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  • Losing My Virginity

  • By: Richard Branson
  • Narrated by: Richard Branson
  • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 380
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 331
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 332

Losing My Virginity is an amazing memoir, a definitive business guide and an inspirational story that reveals Sir Richard's unique philosophy on business, the Virgin brand and life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • wanting more

  • By Michael on 18-07-2016

Interesting and honest

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-06-2018

He's had a groovy life for sure :) A rather fascinating story, and comes across as pretty honest.

  • Originals

  • How Non-Conformists Change the World
  • By: Adam Grant, Sheryl Sandberg - foreword
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129

The New York Times best-selling author examines how people can drive creative, moral and organisational progress - and how leaders can encourage originality in their organisations. How can we originate new ideas, policies and practices without risking it all? Adam Grant shows how to improve the world by championing novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battling conformity and bucking outdated traditions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting read

  • By Chris Brady on 22-03-2017

Some interesting thoughts, but unnecessarily long.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-06-2018

there were a few useful tidbits but I'm not convinced it was worth the time. narrator was extremely slow, I played at +25% speed.

  • Getting Things Done

  • The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
  • By: David Allen
  • Narrated by: David Allen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193

David Allen reads an all-new edition of his popular self-help classic for managing work-life balance in the 21st century - now updated for the new challenges facing individuals and organizations in today's rapidly changing world. Since it was first published more than 15 years ago, David Allen's Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business books of its era and the ultimate book on personal organization.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Useful but too long

  • By Joanna on 01-06-2018

Useful but too long

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-06-2018

Good and useful advice, but could easily be condensed to a quarter of the books length

5 of 5 people found this review helpful