Written by one of the most revered surfers of his generation, Gerry Lopez´s Surf Is Where You Find It is a collection of stories about a lifetime of surfing. But more than that, it is a collection of stories about the lessons learned from surfing. It presents 38 stories about those who have been influential in the sport - surfing anytime, anywhere, and in any way. Lopez, an innovator in stand up paddle (one of the fastest growing water sports in the world), now shares his stories about pioneering that sport. Written with Gerry´s unique voice, this audiobook is a classic for surf enthusiasts everywhere. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Danny Campbell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/005064/bk_rand_005064_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Like the ocean, the marketplace constantly changes and today´s cresting reward becomes tomorrow´s crashing risk. Before you venture out, take a lesson from the experts: big wave surfers. Like successful entrepreneurs, they rely on preparation, passion, and persistence - and they relish a challenge. So it´s no surprise that countless surfers have pioneered products and launched thriving businesses (GoPro cameras, O´Neil, Reef, Quicksilver). Packed with stories of surf innovators, entrepreneurs, and legends, Make Your Own Waves reveals 10 rules of the water, including: Learn to swim - the basics set the stage for everything Get wet - you can´t succeed if you stick to the shore Always look ´´outside´´ - watch for what´s coming or you may miss a better opportunity Commit, charge, shred - you have to go all out to be all in Never turn your back on the ocean - always stay in touch with the marketplace and the customer Stay stoked - desire drives success Even the best surfers fall, but they learn from their wipeouts and paddle back out to once again push the edge, knowing that with big waves come big opportunities. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tim Andres Pabon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/gdan/001952/bk_gdan_001952_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Narrated by the author. A new, tenth-anniversary edition of the leadership classic that was hailed as one of the 100 best business books of all time. In his exciting and timeless business parable, The Radical Leap, Steve Farber explores an entirely new leadership model, one in which leaders aren´t afraid to take risks, make mistakes in front of employees, or actively solicit employee feedback. His audiobook dispenses with the typical, tired notions of what it means to be a leader. Farber´s modern parable begins on a sunny California beach where he has a strange and unexpected encounter with a surfer named Edg. Despite his unassuming appearance, the enigmatic Edg seems to know an awful lot about leadership, and this brief interaction propels Steve into an unforgettable journey. Along the way he learns about extreme leadership - and what it means to take the radical leap: Cultivate love Generate energy Inspire audacity Provide proof Geared to people at any level who aspire to change things for the better, The Radical Leap is creating legions of extreme leaders in business, education, nonprofits, and beyond. This audio production was engineered, directed, and edited by Richard Del Maestro, Studio Del Maestro. Original music by Billy White Acre, Big Planet Music. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steve Farber. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/031164/bk_acx0_031164_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Before You Quit Your Job: Do you have a million-dollar idea? Are you afraid of failing? Are you fed up with making other people rich? Are you sick of taking orders from your boss? Are you tired of working hard and not getting ahead? Are you ready to go out on your own? Then this audiobook is for you! In Before You Quit Your Job Robert shares his successes, but more importantly, he shares his failures and the lessons he has learned from them. This audiobook will give you a jump-start to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Robert Kiyosaki has been an entrepreneur since he was 9 years old. You may be familiar with some of his million-dollar products: Nylon surfer wallet Runner’s shoe pocket Developing merchandise for rock bands Rich Dad Poor Dad CASHFLOW® 101 the board game 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tim Wheeler. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/004483/bk_brll_004483_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
He´s an Irishman with a wild past and a sexy grin.... Conor O´Neill, middle child of five Irish brothers, is resisting the lure of adventure by opening a surf shop near Green Valley, California. But when a beyond-gorgeous wedding planner interrupts his surf lesson with a swish of her skirt and barely-there ´´please´´, he can´t help being drawn to a new escapade: landing the sexy hellcat in his bed. She´s a single mom fighting to control her own sizzle and heat.... Madlyn Sanchez needs a change, and a fling with a guy who seems like he won´t stick around for long could be the short-term distraction to her buttoned-up life. She´s surprised, though, when the one-night-stand shows no signs of stopping. The man is addictive, and not just because of his sexy accent and ability to heat up the kitchen and the sheets. Whatever could go wrong when two opposites jump into bed? In no time at all, Madlyn and her son have Conor´s heart. But can an Irish rogue who once cherished his freedom convince Madlyn to take a chance on love? