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Awaken the Giant Within Audiobook

Awaken the Giant Within

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Publisher's Summary

"I know that no matter where you are in your life, you want more! No matter how well you're already doing or how challenged you now may be, deep inside you there lies a belief that your experience of life can and will be much greater than it already is. You are destined for your own unique form of greatness."

Anthony Robbins has already unlocked the personal power inside millions of people worldwide. Now, in this revolutionary new audio production based on his enormously popular Date with Destiny seminars, Robbins unleashes the sleeping giant that lies within all of us, teaching us to harness our untapped abilities, talents and skills.

The ultimate program for improving the quality of every aspect of your life (personal or business, physical or emotional) Awaken the Giant Within gives you the tools you need to immediately become the master of your own fate.

©1986 Anthony Robbins. All rights reserved; (P)1986 Simon and Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.

What the Critics Say

"Yet another profound and powerful tool in the Robbins arsenal of self-awareness. It has been an enormous source of strength and insight for me both personally and professionally." (Peter Guber, former Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures)
"Anthony Robbins is the 'ultimate coach' for that special breed of men and women who will never settle for less than they can be." (Pat Riley, NBA "Coach of the Decade")

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    Harpreet 06/03/2016
    Harpreet 06/03/2016
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    "Learned an unheard before and practical concept!"

    After Listening to Audio Books from Robin Sharma, Napoleon Hill, Dale Carnegie, Wayne Dyer, Brian Tracy, Eckhart Tolle, Woody Allen etc still learned a new concept of "pain and pleasure association", started applying and it works very well. Must Read My Shortest Audio Book Till date!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Proud Mum 07/11/2015
    Proud Mum 07/11/2015

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    "Definitely not a fan of this book"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    I'm an Anthony Robbins fan having quite a few of his CDs, but this book .... arrgghhh, it really didn't strike a cord with me. For me the message of "awaken the giant within", didn't come out.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Awaken the Giant Within?

    I've got to ask, what was the deal with that woman coming in, what seemed like every five minutes, with quotes??? Definitely the most annoying part of the book!!! To me, if you had cut her out, the book would have either been half the time OR the author could have used the extra time to actually get his message out.


    Any additional comments?

    One of the most disappointing books I've listened to. My initial reaction is "I want my money back".

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    LEANNE 22/02/2015
    LEANNE 22/02/2015 Member Since 2014
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    "Loved It!"

    A book that gives you that push that you need to be inspired and to keep you motivated to achieve all that you need.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 02/12/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Great for gial setting"

    Tony delivers a great system for goal setting. He outlines the the steos clearly so you can follow and apply it to your life.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    kat 29/11/2016
    kat 29/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Truly inspiring!"

    I liked the get to the point without crapping on! The suggestions were helpful and listening to Tony's past to present makes changing my life seem very "doable"! Cheers!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Laura 15/11/2016
    Laura 15/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Short but effective"

    This was a much shorter book than I expected but it's very concise and easy to follow.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ahilan 13/10/2016
    Ahilan 13/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Helped me set clear concise goals :)"

    This audio book helped me set clear concise goals within a set timeline.

    It revealed that a main key to sucess is the ability to make decisions and make them fast. I really received a lot of value out of this book very fast and highly reccomend it for anyone else who is indecisive.

    Great book, highly reccomend ! :)

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Emma 07/10/2016
    Emma 07/10/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Cheesy but good"

    This is totally LA self help cheesy, but if you can get over that and see past it, you'll find there are some really good goal-setting exercises in this audiobook.

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    B. Orr Australia 01/10/2016
    B. Orr Australia 01/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    ""Wish it, want it, do it" - Brian Griffin, Family Guy"

    Love this man.
    But his ideas have become much more refined since the 90's. This audiobook is okay and has some solid ideas, but kind of fell short when it concluded with "write down your goals". Reminded me of the Family Guy episode where Brian leaves blank pages in his self-help book.
    Mr Robbins has plenty of YouTube videos from the last 5-10 years are much better. Love this man but this particular audiobook feels a little dated. His recent work is far more powerful.

