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VITAL FRIENDS The People You Can't Afford to Live Without

by | Read by Tom Rath

Personal Growth • 1.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2006

The author argues that, despite the current interest in group dynamics, the power of one-on-one relationships is too often overlooked when thinking about personal performance and happiness. " Who is behind you? Who expects you to be somebody?" he asks as he offers the eight roles people can play to help us achieve greatness--mind-openers, energizers, navigators, connectors, builders, champions, collaborators, and companions. Using scientific polls as well as brief case studies, Rath is convincing as he outlines why friendships at home and work are vital for personal happiness, growth, and productivity. As he unfolds his ideas and research, his sincerity and altruism become more prominent than his vocal performance, which is flat and unappealing. T.W. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/ JUL 07]



Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2006

CD ISBN 9781428135420 $19.95 • CDs

DD ISBN 9780743562652 $11.95


Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2006

CD ISBN 9781428135420 $30.75 • Two CDs

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