The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Narrated by Angela Duckworth / 9 hours 22 minutes
In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and business people—both seasoned and new—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called “grit.”
Why do some people succeed and others fail? Sharing new insights from her... Read More »
Smarter Faster Better
The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business
Narrated by Mike Chamberlain / 10 hours 22 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Power of Habit comes a fascinating book that explores the science of productivity, and why managing how you think is more important than what you think—with an appendix of real-world lessons to apply to your life.
At the core of Smarter Faster Better are eight key productivity concepts—from... Read More »
How Non-Conformists Move the World
Narrated by Fred Sanders & Susan Denaker / 10 hours
The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas—and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take and co-author of Option B
“Reading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner party, as one of my favorite thinkers thrilled me with his insights and his... Read More »
The New Psychology of Success
By Carol Dweck
Narrated by Marguerite Gavin / 8 hours 34 minutes
Mindset is one of those rare audio books that can help you make positive changes in your life and at the same time see the world in a new way. A leading expert in motivation and personality psychology, Carol Dweck has discovered in more than twenty years of research that our mindset is not a minor personality quirk: it creates our whole mental... Read More »
Start with Why
How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action ( Intl Ed)
By Simon Sinek
Narrated by Simon Sinek / 7 hours 11 minutes
Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? Even among the successful, why are so few able to repeat their successes over and over? People like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers might... Read More »
David and Goliath
Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
Narrated by Malcolm Gladwell / 7 hours
Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw, offers his most provocative---and dazzling---book yet.
Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a stone and a sling, and ever since then the names of David... Read More »
The Lean Startup
How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
By Eric Ries
Narrated by Eric Ries / 8 hours 37 minutes
Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.
Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This is just as true... Read More »
Narrated by Sara Jes Austell / 4 hours 41 minutes
In the New York Times bestseller that the Washington Post called "Lean In for misfits," Sophia Amoruso shares how she went from dumpster diving to founding one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world.
Sophia Amoruso spent her teens hitchhiking, committing petty theft, and scrounging in dumpsters for leftover bagels. By age twenty-two she... Read More »
The Dance of the Possible
By Scott Berkun
Narrated by Scott Berkun / 2 hours 26 minutes
This short, fast paced, irreverent guide to creativity is for everyone who wants better ideas and to finish projects they inspire. In 21 short chapters you'll discover a fresh way to understand creative thinking, how ideas work, plus insights from decades of study on both how to be more productive and creative at the same time.
With challenging... Read More »
Screw Business As Usual
Narrated by Sean Pratt / 9 hours 27 minutes
RICHARD BRANSON, one of the world's most famous and admired business leaders, argues that it's time to turn capitalism upside down-to shift our values from an exclusive focus on profit to also caring for people, communities and the planet As he writes: "People often associate me with challenges, with trying to break records while sailing the... Read More »
A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea
“Most people just laugh when they hear that the secret to success is giving. . . . Then again, most people are nowhere near as successful as they wish they were.” The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the... Read More »
Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
By Ed Catmull & Amy Wallace
Narrated by Peter Altschuler / 12 hours 51 minutes
From a co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios, the Academy Award–winning studio behind Coco, Inside Out, and Toy Story, this guide to turning a dream into success makes a perfect graduation gift.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Huffington Post • Financial Times • Success • Inc. • Library... Read More »
The Future Is Better Than You Think
Narrated by Arthur Morey / 10 hours 22 minutes
We will soon be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman, and child on the planet. Abundance for all is within our grasp. This bold, contrarian view, backed up by exhaustive research, introduces our near-term future, where exponentially growing technologies and three other powerful forces are conspiring to better the lives of... Read More »
The Art of Crowdsourcing Everything
By Lior Zoref
Narrated by Sean Pratt / 6 hours 14 minutes
Whether we need to make better financial choices, find the love of our life, or transform our career, crowdsourcing is the key to making quicker, wiser, more objective decisions. But few of us even come close to tapping the full potential of our online personal networks. Lior Zoref offers proven guidelines for applying what he calls "mind... Read More »
You Are a Badass
How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
By Jen Sincero
Narrated by Jen Sincero / 5 hours 45 minutes
Bestselling author, speaker, and world-traveling success coach Jen Sincero cuts through the din of the self-help genre with her own verbal meat cleaver in You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. In this refreshingly blunt how-to guide, Sincero serves up twenty-seven bite-sized chapters full of... Read More »
The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
By Greg McKeown
Narrated by Greg McKeown / 6 hours 13 minutes
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER
Have you ever felt the urge to declutter your work life?
Do you often find yourself stretched too thin?
Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized?
Are you frequently busy but not productive?
Do you feel like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people’s agendas?
If... Read More »
Activating the 10 Human Drives That Make You Feel Alive
Narrated by Brendon Burchard / 7 hours 57 minutes
On a dark and steamy Caribbean night, Brendon Burchard stood bleeding atop the crumpled hood of his wrecked car. That night he learned about mortality, discovering that at the end of our lives we will all ask, “Did I live? Did I love? Did I matter?”
Since that fateful night, Brendon has lived a fully charged life, and he’s helped millions of... Read More »
The Energy Bus
10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy
By Jon Gordon
Narrated by Jon Gordon / 2 hours 53 minutes
“It’s Monday morning and George walks out the front door to his car and a flat tire. But this is the least of his problems. His home life is in shambles and his team at work is in disarray. With a big new product launch coming up in 2 weeks for the NRG-2000 he has to find a way to get it together or risk losing his marriage and job. Forced to... Read More »
The TenX Rule
The Only Difference Between Success and Failure
Narrated by Grant Cardone / 7 hours 23 minutes
Extreme success, by definition, lies beyond the realm of normal action. If you want to achieve extreme success, you can’t operate like everybody else and settle for mediocrity. You need to remove luck and chance from your business equation, and lock in massive success. The 10X Rule shows you how! Success is your duty, obligation and... Read More »
Failing Forward - Abridged
Turning Mistakes into Stepping Stones for Success
Narrated by John C. Maxwell / 2 hours 46 minutes
Are some people born to achieve anything they want while others struggle? Call them lucky, blessed, or possessors of the Midas touch. What is the real reason for their success? Is it family background, wealth, greater opportunities, high morals, an easy childhood?
New York Times best-selling author John C. Maxwell has the answer: The difference... Read More »