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  • When Breath Becomes Air

  • By: Paul Kalanithi
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Sunil Malhotra
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 613
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 555
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 555

The New York Times number-one best seller. At the age of 36, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • When breath becomes air

  • By Carol on 09-07-2016

A beautiful but very sad story

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-05-2017

Very well written, touching, personal and very raw, i found i had to put it down every so often to 'recover'. Happy i read it.

  • Sapiens

  • By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,796
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,294
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,271

Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us sapiens? In this bold and provocative audiobook, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here, and where we're going.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thought-provoking

  • By Anonymous User on 30-08-2017

Everyone should read this book

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-05-2017

A very insightful look at where we've come from with a glimpse of where we could possibly be headed.

  • Influence

  • Science and Practice, ePub, 5th Edition
  • By: Robert B. Cialdini
  • Narrated by: Lloyd James
  • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158

Widely used in classes, as well as sold to people operating successfully in the business world, the eagerly awaited revision of Influence reminds the listener of the power of persuasion. Cialdini organizes compliance techniques into six categories based on psychological principles that direct human behavior: reciprocation, consistency, social proof, liking, authority, and scarcity.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent content but a bit dry and heavy

  • By Andrew M on 20-11-2015

longer than necessary

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-04-2017

A worthy purchase but i did find it dragged on in parts with excessive examples

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  • The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k

  • By: Sarah Knight
  • Narrated by: Sarah Knight
  • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 707
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 633
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 631

A brilliant, hilarious homage to The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, showing how to shed your mental clutter for good. Aimed at overachieving but dissatisfied people everywhere. Sarah's inspirational two-step 'NotSorry' program shows how unleashing the power of not giving a f**k will help you shed unwanted guilt and obligations to redirect time, energy and enthusiasm to your true priorities.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not bad

  • By Cosmin Florescu on 14-08-2016

Fantastic! Very funny and so true!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-04-2017

Sarah Knight has a wonderfully humurous approach at showing us how to care less and live more. Highly recommended!

  • Pitch Anything

  • An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal
  • By: Oren Klaff
  • Narrated by: Oren Klaff
  • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 966
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 960

When it comes to delivering a pitch, Oren Klaff has unparalleled credentials. Over the past 13 years, he has used his one-of-a-kind method to raise more than $400 million - and now, for the first time, he describes his formula to help you deliver a winning pitch in any business situation. Whether you’re selling ideas to investors, pitching a client for new business, or even negotiating for a higher salary, Pitch Anything will transform the way you position your ideas. According to Klaff, creating and presenting a great pitch isn’t an art - it’s a simple science.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I write a lot of negative reviews. NOT THIS TIME!

  • By Michael on 14-09-2016

Insightful

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-09-2016

I flew through this audiobook in days. Now to return to the beginning with a notebook to hand!

  • The Industries of the Future

  • By: Alec Ross
  • Narrated by: Alec Ross
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

Leading innovation expert Alec Ross explains what's next for the world, mapping out the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next 10 years - for businesses, governments, and the global community - and how we can navigate them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By James on 12-03-2016

Insightful read

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-08-2016

Very interesting and insightful read. One of those books that holds your attention so well

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Techniques for Retraining Your Brain
  • By: Jason M. Satterfield, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Jason M. Satterfield
  • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 387
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 335
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 326

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a well-tested collection of practical techniques for managing moods and modifying undesirable behaviors through self-awareness, critical analysis, and goal-oriented change. CBT illuminates the links between thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and physical health and uses those connections to develop concrete plans for self-improvement. In 24 engaging half-hour lectures, you'll build a robust and effective self-improvement toolkit with the expert guidance of Professor Satterfield of the University of California, San Francisco.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant information

  • By andrew clift on 29-03-2016

A great resource for those considering cbt

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-08-2016

This audible book was more practical than i was expecting, and i would recommend it to anyone considering CBT

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Tribes

  • We Need You to Lead Us
  • By: Seth Godin
  • Narrated by: Seth Godin
  • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 324
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 276
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 274

Tribes are groups of people aligned around an idea, connected to a leader and to each other. Tribes make our world work, and always have. The new opportunity is that it's easier than ever to find, organize, and lead a tribe. The Web has enabled an explosion of all kinds of tribes - and created shortage of people to lead them. This is the growth industry of our time. Tribes will help you understand exactly what's at stake, and why YOU can and should lead a tribe of your own.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Seth is great! Great book for building tribes

  • By Ted on 12-06-2016

Short and to the point. A great buy

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-06-2016

i loved Seth's no fuss, to the point approach. Found myself reaching for the notebook every few minutes.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Influencer

  • The Power to Change Anything
  • By: Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield
  • Narrated by: Eric Conger
  • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

Everyone wants to be an influencer. We all want to learn how to help ourselves and others change behavior. And yet, in spite of the fact that we routinely attempt to do everything from lose weight to improve quality at work, few of us have more than one or two ideas about how to exert influence. For the first time, Influencer brings together the breakthrough strategies of contemporary influence masters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Practical tools for influencing

  • By Craig on 18-04-2016

Practical tools for influencing

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-04-2016

Read this with pen and paper to hand, or read it twice. Very useful

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Rational Optimist

  • How Prosperity Evolves
  • By: Matt Ridley
  • Narrated by: L J Ganser
  • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

Over 10,000 years ago there were fewer than 10 million people on the planet. Today there are more than six billion, 99 per cent of whom are better fed, better sheltered, better entertained and better protected against disease than their Stone Age ancestors. Yet, bizarrely, however much things improve from the way they were before, people still cling to the belief that the future will be nothing but disastrous.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Rationalism With a Tinge of Ideology

  • By Shane on 29-05-2016

Every day in every way things are getting better!

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-02-2016

What a fanatically intelligent view of the world, past, present and future. A recommended read!