Authors Read Podcast

Authors Read Podcast

Looking for your next read? The Authors Read Podcast features authors reading from their books. books, reading, fiction, authors, nonfiction, business books, motivational books, audiobooks, novels... Show More

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October 15, 2020 5 min

Too many people associate creativity solely with the arts, even though to be an incredible scientist, engineer, or entrepreneur requires immense creativity. And it's the key to developing breakthrough products and services. Natalie Nixon, a creativity strategist with a background in cultural anthropology, fashion, and service design, says that in the fourth industrial revolution a creativity leap is needed to bridge the gap tha...

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Many of us live paycheck-to-paycheck. We dream of a better and brighter life; but never achieve it. We hope and pray for a better job or pay; but never reach our goals. We never seem to feel financially independent or free. Living the American dream is a myth for most of us. Mom to Millionaire explains how an individual, who had all the odds stacked against her, became successful in life. It was not an easy journey, but she did it,...

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They had been friends who fought side by side for better things. Now both were running from crimes neither could have imagined of themselves just a few days ago . . .


"A thrilling work of serpentine intrigue and crisp characterization" --Kirkus Reviews (starred review).


Heartsick that the towering trees that once sheltered him are being cut, Rinn van Ness commits a minor felony on a remote Alaska island. A woman he once loved...

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As the diversity, equity, and inclusion wave widens and deepens its reach, introversion is becoming a natural part of that movement. After all, about half the population identify as introverts, but many organizations are stuck in traditional extrovert-centric workplace cultures that reward people for speaking up publicly, expect them to log face time, and employ hiring and promotion practices rooted in the past. This ultimately dis...

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Leading futurist Bob Johansen shows how a new way of thinking, enhanced by new technologies, will help leaders break free of limiting labels and see new gradients of possibility in a chaotic world.


The future will get even more perplexing over the next decade, and we are not ready. The dilemma is that we're restricted by rigid categorical thinking that freezes people and organizations in neatly defined boxes that often are inacc...

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The Blendification® System breaks down and rebuilds these core concepts within your company's DNA, setting the foundation for an energizing, engaging, and impactful organization. It is based on the belief that many organizations fail to maximize their potential because they simply do not comprehend the magnitude of their personal and collective untapped capabilities.


Many workplaces are stuck in "second gear," not quite ...

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Speak up and stand out.


Whether you want more social confidence in your day-to-day life, are hosting an event or appearing on a podcast, Find Your Voice will empower you to be bold, be present and captivate any audience.


Based on decades of helping broadcasters, celebrities, teachers and top-level professionals speak effortlessly in front of others, renowned voice teacher and communication expert Caroline Goyder will show you how to:

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    Intelligence in the Digital Age examines how our current Internet age and people’s use of digital technologies may be affecting their mental capacities and emotive lives in ways in which it will become increasingly difficult for those people to explore a larger, more expansive consciousness.


    After beginning with an examination of how people’s attention spans, working memories, and capacity for deep thought and reading are being impe...

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    Someone is experimenting with...death!


    Rookie detective Frank Nagler has barely had time to arrange his desk, when a new homicide case is assigned to him. Could a serial killer be stalking his hometown of Ironton, NJ?


    One by one the bodies pile up. Nine victims are killed over several months, all from different walks of life and different parts of Ironton. Each killed in a different way, forming no clear pattern, as might be expected...

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    A heinous conspiracy—a volcano exacting revenge—an island paradise in anguish Having killed his father's nemesis and gotten away with it, Hilo, Hawai?i Chief Detective Koa Kane, is not your ordinary cop. Estranged from his younger brother, who has been convicted of multiple crimes, he is not from a typical law enforcement family. Yet, Koa's secret demons fuel his unwavering drive to pursue justice. Never has Koa's motiv...

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    Are you looking to cut through the crowd of graduate job-seekers? To craft your edge in the saturated job market? Then you need the BE-EDGE Method. The BE-EDGE Method provides a step-by-step guide that connects job seekers to target employers through a process of case consulting. It creates an opportunity for the new or established professional to carve out their own space in an industry of choice, by establishing a relationship of...

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    An Incredible Journey of Determination and Recovery


    In 2005, Ted W. Baxter was at the top of his game. He was a successful, globe-trotting businessman with a resume that would impress the best of the best. In peak physical condition, Ted worked out nearly every day of the week. And then, on April 21, 2005, all that came to an end. He had a massive ischemic stroke. Doctors feared he wouldn’t make it, or if he did make it, he would be...

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    When Manhattanite Sarah Rock meets a mysterious and handsome stranger in the park, she is drawn to him. Sarah wants to get away from her daily routine, her cheating husband and his crazy mistress, her frequent sessions with her heartless therapist, and her moody children. But nothing is as it seems. Her life begins to unravel when a woman from the park goes missing and Sarah becomes the prime suspect in the woman's disappearan...
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    "This is a MUST READ for anyone interested in leadership and human potential." Frank Blake, Former Chairman & CEO, The Home Depot WHAT'S GETTING IN THE WAY OF YOU LEADING AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE? How does anyone get to a point in life where they can say unequivocally that they feel fulfilled and fully alive? Why are some leaders more effective than others? Why are some people happily married and others not? Why ar...
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    In today’s world of interconnected and "always-on" information, companies that succeed are those that compete by leveraging strategic control points. A strategic control point is a part of a market that, if controlled by one party, can be used to leverage power elsewhere. This can occur throughout the supply chain, in a related business, or even in an unrelated market The Carrot and the Stick uses detailed examples and cas...
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    It is within everyone's ability to switch on the energy attached to living consciously and stepping into leadership as a limitless enterprise. Conscious Leadership: 7 Principles that WILL change your business and change your life, offers leaders from all walks of life insightful alternatives and practices that will enrich your leadership skills while bringing into alignment the whole you, with all your unique and essential huma...
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    This is a true story of resilience, courage and the power of choice. After the publication of Conscious Leadership: 7 Principles That Will Change Your Business and Change Your Life, many inquired as to how these principles were formed. Dying to Live is a compelling account of the author’s life stories, from abandonment to enlightenment, shared with sensitivity, illumination and humor. Michael Bianco-Splann guides the reader through...
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    Live True vividly illustrates and breaks down the philosophy of Mindfulness, and what it means to live in the present moment; authentically. “Mindfulness and authenticity are inexorably linked. It keeps us honest,” writes Ora Nadrich in her timely, and much needed book on raising awareness and consciousness of who we are, and more importantly; who we are not. Each of the thirty brisk, informative chapters, not only showcase Ora’s e...
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    The playbook for building a great culture Culture is the key to success for every organisation, but what do great cultures do and what makes them successful? In Culture Fix, author Colin D Ellis shows you how to change the way you do things and create a winning culture that will keep your organisation relevant today and into the future. No matter your business, industry or country, your culture’s success depends on the emotional ...
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    Introducing The Power of Agency, a science-backed approach to living life on your own terms. Agency is the ability to act as an effective agent for yourself―reflecting, making creative choices, and constructing a meaningful life. Grounded in extensive psychological research, The Power of Agency gives you the tools to help alleviate anxiety, manage competing demands and help you live your version of success. Renowned psychology exp...
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