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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 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 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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    Stephen R. Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has been a top seller for the simple reason that it ignores trends and pop psychology for proven principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity. Celebrating its 15th year of helping people solve personal and professional problems, this special anniversary edition includes a new forward and afterword written by Covey that explore whether the 7 Habits are still relevant.

    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"
  • 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"
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    Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? Even among the successful, why are so few able to repeat their successes over and over? People like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers might have little in common, but they all started with why.

    Ian says: "Why Read This Book?"
  • Flash Boys (






UNABRIDGED) by Michael Lewis Narrated by Dylan Baker

    Flash Boys

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    • By Michael Lewis
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    Michael Lewis, the Master of the Big Story, is back with Flash Boys. If you thought Wall Street was about alpha males standing in trading pits hollering at each other, think again. That world is dead. Now, the world's money is traded by computer code, inside black boxes in heavily guarded buildings. Even the experts entrusted with your cash don't know what's happening to it. And the very few who do aren't about to tell - because they're making a killing.

    judith says: "I can't praise this book highly enough..."
  • 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

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Carmine Gallo
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    TED talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking around the world. TED and associated Tedx conferences are held in more than 130 countries and are being viewed at a rate of 1.5 million times a day. These are presentations that set the world on fire, and the techniques that top TED speakers use are the same ones that will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking.

    Felipe says: "Highly practical and full of insight"
  • Made to Stick (






UNABRIDGED) by Chip Heath, Dan Heath Narrated by Charles Kahlenberg

    Made to Stick

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Chip Heath, Dan Heath
    • Narrated By Charles Kahlenberg
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    Mark Twain once observed, "A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on." His observation rings true: urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas (business people, teachers, politicians, journalists, and others) struggle to make their ideas "stick". In this indispensable guide, we discover that sticky messages of all kinds draw their power from the same six traits.

    Ralph says: "One of the best communication books ever written"
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  • Entrepreneur Revolution: How to Develop Your Enterpreneurial Mindset and Start a Business That Works (






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    The world is embarking on a new age: the age of the entrepreneur, the agile small business owner, the flexible innovator. The days of the industrial age are over. It's time to break free from the industrial revolution mind-set, quit working so hard, follow your dream and make a fortune along the way. The slow dinosaurs of the industrial age are being outpaced by fast-moving start-ups, ambitious small businesses, and technological innovators. Entrepreneur Revolution is a master-class in gaining an entrepreneurial mind-set, showing you how to change the way you think, the way you network, and the way you make a living.

    Kev says: "Not for me"
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  • Think and Grow Rich (






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    Gavin says: "A business classic!"
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    Mrs says: "Procrastination what Procrastination"
  • Wall Street Journal Morning Read, August 29, 2014  by The Wall Street Journal Narrated by The Wall Street Journal

    Wall Street Journal Morning Read, August 29, 2014

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