Audiobooks Narrated by Sean Pratt

Browse audiobooks narrated by Sean Pratt, listen to samples and when you're ready head over to where you can get 3 FREE audiobooks on us

LoveReading Top 10

  1. The Promise: WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021 Audiobook The Promise: WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021
  2. Dune Audiobook Dune
  3. The Christmas Escape Audiobook The Christmas Escape
  4. Good Vibes, Good Life: How Self-Love Is the Key to Unlocking Your Greatness Audiobook Good Vibes, Good Life: How Self-Love Is the Key to Unlocking Your Greatness
  5. Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain Audiobook Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain
  6. As Good As Dead Audiobook As Good As Dead
  7. How to Kill Your Family Audiobook How to Kill Your Family
  8. Never Audiobook Never
  9. Will: The Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography Audiobook Will: The Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography
  10. Touch of Regret Audiobook Touch of Regret
Scaling Sales Success: 16 Key Principles for Sales Leaders Audiobook

Scaling Sales Success: 16 Key Principles for Sales Leaders

Author: David Mattson Narrator: Sean Pratt Release Date: November 2021

Leadership is a very different skill from day-to-day management. This is because leadership is focused on the business, whereas management is devoted to solving problems that arise in the business. That may seem to suggest that leadership is the easier of the two paths, but the truth is that leadership is far harder for many people, because it is less tactical. Not all sales managers are sales leaders, but sales managers can learn to be sales leaders. Scaling Sales Success outlines sixteen proven 'rules of the road' for those leaders who are ready to make the journey necessary to transform a team of disengaged or marginally engaged salespeople into a cohesive, committed team capable of generating scalable revenue growth. And in order to scale the success of your team in a way that supports ongoing, aggressive growth, leadership is a non-negotiable requirement.

Show more
From PMO to VMO: Managing for Value Delivery Audiobook

From PMO to VMO: Managing for Value Delivery

Author: Audrey Scheere, Roland Cuellar, Sanjiv Augustine Narrator: Sean Pratt Release Date: September 2021

"By the end of this book, you will understand what is valuable, how to measure value, and how to optimize the flow of value-from idea to your customer." -Evan Leybourn, co-founder and CEO, Business Agility Institute Agile methods have brought about dramatic changes in how organizations manage and deliver not only IT services, but their entire product and service value streams. As legacy organizations transition to newer, end-to-end agile operating models, the Project Management Office (PMO) needs to redesign its mission and operation to be more in line with these modern ways of working. That requires being more customer-focused and value-adding, and less hidebound, bureaucratic and tied to antiquated processes and mindsets. Visionary leaders are transitioning into enablers of this change, and maximizing value through the entire organization. Middle management, including program and project managers (PMs), are racing to maximize their professional relevancy in this new world. This book defines the role of the agile value management office (VMO), using case studies and a clear road map to help PMs visualize and implement a new path where middle management and the VMO are valued leaders in the age of business agility.

Show more
The Hidden History of American Healthcare: Why Sickness Bankrupts You and Makes Others Insanely Rich Audiobook

The Hidden History of American Healthcare: Why Sickness Bankrupts You and Makes Others Insanely Rich

Author: Thom Hartmann Narrator: Sean Pratt Release Date: September 2021

Popular progressive radio host and New York Times bestselling author Thom Hartmann reveals how and why attempts to implement affordable universal healthcare in the United States have been thwarted and what we can do to finally make it a reality. 'For-profit health insurance is the largest con job ever perpetrated on the American people-one that has cost trillions of dollars and millions of lives since the 1940s," says Thom Hartmann. Other countries have shown us that affordable universal healthcare is not only possible but also effective and efficient. Taiwan's single-payer system saved the country a fortune as well as saving lives during the coronavirus pandemic, enabling the country to implement a nationwide coronavirus test-and-contact-trace program without shutting down the economy. This resulted in just ten deaths, while more than 500,000 people have died in the United States. Hartmann offers a deep dive into the shameful history of American healthcare, showing how greed, racism, and oligarchic corruption led to the current "sickness for profit" system. Modern attempts to create versions of government healthcare have been hobbled at every turn, including Obamacare. There is a simple solution: Medicare for all. Hartmann outlines the extraordinary benefits this system would provide the American people and economy and the steps we need to take to make it a reality. It's time for America to join every industrialized country in the world and make health a right, not a privilege.

