What's a good book on audible ?

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What book are you reading or listening to on audible? Just want to keep educating myself, already finish couple just need recommendation 

Deep Work by Cal Newport

read the summary sounds like a good book thanks

@Youdo Thirakul Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss. It's fantastic. Great read for anybody who regularly negotiates. Which is everybody.

Extreme Ownership. It is not exactly a real estate book but definitely great for management and running a business.

Audible has a sale going on now get 2 books for 1 credit but just for certain books. 

Any ideas which book from the sale is worth to buy? 

I tend to prefer books that are narrated by the author — they’re more impassioned! I honestly tend to listen to business/self-improvement type books on audible and read real estate books (although I listen to tons of real estate podcasts).

My real estate audible recs would be:
-ABCs of Real Estate Investing by Ken McElroy (not narrated by him but SO good and not too long)
-E-Myth Real Estate Investor by Paul Esajian, Than Merrill and Michael Gerber

For non real estate books I really like:
-anything by Grant Cardone — plus he narrates his own stuff and adlibs/adds more content. I’d go for Be Obsessed or Be Average and 10X Rule
-Millionaire Fast Lane by MJ DeMarco
-4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss (although it’s not narrated by him and by the end there’s a lot of web addresses so it’s a little odd as audio)

Currently I’m listen to A Complaint Free World, written and narrated by Will Bowen (yesss I was super inspired by the current Afford anything episode lol). So far I like it!

I tend to put books on my wish list based on the 2 books mentioned in each BP podcast. If there's nothing I want when I finish a book then I'll pick one of those. At the moment I'm listening to, "Give and Take" by Adam Grant. I have 30 books in my library so I've already read several of the BP books as well as 5 by Kiyosaki. Most of them multiple times.

Thanks guys! I'll look them up if those are on sale. The 10 X Rule sure is. 

Good point with the books narrated by the author, definitely a big difference.

4-hour Workweek. 

Read that one first then you'll have all kinds of time in your schedule to read a lot more books.

Unstoppable by Dave Anderson for motivation and improving your mindset.  He has a podcast by the same name that parallels the topics in the book if you want to check that out.

Thanks all! I've put all books mentioned in my wish list, some of them are actually on sale the rest will get to later...

@Burach Nussen Thanks for mentioning the sale, I was unaware. I picked up 4 Hour Work Week and 10X.

@KennethLowry Added Unstoppable to my wishlist. Will check out the podcast! Thanks!

See if your local library has audiobooks for download/streaming on Overdrive or Hoopla a lot of Cardone books and the Rich Dad Series are on Hoopla for free up to 20 Per month.

As for books I really enjoyed Never Split the Difference and 10x. I would listen to Ecker’s Secrets of the Millionaire Mind. It is hokey at times but good for mindset development.
How to Win Friends and Influence People is a classic must read.

I haven’t read Millionaire Real Estate Investor but it’s next on my list

Just finished Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio. Found it to be insightful on growing and managing a team, being a leader, and growing a business. Also a great look into the mind and work ethic of a top business leader.

I'm listening to @Brandon Turner 's "The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down" right now on audible. A lot of good stuff so far just into the first few chapters.

@Youdo Thirakul ahh Anchorage. I miss the northern lights, those gorgeous mountains, and clean, fresh air. I don't, however, miss the bald eagles swooping down trying to snatch up my chihuahua while I'm trying to take him for a walk. Geez Louise!

I also get most of my reading through audible. Some ground breaking books are:

The One Thing by Gary Keller - this one was a game-changer.

Getting Things Done by David Allen - also game-changer but the BP podcast will suffice.

Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss - amazing book but again the BP podcast was extremely informational and also very amusing.

Set for Life by the man, the myth, Scott Trench - his idea of a "financial runway" is too good to ignore.

All of @Brandon Turner 's books for obvious reasons.

J Scott's Flipping Book and also the Estimating Rehab book - invaluable

Pretty much anything by R. Kiyosaki- obviously his Rich Dad, Poor Dad is monumental for getting your mindset right.

The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clayson is a book I'll read to my kids as a bedtime story (seriously).

The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines - this book is packed full of inspiration that will change your outlook on overcoming failures and hardships.

The Miracle Morning by the one and only Hal Elrod.

The E-Myth revisited by Michael Gerber.

So Good They Can't Ignore You by Cal Newport.

And last but not least, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*** by Mark Manson - this one will be a book I read and re-read for the rest of my life. It has a funny title, but don't let that fool you. This book, IMO, is the perfect book for when you need to rebalance. It has some very profound concepts that will get you thinking in the right direction. This life is the only life we have, and work shouldn't be top priority.

The list goes on and on and on, but I hope this list fills you with great ideas, passion, and inspiration. Good luck!

-Michael Volek

How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie.

Thanks everyone for reply, man there's a lot i hope i can read/listen to at least half by the end of the year.  Right now I'm finishing up 4 hour work week on audible but after listening it to, i think I'm going back to hard cover, I'm a visual person so listening to someone talk, sometime i have to stop and write it down n sometime i just use it to make me sleepy. Thanks again everyone

My list is as follows:

  • 4 Hour Work Week - How to take a different mindset towards work, life, and goals, in addition to tips on how to achieve them all.
  • E-Myth Revisited - Advice on how to structure your business and rely on processes/systems to have it run efficiently.
  • Loopholes of Real Estate - Rich Dad series
  • Rich Dad, Poor Dad - Some great concepts for thinking about wealth, "...What they don't teach you in school..."
  • Millionaire Real Estate Investor - A good primer on investing in real estate, though some of the details may seem a little outdated.
  • Brandon Turner's "The Book..." books. Lots of excellent advice on buy and hold rental investing.

I run through the top 3 every few months...great for keeping it fresh in your mind.

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