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david kings lynn, United Kingdom Member Since 2012
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  • "Life changing- a must for stress heads"

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    I have always suffered with a quick temper, getting stressed out when things didnt go my way and stewing on all the bad things or injustices that I have been unfortunate enough to experience.

    At age 32 my marriage was on the rocks, I couldn't relax with my children and feeling like the relationship was over, mainly down to me.

    I went to a seminar to see a guy called Damien Hughes. In that seminar he explained the model of the Chimp/human/computer psychological make up of the brain and it brought an instantaneous awareness of why I was feeling that way and reacting in the way I was.

    I was lucky enough to sit on the same table as Damien at dinner and he told me about this website and this audio book. I went home downloaded it and listened in my car, to and from work for a week.

    It was as if this book was written for me, I honestly learned more about myself from this than any councillor I've ever seen.

    6 months on and after employing the strategies outlined in the book, my marriage is now thriving and the time with my kids is wonderful.

    So a massive thank you to the author Dr Steve Peters and thank you to Damien Hughes (author of liquid thinking) for recommending this audio and explaining it so well that day.

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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"
  • "No nonsense approach to business"

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    Loved this audio really pulls no punches.

    If you are in business you need to listen to this, these simple approaches that Terry Leah employed at tesco can be replicated in any business.



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    Management in 10 Words

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Terry Leahy
    • Narrated By Rupert Holliday Evans
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    In his 14 years as CEO of Tesco, Sir Terry Leahy not only turned the company into the largest supermarket chain in the UK, but also transformed it into a global enterprise. As a result, Sir Terry is now one of the world's most admired business leaders, widely acclaimed for his drive, flair, and no-nonsense approach. In Management in 10 Words, he draws on his experience and expertise to pinpoint the ten vital attributes that make successful managers and underpin great organisations.

    A User says: "Far better than expected"
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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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    (438)
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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 Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions (






UNABRIDGED) by Rolf Dobelli Narrated by Jonathan Keeble

    The Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Rolf Dobelli
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
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    Have you ever...Invested time in something that, with hindsight, just wasn't worth it? Overpayed in an Ebay auction? Continued doing something you knew was bad for you? Sold stocks too late, or too early? Taken credit for success, but blamed failure on external circumstances? Backed the wrong horse? These are examples of cognitive biases, simple errors we all make in our day-to-day thinking.

    Chus says: "Massive disappointment"
  • 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
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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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"
  • 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
    • Narrated 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."
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  • How to Win Friends & Influence People (






UNABRIDGED) by Dale Carnegie Narrated by Andrew MacMillan

    How to Win Friends & Influence People

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 19 mins)
    • 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"
  • Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action (






UNABRIDGED) by Simon Sinek Narrated by Simon Sinek

    Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Simon Sinek
    • Narrated By Simon Sinek
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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?"
  • Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds (






UNABRIDGED) by Carmine Gallo Narrated by Carmine Gallo

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

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Carmine Gallo
    • Narrated 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"
  • Influence: Science and Practice, ePub, 5th Edition (






UNABRIDGED) by Robert B. Cialdini Narrated by Lloyd James

    Influence: Science and Practice, ePub, 5th Edition

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Robert B. Cialdini
    • Narrated By Lloyd James
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    Widely used in classes, as well as sold to people operating successfully in the business world, the eagerly awaited revision of Influence reminds the listener of the power of persuasion. Cialdini organizes compliance techniques into six categories based on psychological principles that direct human behavior: reciprocation, consistency, social proof, liking, authority, and scarcity.

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  • 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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    Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan - there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint. Includes more than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point.

    Talal says: "Good book but I wish Tim Ferriss was reading it"
  • Flash Boys (






UNABRIDGED) by Michael Lewis Narrated by Dylan Baker

    Flash Boys

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Michael Lewis
    • Narrated By Dylan Baker
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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..."
  • The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses (






UNABRIDGED) by Eric Ries Narrated by Eric Ries

    The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Eric Ries
    • Narrated By Eric Ries
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    Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.

    Matthew says: "It has changed how I do business"
  • Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time (






UNABRIDGED) by Brian Tracy Narrated by Brian Tracy

    Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Brian Tracy
    • Narrated By Brian Tracy
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    There's an old saying: if you eat a live frog first thing each morning, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that it's probably the worst thing you'll do all day. Using "eat that frog" as a metaphor for tackling the most challenging task of your day, the one you are most likely to procrastinate on, but also the one that might have the greatest positive impact on your life, Eat That Frog! shows you how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize your day.

    Mrs says: "Procrastination what Procrastination"
  • Wall Street Journal Morning Read, September 17, 2014  by The Wall Street Journal Narrated by The Wall Street Journal

    Wall Street Journal Morning Read, September 17, 2014

    • HIGHLIGHTS (45 mins)
    • By The Wall Street Journal
    • Narrated By The Wall Street Journal
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    Here's a creative way to make the best use of your morning commute: listen to The Wall Street Journal. Each morning, you'll get the must-hear stories from the Journal's front page, as well as the most popular columns and briefings from Marketplace, Money & Investing, and more. And, every Friday, you'll get a bonus delivery: features, columns, and reviews from the Weekend Journal.