Show more
Nudge: The Final Edition: Improving Decisions About Money, Health, And The Environment Audiobook

Nudge: The Final Edition: Improving Decisions About Money, Health, And The Environment

Author: Cass R. Sunstein, Richard H. Thaler Narrator: Sean Pratt Release Date: August 2021

Since the original publication of Nudge more than a decade ago, the title has entered the vocabulary of businesspeople, policy makers, engaged citizens, and consumers everywhere. The book has given rise to more than 200 'nudge units' in governments around the world and countless groups of behavioral scientists in every part of the economy. It has taught us how to use thoughtful 'choice architecture'-a concept the authors invented-to help us make better decisions for ourselves, our families, and our society. Now, the authors have rewritten the book from cover to cover, making use of their experiences in and out of government over the past dozen years as well as an explosion of new research in numerous academic disciplines. To commit themselves to never undertaking this daunting task again, they are calling this the 'final edition.' It offers a wealth of new insights, for both its avowed fans and newcomers to the field, about a wide variety of issues that we face in our daily lives-COVID-19, health, personal finance, retirement savings, credit card debt, home mortgages, medical care, organ donation, climate change, and 'sludge' (paperwork and other nuisances we don't want, and that keep us from getting what we do want)-all while honoring one of the cardinal rules of nudging: make it fun!

Show more
Positively Energizing Leadership: Virtuous Actions and Relationships That Create High Performance Audiobook

Positively Energizing Leadership: Virtuous Actions and Relationships That Create High Performance

Author: Kim Cameron Narrator: Sean Pratt Release Date: August 2021

This practical guide, the first to show how leaders can achieve extraordinary results through the positive energy generated by virtuous interactions with employees, is written by one of the giants in the study of positive leadership. This book reveals one of the most important but frequently ignored factors that lead to spectacular performance in organizations. Kim Cameron, a true pioneer in the study of positive leadership, offers validated scientific evidence that all individuals are inherently attracted to and flourish in the presence of positive energy, a principle known in biology as heliotropism. Further, he shows that the positive relational energy generated by leaders' virtuous behaviors-such as generosity, compassion, gratitude, trustworthiness, forgiveness, and kindness-is tightly linked to extraordinary organizational outcomes like greater innovation, higher profits, and increased engagement and retention. Cameron has not written a feel-good tome about the power of positive thinking, "happiology," or unbridled optimism. This research-based explanation shows how to achieve performance that exceeds expectations. He provides practical suggestions, assessments, and exercises showing how leaders can improve their own positive energy and increase positive relational energy in their organizations. Positively Energizing Leadership is a major contribution to the theory and practice of leadership.

Show more
Why Trust Matters: An Economist's Guide to the Ties That Bind Us Audiobook

Why Trust Matters: An Economist's Guide to the Ties That Bind Us

Author: Benjamin Ho Narrator: Sean Pratt Release Date: July 2021

Have economists neglected trust? The economy is fundamentally a network of relationships built on mutual expectations. More than that, trust is the glue that holds civilization together. Every time we interact with another person-to make a purchase, work on a project, or share a living space-we rely on trust. Institutions and relationships function because people place confidence in them. Benjamin Ho reveals the surprising importance of trust to how we understand our day-to-day economic lives. Starting with the earliest societies and proceeding through the evolution of the modern economy, he explores its role across an astonishing range of institutions and practices. From contracts and banking to blockchain and the sharing economy to health care and climate change, Ho shows how trust shapes the workings of the world. He provides an accessible account of how economists have applied the mathematical tools of game theory and the experimental methods of behavioral economics to bring rigor to understanding trust. Bringing together insights from decades of research in an approachable format, Why Trust Matters shows how a concept that we rarely associate with the discipline of economics is central to the social systems that govern our lives.

