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Hear Steve Jobs introduce the iPhone, Lee Iacocca hold forth on the topic of Japanese trade, Warren Buffett's thoughts on the financial future of America's youth, and Jack Welch at his final management meeting as CEO of General Electric. These are just four of the 14 speeches in this amazing collection.

1. Bill Gates
2. Jeff Bezos
3. Steve Jobs
4. Lee Iacocca
5. Sheryl Sandberg
6. Sam and Bud Walton
7. Mark Zuckerberg
8. Carly Fiorina
9. Tim Cook
10. Warren Buffett
11. Alan Mulally
12. Jeff Immelt
13. Eric Schmidt
14. Jack Welch

©2016 SpeechWorks, a division of SoundWorks, Inc. (P)2016 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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inspirational

the content is very inspiring with some great speeches especially Warren and Sheryl . some speeches could do with a tad better audio quality though.

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the audio book needs an index and context

Great collection of speeches, but seriously lacking editing. There is neither a mention of speaker, nor context of the occasion specified. The listener is left to guess - who where and when of speech.

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  • Sam Shockley
  • 25-03-19

Good speaches by who????

The last speaker was speaking about leadership, many sales pitches, some product but thought the book the speaker was never identified. we knew some voices but all in all frustrating.

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  • ted loos
  • 04-02-17

How about some chapter titles?

Kind of silly to listen to an anonymous speaker entitled "chapter 3". Frustrating, but I'll just listen and compare to other speakers on YouTube and see if I can figure out who I'm listening to....

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  • R.K.
  • 01-09-18

Very bad audio book no intro no narration.

There should have been brief introduction of the each speaker before the speech commences.
80 percent of the speeches are good. One lady speech is not clear, name of the speaker could not be made out, speech should have been more objective.

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  • Sarah Ash
  • 04-04-18

Needs an intro between speeches

How could you possibly string one speech after another, in the format of an audiobook, without taking a moment in between to introduce the speaker, the venue, and the year? The content is great for the most part but can be confusing to decipher who on earth is talking.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-03-21

Great Business Minds - it is organized

Reading a large chunk of the other reviews.

First, great information is great information whomever it comes from, a huge piece of the reviews are highly concerned about who it was speaking.

Second, if you're confused on whom it is that is speaking look to the description on Audible. It's listed there. 1-14 is correct as presented. Don't complain, look to see if you're correct before you make such a large play against it.

Lastly, I do agree with the thought that it would be nice, though not needed, if the chapters had the presenters listed on the audible version.

Hopefully this helps any that reads my review.

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  • Rancher
  • 20-07-19

Some great ideas in here

Ok so yes there should be some chapter headings to tell you who is next, but a few of the chapters, especially by the GE CEOs were great. A solid 4 overall.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-04-20

Ok but could be better

Some good speeches. It would be better if the speaker was announced at the start of the speech so that the audience knows who it is.