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charles Lawrence. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/077708/bk_acx0_077708_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Lena has lived her whole life near the beach, walking for miles up and down the shore and breathing the salty air, swimming in the cold water, and watching the surfers rule the waves. The problem is, she´s spent her whole life just watching. As her 16th birthday approaches, Lena vows she will no longer watch from the sand: she will learn to surf. But her father, a former surfer himself, refuses to allow her to take lessons. After a near drowning in his past, he can´t bear to let Lena take up the risky sport. Yet something lures Lena to the water - an ancient, powerful magic. One morning she catches sight of this magic: a beautiful woman with a silvery tail. Nothing will keep Lena from seeking the mermaid, not even the dangerous waves at Magic Crescent Cove. And soon what she sees in the mermaids mirror will change her life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Katie Schorr. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/002528/bk_adbl_002528_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Whisking you back to the shores of her best-selling Beach House series, Mary Alice Monroe weaves together a tale of the struggles and triumphs of the historic Rutledge family of Charleston, South Carolina. Beautifully wrought and rich with keen insight, this is an illuminating tale of new beginnings, resilience, and one family’s enduring love. Cara Rutledge returns to her Southern home on the idyllic Isle of Palms. Everything is comfortingly the same, yet each detail is rife with painful memories. Only through reconnecting with family, friends, and the rhythms of the lowcountry can Cara release the hold of the past and open herself to the possibility of a new love, career, and hope for the future. Meanwhile, her niece Linnea, a recent college graduate who doesn’t know where her life will take her, leaves her historic home in Charleston, with all its entitlement and expectations, and heads to her aunt’s beach house. On the island, she is part of the freer, natural ocean lifestyle she loves, rejoining the turtle team, learning to surf, and falling in love. Remembering the lessons of her beloved grandmother, Lovie, the original ´´turtle lady”, Linnea rediscovers a meaningful purpose to her life and finds the courage she needs to break from tradition. In this heartwarming novel, three generations of the Rutledge family gather together to find the strength, love, and commitment to break destructive family patterns and to forge new bonds that will endure long beyond one summer reunion. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mary Alice Monroe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sans/008752/bk_sans_008752_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Robin Sharma believes there are certain skills and attitudes that allow you to rise to extraordinary success. In his powerful new parable, he offers a story designed to help people from all walks of life to achieve great things. Blake DiFranco is down on his luck, trying to make ends meet. His job is unsatisfying, and he is disenchanted with the world around him. One day, an enigmatic friend offers him a life-altering opportunity: spend a day studying with a mysterious group of teachers and learn the secrets of limitless success. The next morning, he embarks on a journey to discover the true meaning of the LWT philosophy - Lead Without a Title. He is ushered through the lessons of the four teachers: Anna, a maid who shows him that every job can be done with passion; Ty, a surfer who reminds him how important it is to rise to the riskiest challenges; Jackson, a former CEO who shows him the value of relationships; and Jet, a masseur who proves that greatness begins within. Blake´s world changes as the teachers make him realize his own potential to achieve greater things than he´d ever imagined. The book is packed with real-world lessons and inspiring exercises that will help any business person realize extraordinary results. Sharma distils over fifteen years of working with high-performers to deliver real-world strategies and foster a winning mindset. Here are formulas that will build success amidst times of deep change and will help readers to make positive changes both at work and at home.
Featuring erotic stories by Maggie Estep, Francesca Lia Block, J.T. Leroy, and Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley. In The Best American Erotica, Volume 9, the late Maggie Estep relates the surprising sexual happenings in a detox clinic, Francesca Lia Block explores the aquatic fantasies haunting a surfer, and Ernie Conrick introduces a tennis star and sex symbol who surrenders to an unusual coach. Included in this collection: ´´Joe” by Maggie Estep ´´Mer” from Nymph by Francesca Lia Block ´´Driving Lesson” from Sarah by J. T. Leroy ´´Stiletto” by Lucy Taylor From Horse Heaven by Jane Smiley ´´Homewrecker” by Poppy Z. Brite ´´Ganger (Ball Lightning)” by Nalo Hopkinson ´´When to Use” by Stacey Richter ´´Night Train” by Nell Carberry ´´Ropeburn” by Anne Tourney Previously published as Best American Erotica 2002. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susie Bright, Kathe Mazur, Stephen Hoye, Stefan Rudnicki. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/000043/bk_adbl_000043_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.