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  • Happy

  • Why More or Less Everything Is Absolutely Fine
  • By: Derren Brown
  • Narrated by: Derren Brown
  • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 26
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Across the millennia, philosophers have thought long and hard about happiness. They have defined it in many different ways and come up with myriad strategies for living the good life. Drawing on this vast body of work, in Happy Derren Brown explores changing concepts of happiness - from the surprisingly modern wisdom of the Stoics and Epicureans in classical times right up until today, when the self-help industry has attempted to claim happiness as its own. He shows how many of self-help’s suggested routes to happiness and success - such as positive thinking, self-belief and setting goals - can be disastrous to follow and, indeed, actually cause anxiety. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really loved this book

  • By James on 15-01-2019

wow

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Reviewed: 18-12-2018

lots of interesting topics and life points from philosophy giants. serious food for thought. highly recommend

  • This Is Marketing

  • You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See
  • By: Seth Godin
  • Narrated by: Seth Godin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 85

This book teaches you how to identify your smallest viable audience; draw on the right signals and signs to position your offering; build trust and permission with your target market; speak to the narratives your audience tells themselves about status, affiliation, and dominance; spot opportunities to create and release tension; and give people the tools to achieve their goals.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • very disappointing :(

  • By Anonymous User on 13-12-2018

he really knows his stuff

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Reviewed: 14-11-2018

seth is a amazing. get a real look at what marketing is, how.it works, how to do it better, primcipals and techniques. listen, apply, lesrn and grow.

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  • The Culture Code

  • The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups
  • By: Daniel Coyle
  • Narrated by: Alex McMorran
  • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 77

In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle, New York Times best-selling author of The Talent Code, goes inside some of the most effective organisations in the world and reveals their secrets. He not only explains what makes such groups tick but also identifies the key factors that can generate team cohesion in any walk of life. He examines the verbal and physical cues that bring people together. He determines specific strategies that encourage collaboration and build trust. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book. Well worth it.

  • By John F, Brisbane on 25-09-2018

2+2 =10

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Reviewed: 13-11-2018

excellent insights into how any why teams can product more than the sum of their part.

  • Atomic Habits

  • An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones
  • By: James Clear
  • Narrated by: James Clear
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 577
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    5 out of 5 stars 479
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    5 out of 5 stars 476

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Atomic Habits by James Clear, read by the author. A revolutionary system to get 1 percent better every day. People think when you want to change your life, you need to think big. But world-renowned habits expert James Clear has discovered another way. He knows that real change comes from the compound effect of hundreds of small decisions - doing two push-ups a day, waking up five minutes early or holding a single short phone call. He calls them atomic habits. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth every penny

  • By Suren N De Silva on 02-11-2018

change your life for the bettet

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Reviewed: 22-10-2018

tools so that you have no reason not to change those things you know you should. be the best verison of you. apply these techniques!

  • Sleep Smarter

  • 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to a Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success
  • By: Shawn Stevenson, Sara Gottfried MD - foreword
  • Narrated by: Sara Gottfried, Shawn Stevenson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 247
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 243

When it comes to health, there is one criminally overlooked element: sleep. Good sleep helps you shed fat for good, stave off disease, stay productive, and improve virtually every function of your mind and body. That's what Shawn Stevenson learned when a degenerative bone disease crushed his dream of becoming a professional athlete. Like many of us, he gave up on his health and his body...until he decided there must be a better way.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Must read for the sleep deprived

  • By Nadia on 06-09-2016

sleeeeeeeeep

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Reviewed: 18-10-2018

some awsome tips if you want to take your game up a notch. sleep better! these tips are no joke i have tried over half of them now with success.

  • The Dichotomy of Leadership

  • By: Jocko Willink, Leif Babin
  • Narrated by: Jocko Willink, Leif Babin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 167
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    5 out of 5 stars 149
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    5 out of 5 stars 148

In The Dichotomy of Leadership, decorated former US Navy SEAL officers Jocko Willink and Leif Babin show you how to walk the fine line of being a true leader to accomplish missions in your personal and business lives and achieve the goal of every team: victory. Using lessons learned from the authors' elite combat and training experiences, Willink and Babin reveal how the use of opposing principles - leading while following, focusing and detaching, being aggressive yet prudent - will heighten your awareness, deepen your understanding, improve your dexterity and hone your ability to lead and win. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • exceptional.

  • By Anonymous User on 13-12-2018

balancing leadership contradictions

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Reviewed: 30-09-2018

building on extream ownership getting deeper into how to balance the seemingly contradictory actions of leadership. excellent insights. available to anyone wanting to better themselves. 5 stars.

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  • 100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition

  • The SEAL Operative's Guide to Surviving in the Wild and Being Prepared for Any Disaster
  • By: Clint Emerson
  • Narrated by: Pete Simonelli
  • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 8
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From national best-selling author and retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson comes the essential guide for surviving today's emergencies - from navigating in the wild to staying alive in any disaster. These 100 skills, adapted for civilians from actual field experiences of Special Forces operations, offer a complete hands-on and practical guide to help you survive in the wild no matter the climate or terrain, be prepared for any crisis, and have the critical life-saving knowledge for staying safe in any hostile environment or disaster.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • extintion is the default survival is the exception

  • By winston on 24-09-2018

extintion is the default survival is the exception

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Reviewed: 24-09-2018

nice collection of survival info from treating wounds to surviving and avalanche. not a long listen but good to keep your mind on situational awareness and planning.

  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

  • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 704
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 624

What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson. But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in digestible chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book is just brilliant.

  • By completeaerogeek on 01-06-2017

classic Tyson

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Reviewed: 17-09-2018

if you are a fan of the cosmos series and astro sciences then you have a good listen here. fairy light on the science and as the title suggests for ppl in a hurry. great listen tho

  • Sapiens

  • By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 4,485
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    5 out of 5 stars 3,895
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    5 out of 5 stars 3,876

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

fascinating

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Reviewed: 14-09-2018

a fantastic look back in our origins as homosapiens and where we have come from. Great listen.

  • Make Your Bed

  • Small things that can change your life...and maybe the world
  • By: Admiral William H. McRaven
  • Narrated by: Admiral William H. McRaven
  • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 114
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'What starts here changes the world' was the university slogan that inspired William H. McRaven to take charge of the small things that could change his life...and even the world. Here McRaven shares the 10 life-changing principles he learned during his 37 years as a Navy SEAL. These 10 philosophies helped him to overcome challenges not only in his career but also throughout his life. What's more anyone can use these basic lessons to change themselves, and the world, for the better....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best audio book of all time.

  • By Seeker on 23-07-2017

change you life or the world

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Reviewed: 23-08-2018

never ever give up, face down the bullies, make you bed. change your self or the world.