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  1. 488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct Audiobook 488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct
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  2. Magpie Audiobook Magpie
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  3. A Midwinter Promise Audiobook A Midwinter Promise
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  4. Lessons In Lust Audiobook Lessons In Lust
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  5. Behind the Mask: My Autobiography Audiobook Behind the Mask: My Autobiography
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  6. Peaky Blinders: The Real Story: The new true history of Birmingham's most notorious gangs Audiobook Peaky Blinders: The Real Story: The new true history of Birmingham's most notorious gangs
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  7. The Hunting Party Audiobook The Hunting Party
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  8. The Butterfly Room Audiobook The Butterfly Room
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  9. Unstoppable: Transforming Your Mindset to Create Change, Accelerate Results, and Be the Best at What Audiobook Unstoppable: Transforming Your Mindset to Create Change, Accelerate Results, and Be the Best at What
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  10. The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B Audiobook The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B
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The Busy Leader's Handbook: How To Lead People and Places That Thrive Audiobook

The Busy Leader's Handbook: How To Lead People and Places That Thrive

Author: Quint Studer Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: November 2019

A comprehensive book of 'need-to-know' insights for busy leaders Being a great leader means getting the fundamentals right. It also means consistently doing the 'little things' that make a positive difference in the lives of employees, customers, and other stakeholders. The Busy Leader's Handbook: How to Lead People and Places That Thrive is a practical, easy-to-use book filled with gentle reminders of what we should be doing every day-especially when work is at its most intense. The Handbook is packed with proven best practices, tools, tips, and tactics for engaging employees, revitalizing cultures, delighting customers, and building high-performance companies. Short, succinct, and accessible, each chapter is 'stand-alone,' offering helpful advice for meeting common business challenges. Plus, the strategies, approaches, and tactics are designed to be put into action immediately. Bestselling author, businessman, visionary, and entrepreneur Quint Studer draws on his thirty-plus years of experience in helping organizations of all sizes and leaders at every level reach peak performance. Comprehensive in scope, his book overflows with insights and practical advice to help you make smart leadership decisions.

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A Republic of Equals: A Manifesto for a Just Society Audiobook

A Republic of Equals: A Manifesto for a Just Society

Author: Jonathan Rothwell Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: November 2019

Why political inequality is to blame for economic and social injustice Political equality is the most basic tenet of democracy. Yet in America and other democratic nations, those with political power have special access to markets and public services. A Republic of Equals traces the massive income inequality observed in the United States and other rich democracies to politicized markets and avoidable gaps in opportunity-and explains why they are the root cause of what ails democracy today. In this provocative book, Jonathan Rothwell draws on the latest empirical evidence from across the social sciences to demonstrate how rich democracies have allowed racial politics and the interests of those at the top to subordinate justice. He looks at the rise of nationalism in Europe and the United States, revealing how this trend overlaps with racial prejudice and is related to mounting frustration with a political status quo that thrives on income inequality and inefficient markets. But economic differences are by no means inevitable. Differences in group status by race and ethnicity are dynamic and have reversed themselves across continents and within countries. A Republic of Equals provides a bold new perspective on how to foster greater political and social equality, while moving societies closer to what a true republic should be.

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Entrepreneur Voices on Elevator Pitches Audiobook

Entrepreneur Voices on Elevator Pitches

Whether you're facing funding sharks or angel investors, we've got the keys to crafting that perfect pitch to help you secure the funds you need to launch your startup, build your business, and achieve your entrepreneurial dreams. In this new edition of the Entrepreneur Voices series, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and experts from both sides of the board room present the game-winning strategies and deal-closing tactics you need to succeed. Dive in and learn how to: - Build a business model and financial plan for your new venture - Make a great first impression and sell your idea in sixty seconds - Connect with the investors most likely to finance your business idea - See every 'No' as an opportunity to find the perfect 'Yes' Plus, gain exclusive insights from stars you've seen on Shark Tank, Planet of the Apps, Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch, and more.

