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  • Let My People Go Surfing

  • The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Including 10 More Years of Business Unusual
  • Written by: Yvon Chouinard, Naomi Klein
  • Narrated by: Christopher Grove, Yvon Chouinard
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 51

In his long-awaited memoir, Yvon Chouinard - legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc. - shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of a French Canadian blacksmith to the thrilling, ambitious climbing expeditions that inspired his innovative designs for the sport's equipment.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Has Changed the Way I Buy Clothes

  • By lessstuff on 2019-05-08

A Business Bible

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Reviewed: 2018-09-17

A beautifully written book about building a culture and company that is not only impactful, but sustainable. Gives an eye-opening understanding of what made Patagonia the company it is and teaches a lot of good lessons.

  • The Alchemist

  • A Fable About Following Your Dream
  • Written by: Paulo Coelho
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Irons
  • Length: 4 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 687
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    5 out of 5 stars 605
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 601

Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its simplicity and wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an Alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable book

  • By Angela on 2017-10-07

A Classic Tale

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Reviewed: 2018-09-17

One of the best go-to reads for a rainy weekend. I love reading it as a reminder of the simple things in life. #Audible1

  • The Culture Code

  • The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups
  • Written by: Daniel Coyle
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 199

In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle goes inside some of the world's most successful organizations - including Pixar, the San Antonio Spurs, and the US Navy's SEAL Team Six - and reveals what makes them tick. He demystifies the culture-building process by identifying three key skills that generate cohesion and cooperation and explains how diverse groups learn to function with a single mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Learning through stories

  • By Amazon Customer on 2019-05-14

Must Read For Building Teams

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Reviewed: 2018-09-17

This is a must read book if you care to build a team of people that are high performing. Cuts to the heart of what really makes people click and pulls a ton of valuable examples from different companies and people. One of the best books I've read on culture. #Audible1