By: Gregory Boyle
Narrated by: Gregory Boyle
Length: 7 hours 35 minutes
As a pastor working in a neighborhood with the highest concentration of murderous gang activity in Los Angeles, Gregory Boyle created an organization to provide jobs, job training, and encouragement so that young people could work together and learn the mutual respect that comes from collaboration. Tattoos on the Heart is a breathtaking series... Read More »
By: Timothy D. Walker
Narrated by: Walter Dixon
Length: 5 hours 35 minutes
Easy-to-implement classroom lessons from the world’s premier educational system. Finland shocked the world when its fifteen-year-olds scored highest on the first Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a set of tests touted for evaluating critical-thinking skills in math, science, and reading. That was in 2001; but even today,... Read More »
By: David Graeber
Narrated by: Grover Gardner
Length: 17 hours 21 minutes
Before there was money, there was debt Every economics textbook says the same thing: Money was invented to replace onerous and complicated barter systems—to relieve ancient people from having to haul their goods to market. The problem with this version of history? There’s not a shred of evidence to support it. Here anthropologist David Graeber... Read More »
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Award-winning actor Alan Alda tells the fascinating story of his quest to learn how to communicate better, and to teach others to do the same. With his trademark humor and candor, he explores how to develop empathy as the key factor.
“Invaluable.”—Deborah Tannen, #1 New York Times bestselling author of You’re the Only... Read More »
By: Bill Burnett & Dave Evans
Narrated by: Bill Burnett & Dave Evans
Length: 6 hours 17 minutes
#1 New York Times Bestseller
At last, a book that shows you how to build—design—a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage
Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home—at the tablet or smartphone you may be holding or the chair you are sitting in. Everything in our lives... Read More »
Year after year, readers pulled me aside at events and said, “I’ve never had a problem starting. I’ve started a million things, but I never finish them. Why can’t I finish?
According to studies, 92 percent of New Year’s reso-lutions fail. You’ve practically got a better shot at getting into Juilliard to become a ballerina than you do at finishing... Read More »
By: Chip Heath & Dan Heath
Narrated by: Charles Kahlenberg
Length: 7 hours 42 minutes
Why is it so hard to make lasting changes in our companies, in our communities, and in our own lives?
The primary obstacle is a conflict that's built into our brains, say Chip and Dan Heath, authors of the critically acclaimed bestseller Made to Stick. Psychologists have discovered that our minds are ruled by two different systems - the rational... Read More »
By: Shonda Rhimes
Narrated by: Shonda Rhimes
Length: 7 hours 4 minutes
The mega-talented creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away With Murder chronicles how saying YES for one year changed her life―and how it can change yours, too.
With three hit shows on television and three children at home, the uber-talented Shonda Rhimes had lots of good reasons to say NO when an unexpected... Read More »
By: Tina Brown
Narrated by: Tina Brown
Length: 16 hours 41 minutes
This program is read by the author.
Tina Brown kept delicious daily diaries throughout her eight spectacular years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair. Today they provide an incendiary portrait of the flash and dash and power brokering of the Excessive Eighties in New York and Hollywood.
The Vanity Fair Diaries is the story of an Englishwoman ... Read More »
By: Mike Weinberg
Length: 8 hours 2 minutes
Selected by HubSpot as one of the Top 20 Sales Books of All Time No matter how much repeat business you get from loyal customers, the lifeblood of your business is a constant flow of new accounts. Whether you're a sales rep, sales manager, or a professional services executive, if you are expected to bring in new business, you need a proven... Read More »
By: Kelly Corrigan
Narrated by: Kelly Corrigan
Length: 4 hours 25 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A story-driven collection of essays on the twelve powerful phrases we use to sustain our relationships, from the bestselling author of Glitter and Glue and The Middle Place
“Kelly Corrigan takes on all the big, difficult questions here, with great warmth and courage.”—Glennon Doyle
It’s a crazy idea: trying to name the... Read More »
By: Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky & Braden Kowitz
Narrated by: Dan Bittner
Length: 6 hours 10 minutes
From three design partners at Google Ventures, a unique five-day process for going from problem to prototype.
