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    • Summary of 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson: An Antidote to Chaos

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 39 mins
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    This is a summary of 12 Rules for Life in which renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure, and responsibility, distilling the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. 12 Rules for Life shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith, and human nature, while transforming and ennobling the mind and spirit of its listeners. 

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    • Summary of Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

    • History Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 55 mins
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    100,000 years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one - homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem, to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas.

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    • looks like the original but is preying on mistakes

    • By Amazon Customer on 13-12-2018

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    • Summary: The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins

    • By: Flashbooks book summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 31 mins
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    In just five seconds, discover how to become confident, break the habit of procrastination and self-doubt, beat fear and uncertainty, stop worrying and feel happier, and share your ideas with courage in this audio summary of The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins. 

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    • Summary of The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
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    This is a book summary of The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt.

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    • Summary of Good to Great by Jim Collins: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 38 mins
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    For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great? Using tough benchmarks, Collins and his research team identified a set of elite companies that made the leap to great results and sustained those results for at least 15 years.

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    • Summary of Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini PhD

    • Book Summary Includes Analysis
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn't lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered.

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    • Scam

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-10-2016

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    • Brain Maker

    • The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain - for Life, by Dr. David Perlmutter (Book Summary)
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 28 mins
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    In Brain Maker, Dr. Perlmutter explains the potent interplay between intestinal microbes and the brain, describing how the microbiome develops from birth and evolves based on lifestyle choices, how it can become "sick", and how nurturing gut health through a few easy strategies can alter your brain's destiny for the better. With simple dietary recommendations and a highly practical program of six steps to improving gut ecology, Brain Maker opens the door to unprecedented brain health potential.

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    • Summary of Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One

    • Self-Help Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 39 mins
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    This is a book summary of Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza - executive book summary by Flashbooks. 

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    • Summary of The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 32 mins
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    The Magic of Thinking Big gives you useful methods, not empty promises. Dr. Schwartz presents a carefully designed program for getting the most out of your job, your marriage and family life, and your community. He proves that you don't need to be an intellectual or have innate talent to attain great success and satisfaction - but you do need to learn and understand the habit of thinking and behaving in ways that will get you there. This book gives you those secrets!

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    • Summary of The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel

    • 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 34 mins
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    Note - this is a book summary. Original book description: In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with 12 key strategies that foster healthy brain development, leading to calmer, happier children. The authors explain - and make accessible - the new science of how a child's brain is wired and how it matures. Get this summary now to learn more.

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    • Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative (Book Summary)

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 23 mins
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    You don't need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That's the message from Austin Kleon, a young author and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, and creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, exercises, and examples put listeners directly in touch with their artistic side.

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    • few good points to remember

    • By Bilbo Swaggins on 04-04-2017

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    • Summary of Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
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    This is a book summary of Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb and not the original book. Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb's landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision making in a world we don't understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes.

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    • Summary of The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins

    • Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 31 mins
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    Note: This is a book summary of The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins. Original book description: How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in five seconds. Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends, and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself?

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    • By Laura on 18-05-2018

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    • Summary of Mastery, by Robert Greene | Book Summary Includes Analysis

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 38 mins
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    By analyzing the lives of such past masters as Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, and Leonard da Vinci, as well as by interviewing nine contemporary masters, including tech guru Paul Graham and animal rights advocate Temple Grandin, Greene debunks our culture's many myths about genius and distills the wisdom of the ages to reveal the secret to greatness. With this seminal audiobook as a guide, listeners will learn how to unlock the passion within and become masters.

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    • Summary of The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer: The Journey Beyond Yourself

    • Spirituality Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 32 mins
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    This is a book summary and not the original version of The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer.

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    • Summary of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

    • Self-Help Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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    Author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity - principles that give us the security to adapt to change, and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.

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    • Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel: Book Summary

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 27 mins
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    To most of us, learning something the hard way implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners.

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    • Summary of Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALS Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

    • Business Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 47 mins
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    Detailing the mindset and principles that enable SEAL units to accomplish the most difficult combat missions, Extreme Ownership demonstrates how to apply them to any team or organization, in any leadership environment. A compelling narrative with powerful instruction and direct application, Extreme Ownership challenges leaders everywhere to fulfill their ultimate purpose: lead and win. Note: This is a book summary - not the original version.

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    • The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell: Book Summary

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 21 mins
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    This is an audiobook summary of The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell.

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    • Summary of Eat Fat, Get Thin: Why the Fat We Eat Is the Key to Sustained Weight Loss and Vibrant Health by Mark Hyman M.D.

    • Book Summary Includes Analysis
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 39 mins
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    A revolutionary new diet program based on the latest science showing the importance of fat in weight loss and overall health, from Dr. Mark Hyman.

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