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    • Capitalism Without Capital

    • The Rise of the Intangible Economy
    • Written by: Jonathan Haskel, Stian Westlake
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Early in the 21st century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, R&D, or software, than in tangible assets, like machinery, buildings, and computers. For all sorts of businesses, from tech firms and pharma companies to coffee shops and gyms, the ability to deploy assets that one can neither see nor touch is increasingly the main source of long-term success.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A must for leaders of developing countries

    • By Manuel Avila on 2018-09-18

    Price: CDN$ 32.92

    • Predictable Success

    • Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track - and Keeping It There
    • Written by: Les McKeown
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    No matter what kind of organization you work for, whether it's your own small business or a global Fortune 100 company, your number-one goal is success. Predictable Success takes you step-by-step through a startlingly simple, intuitive, and universal process that shows you how to bring sustained, lasting, predictable success to your organization.

    Find out where your organization is today and take the uncertainty out of tomorrow as you make the journey toward Predictable Success.

    • Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track - and Keeping It There
    • Written by: Les McKeown
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 2014-02-26
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 16.12

    • 30 Days to Launch!

    • An Entrepreneurs Diary to Building a Billion Dollar Business
    • Written by: Rick Steele
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you have an idea, a spark of a dream, but you’re stalling on how to make it a reality, then this audiobook will show you how to do so - one day at a time. 

    Price: CDN$ 8.71

    • Data Science for Executives: Leveraging Machine Intelligence to Drive Business ROI

    • Written by: Nir Kaldero
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We are in the 4th industrial revolution; companies need to figure out how to survive. In this exciting revolution, machine intelligence has had a more unprecedented impact on business than the internet, and it's the only path to corporate survival in the future... Leaders don't have to be scientists to unlock the power of AI technology that is already radically altering the industrial landscape. If you're ready to meet the challenges of this new revolution, this essential guide will help you take your business to the next level. 

    Price: CDN$ 18.74

    • Globalization and Its Discontents

    • Written by: Joseph E. Stiglitz
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This powerful, unsettling book gives us a rare glimpse behind the closed doors of global financial institutions by the winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics. When it was first published, this national best-seller quickly became a touchstone in the globalization debate. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz had a ringside seat for most of the major economic events of the last decade, including stints as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and chief economist at the World Bank.

    Price: CDN$ 33.01

    • Money Mania

    • A Human History of Financial Speculation
    • Written by: Bob Swarup
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Money Mania is a sweeping account of financial speculation and its consequences, from ancient Rome to the Meltdown of 2008. Acclaimed journalist and investor Bob Swarup tracks the history of speculative fevers caused by the appearance of new profitable investment opportunities; the new assets created and the increasing self-congratulatory euphoria that drives them to unsustainable highs, all fed by an illusion of insight and newly minted experts; the unexpected catalysts that eventually lead to panic...

    • A Human History of Financial Speculation
    • Written by: Bob Swarup
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Release date: 2014-02-25
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    Price: CDN$ 29.72

    • World Development Report 2015

    • Mind, Society, and Behavior
    • Written by: World Bank
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins, Helen Clapp, Lisa HammGreenawalt, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This newly launched report argues that development policies based on new insights into how people actually think and make decisions will help governments and civil society more readily tackle such challenges as increasing productivity, breaking the cycle of poverty from one generation to the next, and acting on climate change.

    Price: CDN$ 26.28

    • China's Next Strategic Advantage

    • From Imitation to Innovation
    • Written by: George S. Yip, Bruce McKern
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The history-making development of the Chinese economy has entered a new phase: China is moving aggressively from a strategy of imitation to one of innovation. Driven both by domestic needs and by global ambition, China is establishing itself at the forefront of technological innovation. Western businesses need to prepare for a tidal wave of innovation from China that is about to hit Western markets, and Chinese businesses need to understand the critical importance of innovation in their future.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Modern Investing

    • Gambling in Disguise
    • Written by: David Schneider
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What passes for investing today is, in fact, gambling: the notion of making money quickly and without effort...and that's just how Wall Street likes it. By charting the development of the modern financial system from its roots in the madness of the first bubbles and Roaring '80s, this book will cast a light on the chicanery of the big banks and hedge funds - and give you the information you need to make the right choices for your own investing future.

    Price: CDN$ 19.78

    • The Age of Equality

    • The Twentieth Century in Economic Perspective
    • Written by: Richard Pomfret
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
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    In 1900 the global average life expectancy at birth was 31 years. By 2000 it was 66. Yet, alongside unprecedented improvements in longevity and material well-being, the 20th century also saw the rise of fascism and communism and a second world war followed by a cold war. This book tells the story of the battles between economic systems that defined the last century and created today's world. The 19th century was a period of rapid economic growth, but it also brought great inequality.

    Price: CDN$ 24.47