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The Three Laws of Performance
- : Rewriting the Future of Your Organization and Your Life
- By: Steve Zaffron, Dave Logan
- Narrated by: Walter Dixon
- Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
Our future is written by hopes, fears, dreams, expectations, and decisions made about life. In the same way, organizations have futures written by history, circumstances, culture, aspirations, successes, and failures. These already-written futures determine and shape the level of performance that's possible for individuals and organizations. Authors Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan crack the code on rewriting the future for people and organizations, elevating performance to unprecedented levels.
- By Raleigh Chiwuta on 01-09-15
Ideas of the highest calibre. The zenith of human intellect and idealism. Exciting what's possible for humanity inside of such a paradigm as proposed by these exceptional thinkers.
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The Rise and Fall of the British Empire
- By: Patrick N. Allitt, The Great Courses
- Narrated by: Patrick N. Allitt
- Length: 18 hrs and 9 mins
- Original Recording
What were the forces that thrust the British Empire to its extraordinary position of greatness and then just as powerfully drove it into decline? And why is nearly every nation on earth, in one way or another, the consequence of the British Empire?In these 36 lectures, Professor Allitt leads you through four centuries of British power, innovation, influence, and, ultimately, diminishment-four profound centuries that literally remade the world and bequeathed the complex global legacy that continues to shape your everyday life.
A pleasure to listen to.
- By michael frost on 17-02-17
Vitally important narrative
I am a British man of Black African origin and was in need of a comprehensive explanation of history which shaped the life I live in and life as it occurred for me. Racism, empire, African impoverishment and the explanation for where British might and dominance of the last few 100 years came from. I am glad to say that it's all in here. All of it. Factual, varied. Eclectic and wide ranging in its perspective.
Alitt is an English man and it does come across and in the interests of Academic purity, I can forgive the bias he shows at times. Particularly for concluding for us the listeners whether the British Empire was a good or bad thing. He concludes that it was ultimately good. I don't agree or disagree but as an Academic he should have left it up to me to decide.
Otherwise. A heroic effort from a fantastic scholar and educator. Extreme erudition and knowledge. Thank you for your efforts Professor. You have moved me forward in my understanding and appreciation of this thing we call humanity.
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