The companies that Google Ventures invest in face big questions every day: Where’s the most important place to focus your effort, and how do you start? What will your ideas look like in real life? How many meetings and discussions does it... Read More »
By: Jon Taffer
Length: 5 hours 28 minutes
"Frustrated that nothing is going your way and it feels like there's nothing you can do about it? You might be making excuses and not even realize it. I reject excuses and embrace solutions. When I'm done with you, you will too."
During his many years as an entrepreneur, consultant, and star of Spike TV's hit show Bar Rescue, Jon Taffer has... Read More »
By: Shawn Achor
Narrated by: Shawn Achor
Length: 6 hours 35 minutes
Bestselling author Shawn Achor shows how to unlock hidden sources of potential in ourselves and others.
In a world that thrives on competition and individual achievement, we are measuring and pursuing potential all wrong. By pursuing success in isolation - pushing others away as we push ourselves too hard - we are not just limiting our potential,... Read More »
By: Jeff Haden
Length: 6 hours 30 minutes
From Inc.com's most popular columnist, a counterintuitive--but highly practical--guide to finding and maintaining the motivation to achieve great things.
It's comforting to imagine that superstars in their fields were just born better equipped than the rest of us. When a co-worker loses 20 pounds, or a friend runs a marathon while completing a... Read More »
By: Chris Guillebeau
Narrated by: Chris Guillebeau
Length: 4 hours 51 minutes
The author of the New York Times Bestseller THE $100 STARTUP shows how to launch a profitable side hustle in just 27 days.
For some people, the thought of quitting their day job to pursue the entrepreneurial life is exhilarating. For many others, it’s terrifying. After all, a stable job that delivers a regular paycheck is a blessing. And... Read More »
By: Deirdre N. McCloskey
Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
Length: 20 hours 41 minutes
The big economic story of our times is not the Great Recession. It is how China and India began to embrace neoliberal ideas of economics and attributed a sense of dignity and liberty to the bourgeoisie they had denied for so long. The result was an explosion in economic growth and proof that economic change depends less on foreign trade,... Read More »
By: Margaret J. Wheatley
Length: 7 hours 17 minutes
This book is born of my desire to summon us to be leaders for this time as things fall apart, to reclaim leadership as a noble profession that creates possibility and humaneness in the midst of increasing fear and turmoil.
I know it is possible for leaders to use their power and influence, their insight and compassion, to lead people back to an... Read More »
By: Adam Kahane
Narrated by: Jeff Hoyt
Length: 3 hours 29 minutes
Collaboration is increasingly difficult and increasingly necessary
Often, to get something done that really matters to us, we need to work with people we don't agree with or like or trust. Adam Kahane has faced this challenge many times, working on big issues like democracy and jobs and climate change and on everyday issues in organizations and... Read More »
By: Rory Vaden
Narrated by: Rory Vaden
Length: 4 hours 4 minutes
Do you ride the escalator or do you take the stairs? No matter how you define success, it always requires one thing: self-discipline. But as popular speaker and strategist Rory Vaden explains, we live in an "escalator world", one that's filled with shortcuts, quick fixes, and distractions that make it all too easy to slide into procrastination,... Read More »
By: Gretchen Rubin
Narrated by: Gretchen Rubin
Length: 9 hours 7 minutes
New York Times Bestseller
Washington Post Bestseller
The author of the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, tackles the critical question: How do we change?
Gretchen Rubin's answer: through habits. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life. It takes work to make a habit, but once... Read More »
By: Laura Vanderkam
Narrated by: Laura Vanderkam
Length: 1 hour 3 minutes
Mornings are a madcap time for many of us. We wake up in a haze—often after hitting snooze a few times. Then we rush around to get ready and out the door so we can officially start the day. Before we know it, hours have slipped by without us accomplishing anything beyond downing a cup of coffee, dashing off a few emails, and dishing with our... Read More »
By: Gregory Boyle
Length: 7 hours 55 minutes
In a moving example of unconditional love in difficult times, the Jesuit priest and bestselling author of Tattoos on the Heart, Gregory Boyle, shares what three decades of working with gang members in Los Angeles has taught him about faith, compassion, and the enduring power of kinship.
In his first book, Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of... Read More »
By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Narrated by: Joe Ochman
Length: 16 hours 13 minutes
Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the... Read More »