  • Wall Street Journal Morning Read, September 16, 2014  by The Wall Street Journal Narrated by The Wall Street Journal

    Wall Street Journal Morning Read, September 16, 2014

    • HIGHLIGHTS (51 mins)
    • By The Wall Street Journal
    • Narrated By The Wall Street Journal
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    Here's a creative way to make the best use of your morning commute: listen to The Wall Street Journal. Each morning, you'll get the must-hear stories from the Journal's front page, as well as the most popular columns and briefings from Marketplace, Money & Investing, and more. And, every Friday, you'll get a bonus delivery: features, columns, and reviews from the Weekend Journal.

  • Business Networking: How to Build an Awesome Professional Network: Strategies and Tactics to Meet and Build Relationships with Successful People (






UNABRIDGED) by Mike Fishbein Narrated by Bobby Brill

    Business Networking: How to Build an Awesome Professional Network: Strategies and Tactics to Meet and Build Relationships with Successful People

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Mike Fishbein
    • Narrated By Bobby Brill
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    Networking has helped by career and business in incredibly ways and led me to meeting some amazing people. I'm extremely excited to be sharing everything I've learned along the way in this audiobook! For better or for worse, what you know, what you can do, or even your credentials, are often not as important as who you know. Your relationships can often be even more important than your qualifications! People prefer to do business with people they like and trust.

  • The Intelligent Investor: A New Approach to Business That Will Change Your Way of Thinking (






UNABRIDGED) by James Harper Narrated by Dave Wright

    The Intelligent Investor: A New Approach to Business That Will Change Your Way of Thinking

    • UNABRIDGED (50 mins)
    • By James Harper
    • Narrated By Dave Wright
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    In this amazing audiobook, you will discover the secrets of "Intelligent Investing". You will discover that it's not a get-rich-quick process! It is actually a game of both economics and psychology. However, the rewards are worth the effort! As you listen to this book, you will discover that it has a wealth of expert advices and tips. Even a novice who does know anything about economics can hire the most competent financial planners and advisors to assist him in making wise financial decisions.

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  • The Little Book of Likes: Social Media for Small (and Very Small) Nonprofits (






UNABRIDGED) by Erik Hanberg Narrated by Erik Hanberg

    The Little Book of Likes: Social Media for Small (and Very Small) Nonprofits

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs)
    • By Erik Hanberg
    • Narrated By Erik Hanberg
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    The Little Book of Likes is dedicated to helping small (and very small) nonprofits build an audience on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. This short guide leads Executive Directors and nonprofit marketing managers through the ins and outs of a simple social media strategy that is effective and sustainable. With real-world practical advice, it recognizes that nonprofit managers usually have better things to be doing than updating Facebook.

  • The Advertising Effect (






UNABRIDGED) by Adam Ferrier, Jennifer Fleming Narrated by Nigel Carrington

    The Advertising Effect

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Adam Ferrier, Jennifer Fleming
    • Narrated By Nigel Carrington
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    In The Advertising Effect, respected advertising insider, Adam Ferrier, reveals the ten techniques used by some of the best-known brands across the globe. These techniques are grounded in psychological theory with award winning real world examples and explore how the most effective way to change behaviour is through action rather than the conventional advertising practices (emotional or rational persuasion).

  • This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate (






UNABRIDGED) by Naomi Klein Narrated by Ellen Archer

    This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

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    • By Naomi Klein
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
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    In This Changes Everything Naomi Klein argues that climate change isn't just another issue to be neatly filed between taxes and health care. It's an alarm that calls us to fix an economic system that is already failing us in many ways. Klein meticulously builds the case for how massively reducing our greenhouse emissions is our best chance to simultaneously reduce gaping inequalities, re-imagine our broken democracies, and rebuild our gutted local economies.

  • The Effects of Positve and Negative Trigger Words at Work From Management: How Words and Comments Can Fluctuate Workplace Morale and Employee Attitude (






UNABRIDGED) by Trevor Clinger Narrated by Richard Frances

    The Effects of Positve and Negative Trigger Words at Work From Management: How Words and Comments Can Fluctuate Workplace Morale and Employee Attitude

    • UNABRIDGED (7 mins)
    • By Trevor Clinger
    • Narrated By Richard Frances
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    An in-depth look about how communication can reflect on an employee's personal attitude towards work in either a positive or negative way. Trigger words are necessary in the workplace if they promote a positive reaction for the employee, such as a positive response or motivation work harder. Negative trigger words are arguable whether they should be permitted in the workplace. Negative trigger words can encourage discipline and identification of mistakes they made.

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  • Organizational Behavior: The Basics (






UNABRIDGED) by Trevor Clinger Narrated by Jay Prichard

    Organizational Behavior: The Basics

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    • By Trevor Clinger
    • Narrated By Jay Prichard
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    This final essay for an organizational behavior 300-level class explains the basic concepts involved with organizational behavior. Organizational behavior is extremely important to understand, because the behavior of a business's employees, customers, or suppliers can make or break the business. There are various main concepts that are important to identify when understanding an organization's behavior.