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A History of Pi Audiobook

A History of Pi

Author: Petr Beckmann Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: June 2019

The history of pi, says the author, though a small part of the history of mathematics, is nevertheless a mirror of the history of man. Petr Beckmann holds up this mirror, giving the background of the times when pi made progress-and also when it did not, because science was being stifled by militarism or religious fanaticism. ***Please contact Customer Service for additional content.***

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Kiss The Enemy Audiobook

Kiss The Enemy

Author: Dianna Love Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: June 2019

New York Times Bestseller Dianna Love sends Margaux Duke into the arms of her enemy where the unpredictable Slye Temp agent uncovers a secret that is as dangerous to her heart as it is to her life. Slye Temp operative Margaux Duke is chasing an international terrorist who murdered the last of her family. But her plans go up in smoke when her agency is in the crosshairs of the dangerous killer, forcing her to turn rogue to protect the only family she has left - her team. This is no time to get involved, especially with an enemy who steps between her and the terrorist she has to stop.   Logan Baklanov has been known by many names in the underbelly of international terrorism and will do whatever it takes to shield those he loves from the treacherous world he lives in. When his brother's life is in jeopardy, Logan takes on a role that places him at the top of the most-wanted lists of government security agencies in every country. He accepts the no-win situation, willing to make the ultimate sacrifice until a long legged beauty draws the attention of his deadly target and screws Logan's carefully planned mission.  Margaux and Logan must join forces in a dangerous game to save a major city from a powerful psychopath, but their ruse escalates out of control when the heat smoldering between them threatens to explode.  What readers and reviewers are saying about the new explosive Slye Temp series: "It seems with each book, this series gets better...(Love) has an uncanny ability of always creating wonderful characters that you care about... This was such a beautiful romance, one of the best I have read this year." ~~Barb, The Reading Cafe

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Why I Don't Work Here Anymore: A Leader's Guide to Offset the Financial and Emotional Costs of Toxic Audiobook

Why I Don't Work Here Anymore: A Leader's Guide to Offset the Financial and Emotional Costs of Toxic

Author: Dr. Mitchell Kusy Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: May 2019

You have likely heard stories from friends, family members, and colleagues who quit a job because of a toxic person-an individual who belittles, shames, humiliates, shames, or bullies. You may not have realized that these individuals not only take their tolls on our emotional psyches, but the financial outcomes of their organizations as well. Through this book's many case examples, as well as evidence-based practices and templates, each chapter singles out one main issue and how to resolve it with respect and clarity. Dr. Kusy presents concrete practices that will restore civility and respect into your organization. Some of these practices include: - Calculating the real financial cost of toxic people in your organization. - Providing direct and respectful feedback to a toxic peer, direct report, and even your boss. - Replacing traditional exit interviews with a method for dealing with toxic chameleons who 'knock down and kiss up.' - Hiring, engaging talent, and even firing people based on a new approach to values-based performance management. You will emerge with a newfound understanding that restores personal well-being and increased financial performance.

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Mastering Leadership: An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Busines Audiobook

Mastering Leadership: An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Busines

Author: Robert J. Anderson, William A. Adams Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: May 2019

Is your leadership a competitive advantage, or is it costing you? How do you know? Are you developing your leadership effectiveness at the pace of change? For most leaders today, complexity is outpacing their personal and collective development. Most leaders are in over their heads, whether they know it or not. The most successful organizations over time are the best led. While this has always been true, today escalating global complexity puts leadership effectiveness at a premium. Mastering leadership involves developing the effectiveness of leaders-individually and collectively-and turning that leadership into a competitive advantage. This comprehensive roadmap for optimal leadership features: breakthrough research that connects increased leadership effectiveness with enhanced business performance; the first fully integrated Universal Model of Leadership; the five stages in the evolution of leadership-Egocentric, Reactive, Creative, Integral, and Unitive-along with the organizational structures and cultures that develop at each of these stages; six leadership practices for evolving your leadership capability at a faster pace; a map of your optimal path to greater leadership effectiveness; and case stories that facilitate pragmatic application of this Leadership Development System to your particular situation.

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America, Compromised Audiobook

America, Compromised

Author: Lawrence Lessig Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: May 2019

'There is not a single American awake to the world who is comfortable with the way things are.' So begins Lawrence Lessig's sweeping indictment of contemporary American institutions and the corruption that besets them. We can all see it-from the selling of Congress to special interests to the corporate capture of the academy. Something is wrong. It's getting worse. What Lessig shows, brilliantly and persuasively, is that we can't blame the problems of contemporary American life on bad people, as our discourse all too often tends to do. Rather, he explains, 'We have allowed core institutions of America's economic, social, and political life to become corrupted. Not by evil souls, but by good souls. Not through crime, but through compromise.' Through case studies of Congress, finance, the academy, the media, and the law, Lessig shows how institutions are drawn away from higher purposes and toward money, power, quick rewards-the first steps to corruption. America is on the wrong path. If we don't acknowledge our own part in that, and act now to change it, we will hand our children a less perfect union than we were given. It will be a long struggle. This book represents the first steps.

