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Why Your Future Is Brighter Than You Think
Narrated by: Peter Diamandis
Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
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Discover the easiest, fastest way to achieve abundant wealth in the 21st century!

How would you like to be the center of a massive outpouring of wealth, innovation, success, and prosperity... the force behind a wave of abundance that rolls over your friends, family, and associates?

Now you can be!

Despite what the pessimists say, we live in an era of exponential growth and abundance. Astonishing new technologies are driving a new world where the unimaginable is being imagined and turned into reality.

In this optimistic yet realistic program, X PRIZE Foundation chairman and Singularity University co-founder Peter Diamandis and his team of experts provide dozens of ideas, techniques, and strategies you can apply to your life, business, or career to accelerate your progress in line with these compelling advances.

In this thrilling antidote to today’s dark pessimism, Peter downloads to you his exhaustive research and extensive interviews with top scientists, innovators, and captains of industry to explore today’s most important emerging forces. He examines the stunning impact these forces are having on categories of critical importance, while also establishing hard targets and a plan for change.

Providing abundance - for yourself, your family and the world - is your single greatest challenge. But there will be no end to the abundance and wealth of those who capitalize on today’s new and emerging technologies.

Rise to the occasion of today’s magnificent, unprecedented opportunities with this extraordinary and timely program!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2013 Peter Diamandis (P)2013 Nightingale Conant

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Awesome insights

I can listen over & over to this book, so much implementable information! Love Peter's views and willingness to share.. thank you

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Brilliant!

Brilliant book on a brilliant mind although the audio is poor which is disappointing for an author of this level.

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Great message and authenticity

It is a well balanced story with an important message, thanks Peter Diamandis for sharing!

The production seems to be inspired from original McGuyver or Baywatch. Introductions, music and other elements that should support the significance in the story is totally outdated and disconnected from the story.

The recording is sadly made with random gear, which is also disconnected from the message, and effecting the whole experience. Why allow unnecessary friction to limit the output of the important message?

Get Abundance is highlighting the improvement in the world and the possibilities for each human. We need to breakthrough all the negative and consumption noise we are overwhelmed with today. It's message goes through any silly production.

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  • Nigel
  • 12-05-2015

Some powerful and some well worn ideas

Energetically presented, Peter Diamandis communicates his approach to generating breakthrough innovations. Some of the concepts are game changers (exponential thinking - which has been around for a while but the implications are particularly well explained here), others are reasonably well worn by 2015 (e. g. crowdsourcing). Two things brought the book down for me: an apparent shortage of content led to virtually verbatim repetition in some sections (eg. how much better off we all are now than a hundred years ago, two or three times) and a completely over the top quantum of sickly sweet self stoking between Diamandis and his host. Still well worth a listen.

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  • Brian
  • 20-01-2017

awesome book, terrible recording

loved the content and message. the audio, however, sounded like somebody recorded it with their phone from the back of a lecture hall. and the inspirational muzak was irritating.

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  • Manoj
  • 09-08-2015

Transformative positive outlook

Transformative positive outlook towards world and future.

A mindset , that sets a bold audacious goal. Humans need an audacious vision, above the line of super credibility

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  • James S
  • 18-12-2016

The short version of Abundance

Highly recommend Peter's book Abundance as a first read but if and when you need a refresher, this is the one to read. Only about 5 hrs but a great reminder and call to action.

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  • Paul R.
  • 03-04-2016

I love Peter, and this was a great Listen

If you could sum up Get Abundance in three words, what would they be?

Change the World

Who was your favorite character and why?

Well, I'd say Peter? Since he's basically the only one you hear from.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I was inspired - Peter Diamandis is inspirational, and while there wasn't a tremendous amount of new content here, it was presented well, and it was truly inspirational.

Any additional comments?

Get this. Now. Just buy it.

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  • Robert Bailey
  • 02-08-2015

Metaphor wrapped in opportunity

This recording is far from perfect. And that's one of the points. If you hold to perfection growth gets choked off.

This is a remarkable man in our time--live--with a counter for all that's not working and lamentable. I've got to go now. I've lots to accomplish.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-05-2020

i met peter

his light ✨ glows like star for millions of years of light ... to inform people for the better. betterment friend for life

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-09-2019

Amazing book, talks about new tech how the world can be better place

I love this book, and everyone must read it
New technologies, space possibilities and many more.

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  • Raul
  • 19-08-2019

Great content, bad sound quality

The content of this audiobook is one of the best I've ever listen to, I included several concepts to my life's plan.
But the quality of the sound is very poor, and also the music, which sounds like 80's.

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  • Mario F.S.
  • 19-01-2019

Peter Diamandis exiting mind & action set

History of Peter Diamandi's Entrepreneurial life and insights on how Exponential technologies backed innovation may deliver a world of abundant resources for all engaged in this transition to a more complex business environment.

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  • C. Rockne-meyer
  • 02-08-2015

Challenging you to think big

Peter shares life stories and lessons in a driven and passionate way. Thought provoking content, but not a step-by-step guide for others to follow.
Audio quality was poor and sounded like an amateur recording.

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  • OA
  • 18-03-2019

Amazing insights!

Absolutely loved the content. The poor audio caused some distraction. However, still tons to learn from it.

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  • William S
  • 28-02-2017

Truly inspiring

Great book for every entrepreneur or event anyone struggling to find opportunity. 5 Star & I would recommend this book to everyone. Truly inspiring.

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  • James H
  • 09-02-2017

Great insight into new technology

A magnificent overview of innovation and technology. If you need a source of optimism for the world we live in, this is great. The book is slightly shorter than I'd expected and the music interludes were a bit odd, but overall I enjoyed and took value from it. Worth the read.

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  • martin
  • 31-01-2017

Confirmed and concreted a world view that I had but could not express factually

It changes that games to have a hopeful and excited world view for the future, it's a truly amazing time to be alive despite the issues and you can not help but want to be part of the transformation of the human race.

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  • Travel 90
  • 22-05-2015

Wow

loved it, really opens your mind to a possible incredible vision of the future for everyone

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  • Stephen Collins
  • 22-01-2017

Excellent

Exceptional book. Excellent content. Mind blowingly optimistic about the human and race and the future, simply Inspirational. A must read.

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  • Jon
  • 20-07-2015

Need inspiration to change the world? Listen to this!

What made the experience of listening to Get Abundance the most enjoyable?

Peter Diamandis have proved through his achievements that he has the skills and ethos to bring about change through big ideas and unrivalled drive. He is thoughouly engaging in this book and every chapter leaves you itching to make your ideas a reality.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Get Abundance?

Peter outlines the process of setting up the X-prize along with his thought process and the barriers to progress that he faced; a truly candid account and infinitely memorable.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

Peter's introduction of his achievements was the most enjoyable as it is mind-blowing to realise the extent of his influence and ideas. It inspired me to try and up my game!

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I was excited as I read it as ideas sparked in my brain and I couldn't wait to talk about it with others.

Any additional comments?

I have read it twice and would recommend taking notes.