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    • Summary of Allan Pease’s The Definitive Book of Body Language by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 23 mins
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    The Definitive Book of Body Language (2004) by body language experts Allan and Barbara Pease is a comprehensive guide to non-verbal communication. An expanded version of Allen Pease’s Body Language (1981), The Definitive Book of Body Language outlines the basics of body language, including expressions, gestures, and physical movements. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon.)

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    • Summary of Stephen Covey’s First Things First

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Joseph Passaro
    • Length: 22 mins
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    First Things First (originally published in 1994, updated in 2015) by Stephen Covey, A. Roger Merrill, and Rebecca R. Merrill is a time-management book that asks readers to examine their most deeply held values. When people center the things in life that are most important, whatever those may be, triaging a busy schedule becomes an easy exercise instead of an ongoing nightmare....

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    • Summary of Tom Wright’s Billion Dollar Whale by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Minter
    • Length: 30 mins
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    Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World (2018) examines the exploits of Jho Low, a Malaysian money launderer who organized the theft of at least $5 billion from a government fund meant to create jobs in the Southeast Asian country. Low used some of the money to forge connections with notable politicians in the Middle East, North America, and Asia. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)

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    • Summary of Susan Scott’s Fierce Conversations by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 23 mins
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    Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life, One Conversation at a Time (originally published in 2002, and revised in 2017) is a self-help guide about the importance of frank, empathetic communication. Author Susan Scott believes that, too often, personal and professional conversations are unproductive, or even counter-productive. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)

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    • Summary of Deepak Chopra’s The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 24 mins
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    This is a summary of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams (1994) by best-selling author and New Age thought leader Deepak Chopra. It outlines essential spiritual wisdom for how to achieve success. Success is not simply about acquiring prestige and wealth....

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    • Summary of Richard N. Bolles’s What Color Is Your Parachute? by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 25 mins
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    What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers (1970) guides job-seekers through the process of finding fulfilling careers that utilize their individual talents and skills. First published in 1970, the book has been updated annually since 1985... Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.) 

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    • Summary of Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Leigh A Laird
    • Length: 28 mins
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    Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts (2018) by social researcher and best-selling author Brené Brown explains how to create an organizational culture built upon principles of vulnerability, connection, and meaning. For 20 years, Brown has researched vulnerability, and Dare to Lead incorporates her extensive data around shame and its cure, empathy; in addition, she interweaves the results of a seven-year education project on vulnerability and leadership, which Brown designed and implemented… 

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    • Summary of Bruce Lipton’s The Biology of Belief

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Erica Maity
    • Length: 27 mins
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    The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles (2005, updated for 10th anniversary in 2015) by cell biologist Bruce Lipton explores the power of the mind to influence health and well being. The Biology of Belief provides scientific proof that debunks the notion of fixed genetic inheritance, or that genes create reality. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

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    • Summary of Lundy Bancroft’s Why Does He Do That? by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 29 mins
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    Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men (2002) by domestic violence expert Lundy Bancroft is a nonfiction book for those who have experienced or are experiencing intimate partner violence and abuse. Why Does He Do That? outlines types of abuse, including physical, emotional, financial, verbal, and sexual abuse, and provides insight to shed light on the underlying reasons for abusive behaviors. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.) 

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    • Summary of Johann Hari’s Lost Connections by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Leigh A. Laird
    • Length: 30 mins
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    Lost Connections explores the physical, psychological, and cultural factors that lead to depression, as well as the tactics communities can employ to overcome it. British journalist Johann Hari argues that while depression can have a biological cause, it’s largely an involuntary reaction to the social ills that plague modern society. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

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    • Summary of Reid Hoffman’s Blitzscaling

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: George Drake Jr.
    • Length: 29 mins
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    Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies, by Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh, explains how start-up businesses can quickly expand into global corporations with industry-altering products and services. Blitzscaling, a term for a group of tactics used to rapidly grow businesses, has been employed by technology companies such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Amazon to reach more customers, capture more of a given market, and improve overall profits. (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)   

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    • Summary of Napoleon Hill’s Outwitting the Devil by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Leigh A Laird
    • Length: 28 mins
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    Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success (2011), by Napoleon Hill, describes the circumstances surrounding the self-help author’s rise to fame and fortune. After overcoming many personal and professional trials, including financial ruin, Hill had the opportunity to question the Devil about the ways in which he ensnares humanity.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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    • Summary of Seth Godin’s This Is Marketing by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Minter
    • Length: 30 mins
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    This Is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See (2018) teaches people how to promote products that are tailored for specific segments of society. Author and entrepreneur Seth Godin explains that businesses and individual marketers often make the mistake of drumming up sales by hyping plentiful but substandard wares.... Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

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    • Summary of Ray Dalio’s Big Debt Crises

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Richard Webb
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Big Debt Crises (2018) by Ray Dalio is an economic primer based on the proprietary decision-making system used at the author’s hugely successful hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates. Financial crises across history tend to share certain features....Listen to this in-depth summary by Swift Reads to learn more.

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    • Summary of T. Harv Eker’s Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gray
    • Length: 25 mins
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    In Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth (2005), author and entrepreneur T. Harv Eker argues that readers can substantially increase their net worth by studying the financial habits and attitudes that rich people commonly have. Although their personalities and temperaments vary greatly, the wealthy generally have similar fiscal ideas and practices.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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    • Summary of Daniel J. Siegel’s No-Drama Discipline by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 25 mins
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    No-Drama Discipline by psychotherapists Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson explains how parents can diminish disorder while strengthening their child’s brain. The authors’ approach to discipline, based on the latest in neuroscience at the time of publication, enables parents to turn meltdowns, temper tantrums, and everyday frustrations into teachable moments that strengthen the parent-child relationship. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

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    • Summary of Jillian Michaels’s the 6 Keys

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Erica Maity
    • Length: 28 mins
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    The 6 Keys: Unlock Your Genetic Potential for Ageless Strength, Health, and Beauty (2018) by fitness guru Jillian Michaels, with Myatt Murphy, is a guide to aging gracefully. Michaels researched the latest in scientific breakthroughs on living a healthy life and learned that most scientists and physicians focus on singular areas of health.... Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

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    • Summary of Michael A. Singer’s The Surrender Experiment by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Leigh A Laird
    • Length: 25 mins
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    The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life’s Perfection by best-selling author Michael A. Singer, is a spiritual memoir that chronicles Singer’s quest to embrace whatever the universe presented to him at any given moment. Singer’s experiment with surrender began in 1970, when he was enrolled in a graduate-level economics program at the University of Florida and realized there was a voice inside his head, often critical and judgmental.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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    • Summary of David Goggins’s Can’t Hurt Me

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Joseph Passaro
    • Length: 23 mins
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    Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds (2018) by David Goggins is a memoir about the author’s unlikely rise from a boyhood plagued by violence and poverty into the elite ranks of the US Navy SEALs and high-endurance athletics. By mastering his fear, and pushing his body past its perceived limits, Goggins has achieved more than he ever thought possible.... Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

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    • Summary of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Walker
    • Length: 28 mins
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    The Handmaid’s Tale (1985) by Margaret Atwood is a dystopian novel set in a version of the US that has been overthrown by religious fundamentalists. In what was once most likely Massachusetts, under the militaristic regime of the Republic of Gilead, women no longer have civil rights or autonomy.... (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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