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The Lean Leader: A Personal Journey of Transformation Audiobook

The Lean Leader: A Personal Journey of Transformation

Author: Robert B. Camp Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: April 2019

The Lean Leader: A Personal Journey of Transformation uses a compelling novel format to tackle the nuts and bolts of leading a Lean transformation. Listeners follow along as the characters face real crises and what seem to be unreasonable deadlines. As the story progresses, listeners will see how the main character, Don, and his colleagues transform from being 'command and control' autocrats-those who make decisions and bark orders-to more Socratic coaches and mentors. As Don and his staff come to realize that the folks they employ are the real experts in the processes they control, you will learn why it behooves you to do more asking than telling. You will come to realize that a leader's greatest skill must be in coaching great performance from their people. You will also witness the difference between managing and leading. After finishing this book, you will understand why it's so important to shed the decision-making tasks that have cluttered your days, and how to delegate those decisions to employees who are closer to the action. You will learn how important it is to look over the horizon to identify upcoming challenges, define and communicate new courses of action, and compel others to follow. Most importantly, you will learn exactly what it takes to lead a Lean organization that thrives socially, as well as financially.

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Evalle and Storm Audiobook

Evalle and Storm

Author: Dianna Love Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: April 2019

New York Times bestseller Dianna Love's Beladors are back with a special story for Evalle and Storm! To bond or not to bond should be a simple question, but nothing is ever easy in the life of this particular Belador and Skinwalker couple. Evalle cheated death after Storm and her friends pulled her from a brutal imprisonment in another realm only to now end up unable to shift into her gryphon. Against his better judgment, Storm agrees to hold off on bonding while they travel to Arizona to help his uncle figure out what is behind an unnatural death on the reservation. The more powers Evalle loses, the more she realizes linking to Storm could be lethal. As the investigation takes an unexpected turn, Evalle jumps at a chance to regain her gryphon and powers in an all-or-none gamble, but makes a deadly mistake. Storm has a breakthrough on the unnatural deaths only to realize he's put a target on Evalle's back.

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Assembling Life: How Can Life Begin on Earth and Other Habitable Planets? Audiobook

Assembling Life: How Can Life Begin on Earth and Other Habitable Planets?

Author: David Deamer Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: March 2019

In Assembling Life, David Deamer addresses questions that are the cutting edge of research on the origin of life. For instance, how did non-living organic compounds assemble into the first forms of primitive cellular life? What was the source of those compounds and the energy that produced the first nucleic acids? Did life begin in the ocean or in fresh water on terrestrial land masses? Could life have begun on Mars? The book provides an overview of conditions on the early Earth four billion years ago and explains why fresh water hot springs are a plausible alternative to salty seawater as a site where life can begin. Deamer describes his studies of organic compounds that were likely to be available in the prebiotic environment and the volcanic conditions that can drive chemical evolution toward the origin of life. The book is not exclusively Earth-centric, but instead considers whether life could begin elsewhere in our solar system. Deamer does not propose how life did begin, because we can never know that with certainty. Instead, his goal is to understand how life can begin on any habitable planet, with Earth so far being the only known example.

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Lakes: A Very Short Introduction Audiobook

Lakes: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Warwick F. Vincent Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne Release Date: December 2018

In this Very Short Introduction, Warwick Vincent outlines the essential features of lake environments and their biology, offering an up-to-date view of lake ecosystems. Vincent traces the origins of lake science (limnology) from the seminal work of Francois Forel on Lake Geneva at the edge of the Swiss Alps, to modern approaches such as environmental sensors, satellite observations, stable isotope analysis, and DNA-based technologies which are used to probe the microbial life support systems that lead from sunlight to fish. Drawing on varied case studies he considers the intimate relationship between humans and lakes, the value of lakes as indicators of environmental change, the impact of pollution, and our urgent need to improve the protection and management of these vitally important living resources via an integrated understanding of their ecology.

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