performers, from Super Bowl-winning football coaches to CEOs and celebrities - embraced the wisdom of the ancient Stoics? Because they realize that the most valuable wisdom is timeless and that philosophy is for living a better life, not a classroom exercise. The Daily Stoic offers a daily devotional of Stoic insights and exercises, featuring all-new translations.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not well made as audio

    • By heldal@online.no on 12-27-16

    Regular price: $11.57

    • Vagabonding

    • An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    • By: Rolf Potts
    • Narrated by: Rolf Potts
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,391
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,901
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,897

    Vagabonding is about taking time off from your normal life - from six weeks to four months to two years - to discover and experience the world on your own terms. Veteran shoestring traveler Rolf Potts shows how anyone armed with an independent spirit can achieve the dream of extended overseas travel.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I wanted to love this book...

    • By Scott Shepherd on 10-10-16
    • An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    • By: Rolf Potts
    • Narrated by: Rolf Potts
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 11-13-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,391 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Daily Rituals

    • How Artists Work
    • By: Mason Currey
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,242
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,044
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,049

    Kafka is one of 161 inspired-and inspiring-minds, among them, novelists, poets, playwrights, painters, philosophers, scientists, and mathematicians, who describe how they subtly maneuver the many (self-inflicted) obstacles and (self-imposed) daily rituals to get done the work they love to do, whether by waking early or staying up late; whether by self-medicating with doughnuts or bathing, drinking vast quantities of coffee, or taking long daily walks.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Motivating and Interesting

    • By Jonny on 12-22-14

    Regular price: $19.95