Show more
The Conscience Code: Lead with Your Values. Advance Your Career. Audiobook

The Conscience Code: Lead with Your Values. Advance Your Career.

Author: G. Richard Shell Narrator: Sean Pratt Release Date: June 2021

The essential guide to standing up for your values at work. Protect your integrity by committing to The Conscience Code. A fast-track colleague elbowing their way up the corporate ladder in your organization is faking their sales reports. Your entrepreneur boss asks you to lie to would-be investors. The team leader is a serial sexual harasser. What should you do? Nobody prepared you for this part of professional life. You face a gut-wrenching choice: "go along to get along" or risk your job by speaking up for what you know is right. At the Wharton School of Business, MBA students have shared all these stories, and many more, with award-winning Professor G. Richard Shell. They want to stay true to themselves but fear the consequences of speaking up--for their families, office relationships and, ultimately, their careers. They are not alone. Surveys show that more than 40% of employees report seeing ethical misconduct at work, and most fail to report it--killing office morale and allowing the wrong people to set the example. Shell created The Conscience Code to point to a better path: recognize that these conflicts are coming, learn to spot them, then follow a research-based, step-by-step approach for resolving them skillfully. By committing to the Code, you can replace regret with long-term career success as a leader of conscience. The Conscience Code: - Solves a crucial problem faced by professionals everywhere: What should they do when they are asked to compromise their core values to achieve organizational goals? - Teaches people to recognize and overcome the five organizational forces that push people toward actions they later regret. - Lays out a systematic, values-to-action process that people at all levels can follow to maintain their integrity while achieving true success in their lives and careers. Driven by dramatic, real-world examples from Shell's classroom, today's headlines, and classic cases of corporate wrongdoing, The Conscience Code shows how to create value-based workplaces where everyone can thrive. Accompanying assessments and bibliography are available in the audiobook companion PDF download.

Show more
Poetry RX: How Fifty Inspiring Poems Can Heal and Bring Joy To Your Life Audiobook

Poetry RX: How Fifty Inspiring Poems Can Heal and Bring Joy To Your Life

Author: Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D. Narrator: Marguerite Gavin, Sean Pratt Release Date: June 2021

Poetry to Heal, Inspire and Enjoy Poetry Rx presents fifty great poems as seen through the eyes of a renowned psychiatrist and New York Times bestseller. In this book, you will find insights into love, sorrow, ecstasy and everything in between: Love in the moment or for a lifetime; love that is fulfilling or addictive; when to break up and how to survive when someone breaks up with you. Separate sections deal with responses to the natural world, and the varieties of human experience (such as hope, reconciliation, leaving home, faith, self-actualization, trauma, anger, and the thrill of discovery). Other sections involve finding your way in the world and the search for meaning, as well as the final stages of life. In describing this multitude of human experiences, using vignettes from his work and life, Rosenthal serves as a comforting guide to these poetic works of genius. Through his writing, the workings of the mind, as depicted by these gifted writers speak to us as intimately as our closest friends.

Show more
Customer Data Platforms: Use People Data to Transform the Future of Marketing Engagement Audiobook

Customer Data Platforms: Use People Data to Transform the Future of Marketing Engagement

Author: Christopher B. O'hara, Martin Kihn Narrator: Sean Pratt Release Date: May 2021

Marketers are faced with a stark and challenging dilemma: customers demand deep personalization, but they are increasingly leery of offering the type of personal data required to make it happen. As a solution to this problem, Customer Data Platforms have come to the fore, offering companies a way to capture, unify, activate, and analyze customer data. CDPs are the hottest marketing technology around today, but are they worthy of the hype? Customer Data Platforms takes a deep dive into everything CDP so you can learn how to steer your firm toward the future of personalization. Over the years, many of us have built byzantine 'stacks' of various marketing and advertising technology in an attempt to deliver the fabled 'right person, right message, right time' experience. This can lead to siloed systems, disconnected processes, and legacy technical debt. CDPs offer a way to simplify the stack and deliver a balanced and engaging customer experience. Customer Data Platforms breaks down the fundamentals, including how to: understand the problems of managing customer data; understand what CDPs are and what they do (and don't do); organize and harmonize customer data for use in marketing; build a safe, compliant first-party data asset that your brand can use as fuel; and more.

