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    • Social Value Investing

    • A Management Framework for Effective Partnerships
    • Written by: Howard W. Buffett, William B. Eimicke
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
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    Our world's challenges are too great and too complex for any one organization or government to address on its own. But solutions to these challenges do exist - and will be found through new partnerships bringing together the public, private, and philanthropic sectors. In Social Value Investing, Howard W. Buffett and William B. Eimicke present a new management framework for developing and measuring the success of such partnerships and provide tools to help maximize collaborative efficiency and positive social impact.  

    Regular price: CDN$ 21.92

    • The Idea Factory

    • Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
    • Written by: Jon Gertner
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 17 hrs and 28 mins
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    In The Idea Factory, New York Times Magazine writer Jon Gertner reveals how Bell Labs served as an incubator for scientific innovation from the 1920s through the1980s. In its heyday, Bell Labs boasted nearly 15,000 employees, 1200 of whom held PhDs and 13 of whom won Nobel Prizes. Thriving in a work environment that embraced new ideas, Bell Labs scientists introduced concepts that still propel many of today’s most exciting technologies.

    Regular price: CDN$ 46.30

    • An Epidemic of Absence

    • A New Way of Understanding Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases
    • Written by: Moises Velasquez-Manoff
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 17 hrs and 6 mins
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    An Epidemic of Absence asks what will happen in developing countries, which, as they become more affluent, have already seen an uptick in allergic disease: Will India end up more allergic than Europe? Velasquez-Manoff also details a controversial underground movement that has coalesced around the treatment of immune-mediated disorders with parasites. Against much of his better judgment, he joins these do-it-yourselfers and reports his surprising results.

    Regular price: CDN$ 41.67

    • The Storytelling Edge

    • How to Transform Your Business, Stop Screaming into the Void, and Make People Love You
    • Written by: Joe Lazauskas, Shane Snow
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
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    In The Storytelling Edge, the strategy minds behind Contently, the world renowned content marketing technology company, reveal their secrets that have helped award-winning brands to build relationships with millions of advocates and customers. Join as they dive into the neuroscience of storytelling, the elements of powerful stories, and methodologies to grow businesses through engaging and accountable content.

    Regular price: CDN$ 21.92

    • Waking the Tiger

    • Healing Trauma
    • Written by: Peter A. Levine, Ann Frederick
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Waking the Tiger offers a new and hopeful vision of trauma. It views the human animal as a unique being, endowed with an instinctual capacity. It asks and answers an intriguing question: Why are animals in the wild, though threatened routinely, rarely traumatized? By understanding the dynamics that make wild animals virtually immune to traumatic symptoms, the mystery of human trauma is revealed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent theory, boring writing

    • By Mario Quesada on 2018-04-24

    Regular price: CDN$ 28.21

    • Sometimes You Win - Sometimes You Learn

    • Life's Greatest Lessons Are Gained from Our Losses
    • Written by: John C. Maxwell, John Wooden (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
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    Number-one New York Times bestdselling author John C. Maxwell believes that any setback, whether professional or personal, can be turned into a step forward when you possess the right tools to turn a loss into a gain. Drawing on nearly fifty years of leadership experience, Dr. Maxwell provides a roadmap for winning by examining the eleven elements that constitute the DNA of learners who succeed in the face of problems, failure, and losses.

    Regular price: CDN$ 38.31

    • Brothers In Arms

    • Dragonlance: Raistlin Chronicles, Book 2
    • Written by: Margaret Weis, Don Perrin
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
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    In the fiery siege of the city of Hope’s End the young mage Raistlin must leave behind his ideals to save himself and his brother. Yet as Raistlin and Caramon train as mercenaries, far away another soul is forged in the heat of battle. Another path is chosen, and a future dragon highlord begins her rise to power. She is Kitiara Uth Matar, the twins’ half sister.

    Regular price: CDN$ 40.26

    • The Aliens Among Us

    • How Invasive Species Are Transforming the Planet - and Ourselves
    • Written by: Leslie Anthony
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 15 hrs
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    From an award-winning adventure and science journalist comes an eye-opening exploration of a burgeoning environmental phenomenon and the science coalescing around it. Leslie Anthony leads listeners on adventures physical and philosophical as he explores how and why invasive species are hijacking ecosystems around the globe.

    Regular price: CDN$ 42.33

    • No Limits

    • Blow the CAP off Your Capacity
    • Written by: John C. Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
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    We often treat the word capacity as if it were a natural law of limitation. Unfortunately most of us are much more comfortable defining what we perceive as off limits rather than what's really possible. Could it be that many of us have failed to expand our potential because we have allowed what we perceive as capacity to define us? What if our limits are not really our limits?

    Regular price: CDN$ 38.31

    • How Successful People Grow

    • 15 Ways to Get Ahead in Life
    • Written by: John C. Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? John Maxwell says the answer is yes. He has been passionate about personal development for over 50 years, and here, he teaches everything he has gleaned about what it takes to reach our potential. This compact audiobook will help listeners become lifelong learners whose potential keeps increasing and never gets "used up."

