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  • The Success Principles

  • How to get from where you are to where you want to be
  • By: Jack Canfield
  • Narrated by: Jack Canfield
  • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99

Jack Canfield reveals the simple set of rules for success that led him to become the multi-million copy bestselling author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and shows how anyone can follow these principles to achieve their own dreams. Read by the author. Greater levels of performance and achievement are attainable by anyone. This book offers the proven self-empowerment tools and time-tested performance strategies that are the basis for personal and professional success.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Wants you to buy his bloody book to get "all" the principles

  • By Amazon Customer on 24-06-18

outstanding

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-04-19

It's written, read and presented with very high vibes, even the interlude songs are high vibes. Very positive, reasoned, thoughtful, effective strategies. Has changed my life in 3 days, watching his YouTube channel too. also logical, easy to break down and do the strategies. Thanks to Mr Canfield for this help.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Killing Floor

  • Jack Reacher, Book 1
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
  • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,507
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,378
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,378

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Killing Floor by Lee Child, read by Jeff Harding. Killing Floor is the first book in the internationally popular Jack Reacher series. It presents Reacher for the first time, as the tough ex-military cop of no fixed abode: a righter of wrongs, the perfect action hero. Jack Reacher jumps off a bus and walks 14 miles down a country road into Margrave, Georgia. An arbitrary decision he's about to regret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Lucy T. on 15-11-17

Brilliant.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-09-18

I found this author after reading Vince Flynn's book, it said Lee Child on the front cover. There are no huge boring paragraphs of description, or evoking the mood and setting the scene. It is told in a direct, precise way, moving from one thing to the next quickly, I was gripped. Also quite funny at times, I like the sense of humour. Also the voice of the reader has stuck in my head and gives a running commentary on my daily life. I thought it was brilliant. I was hooked in five minutes. This is the only audio book I've listened to where if I missed a few seconds then I had to skip back because I didn't want to miss anything. Normally I get bored and stop listening until something interesting happens. I like Jack Reacher's character a lot and actually found all the characters to be consistent and realistic, so I respect the author.

  • Love's Executioner

  • By: Irvin D. Yalom
  • Narrated by: C.M. Carlson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 217

The collection of 10 absorbing tales by master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter. In recounting his patients' dilemmas, Yalom not only gives us a rare and enthralling glimpse into their personal desires and motivations but also tells us his own story as he struggles to reconcile his all-too-human responses with his sensibility as a psychiatrist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loves executioner

  • By fitztaylor on 26-04-16

Interesting and alarming

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-09-18

The book is read and written nicely, the stories are interesting as are the patients. Sometimes I was laughing out loud, other times pondering the issues, people and situations. However there were many moments when I was alarmed at the author's interpretation of what the clients were presenting or his responses and I finished the book feeling uncomfotable. The author seemed very self-focused with little strategy, understanding or structure for helping patients. Sometimes I actually felt stressed or irritated for the patients and had to turn audible off, but mostly it was thought provoking, I like books that make you think, like this one.

  • Origin

  • By: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,489
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,984
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,980

The spellbinding new Robert Langdon novel from the author of The Da Vinci Code. Origin thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind's two most enduring questions - and the earth-shaking discovery that will answer them.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Deception Point 2

  • By 451 on 10-10-17

Gripping, interesting, thought provoking.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-10-17

Poor Robert Langdon, must be exhausted from all the drama. The audible for this book is brilliant. I love the narrator, I imagine Langdon to talk just like him.

Just like all Dan Brown's novels, it was a page turner, gave me a lot of things to think about on quiet days at work, there was less description, more action in this one which suits me. Also very close to reality and so mostly a believable plot.

95% amazing. Just a shame to end the book with a scene which discredited the believability of the characters and the author's opinions. Dan Brown seems unfortunately not to understand women at all. In reality, a woman like Ambre Vidal would be disgusted and repulsed by the Prince, as well as Robert Langdon's obsession with himself and his own opinions. In the real world, only a woman with extreme emotional control could remain that polite and patient with those characters. That let the book down a bit and made it less believable unfortunately.

Otherwise brilliant. Can't wait for the next one.

