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ASK A MANAGER How to Navigate Clueless Colleagues, Lunch-Stealing Bosses, and the Rest of Your Life at Work

by Alison Green | Read by Alison Green

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Business & Finance

Blogger Alison Green compiles all her valuable workplace advice in audio format. Her calm and professional tone combined with personable answers explains how to navigate difficult work-related issues. Green's reassuring delivery and helpful guidance on questions concerning difficult managers, uncooperative co-workers, and general management skills are useful for anyone in the... Read More


BAD BLOOD Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

by John Carreyrou | Read by Will Damron

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Business & Finance

WALL STREET JOURNAL investigative journalist Carreyrou presents meticulously researched, clearly written evidence of the fraud perpetrated by business wunderkind Elizabeth Holmes. The former CEO of the once-renowned Silicon Valley startup Theranos bilked investors of millions and potentially risked the lives of patients around the world with a groundbreaking diagnostic product... Read More


BROTOPIA Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley

by Emily Chang | Read by Emily Chang

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Business & Finance

With the confidence of a news anchor, Emily Chang delivers the unsurprising news that Silicon Valley is built upon a sexist "frat boy" culture. She carefully details the boorishness (the venture capitalist who insists that entrepreneurs make their pitches in a hot tub), cluelessness (eschewing child care, companies offer the freezing of fertile eggs), and misogyny (the... Read More


BUILD AN A-TEAM Play to Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve

by Whitney Johnson | Read by Whitney Johnson

Author's Republic | Unabridged
Business & Finance

Almost everyone has been at a job that felt like an endless dead end. Whitney Johnson wants to solve that. She is your career coach, business analyst, and inspired professional, cheering you towards "self-disruption" from the proximity of your earbuds. Sharing her lessons about building excellent teams employee by employee, she sounds confident, steady, and expansive in her... Read More


THE CAPITALIST CODE I Can Save Your Life and Make You Very Rich!

by Ben Stein | Read by Blake Swihart

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Business & Finance

Financial pundit and TV personality Ben Stein is known for his sardonic personality and common-sense approach to personal finance. When speaking, his excellent comedic timing helps audiences make sense of his stream-of-consciousness sentences. Blake Swihart's narration of this compact audio on the joys of owning stocks takes the wind out of Stein's entertaining writing. Though... Read More


DOLLARS AND SENSE How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter

Earphones Award Winner

by Dan Ariely, Jeff Kreisler | Read by Simon Jones

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Business & Finance

A behavioral economist and a financial comedian offer an attention-grabbing look at our worst financial instincts. Without sounding like he's performing, narrator Simon Jones's dramatic flair and wry personality add color to the material. His phrasing is slow, but his beautiful melodic palette and superb timing make every sentence clear and full of impact. The authors say our... Read More


FAIR SHOT Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn

by Chris Hughes | Read by Chris Hughes

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Business & Finance

Tackling economic inequality means confronting cultural attitudes around work and dignity. What is it that individuals, specifically Americans, deserve? What is fair? Speaking earnestly and with passion, Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes counters the familiar American bootstrap mythology and argues for a guaranteed income, a national policy change that could supply these... Read More


FEAR CITY New York's Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics

by Kim Phillips-Fein | Read by Pam Ward

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Business & Finance

When New York City's expensive urban liberalism collided with the flight of manufacturing and the broad economic downturn of 1975, the real possibility of a city bankruptcy captured attention across the nation. Narrating this well-documented account of the city's policy and leadership missteps during that time, Pam Ward captures the intensity and broader importance of how... Read More


FRIEND OF A FRIEND... Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career

by David Burkus | Read by P.J. Ochlan

Gildan Media | Unabridged
Business & Finance

P.J. Ochlan narrates this well-researched in-depth look at how to build your network without attending a series of mundane events and pressing business cards into the hands of strangers. He uses a rapid, crisp style that mimics the fast pace of the business content he is delivering. Moving smoothly between anecdotes and research studies, he even maintains the flow when he's... Read More


HOW WE WORK Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind

by Leah Weiss | Read by Caroline Slaughter

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Business & Finance

If you've ever wanted to work with an executive or career coach, the author's discussion of how to use mindfulness strategies in the office could be a good substitute. Caroline Slaughter's delivery is upbeat and laced with positive energy. She'll sweep you along with this short volume's suggestions on how to overcome workplace toxicity and find your purpose. She does this in... Read More


HOW WOMEN RISE Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back From Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job

by Sally Helgesen, Marshall Goldsmith | Read by Sally Helgesen, Marshall Goldsmith, Suzanne Toren

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Business & Finance

Two veteran leadership experts explain how women's family culture, mental habits as shaped by their communities, and experience with pernicious workplace biases keep them from moving ahead in their careers. Narrator Suzanne Toren adds some sparkle to the journeyman performances of the authors, both sincere teachers. Besides familiar habits like needing to please, perfectionism,... Read More


THE MOTIVATION MYTH How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win

by Jeff Haden | Read by Ray Porter

Penguin Audio | Unabridged
Business & Finance

How can you move items from your to-do list to your done list? Narrator Ray Porter offers Haden's pearls of wisdom in a tenor voice that sounds more like a pep talk from a life coach than a well-researched book on motivation. Porter's warm and personal performance makes this engaging listening. The tracks speed by as listeners are immersed in his energetic delivery. His style... Read More


THE SPACE BARONS Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

by Christian Davenport | Read by Will Collyer

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Business & Finance

While the government--NASA--to be specific, once ruled the heavens, space exploration today is in the hands of billionaires who see space as the final frontier. Their hope is that ordinary citizens will travel into space as routinely as we take planes today. This audiobook tells us how that might happen. Narrator Will Collyer has an energetic, clear voice that matches the... Read More


VENTUREGIRLS Raising Girls to Be Tomorrow's Leaders

by Cristal Glangchai | Read by Sandy Rustin

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Business & Finance

Dr. Cristal Glangchai, engineer, entrepreneur, and CEO of a tech startup, shares her recommendations for giving young girls the tools to pursue STEM fields and entrepreneurship. Engagingly narrated by Sandy Rustin, this audiobook is full of ideas, activities, and information. Rustin keeps listeners interested by adding depth to text that could conceivably overwhelm the... Read More

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