Show more
Every Memory Deserves Respect: EMDR, the Proven Trauma Therapy with the Power to Heal Audiobook

Every Memory Deserves Respect: EMDR, the Proven Trauma Therapy with the Power to Heal

Author: Deborah Korn, Michael Baldwin Narrator: Sean Pratt, Xe Sands Release Date: May 2021

Exploring the nature of trauma and how best to deal with it is not only a timely task, it is a necessary one. While COVID, isolation, and social unrest don’t necessarily cause trauma—trauma is about how one reacts to a thing, not the thing in itself—the fact is that these days many of us are dealing with some sort of trauma. How can we heal? Perhaps through a therapy known as EMDR, which stands for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing. Cowritten by Michael Baldwin, a patient who experienced transformative relief from trauma through EMDR therapy, and Dr. Deborah Korn, a therapist (though not Baldwin’s therapist) who explains exactly how and why EMDR works, Every Memory Deserves Respect brings the good news of EMDR to countless readers who may not even know of it but would greatly benefit from using it. We learn the origins of EMDR and of its effectiveness in treating those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder; how a session works; questions to ask a therapist before beginning. But we also learn a great deal about trauma—how it can refer to any experience, big or little, that is overwhelming, triggers strong negative emotions, and involves a sense of powerlessness or intense vulnerability; how it’s stored in our memories, and our bodies, waiting to be triggered; and how EMDR resolves it. Every Memory Deserves Respect is a warm, accessible, and helpful book, in part because of its innovative use of full-page photographs paired with a statement, definition, or affirmation. And that, combined with its mix of personal story and trusted authority, makes this an unusually effective introduction to a complicated and important subject.

Show more
21st Century Investing: Redirecting Financial Strategies to Drive Systems Change  Audiobook

21st Century Investing: Redirecting Financial Strategies to Drive Systems Change 

Author: Steven Lydenberg, William Burckart Narrator: Sean Pratt Release Date: April 2021

Two experienced and visionary authors show how institutions and individuals can go beyond conventional and sustainable investing to address complex problems such as income inequality and climate change on a deep, systemic level. It's time for a new way to think about investing, one that can contend with the complex challenges we face in the 21st century. Investment today has evolved from the basic, conventional approach of the 1950s. Investors have since recognized the importance of sustainable investment and have begun considering environmental and social factors. Yet the complexity of the times forces us to recognize and transition to a third stage of investment practice: system-level investing. In this paradigm-shifting book, William Burckart and Steve Lydenberg show how system-level investors support and enhance the health and stability of the social, financial, and environmental systems on which they depend for long-term returns. They preserve and strengthen these fundamental systems while still generating competitive or otherwise acceptable performance. This book is for those investors who believe in that transition. They may be institutions, large or small, concerned about the long-term stability of the environment and society. They may be individual investors who want their children and grandchildren to inherit a just and sustainable world. Whoever they may be, Burckart and Lydenberg show them the what, why, and how of system-level investment in this book: what it means to manage system-level risks and rewards, why it is imperative to do so now, and how to integrate this new way of thinking into their current practice.

Show more
A History of the Human Brain: From the Sea Sponge to CRISPR, How Our Brain Evolved Audiobook

A History of the Human Brain: From the Sea Sponge to CRISPR, How Our Brain Evolved

Author: Bret Stetka Narrator: Sean Pratt Release Date: March 2021

Just over 125,000 years ago, humanity was going extinct until a dramatic shift occurred—Homo sapiens started tracking the tides in order to eat the nearby oysters. Before long, they’d pulled themselves back from the brink of extinction. What saved us during that period of endangerment? The human brain, and its evolutionary journey is unlike anything else in history. In A History of the Human Brain, Bret Stetka takes listeners through that far-reaching journey, showing exactly when and how the human brain evolved to shape who we are today. A History of the HumanBrain also tackles the question of where the brain will take us next, exploring the burgeoning con­cepts of epigenetics and new technologies like CRISPR.

Show more