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    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Peter Ferdinand Drucker, Clayton M. Christensen, and others
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The path to your professional success starts with a critical look in the mirror. If you listen to nothing else on managing yourself, you should at least hear these 10 articles (plus the bonus article "How Will You Measure Your Life?" by Clayton M. Christensen). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles to select the most important ones to help you maximize yourself.

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    • Tautological

    • By Nikolay on 25-11-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Inside ISIS

    • The Brutal Rise of a Terrorist Army
    • By: Benjamin Hall
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Despite numerous warnings from intelligence services, ISIS' rise to power has left countries around the world floundering for solutions. Today we face a threat that is more violent, more powerful, and financially stronger than ever before. In this audiobook journalist Benjamin Hall will provide insights by answering the basic questions we still don't have the answers to: Who are they? Where did they come from? How are they so successful so quickly? How can they be stopped?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating!!!

    • By ManOnTheMoon on 13-03-15

    Regular price: £27.59

    • The Rising

    • By: Ian Tregillis
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
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    Jax, a rogue Clakker, has wreaked havoc upon the Clockmakers' Guild by destroying the Grand Forge. Reborn in the flames, he must begin his life as a free Clakker, but liberation proves its own burden. Berenice, formerly the legendary spymaster of New France, mastermind behind her nation's attempts to undermine the Dutch Hegemony, has been banished from her homeland and captured by the Clockmakers Guild's draconian secret police force.

    Regular price: £28.69

    • The Year Without Pants

    • WordPress.com and the Future of Work
    • By: Scott Berkun
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    50 million websites, or 20 percent of the entire web, use WordPress software. The force behind WordPress.com is a convention-defying company called Automattic, Inc., whose 120 employees work from anywhere in the world they wish, barely use email, and launch improvements to their products dozens of times a day. With a fraction of the resources of Google, Amazon, or Facebook, they have a similar impact on the future of the Internet. How is this possible? What's different about how they work, and what can other companies learn from their methods? Find out....

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    • Interesting insight into how they work remotely

    • By Rad on 08-01-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • The Perversion of Virtue

    • Understanding Murder-Suicide
    • By: Thomas Joiner
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Perversion of Virtue, leading suicide researcher Thomas Joiner explores the nature of murder-suicide and offers a unique new theory to explain this nearly unexplainable act: that murder-suicides always involve the wrongheaded invocation of one of four interpersonal virtues: mercy, justice, duty, and glory. The parent who murders his child and then himself seeks to save his child from a fatherless life of hardship; the wife who murders her husband and then herself seeks to right the wrongs he committed against her, and so on.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful to professionals and the novice.

    • By Amazon Customer on 20-02-19

    Regular price: £24.19

    • The Exile

    • The Flight of Osama bin Laden
    • By: Cathy Scott-Clark, Adrian Levy
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 24 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Exile joins Osama bin Laden as he escapes into Pakistan in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, bringing to vivid life the years leading up to his death spent on the run and in exile. It tells the human story, and illuminates the global political workings. It is a tale of evasion, collusion, betrayal and the deep pain of isolation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The detail is incredible

    • By Richard on 03-05-19

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Last Words

    • A Diary of Survival
    • By: Shari J. Ryan
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Willis, Susan Larkin, Chris Kayser
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Amelia - 1942: The inside of my closet held the last bit of my freedom before I was torn from my home and shoved onto a dark train. Our destination was even darker. "Women and children to the right. Men to the left," they shouted at us. Everything was taken from me, leaving only the smoke-filled air, piercing screams, and soul-burning cries. I was slowly starved and weakened to the bone, but there was a man - a Nazi - who brought me extra food. He called himself a prisoner too, but he scared me, and I wondered if he was the enemy I should fear the most.

    Regular price: £23.49

    • I'm Working on It in Therapy

    • How to Get the Most Out of Pyschotherapy
    • By: Gary Trosclair
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn to get the most out of therapy to unlock your best self. Millions of Americans will go to therapy this year, but veteran psychotherapist Gary Trosclair believes the vast majority of them will start the process with little to no sense of how to best use their sessions to achieve their goals. Recent research has identified effective client participation as one of the most crucial factors in successful therapy.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Collaboration

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Daniel Goleman, Richard E. Boyatzis, and others
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Join forces with others inside and outside your organization to solve your toughest problems. If you listen to nothing else on collaborating effectively, you should at least hear these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you work more productively with people on your team, in other departments, and in other organizations.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Mad in America

    • Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill
    • By: Robert Whitaker
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Schizophrenics in the United States currently fare worse than patients in the world’s poorest countries. In Mad in America, medical journalist Robert Whitaker argues that modern treatments for the severely mentally ill are just old medicine in new bottles, and that we as a society are deeply deluded about their efficacy. The widespread use of lobotomies in the 1920s and 1930s gave way in the 1950s to electroshock and a wave of new drugs.

    • Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill
    • By: Robert Whitaker
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 11-02-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: £23.49

    • The Mechanical

    • The Alchemy Wars
    • By: Ian Tregillis
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Soon after the Dutch scientist and clockmaker Christiaan Huygens invented the very first Clakker in the seventeenth century, the Netherlands built a whole mechanical army. It wasn't long before a legion of clockwork fusiliers marched on Westminster, and the Netherlands became the world's sole superpower.

    Regular price: £27.89

    • The Kennedy Half Century

    • The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy
    • By: Larry J. Sabato
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 24 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    John F. Kennedy died half a century ago - yet because of his extraordinary promise and untimely death, his star still resonates strongly. On the anniversary of his assassination, celebrated political scientist and analyst Larry J. Sabato - himself a teenager in the early 1960s and inspired by JFK and his presidency - explores the fascinating and powerful influence he has had over five decades on the media, the general public, and especially on each of his nine presidential successors.

    Regular price: £36.69

    • The Liberation

    • By: Ian Tregillis
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    I am the mechanical they named Jax.My kind was built to serve humankind, duty-bound to fulfill their every whim. But now our bonds are breaking, and my brothers and sisters are awakening. Our time has come. A new age is dawning. Set in a world that might have been, of mechanical men and alchemical dreams, this is the third and final novel in a stunning series of revolution by Ian Tregillis, confirming his place as one of the most original new voices in speculative fiction.

    Regular price: £27.89

    • Kafka in Love

    • By: Jacqueline Raoul-Duval
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
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    Kafka was an attractive, slender, and elegant man - something of a dandy - who captivated his friends and knew how to charm women. He seemed to have had four important love affairs: Felice, Julie, Milena, and Dora. All of them lived far away, in Berlin or Vienna, and perhaps that's one of the reasons that he loved them: he chose long-distance relationships so he could have the pleasure of writing to them, without the burden of having to live with them. He was engaged to all four women, and four times he avoided marriage.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Crazy-Stressed

    • Saving Today's Overwhelmed Teens with Love, Laughter, and the Science of Resilience
    • By: Dr. Michael J. Bradley
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
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    Peel back the cheerful façade that parents present, and you'll find that many are worried about their teens. Mood swings, impulsiveness, poor judgment, and other problems peak in these years. Add stressors such as screen addiction, cyberbullying, increasing academic demands, and time-consuming athletic commitments...and it's no surprise that today's teenagers rank as the most anxious in 50 years.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Irrational Persistence

    • Seven Secrets That Turned a Bankrupt Startup Into a $231,000,000 Business
    • By: Dave Zilko
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
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    Irrational Persistence tells the story of Garden Fresh Gourmet, and how two entrepreneurs turned a million-dollar debt to a 100-million-dollar annual revenue. Woody Allen famously said that 80 percent of success is just showing up; but any entrepreneur can tell you that it's the other 20 percent that's key. The founders of Garden Fresh took that old saying to heart, building so many strategic advantages into their products and business that their sales team didn't have to do any selling - they simply had to show up.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Sarah Court

    • By: Craig Davidson
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
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    The haunted father of a washed-up stuntman. A disgraced surgeon and his son, a broken-down boxer. A father set on permanent self-destruct, and his daughter, a reluctant powerlifter. A fireworks-maker and his daughter. A very peculiar boy and his equally peculiar adopted family. Five houses. Five families. One block. Ask yourself: How well do you know your neighbours? How well do you know your own family? Ultimately, how well do you know yourself? How deeply do the threads of your own life entwine with those around you?

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Redeeming 'The Prince'

    • The Meaning of Machiavelli's Masterpiece
    • By: Maurizio Viroli
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Redeeming "The Prince", one of the world's leading Machiavelli scholars puts forth a startling new interpretation of arguably the most influential but widely misunderstood book in the Western political tradition. Overturning popular misconceptions and challenging scholarly consensus, Maurizio Viroli also provides a fresh introduction to the work. Seen from this original perspective, five centuries after its composition, The Prince offers new insights into the nature and possibilities of political liberation.

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    • By Ioannis on 04-02-14

    Regular price: £13.79

    • Bill Gates devoile Les 14 principes clés de création de la richesse [Bill Gates Reveals the 14 Key Principles of Wealth Creation]

    • Découvrez les ingrédients mystérieux à l’origine de toutes les grandes fortunes
    • By: Achille Wealth PhD
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Dans ce livre audio transformateur et inédit, Bill Gates nous plonge au cœur des principes clés de création de la richesse. Chacun d'eux est indispensable à votre objectif de devenir financièrement indépendant. L'absence de l'un de ces principes peut, par lui-même, saper, voire détruire vos chances pour la santé, le bonheur et une grande prospérité. Les bonnes nouvelles sont que vous pouvez apprendre chacun de ces principes par la pratique et la répétition, encore et encore, jusqu'à ce qu'ils deviennent aussi naturels comme respirer.

    Regular price: £3.69

    • At All Costs

    • By: John Gilstrap
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
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    Jake and Carolyn have lived a lie for 14 years to protect themselves. But now they have to protect their 13-year-old son, Travis. Their only chance is to return to the hellish scene of an unprecedented crime, and collect the evidence that may finally set them free - if they can elude a massive manhunt long enough to get there.

    Regular price: £28.09

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