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  • If I Could Tell You Just One Thing

  • Encounters with Remarkable People and Their Most Valuable Advice
  • By: Richard Reed
  • Narrated by: Richard Reed
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 690
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 620
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 616

Richard Reed built Innocent Drinks from a smoothie stall on a street corner to one of the biggest brands in Britain. He credits his success to four brilliant pieces of advice, each given to him just when he needed them most. Ever since, it has been Richard's habit, whenever he meets somebody he admires, to ask them for their best piece of advice. If they could tell him just one thing, what would it be? Richard has collected pearls of wisdom from some of the most remarkable, inspiring and game-changing people in the world.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Probably a great inspiring read for under 25s

  • By stryder on 09-12-16

Some nuggets

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3 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 30-01-19

Interesting concept that has seen the author interview a remarkable range of famous individuals, some of whom have great advice, others not so much.

  • The Four Tendencies

  • The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People's Lives Better, Too)
  • By: Gretchen Rubin
  • Narrated by: Gretchen Rubin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92

When writing about habits for her last book, Gretchen Rubin stumbled on the biggest discovery of her life - the Four Tendencies. The tendencies describe how a person responds to motivation and how that affects family dynamics, happiness, work and organisations. Investigating the Four Tendencies quickly became the most challenging and important project Gretchen had ever embarked upon.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly thought-provoking

  • By emma on 21-09-17

Intriguing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-01-19

Very helpful insights into one key aspect of our personalities. Can be applied to marriage, work, and the rest

  • The Ten-Year Turnaround

  • Transform Your Personal Finances and Achieve Financial Freedom in the Next Ten Years
  • By: Matthew Paulson
  • Narrated by: Stu Gray
  • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3

Do you want to achieve financial freedom, but have no idea how to get there? Do you feel like you just aren't making enough money? Are you stuck in debt and wish you could get out? Do you feel like your current financial plan isn't working or isn't working well enough? If you said yes to any of these questions, it's time for you to begin your 10-year turnaround. The Ten-Year Turnaround is a life-changing financial plan that will enable you to turnaround your money problems and finally achieve financial freedom.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Practical advice. Start young

  • By Amazon Customer on 18-10-18

Practical advice. Start young

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-10-18

Practical advice for everyone. Great for those who can start doing this young. Very helpful for Christians to hear a very balanced perspective. Thanks.

  • The Throne Room Company

  • By: Shawn Bolz
  • Narrated by: Greg Simms
  • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Thought provoking and profoundly perceptive, The Throne Room Company by Shawn Bolz has the power to revolutionize your understanding of God. In this book, Shawn Bolz reveals a fascinating message from Heaven that will penetrate the deep places of your heart. His stories and wisdom will guide you to a more noble place. This book is about a series of encounters from the author. He shares how much God enjoys you without the need for performance and that your identity is not in what you do but in who you already are to God.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Valuable insights

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-10-18

Valuable insights

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Reviewed: 01-10-18

Great insights into how to hear God better, many taken from Shawn's own genuine experiences.

  • Boundaries in Marriage

  • Line Between Right and Wrong
  • By: Jeffrey Dawson
  • Narrated by: Phil Martin
  • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

Although marriage is a bond between two human beings, there are still boundaries that need to be respected in order to make the marriage work. This book deals with the different aspects of marriage and shows listeners what boundaries should be upheld between people who have promised their lives to each other.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good principles

  • By Amazon Customer on 29-08-18

Good principles

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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-08-18

This book has plenty of good principles but the narrator's execution is pretty poor throughout the whole book.

  • Simplify

  • Ten Practices to Unclutter Your Soul
  • By: Bill Hybels
  • Narrated by: Kelly Ryan Dolan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

Overscheduled. Exhausted. Overwhelmed. Sound familiar? Too familiar? You are living at a velocity you know deep down is unsustainable. Your life is off course - too crammed with busyness, too out of focus. You keep waiting for things to get better, but they never do. In Simplify, best-selling author Bill Hybels identifies core issues that drive this kind of living and offers action steps to help you live a better way. By eradicating clutter from your inner world, you can experience immediate rewards: greater energy, clearer purpose, richer relationships, and more.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Religious, pragmatic book.

  • By Amazon Customer on 26-11-18

Potential life changing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-06-18

Good content. Lots to think about. Plenty of useful questions to consider and implement. Thanks.

  • Black Box Thinking

  • The Surprising Truth About Success
  • By: Matthew Syed
  • Narrated by: Simon Slater
  • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,690
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,287
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,273

Columnist for The Times and best-selling author of Bounce: The myth of talent and the power of practice, Matthew Syed argues that the key to success is a positive attitude to failure. What links the Mercedes Formula One team with Google? What links Dave Braisford's Team Sky and the aviation industry?What is the connection between the inventor James Dyson and the footballer David Beckham? They are all Black Box Thinkers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book about learning from mistakes

  • By Kenny Marshall on 09-10-16

Some great points, some tenuously weak theories

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-01-18

The author has some great examples of the need to analyse failure objectively. Health systems need to apply these principles. However, he places too much faith in a humanistic development process that assumes we can get better by ourselves, and denies there is an 'absolute' truth worth searching for and knowing personally.

  • The 5 Second Rule

  • Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage
  • By: Mel Robbins
  • Narrated by: Mel Robbins
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,329
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,878
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,844

How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in five seconds. Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends, and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Really drags out a very simple concept.

  • By Adam on 13-04-17

Simple concept

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

Reviewed: 06-01-18

This is a good, simple concept. Well read by Mel. Not much to it so should be easy for anyone to put into practice.

  • The 4-Hour Work Week

  • By: Timothy Ferriss
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,940
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,626
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,626

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.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not what you might expect

  • By Colin on 24-01-16

Good

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

Reviewed: 19-09-17

It is a good book with great ideas but is perhaps not that up to date

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  • Daring Greatly

  • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
  • By: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Karen White
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 242
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Daring Greatly by Brené Brown, read by Karen White. Every time we are introduced to someone new, try to be creative, or start a difficult conversation, we take a risk. We feel uncertain and exposed. We feel vulnerable. Most of us try to fight those feelings - we strive to appear perfect. In a powerful new vision, Dr. Brené Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability and dispels the widely accepted myth that it's a weakness.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Hated the Voice

  • By A on 23-04-16
  • Daring Greatly
  • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
  • By: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Karen White

Honesty exemplified

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Reviewed: 03-08-17

Good content from Brene B. Examples from her own experience are useful in relating to her points.