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First Things First
- By: Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill, Rebecca R. Merrill
- Narrated by: Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill, Rebecca R. Merrill
- Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
- Original Recording
First Things First is a revolutionary guide to managing your time by learning how to balance your life. Traditional time management suggests that working harder, smarter, and faster will help you gain control over your life, and that increased control will bring peace and fulfillment. But the authors of First Things First apply the insights of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to our daily problems of struggling with the ever-increasing demands of work and home life.
- By Galadriel on 22-04-15
Everyone should be made to listen to this.
Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?
Yes definitely. This should mandatory reading/listening for everyone caught up on the daily hamster wheel of life, running at a hundred miles an hour and forgetting what life is really all about.
What did you like best about this story?
The relaxing tone of the author/narrator and his ability to make one think very quickly of the things that give meaning to our personal journey of life.
Have you listened to any of the narrators’s other performances? How does this one compare?
All are highly enjoyable. It is best to be somewhat relaxed when listening otherwise the speed of delivery may be frustrating.
Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
It often made me smile when asked to think of the things that are important in my life.
The Four Pillars of Investing
- Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio
- By: William Bernstein
- Narrated by: Chris Ryan
- Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
William Bernstein's The Four Pillars of Investing gives investors the tools they need to construct top-returning portfolios without the help of a financial adviser. In a relaxed, nonthreatening style, Dr. Bernstein provides a distinctive blend of market history, investing theory, and behavioral finance, one designed to help every investor become more self-sufficient and make better-informed investment decisions.
Great motivational book
- By desislava on 16-02-18
Investment Basics Made Simple
If you could sum up The Four Pillars of Investing in three words, what would they be?
To the point.
What other book might you compare The Four Pillars of Investing to, and why?
I am not aware of any that are as short as this but still useful.
What do you think the narrator could have done better?
Sound less like a compere.
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
Any additional comments?
A useful, bite sized introduction to investment strategy.