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Summary

The very best didn't get there by accident. The best have a different way of thinking and acting in their daily lives. And it's not enough to just to succeed - they also have an uncontrollable desire - the desire to get better. The good news for the rest of us is that success leaves tracks. Michael Heppell has spent his life studying successful people, attempting to distil what it is that the very best do that others don't. He's interviewed entrepreneurs, personalities and leaders from politics to education. He's studied the daily habits of the elite and during this time he's uncovered what they do that gives them 'The Edge'. By identifying and distilling this knowledge you'll discover how you can use this same insight. It's time to find your Edge.

©2012 Michael Heppell (P)2012 Audible Ltd

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Great concepts brilliantly brought to life

What made the experience of listening to The Edge: How the Best Get Better the most enjoyable?

I like the aurther reading their own work and Michael Heppell brings out the best from with style of reading and tone.
Passion for wanting to pass to us listeners the things that can really make a difference in our lives.
I am already putting in to action many of the concepts and feel more confident for the things already doing.

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The examples of what he means when explaining the concepts really help to illustrate the point. Bringing it to life. I would recommened this book for those on the path of self eduction on how to get better.

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Just Pure Genius

this is a straight to the point book covering all the need to know principles on how to be a success. IT IS A MUST READ

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Always reliable!

I'll admit I didn't get as much from this book as per Michaels other ones- but I'm still rating it great, due to Michaels honesty and usual "no fluff"!

Still plenty of great ideas in here for everyone, and read/delivered in his no fluff and honest way

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Great Book

I specially enjoyed this audiobook because it covers a wide range of subjects and is never repetitive. Michael narrative is excellent and good paced. Will definitely listen to this again.

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Great Book

such a good listen and all simple ways to improve your performance- highly commend

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Great insights—a bit meandering and

There are great insights here. There is a fantastic consolidation of insights from peak performers.

But the lessons are a bit all over the place, and it slips into fuzzy, motivational speaker talk, high on frosting without empirical grounding.

“Edgers do X and always Y” is the style—but often it seems vacuous and seem to be a function of the author’s story telling.

That said, there is good stuff in here. You have to cut through the narrative a bit to get to the gems.

It’s a solid book nonetheless, and will be motivating for some. Those looking for something more rigorous may want to gravitate toward more precise, science based books, like Peak Performance or Stephen Kotler’s work.

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Download this book immediately!

Not only does Michael have the most lovely voice & accent to listen to, this book is full of wisdom, motivation, inspiration and golden nuggets. Michael is very succinct and to the point, cutting the fluff and delivering ALL the value. After this book, you will know exactly what you need to do to be more successful in life. He shares small, manageable action steps that you can start implementing into your life from today to have a more purposeful life!

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This Edge is brilliant!

The Edge is a cracking audio book by Michael Heppell. It explores the leadership, values and mindset of professionals who have the edge.

Michael Heppell is both the author and narrator of the Edge. I think this makes the book excede expectations as the book came across as he intended and his passion was loud and clear.

I really enjoyed this audiobook and will seek out other titles by Michael Heppell in the near future.

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A great all rounder with tips for life.

I really enjoyed the narration, and the author's obvious enthusiasm for the subject. Highly recommended...

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I've got the Edge!

well written and enjoyable. I thoroughly enjoyed this book.

perfect for motivation, inspiration and guidance.

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very repetitive edge people do this or that

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

no one .... low IQ people I want to return this book

What do you think your next listen will be?

zig ziglar

How did the narrator detract from the book?

he did not I want to return this book

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

annoying

Any additional comments?

I want to return this book