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  • Life 3.0

  • By: Max Tegmark
  • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
  • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 149
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129

Penguin Audio presents Life 3.0 by Max Tegmark, read by Rob Shapiro. We stand at the beginning of a new era. What was once science fiction is fast becoming reality, as AI transforms war, crime, justice, jobs and society - and even our very sense of what it means to be human. More than any other technology, AI has the potential to revolutionise our collective future - and there's nobody better situated to explore that future than Max Tegmark, an MIT professor and cofounder of the Future of Life Institute, whose work has helped mainstream research on how to keep AI beneficial.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Insightful

  • By Anonymous User on 08-02-2019

Wow. Very eye opening and comprehensive

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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: 22-11-2018

This is an amazing look into what the future could look like with so many different examples. the authors knowledge is incredible. Can't wait to utilise the new technology.

  • The Graveyard Book

  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 843
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 777
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 777

When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him - after all, he is the last remaining member of the family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By KW on 05-10-2016

brilliant. what a story

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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: 13-07-2017

Excellent narration, compelling story and a great mystery. Plenty of life lessons learnt along the journey.

  • Peak

  • Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
  • By: Robert Pool, Anders Ericsson
  • Narrated by: Geoffrey Beevers
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 210
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183

Anders Ericsson has spent 30 years studying the special ones - the geniuses, sports stars and musical prodigies. And his remarkable finding, revealed in Peak, is that their special abilities are acquired through training. The innate 'gift' of talent is a myth. Exceptional individuals are born with just one unique ability, shared by us all - the ability to develop our brains and bodies through our own efforts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outliers barely skimmed the surface.

  • By Joshua on 22-01-2017

Excellent advice and ideas

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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: 28-12-2016

First few chapters weren't interesting for me but the rest of it was really fantastic.

  • Presence

  • By: Amy Cuddy
  • Narrated by: Amy Cuddy
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172

How can we be our strongest selves in life's most challenging situations? We often approach these situations - job interviews, difficult conversations, speaking up for ourselves - with anxiety and leave them with regret. Moments that require us to be genuine and powerful instead cause us to feel phoney and powerless, preventing us from being our best selves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of those life changing books

  • By Michael on 15-07-2018

Mountain of research and testimonials

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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: 05-10-2016

Amy is an excellent author with such a positive message to share with the world

  • The Membership Economy

  • Find Your Super Users, Master the Forever Transaction, and Build Recurring Revenue
  • By: Robbie Kellman Baxter
  • Narrated by: Tom Pile
  • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

If you've ever used ZipCar, Amazon Prime, Spotify, NetFlix, Groupon, Weight Watchers, SurveyMonkey, United Mileage Plus, Pinterest, or Twitter, you are part of The Membership Economy, an increasingly popular model that author Robbie Kellman Baxter sees as the inevitable result of technological advancements, social trends, and a generation in transition. The Membership Economy argues that we are now moving away from ownership, but we still want the benefits that come with access.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • excellent and detailed

  • By Ashley Jessen on 03-08-2016

excellent and detailed

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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: 03-08-2016

This was an excellent and very detailed review of the membership style business and I highly recommend to those looking to build their business for the current times.

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  • Elon Musk

  • By: Ashlee Vance
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,768
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,296
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,294

South African-born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all to know about it. He is the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films starring Robert Downey, Jr. The personal tale of Musk's life comes with all the trappings one associates with a great, drama-filled story.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • An underwhelming narrative of a really cool guy

  • By Michael on 17-06-2016

very impressive

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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: 12-07-2016

Truly an amazing story of a guy destined to create life changing technologies that are there to benefit all of mankind. Very inspiring

  • #AskGaryVee

  • One Entrepreneur's Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness
  • By: Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Narrated by: Gary Vaynerchuk, Jack Welch, Dave Ramsey
  • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 444
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 397
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399

Gary Vaynerchuk—the inspiring and unconventional entrepreneur who introduced us to the concept of crush it—knows how to get things done, have fun, and be massively successful. A marketing and business genius, Gary had the foresight to go beyond traditional methods and use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to reach an untapped audience that continues to grow.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspiring

  • By Amazon Customer on 18-05-2017

abundance of information

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 19-06-2016

an incredible amount of information delivered with passion and enthusiasm. the audio book version is the best.

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  • The Big Miss

  • My Years Coaching Tiger Woods
  • By: Hank Haney
  • Narrated by: Hank Haney
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

The Big Miss is Hank Haney's candid and surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history. Hank was one of the very few people allowed behind the curtain. He was with Tiger 110 days a year, spoke to him over 200 days a year, and stayed at his home up to 30 days a year, observing him in nearly every circumstance....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • genuine

  • By Mathew on 29-03-2018

excellent detail

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-04-2016

Extremely well written with fantastic details around all the Tiger stories. Hank was a great coach with perhaps the best student ever.

Profit First
    A Simple System to Transform Any Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine
    
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    Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    40 ratings
    Overall 4.8
  • Profit First

  • A Simple System to Transform Any Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine
  • By: Mike Michalowicz
  • Narrated by: Mike Michalowicz
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

In Profit First, Mike Michalowicz, author of The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, explains why the GAAP accounting method is contrary to human nature, trapping entrepreneurs in the panic-driven cycle of operating check-to-check and reveals why this new method is the easiest and smartest way to ensure your business becomes wildly (and permanently) profitable from your very next deposit forward.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must read/listen to all small business owners.

  • By Robert on 26-01-2015
  • Profit First
  • A Simple System to Transform Any Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine
  • By: Mike Michalowicz
  • Narrated by: Mike Michalowicz

Great advice

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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: 07-03-2016

This is a complete system to get your business on the right track to profit.