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Milk the Pigeon

A Field Guide for Anyone Lost in Their 20s
Narrated by: Alexander Heyne
Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
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Have you ever wondered, "What the hell should I do with my life?"

If you're like most people, your twenties have been messy as hell. After working one too many jobs you couldn't care less about, maybe you've wondered if there's something bigger out there for you - some larger purpose.

This is it?

Milk the Pigeon is about the three existential questions we often struggle with when we feel lost in life.

"What should I do with my life?"

"How do I find work I love?"

"How do I create an awesome, meaningful life?"

Based on a combination of stories and success habits for anyone in their twenties, Milk the Pigeon is a brutally honest look at the reality of going after your dreams.

Inside Milk the Pigeon, you'll learn:

  • The biggest life mistakes people make in their twenties (and how to figure out what to do)
  • The VIP back door theory: how the best jobs are found (and filled)
  • The "Drunken Staircase" life roadmap: how to take action when you have no clue what direction to go in (and aren't sure what work you enjoy)
  • The Bruce Lee Rockstar theory of goal achievement - why "smart" goals don't always work to be more successful in business and life
  • The messy process of finding your passion (and why "strengths tests" don't work)
  • How to go from confusion to clarity when you have too many ideas about careers, jobs, interests, passions, and hobbies

If you're looking for a roadmap to surviving (and thriving) in your twenties (or thirties), if you want direction in life, and if you're struggling to figure out how to create a great life - Milk the Pigeon is a brutally honest look at the reality of going after your dreams.

©2017 Alexander Heyne (P)2016 Alexander Heyne

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First book I’ve found easy to listen to!

Alex has a great voice and way of saying things that actually keeps me engaged! He actually shares useful tools and steps to help you get in a good mindset! Thanks for helping me start my journey “operation good life”!

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  • 18-12-2018

Life changing

I found this book useful and very helpful. It was and is a book to help me get over the struggle that has been clouding my life for what feels like eternity. I am a working in progress to get me where I need to be but hearing and reading his story has inspired me to push through and it give up. The book is broken down and simplified to the best way possible and helps you to understand the obstacle that you mentally and or physically face by overcoming them and living your best life. This book is a keeper.

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  • Alex
  • 12-08-2018

Field guide to a life well lived

Heyne is a guy that’s living his dream, in this book he outlines how he did it. Solid narration and performance as well. Good read.

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  • Marble Gurl
  • 25-07-2018

Always in my pocket

Well, I’m 22 right now and I finally cleared the picture in my head. This book is the ultimate field guide!

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  • Andi Wahyu Multazam
  • 01-07-2018

Alex know what he is writing

This book is about the pinnacle success of an ordinary men, just like us, that question his boring life to get into the meaningful one, and is really inspiring. He presents many practical advices like writing your own story and act based on it. Thanks for the book!

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  • Bianca Hinojosa
  • 12-06-2018

Helpful, Beneficial, Relatable and Honest

I really enjoyed this book even though I’m in my late 20’s this book gives beneficial advice for anyone not just individuals in their 20’s. This book gives you relatable advice with real life examples and personal experiences from the author. I’ve purchased all his books and I never get tired of them. I can re-listen to them and always feel with a sense accomplishment and insight. He also had a YouTube channel and gives advice there as well. I recommend this book to anyone!

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  • 01-04-2018

Awesome. Should be required text for our youth.

This book is for anyone searching for direction in their life. it comes with many practical exercises to find what's getting in the way of your growth and how to find what drives you to action and find a life worth living.

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  • happyinmd
  • 12-02-2018

Everyone should read this book

Super inspirational and a slap in the face to wake up from the zombie 9-5 life. Thank you for writing this!

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  • 01-11-2017

Game changer

*rolls up sleeves, and starts new life
In all seriousness this book motivated me to find a new job in a foreign country, and to chase my dreams, no matter what anybody says.

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  • Mashfikur
  • 12-10-2018

One of the best book read this year!

I have been following Alex for a couple of months, however I never bought anything from him (any YouTubers if that's the case), however, he was different, listening his past stories, reminded me on how I am feeling now.
I took a leap of faith, I bought his book.
As Alex said, I followed my intuition, and it revealed a good choice.
I can't thank you enough Alex for sharing those invaluable lessons, thank you for telling me what I already knew, but the whole world was suppressing my dreams to be more "realistic".
Be your own hero, you're already the chosen one.
Thank you for this book.