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The Compound Effect

Multiply Your Success One Simple Step at a Time
Narrated by: Darren Hardy
Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The Compound Effect contains the essence of what every super achiever needs to know, practice, and master to obtain extraordinary success. Inside you will hear strategies on:

  • How to win-every time
  • Eradicating the bad habits that are derailing your progress
  • Painlessly installing the few key disciplines required for major breakthroughs
  • The real, lasting keys to gaining and sustaining motivation
  • Capturing the elusive, awesome force of momentum
  • The acceleration secrets of superachievers

Inside you will learn how to get the success you desire and the life you deserve.

©2011 Success, Inc. (P)2019 Folio Literary Management

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Best professional development book in a long time

This book is an easy listen and has great exercises to continue working on your business and your life. I listened to it a second time and will do again. Also purchased the book so I can highlight important concepts.

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Same old story.

If you have read other motivational books then you have read this one. Same old ideas reimagined. Title doesn’t really reflect the subject matter either.

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amazing book!!

Great book! Put it on repeat and your life will change For the better!!! The best!

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Motivational, honest and informational.

So motivational. Not only was there some great ideas but just listening to this book in the car is so motivating. I'll be sure to listen again!

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Very well read.

Very well read, easy to listen to. Can easily finish in one go. Highly recommend.

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Building the right foundations

Such a powerful book for those willing to craft those 1%ers each and everyday.
only have to be 0.01% each day to become 3 times better at the end of the year.

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very informative

this talk gives you a great understanding of the compound effect on learning I already understood the difference and compounding money but really understanding compounding of experience and sticking to something

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really good

it's a really good read it was just a little shorter than I wouldve liked.

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Nothing special

It's a bit dated and the content is straightforward. I can' t think of anything it brought me besides consistent efforts bring cumulative results.

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  • Farouq
  • 27-04-2019

Change your life with small steps

this book doesn't present any new science or discovery. What it preaches has long been known to us; it's the small things done consistently that make the difference

after reading this book, I had the urge to make changes in my life. This book was written well, well enough to give me the kick in the bum

if I had 1 criticism, it would be that the research done on this book wasn't deep enough to my liking. for example, when he talked about health, he usually referred to dr Oz.

Or when he talked about the time Oprah gave away a car to every audience member, saying that it was Oprah who went the extra mile when im fact that giveaway was fully sponsored by Pontiac to promote their new car model

Being a nut for proper facts it does bother me, but I wouldn't let that get in the way of me appreciating a well written book. Anyone who wants to change their life should read this

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 15-04-2019

a must read

I completely and utterly was a believer from beginning to end! The message this book sends is what our society needs.

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  • Jesse
  • 11-08-2019

One of the best self building books I have ever re

I love this book at 1.25 speed. Lots of life changing easy life hacks for self improvement. I take lots of notes. A gem of a book, wealth of info and knowledge I love it.
I am using some of the principles and they have already paid off and I have noticed great improvement in just a few days only.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-11-2019

awesome delivery of knowledge

was lavish in its density of nutrition and yet easily absorbed through narrators ability to keep the mind engaged with vivid examples.

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  • shayhub
  • 09-09-2019

Amazing! With one exception.. action items excluded

This book’s content is a 5/5! I learned so much! It was a quick read with so much value in every chapter. The only downside to this audiobook in my opinion though was at the end of each chapter, the author would say to refer to the book for the chapter action items. I was disappointed that such practical applications were not included in the audio. I purchased the audio book to get all the content, not all content except the action items.

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  • Johnny Elizondo
  • 26-03-2019

good power read

I will be adopting some of the strategies in business concepts learned in this book to skyrocket my path to success incrementally.

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  • Kk lou
  • 11-03-2019

great read!!

going to reread until mastered. the narrator was very persuasive and informative. best read during my commutes

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  • Eickman
  • 13-09-2019

Great book

After listening to this audible, I’m convinced that I should have this book in my home library. And I’m gonna buy my husband the cds to listen to on his drive to/from work!

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  • Rodney E. Woodard
  • 10-04-2019

I can't wait to implement this book in my life.

This book will make you think long and hard about where you are and how to achieve Greatness on all aspects OG your life

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  • Chikara
  • 06-04-2019

books to read on next level move

This is an essential book to read for those looking to make active moves to getting to the next level of effective living and making life's progress.
I recommend this book.

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  • Narissa Bailey
  • 06-05-2019

Wow.....

This book is enough to get anyone motivated and off their butt. It’s a book about reality and speaks honestly.
Once you’ve owned up to being in the place you’re in in your life because of choices you’ve made, it’s no one else’s fault, you will realise the world is your oyster and by being the exception you can and will become successful.
I will continue to listen to this book, it’s one of the best I’ve heard.
Thank you, Darren

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  • Lisa Parker
  • 17-03-2019

thought provoking insight into changing behaviour

absolutely loved how logical this is and the summary action points to enable you to apply it in your own life. Simple genius

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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-10-2019

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The value that this book adds to your life is priceless. We already know deep down that our daily habits are what create our current reality, physical, financial, health, relationships and so on. The daily habits we do over time compound into the success/failures we encounter. Although we know this, we rarely practice this on a day to day basis in our lives. Habits are the foundation of all the results in our lives (Both positive and negative).

There are two ways that we can improve our lives daily:
1. Unlearn bad habits
2. Learn new good habits

We are always seeking quick fixes as a solution a diet, pill or a get rich scheme. The truth is that we are accountable for the results that we are getting in all aspects of our lives wether that be financially, physically, in our relationships and so on.

These micro actions add up to macro results over time. You may not see the results now but know under the surface progress is being made. Just like the story of the Chinese bamboo tree that doesn't even break through the ground in it's first four years of growth, then shoots up to over 90ft in just a few weeks.

For actionable advice that will literally change your life and perspective. LISTEN.TO.THIS.BOOK.

Courtesy of The Book Coach by Leatitia's Library (LL)

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  • Sunil
  • 10-07-2019

Very informative.

Learnt many different techniques to help me improve myself using the idea of dedication, hard work and patience.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-12-2019

Life changing!!! Best book on audible

The narration is brillaint. Such good reasons behind the book. So easy but so logical

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  • Kelly Travel2go
  • 04-12-2019

Great Understanding

Loved this book , help me understand what I need to do as a networker, good insight which was self explanatory something that I needed to grow in my business

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-11-2019

Where are the summary action steps?

Most books like this either run through the summary action steps or provide a link where we can download them. With this audible you also need the physical book for part of the content. Don’t get me wrong it’s a great book and I love the simplicity of how the compound effect works and how it can be applied to my life but if I’d known that I needed the actual book then I wouldn’t have downloaded it.

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  • junior owusu
  • 08-11-2019

straight to the point

brilliant and precise. practical steps to be a success comes at a cost: consistency. this books establishes that short cuts dont exist an that true success comes from small micro daily achievements. thank you for your wisdom

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  • kirsty
  • 05-11-2019

Fantastic book

Insightfull, engaging and full of wisdom for improving your life. I highly reccomend this book.

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  • Harish
  • 03-11-2019

my life best book

BENEFIT I GET IN THIS BOOK IT CHANGE MY BAD HABIT ROUTINE TO GOOD HABIT DAREEN HARDY IS BEST AUTHOR AND HIS GUIDANCE IS THE BEST BY SIMPLE EXPLANATION IT TAUGHT ME VERY BIG LESSON OF LIFE (THE HABIT TRANFORMATION ) ROUTINE OF GOOD HABIT TAKING SIMPLE STEP AND LAST LONG HABIT