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    • Summary of Getting to Yes, by Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton is a guide to using principled negotiation techniques, rather than positional bargaining that makes for less successful negotiations. Positional bargaining occurs when two people argue over a particular concession, usually reaching an arbitrary compromise. In those instances the agreement usually does not address the interests of both negotiators. Principled negotiations find more creative, wise outcomes to conflicts....

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    • The Long History of Terror and Violence in Canada

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The Canadian government does not track terrorist incidents, though a research group has catalogued more than 1,400 attacks and nearly 500 deaths in the country since 1960.

    "The Long History of Terror and Violence in Canada" is from the January 30, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Without Action on Climate Change, Say Goodbye to Polar Bears

    • By: Darryl Fears
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    In a final plan to save an animal that greatly depends on ice to catch prey and survive, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service identified the rapid decline of sea ice as “the primary threat to polar bears” and said “the single most important achievement for polar bear conservation is decisive action to address Arctic warming” driven by the human emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

    "Without Action on Climate Change, Say Goodbye to Polar Bears" is from the January 09, 2017 Energy and Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Darryl Fears and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Robots and Artificial Intelligence Set to Upend the Art of Making a Sale

    • By: Sarah Halzack
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    These innovations present tantalizing possibilities for retailers, who can ill afford to lose any opportunity to satisfy or even upsell a customer at a time when mall foot traffic is tumbling precipitously. But the advances also raise thorny questions about what the retail workforce of the future will look like if a growing array of tasks can soon be punted to robots or tablet applications.

    "Robots and Artificial Intelligence Set to Upend the Art of Making a Sale" is from the January 18, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sarah Halzack and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Facebook Hopes Artificial Intelligence Can Curb the ‘Terribly Tragic’ Trend of Suicides

    • By: Lindsey Bever
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Mental-health experts say there is no question that social media is becoming a platform for public suicide. The concern is that people who are planning to take their own lives can broadcast their own deaths in real time — which is not only devastating for those who die but also for those watching it happen online.

    "Facebook Hopes Artificial Intelligence Can Curb the ‘Terribly Tragic’ Trend of Suicides" is from the March 01, 2017 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lindsey Bever and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Artificial Intelligence Swarms Silicon Valley on Wings and Wheels

    • By: John Markoff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Artificial Intelligence Swarms Silicon Valley on Wings and Wheels" is from the July 17, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by John Markoff and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Guide to Bruce Bueno de Mesquita's The Dictator's Handbook

    • By: Eureka
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Please note: This is a companion to the book and not the original book. Guide to Bruce Bueno de Mesquita's The Dictator's Handbook. The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics (2011) is an examination of what motivates leaders in democracies and dictatorships.

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    • not the dictators handbook

    • By david k. on 19-06-18

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    • Summary of 'The Charisma Myth', by Olivia Fox Cabane | Includes Analysis

    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 26 mins
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    The Charisma Myth by Olivia Fox Cabane is a book in the self-help genre that instructs the listener on how to develop and maintain a charismatic persona in business and personal life. The stereotype is that charismatic people are born with this trait and that it cannot be learned. In reality, charisma is a skill that can be developed, turned on and off, and used in different forms depending on what the situation requires....

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    • How Dementia Makes It Harder to Offer End-Of-Life Comfort

    • By: Rachel Bluth
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "How Dementia Makes It Harder to Offer End-Of-Life Comfort" is from the September 04, 2016 Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Rachel Bluth and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Summary of Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss and Tahl Raz

    • Includes Analysis
    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 28 mins
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    Modern negotiation strategies taught in business school usually center on classic texts that describe negotiation without factoring in emotions or irrational behavior. In reality, all negotiations involve emotional factors and illogical reactions. And in hostage scenarios, "splitting the difference" by accepting the release of half the hostages in exchange of partial fulfillment of demands is never a desired outcome.

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    • why would I want a summary of a book

    • By Anonymous User on 05-05-17

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    • This '80s Female Wrestling League Was Dangerous and Sexist — and the Best Job of Their Lives

    • By:  Gendy Alimurung 
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling have endured kicks to the head, knees to the groin, body-slams, insults, rivalries, ridicule and spangly neon unitards. On Friday, they face what may be their toughest challenge yet: a new Netflix series based on them.

    "This '80s Female Wrestling League Was Dangerous and Sexist — and the Best Job of Their Lives" is from the June 20, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by  Gendy Alimurung  and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Michelle Obama Talks to Voters in a Way Hillary Clinton Can't

    • By: Krissah Thompson
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Is Michelle Obama taking this campaign personally? It sure sounds like it.

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    • There's More Than One Way to Lace Your Running Shoes—and It Matters Which You Use

    • By: Carolee Belkin Walker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    You’ve visited your favorite running store, analyzed your gait, and found the perfect shoe for you.

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    • U.S. Owes Black People Reparations for a History of 'Racial Terrorism,' Says U.N. Panel

    • By: Ishaan Tharoor
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues a recent report by a U.N.-affiliated group based in Geneva.

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    • Warren Buffett Says This Simple Mistake Has Cost Investors More Than $100 Billion

    • By: Jonnelle Marte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Billionaire Warren Buffett has some wise words for investors: Stop throwing money away on bad advice.

    "Warren Buffett Says This Simple Mistake Has Cost Investors More Than $100 Billion" is from the February 27, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jonnelle Marte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • J.K. Rowling, Creator of the Harry Potter Universe, Is No Longer Its God

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "J.K. Rowling, Creator of the Harry Potter Universe, Is No Longer Its God" is from the August 22, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Summary of Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins

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    • By: Instaread
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 22 mins
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    Awaken the Giant Within by motivational speaker Tony Robbins is a comprehensive self-help book designed for people who want to feel in control of all aspects of their lives and fulfill their greatest potential in their relationships, career, finances, and personal lives.

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    • Awaken the Giant within

    • By Sanna on 29-10-16

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    • 'This Is Not the End': Using Immunotherapy and a Genetic Glitch to Give Cancer Patients Hope

    • By:  Laurie McGinley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    The oncologist was blunt: Stefanie Joho’s colon cancer was raging out of control and there was nothing more she could do. Flanked by her parents and sister, the 23-year-old felt something wet on her shoulder. She looked up to see her father weeping.

    "'This Is Not the End': Using Immunotherapy and a Genetic Glitch to Give Cancer Patients Hope" is from the May 28, 2017 Health & Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by  Laurie McGinley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Chinese President Xi Jinping Warns, ‘No … Winner in a Trade War’

    • By: Max Ehrenfreund
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a defense of globalization at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, delivering a strong critique of the protectionist movement endorsed by Western leaders such as President-elect Donald Trump.

    "Chinese President Xi Jinping Warns, ‘No … Winner in a Trade War’" is from the January 17, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Ehrenfreund and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Your First Triathlon

    • A Beginners Guide to Triathlon Training, Triathlon Preparation and Completing Your First Triathlon
    • By: Richard Bond
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    Anyone with the right mindset can complete a triathlon, but that doesn't make it easy. When people start thinking about all the equipment, techniques, and training required to complete a triathlon, the idea becomes scary and overwhelming. That's normal! This book is designed to take a complete beginner through the process of completing a triathlon.

    • A Beginners Guide to Triathlon Training, Triathlon Preparation and Completing Your First Triathlon
    • By: Richard Bond
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Release date: 05-10-15
    • 4 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

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