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THE CURE FOR BURNOUT

THE CURE FOR BURNOUT How to Find Balance and Reclaim Your Life

by Emily Ballesteros | Read by Emily Ballesteros

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

The burnout expert and personal balance coach narrates in a gentle manner that will help all kinds of overly busy people absorb her foundational advice on finding more enjoyment in life. She balances her assertive tone and professional-sounding enunciation with audible respect for her listeners--an inviting combination that promotes openness to learning. Her research summaries... Read More

THE OTHER SIGNIFICANT OTHERS

THE OTHER SIGNIFICANT OTHERS Reimagining Life with Friendship at the Center

by Rhaina Cohen | Read by Rhaina Cohen

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

This illuminating audiobook provides clarity and a degree of legitimacy to friendships that are central to a person's life but not romantic or sexual. These relationships can take many forms--from friendships that are unusually close and time consuming to committed relationships that involve cohabiting or even raising children. When people in these close relationships are... Read More

THE PERFECT STORY

THE PERFECT STORY How to Tell Stories that Inform, Influence, and Inspire

by Karen Eber | Read by Karen Eber

HarperCollins Focus | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Author, consultant, and TED speaker Karen Eber talks directly to the listener in an absorbing conversational style about how to find, compose, and deliver stories that resonate and influence. Eber's voice, tone, and pace are well matched to her messages. She draws on neuroscience, research, and experience to pinpoint what makes a great story, including how to incorporate but... Read More

A QUIET LIFE IN 7 STEPS

A QUIET LIFE IN 7 STEPS

by Susan Cain | Read by Susan Cain

Audible, Inc. | Audio Program
Personal Growth

Susan Cain, the author of QUIET and BITTERSWEET, is a compelling host of this podcast-style audio program. Cain sounds warm, confiding, professional, and confident in her ideas. If listeners are expecting advice on achieving a "quiet life" by taking walks in the woods or reducing their time on social media, this is not that. Instead, in seven episodes, Cain asks listeners to... Read More

RIGHT KIND OF WRONG

RIGHT KIND OF WRONG The Science of Failing Well

by Amy C. Edmondson | Read by Kathe Mazur

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

A Harvard Business School professor offers a master class on what we can learn from the mistakes made by individuals and groups in various circumstances. Edmondson uses stories, anecdotes, and research to offer a beautifully integrated look at the range of simple and complex errors people can make, and the human and systemic variables that can impact them. The examples she... Read More

SO YOU WANT TO WORK IN A MUSEUM?

SO YOU WANT TO WORK IN A MUSEUM? American Alliance of Museums

by Tara Young | Read by Christina Delaine

Ground Cherry Press | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Some listeners could feel bogged down as Christina Delaine narrates the list of duties that ticket takers at a local museum must handle. However, Tara Young's audiobook could inspire other listeners to consider museum careers. Delaine's clear, careful narration will appeal mostly to listeners who are considering career moves and prove helpful to anyone weighing their choices or... Read More

WHEN THINGS DON'T GO YOUR WAY

WHEN THINGS DON'T GO YOUR WAY Zen Wisdom for Difficult Times

by Haemin Sunim, Charles La Shure [Trans.] | Read by Lee Osorio

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Personal Growth

Narrator Lee Osorio soothes listeners with a warm and gentle approach to Buddhist teacher Haemin Sunim's guide to overcoming life's struggles. Using a welcoming and intellectual-sounding tone, Osorio supports Sunim's relatability, understanding of challenges, and belief that difficulties should be seen as opportunities. The author's Buddhist mindset of strength and dignity... Read More

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