    Regular price: CDN$ 24.14

    • The Soulforge

    • Dragonlance: Raistlin Chronicles, Book 1
    • Written by: Margaret Weis
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 17 hrs and 7 mins
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    A mage's soul is forged in the crucible of magic. Raistlin Majere is six years old when he is introduced to the archmage who enrolls him in a school for the study of magic. There the gifted and talented but tormented boy comes to see magic as his salvation. Mages in the magical Tower of High Sorcery watch him in secret, for they see shadows darkening over Raistlin even as the same shadows lengthen over all Ansalon. Finally, Raistlin draws near his goal of becoming a wizard. But first he must take the drea Test in the Tower of High Sorcery. It will change his life forever - if he survives.

    Regular price: CDN$ 39.63

    • The End of Dieting

    • How to Live for Life
    • Written by: Joel Fuhrman
    • Narrated by: Joel Fuhrman, Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The End of Dieting, Joel Fuhrman M.D., a board–certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods, and #1 New York Times best-selling author of Eat to Live, Super Immunity and The End of Diabetes, delivers a powerful paradigm-shifting book that shows us how and why we never need to diet again.

    Regular price: CDN$ 31.69

    • Data Science

    • Written by: John D. Kelleher, Brendan Tierney
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
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    It has never been easier for organizations to gather, store, and process data. Use of data science is driven by the rise of big data and social media, the development of high-performance computing, and the emergence of such powerful methods for data analysis and modeling as deep learning. Data science encompasses a set of principles, problem definitions, algorithms, and processes for extracting non-obvious and useful patterns from large datasets.

    Regular price: CDN$ 21.92

    • The Wisest One in the Room

    • How You Can Benefit from Social Psychology's Most Powerful Insights
    • Written by: Thomas Gilovich, Lee Ross
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
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    Renowned psychologists describe the most useful insights from social psychology that can help make you "wise": wise about why people behave the way they do, and wise about how to use that knowledge in understanding and influencing the people in your life. When faced with a challenge, we often turn to those we trust for words of wisdom. Friends, relatives, and colleagues - someone with the best advice about how to boost sales, the most useful insights into raising children, or the sharpest take on an ongoing conflict.

    Regular price: CDN$ 37.62

    • The End of Diabetes

    • The Eat to Live Plan to Prevent and Reverse Diabetes
    • Written by: Joel Fuhrman
    • Narrated by: Joel Fuhrman, Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Despite what you might have heard, diabetes is not a lifelong condition. It does not have to shorten your life span or result in high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney failure, blindness, or other life-threatening ailments. In fact, most diabetics can get off medication and become 100 percent healthy in just a few simple steps. In The End of Diabetes, Dr. Joel Fuhrman shows how you can prevent and reverse diabetes and its related symptoms and lose weight in the process.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book, very informative

    • By Jessica on 2018-01-15

    Regular price: CDN$ 36.22

    • What Successful People Know About Leadership

    • Advice from America's #1 Leadership Authority
    • Written by: John C. Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
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    John Maxwell, America's number-one leadership authority, has mastered the art of asking questions and using them to learn and grow, connect with people, challenge himself, improve his team, and develop better ideas. In this compact derivative of Good Leaders Ask Great Questions, he gives detailed answers to the most popular and intriguing questions posed to him by people at all stages of their careers.

    Regular price: CDN$ 28.66

    • The Distracted Mind

    • Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World
    • Written by: Larry D. Rosen, Adam Gazzaley
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
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    In The Distracted Mind, leading psychologist Larry Rosen and pioneering neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley explain why our minds have become addicted to email, text messages, virtual worlds, and social media such as Facebook and Twitter. Through compelling true stories and scientific research, they show how digital distractions affect every aspect of life, from work, safety, and communication to our relationships and health.

    Regular price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Digital Resilience

    • Is Your Company Ready for the Next Cyber Threat?
    • Written by: Ray A. Rothrock, Richard A. Clarke - foreword
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
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    Fascinating and highly listenable, Digital Resilience opens with the infamous 2013 Target attack, which compromised the credit card information of 40 million customers. In hindsight, the hack (like most today) was preventable. Data theft. Downed servers. Malware. Even human error can trigger cyber events anytime from anywhere around the globe. This powerful guide provides the resilience-building strategies you need to prevail - no matter what strikes.

    Regular price: CDN$ 22.80

    • Dual Transformation

    • How to Reposition Today's Business While Creating the Future
    • Written by: Scott D. Anthony, Clark G. Gilbert, Mark W. Johnson
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
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    Game-changing disruptions will likely unfold on your watch. Be ready. In Dual Transformation, Scott Anthony, Clark Gilbert, and Mark Johnson propose a practical and sustainable approach to one of the greatest challenges facing leaders today: transforming your business in the face of imminent disruption. Dual Transformation shows you how your company can come out of a market shift stronger and more profitable, because the threat of disruption is also the greatest opportunity a leadership team will ever face.

    Regular price: CDN$ 32.92

    • How to Think Like Einstein

    • Simple Ways to Break the Rules and Discover Your Hidden Genius
    • Written by: Scott Thorpe
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
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    This updated edition with brand-new material reveals ingenious ways to solve problems using techniques from the greatest minds in history, like Albert Einstein, Alexander Graham Bell, and the brains at Google. Featuring new chapters on the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience and thought-process research, How to Think Like Einstein offers astonishing solutions to everyday challenges - such as business, breaking creative blocks, parenting, and improving relationships.

    Regular price: CDN$ 27.77

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