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Simon scunthorpe, United Kingdom Member Since 2009
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  • "Really Really Interesting"

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    I really enjoyed this book. Excellent subject matter and novel way of delivering the content.

    The narrator is a little difficult to get used to at first, quite dry and slow paced, but once you become accustomed to his style its a good listen.

    I especially liked the ending when it culminated in the SCARF acronym. I wont ruin it by expanding this but I found this to be very insightful and actually an enlightening view on human psychology.

    All in all a good listen. I would have given 5 stars but the narrator was not quite to my taste.

    Simon

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    Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By David Rock
    • Narrated By Bob Walter
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    Meet Emily and Paul: The parents of two young children, Emily is the newly promoted VP of marketing at a large corporation while Paul works from home or from clients' offices as an independent IT consultant. Their lives, like all of ours, are filled with a bewildering blizzard of emails, phone calls, yet more emails, meetings, projects, proposals, and plans. Just staying ahead of the storm has become a seemingly insurmountable task.

    M.J. says: "Beethoven on a Kazoo"
  • "The fantastic Stephen Covey as always"

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    Great listen!

    I have long been a fan of the 7 habits since a friend gave me a CD with an hour long seminar of the principles.

    I have listened to many of the audio books since and this one is great. Just enough detail and not too long. Not for everyone as Stephens slow explanation I know annoys some people. I for one like it as you get chance to contemplate what he is saying and identify with the material.

    Simon

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    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    • ABRIDGED (3 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Stephen R. Covey
    • Narrated By Stephen R. Covey
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    What are the habits all successful people share? In this audio presentation, Stephen R. Covey answers that question and teaches you how to make the Seven Habits a part of your life.

    Simon says: "The fantastic Stephen Covey as always"
  • "Fantastic!!! Simple and Educational"

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    This is great stuff! Perfect timing for me also as I was undergoing a project at work regarding our brand in the market place. This is a fantastic introduction into the intricacies of branding and brand marketing. Very informative and educational with some brilliant info on existing brands and how they market themselves.

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    Branding for Profit: Build Your Brand to Increase Sales and Customer Loyalty

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By James Burgin, Jon Ward, Trump University
    • Narrated By James Burgin, Jon Ward
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    If you have a business, you have a brand, and it could be your most valuable asset. An effective brand can increase profits, grow revenue, and even improve employee morale. In this audio course, two branding experts show you how to find your brand's values and personality, promote them, and then profit from it. Whether you have an established business or are creating a new one, this course is for you.

    Simon says: "Fantastic!!! Simple and Educational"
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