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    Gary 25/09/2016
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    "Worth a listen if you want to enjoy success"

    Its a proactive do-able listen.
    The best book on personal development, time to get proactive. Thanks TONY

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Amazon Customer
    9/04/15
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    "Too short"
    What would have made Awaken the Giant Within better?

    If this were the entire, unabridged book. This is only equivalent to about 1/3 of the book, which is dense in material. In this audiobook, you get a very short, shallow view of Robbins' coaching methods.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    Too short


    Have you listened to any of Anthony Robbins’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes, but only online as videos, which are more apt to be short-form.


    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
  • Elizabeth
    Chattanooga, TN, United States
    2/07/09
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    "NO ONE DOES IT BETTER"

    On those endless TV infomercials, Tony Robbins comes across as an insincere, hyperactive pitchman who's main goal appears to be separating losers from from their hard-earned cash. The really astonishing truth, however, is that Robbins is not only legitimate, but a source of insights and techniques that work better than those of ANY other motivational or spiritual guru whose work I've encountered. I had a difficult time at first overcoming Robbins' high-intensity speaking style. But once I began stopping the tape to respond to his questions and actually applying his techniques (a combination of Neuro-Associative Conditioning and goal-setting wisdom), my life went through a major transformation. I continue to return to his work when my emotional muscles need strengthening and am always surprised at the solidity of the "science" behind what he does. This particular abridgment is concise and powerful and worth its low price many times over.

    65 of 71 people found this review helpful
  • Dave
    Riverhead, NY, USA
    21/03/07
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    "Not worth it"

    I was expecting so much more. It was such a let down. I went out and bought the book afterwards to see if it lost something as an audio book, it certainly did. The 90 minutes didn't do it justice.

    87 of 98 people found this review helpful
  • Brett
    Sachse, TX, USA
    30/12/09
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    "Smoke Signals"

    The first 18 minutes of this program was Tony introducing himself and being very vauge on what he can do for you in this audio.

    Here's the entire program, in summary:
    1. Decide what you want.
    2. Take Action to go get it.
    3. Notice what works and what doesn't.
    4. If it doesn't work, try something else.

    WOW! Brilliant! Thanks, Tony!!

    The most helpful "take-away" I got from this audio was how you can get RICH by re-purposing old content from other programs and selling it as a separate program. The rest of this audio program is bits and pieces of his other programs re-purposed, and mashed together.

    BOOORRRINGG!

    158 of 180 people found this review helpful
  • Leslie Nino Piro
    Las Vegas, NV
    19/05/15
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    "Abridged was way too abridged"

    Too short on substance. I felt cheated. I hope the written product is much better than this was. Not worth buying this audio version.

    16 of 18 people found this review helpful
  • nolan burke
    5/01/16
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    "Loved It!"

    This is an excellent and heart warming motivational tape :). It was specific and helpful :).

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Jeff
    Colorado Springs, CO, USA
    3/03/07
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    "His methods work!"

    I used these methods 10 years ago to quit smoking.

    I'm glad I could get "Awaken the Giant Within" on my ipod!

    13 of 16 people found this review helpful
  • Alison
    BirchgroveAustralia
    27/05/09
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    "An early Robbins work"

    This audio was really helpful for me. There are some nice motivational phrases, however doing the exercises will get you the most benefit.

    I've heard that since this book Robbins has changed his style, preferring to focus completely on your motivation toward a goal, rather than in this book he also leverages your need to be motivated away from a situation - such as poverty, or neglect.

    In his more recent works you might find his style has evolved with the research he's done on motivation and goals?

    14 of 18 people found this review helpful
  • Adam
    Chattanooga, TN, USA
    21/02/09
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    "Bring clarity and strategy to your life!"

    Anthony Robbins is the authority on "Life Mastery". I recently bought the newly revised copy of Awaken the Giant Within which made me hesitant to buy this audiobook.
    But Anthony cuts through all the extra, unneeded content within the audio book and gets straight to the point. I still have the hard copy for reference which is great.
    I highly recommend this book for someone who wants to be able to formulate and articulate the things they do in life an why they do them. Anthony gives unbelievable strategy for accomplishing everything you could ever want.

