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  1. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man Audiobook Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man
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  2. The Sin Eater Audiobook The Sin Eater
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  3. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  4. Near Dark: A Thriller Audiobook Near Dark: A Thriller
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  5. Coming Home to Island House Audiobook Coming Home to Island House
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  6. Outsider: A Novel of Suspense Audiobook Outsider: A Novel of Suspense
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  7. What You Wish For: A Novel Audiobook What You Wish For: A Novel
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  8. The Alchemist Audiobook The Alchemist
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  9. Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex Audiobook Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex
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  10. Tempt Me Audiobook Tempt Me
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Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale Audiobook

Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale

Author: Barry O'reilly, Jez Humble, Joanne Molesky Narrator: Mike Lenz Release Date: July 2020

How well does your organization respond to changing market conditions, customer needs, and emerging technologies when building software-based products? This practical guide presents Lean and Agile principles and patterns to help you move fast at scale-and demonstrates why and how to apply these methodologies throughout your organization. Through case studies, you'll learn how successful enterprises have rethought everything from governance and financial management to systems architecture and organizational culture in the pursuit of radically improved performance. Adopting Lean will take time and commitment, but it's vital for harnessing the cultural and technical forces that are accelerating the rate of innovation. - Discover how Lean focuses on people and teamwork at every level - Approach problem-solving experimentally, by exploring solutions, testing assumptions, and getting feedback from real users - Lead and manage large-scale programs in a way that empowers employees, increases the speed and quality of delivery, and lowers costs - Learn how to implement ideas from the DevOps and Lean Startup movements even in complex, regulated environments

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THE INTENTIONAL SALES MANAGER: Harness the Power of Purposeful Leadership to Transform Your Team Audiobook

THE INTENTIONAL SALES MANAGER: Harness the Power of Purposeful Leadership to Transform Your Team

Author: Pat Mcmanamon Narrator: Mike Lenz Release Date: July 2020

Until you harness the power of your own purposeful intention as a sales leader, your people will never deliver on their full potential. The Intentional Sales Manager shows how to launch, and sustain, the all-important process of personal and organizational transformation that drives the most successful sales teams.

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When Blood Breaks Down: Life Lessons from Leukemia Audiobook

When Blood Breaks Down: Life Lessons from Leukemia

Author: Mikkael A. Sekeres Narrator: Mike Lenz Release Date: July 2020

When you are told that you have leukemia, your world stops. Your brain can't function. You are asked to make decisions about treatment almost immediately, when you are not in your right mind. And yet you pull yourself together and start asking questions. Beside you is your doctor, whose job it is to solve the awful puzzle of bone marrow gone wrong. The two of you are in it together. In When Blood Breaks Down, Mikkael Sekeres, a leading cancer specialist, takes listeners on the journey that patient and doctor travel together. Sekeres tells the compelling stories of three people who receive diagnoses of adult leukemia within hours of each other: Joan, a forty-eight-year-old surgical nurse, a caregiver who becomes a patient; David, a sixty-eight-year-old former factory worker who bows to his family's wishes and pursues the most aggressive treatment; and Sarah, a thirty-six-year-old pregnant woman who must decide whether to undergo chemotherapy and put her fetus at risk. We join the intimacy of the conversations Sekeres has with his patients, and watch as he teaches trainees. Along the way, Sekeres also explores leukemia in its different forms and the development of drugs to treat it-describing, among many other fascinating details, the invention of the bone marrow transplant and a treatment that targets the genetics of leukemia.

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Why Cities Lose: The Deep Roots of the Urban-Rural Political Divide Audiobook

Why Cities Lose: The Deep Roots of the Urban-Rural Political Divide

Author: Jonathan A. Rodden Narrator: Mike Lenz Release Date: July 2020

A prizewinning political scientist traces the origins of urban-rural political conflict and shows how geography shapes elections in America and beyond. Why is it so much easier for the Democratic Party to win the national popular vote than to build and maintain a majority in Congress? Why can Democrats sweep statewide offices in places like Pennsylvania and Michigan yet fail to take control of the same states' legislatures? Many place exclusive blame on partisan gerrymandering and voter suppression. But as political scientist Jonathan A. Rodden demonstrates in Why Cities Lose, the left's electoral challenges have deeper roots in economic and political geography. In the late nineteenth century, support for the left began to cluster in cities among the industrial working class. Today, left-wing parties have become coalitions of diverse urban interest groups, from racial minorities to the creative class. These parties win big in urban districts but struggle to capture the suburban and rural seats necessary for legislative majorities. A bold new interpretation of today's urban-rural political conflict, Why Cities Lose also points to electoral reforms that could address the left's under-representation while reducing urban-rural polarization.

