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LONG FUSE, BIG BANG Achieving Long-Term Success Through Daily Victories

by | Read by Kirby Heyborne

Business & Finance • 11.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

More than an achievement lesson, this outstanding book is a sweeping overview of how the brain’s ancient preferences for simple short-term payoffs can co-opt people’s efforts when they’re working toward large-scale change. The fascinating case studies cover a range from small ad hoc groups to whole nations and show that this type of change requires patience, creativity, and social finesse. The examples reflect a rich historical perspective as well as the author’s high-level assignments with the U.S. intelligence community and Disney Imagineering. Sounding fresh and youthful at first, narrator Kirby Heyborne reads with a sophisticated maturity that sneaks up on listeners. His tone is sober but never alarming or overwrought. It’s a perfect vehicle for the gravitas of the writing, especially when he’s delivering the slow-building narratives from business, medicine, international politics, and the author’s own experiences in the trenches. T.W. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2012]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2010

CD ISBN 9781400117673 $34.99 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400167678 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2010

CD ISBN 9781400147670 $83.99 • Nine CDs

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