    14 of 19 people found this review helpful
  • DAN
    29/02/08
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    "Tony Robbins is a master"

    This is an excellent listen. Tony Robbins is not only a motivational speaker, but he is also a psychologist that helps you attain the mindset of a highly successful person. While listening to these tapes, I felt like I had a secret insight into the many luminaries of our society--Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, among others--and what kind of thought processes and stamina they possessed in order to acheive all that they have.

    I feel that I can become a highly successful person now too, with some practice. The only limitations that exist are those that I set for myself.

    18 of 25 people found this review helpful
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  • Gerry
    London, United Kingdom
    23/12/12
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    "Still one of the best at what he does..."

    Tony Robbins is still one of the best gurus out there, and this was one of his original programmes. Reading his books was not as powerful for me as listening to his actual recordings. To actually hear Tony's enthusiasm, energy and passion in your ears, in stereo, is far more engaging. Even listening to a ten or twenty minute segment while walking to the bus stop can fire you up. You have an edge over most people who listen to their own negative inner voice, or replay negative comments from their past. In this programme, he covers 'pattern interrupts' and how to erase those old 'mental tapes' many people play on a loop to themselves. Break old patterns and learn new ones.

    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Maria
    Laindon, United Kingdom
    17/04/14
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    "Keep on listening to this one"
    Would you listen to Awaken the Giant Within again? Why?

    This book, shortened as it it, is ideal for train journeys. I listen to it when I know I am going to have a difficult day and find it very helpful.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Awaken the Giant Within?

    Listening to Tony's story as a child and having no food yet someone took the initiative and delivered a full Thanksgiving feast for no charge. This inspired Tony to provide many 1,000s of these food baskets for other needy families at Thanksgiving.


    Have you listened to any of Anthony Robbins’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    Anything by Tony Robbins is awesome to me.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Deva_Z
    21/04/15
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    "Motivational reading"

    I liked the idea and the voices in it but it was really short disappointedly short I wish that the full book was read with that voice.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Rallysandall
    5/01/15
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    "Great"

    Great that it's only a hour and half long. Great that it's packed with useful information. Great that it was in the sale x

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mat
    Wilmslow
    22/06/14
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    "Short but Very Sweet"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. This book is long enough to explain the method but short enough to get you fired up into taking action.


    What other book might you compare Awaken the Giant Within to, and why?

    This is a short version of alot of the books that I read. Also, Anthony Robbins is very like Jim Rohn when he speaks. He is, however, very much unique and his presentation - in my opinion - is amazing. My mentor.


    What about Anthony Robbins’s performance did you like?

    His delivery and passion could sell absolutely anything.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    His story about how he cried, believing that his life was worthless - then not too many years later when he arrived at his seminar and thousands of people were fighting to see him. Result!


    Any additional comments?

    If you want to change your life or any aspect of it - listen to this. It is the shortest self-development audiobook - but the strongest to get you motivated to make more progress and develop a plan to succeed.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The People Mechanic
    UK
    12/11/16
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    "Amazing"

    If you want to take control, this is the book with which to do it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    6/11/16
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    "So inspiring!!"

    Will be going back straight back to read again as no time to stop driving whole I listened to this he first time.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • N. Drennan
    Cheshire , England
    20/09/16
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    "Strategy quite good but needs the book"

    I listened to the audio book version of this but it was tricky to follow the detail . Some of the ideas are a little far fetched and over positive. I would think a lot of people would be a little disappointed with this presentation. I have ordered the book as well so hopefully this will be better.
    The overall 5 steps are solid but there are so many much better motivational products .

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Joseph
    7/09/16
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    "very usfull"

    Mr Robinson has done very well in creating this audio work, which provides the tools to get whatever you desire in life. I would heartily recommend it to anyone who wants to go somewerw in their life of or to over come some great obstacle like depression.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • elliot
    5/09/16
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    "Short but worth it!"

    It's a shame it's not the full book. I would've happily sat and listened to it all. Still it's worth getting it to start your journey. I feel positive enough to be writing a review after listening to it. I never write reviews :)

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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