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Accountable Leaders: Inspire a Culture Where Everyone Steps Up, Takes Ownership, and Delivers Result Audiobook

Accountable Leaders: Inspire a Culture Where Everyone Steps Up, Takes Ownership, and Delivers Result

Author: Vince Molinaro Narrator: Mike Lenz Release Date: June 2020

Leadership accountability is a major issue in organizations around the globe. Research has shown that teams and individual employees are overwhelmingly dissatisfied with the degree of accountability demonstrated by their leaders. Effective teams need responsible and accountable leaders-the solution seems simple. Yet, thousands of businesses are struggling with mediocre performance and widening gaps in leadership. This essential resource provides practical and no-nonsense strategies to transform any organization into a cohesive, highly motivated culture of accountable leaders and fully committed teams. Bestselling author Vince Molinaro shares his proven methods of optimal leadership accountability, providing a step-by-step blueprint for leaders in any organization. Developed from years of experience helping Fortune 500 companies build strong leaders and effective teams, this book will enable you to: build strong leadership accountability, understand why gaps in leadership occur and recognize accountability issues in your own organization, develop an effective strategy to install a culture of accountability and responsibility in your business, and identify and implement organizational practices that encourage accountable leadership throughout your management structure.

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Planet of Slums Audiobook

Planet of Slums

Author: Mike Davis Narrator: Mike Lenz Release Date: June 2020

The classic, brilliant, bestselling account of the rise of the world's slums, where, according to the United Nations, one billion people now live. From the sprawling barricadas of Lima to the garbage hills of Manila, urbanization has been disconnected from industrialization, even economic growth. Davis portrays a vast humanity warehoused in shantytowns and exiled from the formal world economy. He argues that the rise of this informal urban proletariat is a wholly original development unforeseen by either classical Marxism or neoliberal theory. Are the great slums, as a terrified Victorian middle class once imagined, volcanoes waiting to erupt? Davis provides the first global overview of the diverse religious, ethnic, and political movements competing for the souls of the new urban poor. He surveys Hindu fundamentalism in Bombay, the Islamist resistance in Casablanca and Cairo, street gangs in Cape Town and San Salvador, Pentecostalism in Kinshasa and Rio de Janeiro, and revolutionary populism in Caracas and La Paz. Planet of Slums ends with a provocative meditation on the 'war on terrorism' as an incipient world war between the American empire and the new slum poor.

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Still Not Safe: Patient Safety and the Middle-Managing of American Medicine Audiobook

Still Not Safe: Patient Safety and the Middle-Managing of American Medicine

Author: Kathleen M. Sutcliffe, Robert L. Wears Narrator: Mike Lenz Release Date: June 2020

Still Not Safe is the story of the rise of the patient-safety movement-and how an 'epidemic' of medical errors was derived from a reality that didn't support such a characterization. Physician Robert Wears and organizational theorist Kathleen Sutcliffe trace the origins of patient safety to the emergence of market trends that challenged the place of doctors in the larger medical ecosystem: the rise in medical litigation and physicians' aversion to risk; institutional changes in the organization and control of healthcare; and a bureaucratic movement to 'rationalize' medical practice-to make a hospital run like a factory. If these social factors challenged the place of practitioners, then the patient-safety movement provided a means for readjustment. In spite of relatively constant rates of medical errors in the preceding decades, the 'epidemic' was announced in 1999 with the publication of the Institute of Medicine report To Err Is Human; the reforms that followed came to be dominated by the very professions it set out to reform.

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Systems Biology: A Very Short Introduction Audiobook

Systems Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Eberhard O. Voit Narrator: Mike Lenz Release Date: June 2020

Systems biology came about as growing numbers of engineers and scientists from other fields created algorithms which supported the analysis of biological data in incredible quantities. Whereas biologists of the past had been forced to study one item or aspect at a time, due to technical and biological limitations, it suddenly became possible to study biological phenomena within their natural contexts. This interdisciplinary field offers a holistic approach to interpreting these processes, and has been responsible for some of the most important developments in the science of human health and environmental sustainability. This Very Short Introduction outlines the exciting processes and possibilities in the new field of systems biology. Eberhard O. Voit describes how it enabled us to learn how intricately the expression of every gene is controlled, how signaling systems keep organisms running smoothly, and how complicated even the simplest cells are. He explores what this field is about, why it is needed, and how it will affect our understanding of life, particularly in the areas of personalized medicine, drug development, food and energy production, and sustainable stewardship of our environments.

