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    • Summary of Good to Great by Jim Collins: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great? Using tough benchmarks, Collins and his research team identified a set of elite companies that made the leap to great results and sustained those results for at least 15 years.

    Regular price: £3.89

    • Summary of The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins

    • Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Note: This is a book summary of The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins. Original book description: 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?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Just what you need instead of a dragged out book

    • By L. K. Griffin on 10-11-17

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    • Summary of The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel

    • 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 34 mins
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    Note - this is a book summary. Original book description: In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with 12 key strategies that foster healthy brain development, leading to calmer, happier children. The authors explain - and make accessible - the new science of how a child's brain is wired and how it matures. Get this summary now to learn more.

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    • Summary of Mastery, by Robert Greene | Book Summary Includes Analysis

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    By analyzing the lives of such past masters as Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, and Leonard da Vinci, as well as by interviewing nine contemporary masters, including tech guru Paul Graham and animal rights advocate Temple Grandin, Greene debunks our culture's many myths about genius and distills the wisdom of the ages to reveal the secret to greatness. With this seminal audiobook as a guide, listeners will learn how to unlock the passion within and become masters.

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    • Summary of Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a book summary of Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb and not the original book. Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb's landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision making in a world we don't understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Distracting oration

    • By Consi on 23-10-17

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    • Summary of Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini PhD

    • Book Summary Includes Analysis
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 30
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    Social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn't lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • interesting.

    • By M on 30-12-17

    Regular price: £3.79

    • Summary of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

    • Self-Help Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity - principles that give us the security to adapt to change, and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Anonymous User on 25-08-18

    Regular price: £6.59

    • Summary of Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

    • History Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
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    100,000 years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one - homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem, to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Superb book, brilliant author, terrible narrator

    • By JRJ on 14-02-19

    Regular price: £3.89

    • Summary of Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath & Dan Heath

    • Includes Analysis
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We all think that we want to make some big changes in our lives, our communities, and possibly even in our workplaces. If this is true, then why is change so difficult to achieve? And why do so few of us succeed at it?

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    • Summary of The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a book summary of The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Jonathan Haidt.

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    • Summary of Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One

    • Self-Help Book Summaries
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a book summary of Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza - executive book summary by Flashbooks. 

    Regular price: £3.69

    • Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel: Book Summary

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    To most of us, learning something the hard way implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good summary of the book.

    • By SamVimaire on 13-09-17

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    • Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success by Shawn Stevenson | Book Summary Includes Analysis

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a book summary of Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson When it comes to health, there is one criminally overlooked element: sleep. Good sleep helps you shed fat for good, stave off disease, stay productive, and improve virtually every function of your mind and body. That's what Shawn Stevenson learned when a degenerative bone disease crushed his dream of becoming a professional athlete. Like many of us, he gave up on his health and his body until he decided there must be a better way.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed This Summary of Sleep Smarter....

    • By Charlene Allison on 07-05-16

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    • The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How. by Daniel Coyle - Book Summary

    • By: Book Summaries by FlashBooks
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 22 mins
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    Drawing on cutting-edge neurology and firsthand research gathered on journeys to nine of the world's talent hotbeds - from the baseball fields of the Caribbean to a classical-music academy in upstate New York - Coyle identifies the three key elements that will allow you to develop your gifts and optimize your performance in sports, art, music, math, or just about anything.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • it's just a summary 😢 wasted 1 credit

    • By rees on 07-11-16

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    • Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative (Book Summary)

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    You don't need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That's the message from Austin Kleon, a young author and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, and creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, exercises, and examples put listeners directly in touch with their artistic side.

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    • Summary of When by Daniel H. Pink: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 43 mins
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    Daniel H. Pink, the number one best-selling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home. In When, Pink distills cutting-edge research and data on timing and synthesizes them into a fascinating narrative packed with irresistible stories and practical takeaways that give listeners compelling insights into how we can live richer, more engaged lives.

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    • Brain Maker

    • The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain - for Life, by Dr. David Perlmutter (Book Summary)
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 28 mins
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    In Brain Maker, Dr. Perlmutter explains the potent interplay between intestinal microbes and the brain, describing how the microbiome develops from birth and evolves based on lifestyle choices, how it can become "sick", and how nurturing gut health through a few easy strategies can alter your brain's destiny for the better. With simple dietary recommendations and a highly practical program of six steps to improving gut ecology, Brain Maker opens the door to unprecedented brain health potential.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A well-spent £1 something!

    • By tilly on 19-03-16
    • The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain - for Life, by Dr. David Perlmutter (Book Summary)
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Release date: 10-09-15
    • 4 out of 5 stars 15 ratings

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    • Book Summary of Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 53 mins
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    This is a book summary of Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz.

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    • Summary of Endure by Alex Hutchinson

    • Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance
    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 38 mins
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    Listen to this audio summary of  Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance by Alex Hutchinson. Blending cutting-edge science and gripping storytelling in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwell - who contributes the book’s foreword - award-winning journalist Alex Hutchinson reveals that a wave of paradigm-altering research over the past decade suggests the seemingly physical barriers you encounter as set as much by your brain as by your body.   

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    • Summary of 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson: An Antidote to Chaos

    • By: FlashBooks Book Summaries
    • Narrated by: Dean Bokhari
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a summary of 12 Rules for Life in which renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure, and responsibility, distilling the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. 12 Rules for Life shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith, and human nature, while transforming and ennobling the mind and spirit of its listeners. 

    Regular price: £3.69

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