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Paschal

Paschal Cork, Ireland Member Since 2012

I like walking. Audiobooks are handy on long walks.

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  • "Chimps are stupid"

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    Like all life changing self help books the idea could be written in 1 sentence.



    At the same time, when you listen to the same thing being said out loud 500 times, eventually the penny will drop.



    For me the book was life changing. My biggest challenge was being able to handle other people's bad moods (& my resulting bad moods).



    By understanding the principle, this book has helped me realise what is happening. Because the idea is so simple I have been able to prevent myself from getting into a down (sad) or bad (mad) mood. I have been able to see what is going on (glad). Also even when I get into those moods, it has been able to get me out of those moods. That's no mean feat.



    If it was not simple it would not be possible to overcome a mood. It is a simple and factual idea. The author keeps it simple.



    I know that it will help me for the rest of my life.



    It is one of the best €10s that I have ever spent. For that I am very grateful to Audible.



    I have read or listened to a couple of hundred self help books, 5 of which were life changing for me.



    The 80 20 Principle by Richard Koch.

    Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki.

    Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill.

    Feeling Good by David D Burnes.

    The Chimp Paradox by Steve Peters.

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    The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Steve Peters
    • Narrated By Steve Peters
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    Leading consultant psychiatrist Dr Steve Peters knows more than anyone how impulsive behaviour or nagging self-doubt can impact negatively on our professional and personal lives. In this, his first book, Steve shares his phenomenally successful mind-management programme that has been used to help elite athletes and senior managers alike to conquer their fears and operate with greater control, focus and confidence.

    david says: "Life changing- a must for stress heads"
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  • The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness (






UNABRIDGED) by Steve Peters Narrated by Steve Peters

    The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Steve Peters
    • Narrated By Steve Peters
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    Leading consultant psychiatrist Dr Steve Peters knows more than anyone how impulsive behaviour or nagging self-doubt can impact negatively on our professional and personal lives. In this, his first book, Steve shares his phenomenally successful mind-management programme that has been used to help elite athletes and senior managers alike to conquer their fears and operate with greater control, focus and confidence.

    david says: "Life changing- a must for stress heads"
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change (






UNABRIDGED) by Stephen R. Covey Narrated by Stephen R. Covey

    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Stephen R. Covey
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    Triplecat says: "Highly recommended."
  • The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results (






UNABRIDGED) by Gary Keller, Jay Papasan Narrated by Timothy Miller, Claire Hamilton

    The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Gary Keller, Jay Papasan
    • Narrated By Timothy Miller, Claire Hamilton
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    This is an audiobook for busy people. If you want less on your plate and more for your life and career, tune in to the #1 Wall Street Journal best seller, The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. The ONE Thing will bring your life and your work into focus. Authors Gary Keller and Jay Papasan teach you the tricks to cut through the clutter, achieve better results in less time, dial down stress, and master what matters to you.

    Graham Keegan says: "5 out 5"
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    Samantha says: "Inspiration that is actionable!"
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    Flash Boys

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    judith says: "I can't praise this book highly enough..."
  • How to Win Friends & Influence People (






UNABRIDGED) by Dale Carnegie Narrated by Andrew MacMillan

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    You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!

    Rachel says: "Life changing"
  • The 4-Hour Work Week (






UNABRIDGED) by Timothy Ferriss Narrated by Ray Porter

    The 4-Hour Work Week

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs)
    • By Timothy Ferriss
    • Narrated By Ray Porter
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    Talal says: "Good book but I wish Tim Ferriss was reading it"
  • Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action (






UNABRIDGED) by Simon Sinek Narrated by Simon Sinek

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    Ian says: "Why Read This Book?"
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  • Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds (






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    Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds

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    Felipe says: "Highly practical and full of insight"
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    Susmitha says: "Fantastic book!! Very useful"
  • The Everything Store (






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    F. I. Nance says: "You must read this one, if you shop here..."
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    Ralph says: "One of the best communication books ever written"
  • The Leadership Playbook (






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    The Leadership Playbook

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  • Wall Street Journal Morning Read, July 31, 2014  by The Wall Street Journal Narrated by The Wall Street Journal

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  • The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business (2nd edition), Chapter 3: Defining and Refining Your Sound (






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