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HBR's 10 Must Reads on Public Speaking and Presenting Audiobook

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Public Speaking and Presenting

Author: Harvard Business Review Narrator: Mike Lenz, Randye Kaye Release Date: May 2020

Command the room-whether you're speaking to an audience of one or to hundreds. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the ten most important ones to help you speak confidently in front of a group and connect with audiences of any size. This book will inspire you to: feel more confident when it's your turn to present; understand how to persuade, motivate, and change minds; frame your message so people really listen; gain your audience's trust by being more authentic; use visuals and data more effectively; learn to be more charismatic; and infuse your day-to-day communication with storytelling.

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Do You Care to Lead?: A 5 Part Formula for Creating Loyal and Results Focused Teams and Organization Audiobook

Do You Care to Lead?: A 5 Part Formula for Creating Loyal and Results Focused Teams and Organization

Author: Michael G. Rogers Narrator: Mike Lenz Release Date: April 2020

Create loyal, engaged, and results-focused teams and organizations using a practical five-part servant leadership formula. Think of a world where people go to work completely engaged, are inspired to do more than they ever thought possible, remain 100% loyal to the teams and organizations they belong to, are achieving mind-blowing results, and gladly and even passionately follow their leader's direction. Is that a world you want to be a part of? The reality is, you really can! In his work with hundreds of leaders and teams, Michael Rogers has created a practical approach to leadership that works. It is the Care to Lead Leader. Care to Lead Leaders are different than most leaders. Most leaders talk of caring with their lips but are far from actually leading with their hearts. Care to Lead Leaders lead from their heart. They understand that leading from the heart wins the hearts of those they lead, which makes leading more purposeful and a lot easier. After listening to this book, you'll have the tools to apply practical servant leadership approaches that create buy-in into bigger visions, improve loyalty and engagement, and move your teams and organizations to unprecedented levels of action.

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Cracking the Leadership Code: Three Secrets to Building Strong Leaders Audiobook

Cracking the Leadership Code: Three Secrets to Building Strong Leaders

Author: Alain Hunkins Narrator: Mike Lenz Release Date: April 2020

Become the effective, proactive leader you aspire to be with this practical tool kit for leading people and organizations Yes, you can learn the skills to effectively lead people, organizations, and employees. With the right motivation and knowledge, you can be a leader who knows what it takes to succeed. Throughout his extensive experience in training leaders, author Alain Hunkins discovered that many leaders shared a common trait. They were mainly focused on what they were doing but not so focused on how they were doing it, especially when it came to working with other people. By strengthening their leadership capabilities, they could become trusted leaders within their organization, improve employee communications, and build bridges across hierarchies. Cracking the Leadership Code shares the valuable principles and practices that Hunkins developed and refined during the twenty-plus years he's worked with leaders. When you crack the code, you'll have a new operating model for organizational leadership that will help your teams thrive in a twenty-first-century economy. When you learn from the author's insightful experiences working with organizations around the world, you can accelerate your leadership development and become the leader you've always aspired to be.

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Beyond Borderline: True Stories of Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder Audiobook

Beyond Borderline: True Stories of Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder

Author: John G.Gunderson, M.D., Perry D.Hoffman, Ph.D. Narrator: Mike Lenz Release Date: April 2020

BPD affects a significant percentage of the population. It is a disorder of relationships, one whose symptoms occur most in interpersonal contexts-and thus impact any number of interpersonal connections in life. When people have BPD, they may struggle to manage their emotions on a daily basis, and have to deal with fears of abandonment, anger issues, self-injury, and even suicidality-all of which can lead to even more instability in relationships. In Beyond Borderline, two internationally acclaimed experts on BPD-including Perry Hoffman, cofounder and president of the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEA-BPD)-team up to present a rare glimpse into the lives and recovery of people affected by BPD. This powerful compilation of stories reveals the deeply personal, firsthand perspectives of people who suffer with BPD, explores the numerous ways in which this disorder has affected their lives, and outlines the most debilitating and misunderstood symptoms of BPD (the most tragic being suicide). Beyond Borderline delves into the many ways the disorder can present-as well as the many paths to recovery-using evidence-based tools from dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness meditation, mentalization-based therapy (MBT), and more.

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