  • Michel Thomas Method

  • Polish Introductory Course
  • By: Michel Thomas Method
  • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Learn another language the way you learnt your own. You learnt your own language naturally and enjoyably: now you can learn Polish in the same way.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great to start with

  • By Fiona on 23-12-12

Not a good way to begin learning

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1 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-10-17

I have listened to Michel Thomas French and found them fantastic, however, I really struggled with this course so returned it after 30 minutes and an hour of play back. It is not easy to learn because you pause the tape, prepare your phrase, play it, listen to the learners saying phrases that are different to yours, so you go back to understand why you said it wrong then the teacher explains why the student was actually incorrect and so it's confusing learning the wrong thing until she corrects you. Other times students gave answers she said were correct, yet a few sentences previously she explained when to use a word, but then didn't use them. I got totally confused. Second, the phrases aren't useful for beginners. There was no mention of 'hello' 'goodbye' 'how are you' 'this weekend I am going to...' So after 1 hour and a half of Polish, I can say 'It is/this is' 'I have' 'but' and the rest I'm confused about so I'm going to get a tutor instead.

  • How to Be a 3% Man

  • By: Corey Wayne
  • Narrated by: Corey Wayne
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 628
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 531
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 530

My book covers both the dating world and long-term relationships. You will learn how to meet and date the type of women you've always dreamed of. The best part is you can do this while remaining who you truly are inside. The book teaches you how to create sexual attraction in women and get women to chase and pursue you! It takes you step by step with easy-to-follow instructions. You will be able to meet women anytime, anyplace, and anywhere. This will give you choice with women.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great content, although repetitive and poorly structured.

  • By Anonymous User on 14-10-17

All I wish is that more men would read this book

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-04-17

Would you consider the audio edition of How to Be a 3% Man to be better than the print version?

I prefer reading this to the audio, just because I've watched so many of Corey's YouTube videos and like how much more animated he is in video than when reading text.

What other book might you compare How to Be a 3% Man to, and why?

None that I have read

Any additional comments?

I can't write in words how much I recommend this book - to women and men. Just today I have used the information in Corey's book to hire new staff, manage my team at work, deal with customers, interact with with men and women at the petrol station, local shop and obviously with dating my current person.

I have been following Coach Corey for over 2 years now and it's not one of those books that you just read and then life might get a little bit better. If you dissect the book (a bit obsessively even), there are tiny nuggets of information that if you overlook them will lead to success or failure. Also, learning the content really is a process, and until life gives you the actual real life situations, you can't truly understand how valuable the points he makes are. It's a journey, and it's fascinating (although extremely tough at times).

Pretty much every week I have some situation which allows me to practise one of the principles and appreciate the results. Given that human relationships are so complex, I think this book covers everything, but only if you take the information in it seriously and actually do the things he says.
2 years ago I was surrounded by miserable people and I was totally lost, but now, after hours of practising things, meeting people, disappointments, moving on, living in different places, leaving jobs, thinking, trying new things and figuring things out, I finally have some very, very amazing people around me and have learnt how to negotiate the exact life, people and circumstances that I want. I can't put into words enough why you should read or listen to this book.

The only criticism I would make of the book is that I wish that coach had really beat home how important it is to circulate and to keep moving on, not giving up and settling with 'good enough' or, 'the best so far;' but that's one of those nuggets that he does actually talk about briefly, but only if you're listening carefully enough and paying attention.

  • Quiet

  • The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
  • By: Susan Cain
  • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
  • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,272
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,093
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,084

The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Susan Cain’s groundbreaking book Quiet, brilliantly read by Kathe Mazur. In Quiet, the international best seller, Susan Cain shows how the brain chemistry of introverts and extroverts differs, and how society misunderstands and undervalues introverts. She gives introverts the tools to better understand themselves and take full advantage of their strengths. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with real stories, Quiet will permanently change how we see introverts - and how you see yourself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thought provoking A+

  • By Theodore on 10-01-13

This is an introverts ideal book

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-02-17

What other book might you compare Quiet to, and why?

This is a very good book because it is written by someone who deeply understands and is interested in people. Unlike other books on introverts, I got the feeling that Susan is actually an introvert herself - not pretending to be one because it's becoming popular. I would have loved to hear a chapter or two on romantic relationships, but apart from this, she really goes into detail from many angles and barely leaves a stone un-turned.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

This is wonderful book for introverts because you can think and ponder and wonder for the duration. I had to pause it often to go away and think about the topics. It's also very long which is great for terrible winter gloomy, miserable days.

Any additional comments?

I read the reviews before the book and they actually put me off listening to it. I listened though and as usual, it's clear that the people (even NY Times) who reviewed the book have no idea what an introvert is - therefore, ignore the reviews, it's the best book I've read so far for deepening your understanding or people, yourself and things far more complex.