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  • By: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 874
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 657
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651

Intuition is not some magical property that arises unbidden from the depths of our mind. It is a product of long hours and intelligent design, of meaningful work environments, and particular rules and principles. This audiobook shows us how we can hone our instinctive ability to know in an instant, helping us to bring out the best in our thinking and become better decision-makers in our homes, offices, and in everyday life.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very Average...

  • By L on 12-12-12

Very long winded

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-07-15

The concepts were interesting but often the point was laboured for hours it got quit tedious towards the end.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Power of Now

  • By: Eckhart Tolle
  • Narrated by: Eckhart Tolle
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,194
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,513
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,464

To make the journey into The Power of Now you need to leave your analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. Access to the Now is everywhere - in the body, the silence, and the space all around you. These are the keys to enter a state of inner peace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Buy it NOW!

  • By Scott on 05-05-06

Waste of money

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-10-14

Would you try another book written by Eckhart Tolle or narrated by Eckhart Tolle?

Not at all

What will your next listen be?

Decent mindfulness book

Any additional comments?

There we a lot of much better boks out there with out all the mumbo jumbo in this one

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • 12 Essential Scientific Concepts

  • By: The Great Courses, Indre Viskontas
  • Narrated by: Indre Viskontas
  • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 33

Science is such a vast arena of knowledge that people looking for a better grasp of its secrets often wonder where to begin. The answer: with the essentials. Now, finally satisfy your desire for scientific inquiry in a way that makes this enormous field accessible, understandable, and undeniably captivating.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Summary

  • By D. Robertson on 27-07-18

Very dull to listen to.

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-06-14

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Some interesting thoughts but I gave up as so dull to listen to

Any additional comments?

Not one for a long car journey

1 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Thinking, Fast and Slow

  • By: Daniel Kahneman
  • Narrated by: Patrick Egan
  • Length: 20 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,319
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,044
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,030

Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology challenging the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of the world's most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound impact on many fields - including business, medicine, and politics - but until now, he has never brought together his many years of research in one book.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting topic - but audiobook wrong format

  • By Carrie on 24-07-13

Very thought provoking

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

Reviewed: 02-04-14

Would you consider the audio edition of Thinking, Fast and Slow to be better than the print version?

I bought the audio first and based on some of the topics have now bought the book to re-read and understand in more depth. Some visuals are lost on you in the audio book when driving.

What did you like best about this story?

Some very interesting and thought provoking ideas and insights.

Which character – as performed by Patrick Egan – was your favourite?

Speaks well and it is an enjoyable listen.

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

No. You need time to ponder on some of the items before moving on.

  • Leading Change

  • By: John P. Kotter
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 51

John Kotter, the world's foremost expert on business leadership, distills 25 years of experience into Leading Change. A must-have for any organization, this visionary and very personal audiobook is at once inspiring, clear-headed, and filled with important implications for the future. Kotter identifies an eight-step process that every company must go through to achieve its goal, and shows where and how people—good people—often derail.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • How to create change in organisations

  • By Mr. R. D. Cox on 03-08-13

Disappointing and rather repetitive

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

Reviewed: 02-04-14

What did you like best about Leading Change? What did you like least?

Some good ideas like the structured approach. Some titles a little confusing until they are explained. For example; developing a sense of urgency for something that is going to take 2 years is not what I call urgent. This actually is about linking the consequences of change to pay and rations or other things that will make people take notice and keep focus.
It did get a bit boring and repetitive. This is often the norm for business books. Good idea repeated endless times.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

Shorten it.

What three words best describe Oliver Wyman’s voice?

Even toned and OK to listen to

Do you think Leading Change needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

No. You flogged the subject enough already.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful