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Business is such a broad subject and one that's always evolving. In order to stay ahead of the competition you always have to be learning and what better place to do so than LearnOutLoud? Here is a listing of some of the best business resources we have on the site.

Authors on this Topic

Ken Blanchard
Ken Blanchard

Few people have influenced the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Ken Blanchard. A prominent, sought-after author, speaker, and business consultant, Dr. Blanchard is universally characterized by his friends, colleagues, and clients as one of the most insightful, powerful, and compassionate individuals in business today.
Stephen R. Covey
Stephen R. Covey

Stephen R. Covey is world renowned as the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People a book that has become not only an international best seller but was recently voted by Forbes as one of the top 10 most influential management books ever.
Seth Godin
Seth Godin

Born in 1960, Seth Godin is one of a new breed of business advisors that has risen to take on the shaky economic climate of the 21st century. For Godin, the only thing one should market is something that is worth marketing in the first place.
Napoleon Hill
Napoleon Hill

Born in 1883, Napoleon Hill started his life in poverty, but would become what many consider to be the founder of the modern personal development movement. His classic Best-Seller, Think and Grow Rich now stands as arguably the greastest book on how to achieve wealth that has ever been written.
John C. Maxwell
John C. Maxwell

Born in 1947, John C. Maxwell is a Christian author who has written more than fifty books, mainly focused on leadership. He is also a pastor, following his father in ministry. Selling more than twelve million copies of his books, many making the New York Times Best Seller List and some being translated in over fifty languages, Maxwell has proven himself to be very knowledgeable in the areas of leadership and personal development.
Brian Tracy
Brian Tracy

Brian Tracy is one of the world's most visible authors on success in the business world and in the personal development sphere. LearnOutLoud.com features everything available from Brian Tracy on audio and video formats and it is with these programs that you will gain insight from Tracy's 25+ year experience in the business world.

Publishers on this Topic

Gildan Media

Gildan Media is home to some of the best audio programs in personal development.
Made for Success

Made for Success is committed to helping you turn your potential into performance, succeed in every area of your life, and achieve your dreams.
Seminars on Demand

Since 1988, Seminars on Demand's parent company, The Yes! Network, has been producing live seminars featuring some of the finest speakers and trainers in North America.

Titles on this Topic

21 Great Ways to Become a Sales Superstar
21 Great Ways to Become a Sales Superstar
by Brian Tracy

Learn how to get more and better appointments, make more effective presentations, overcome objections, deal with price concerns and close the sale.
The 7 Habits for Managers
The 7 Habits for Managers
by Stephen R. Covey

This audio is a synthesis of Stephen R. Covey's two day interactive and intensive workshop on leadership. In this audio program Dr. Covey teaches managers and leaders…
The Art of the Start
The Art of the Start
by Guy Kawasaki

What does it take to turn ideas into action? What are the elements of a perfect pitch? How do you win the war for talent? How do you establish a brand without bucks?
The Art of War
The Art of War
by Sun Tzu

Written by Sun Tzu in the 6th Century BC, the Art of War now stands as a definitive distillation of ancient military Strategy.
Big Picture MBA
Big Picture MBA
by Peter Navarro

This course is designed to give listeners an overview of the MBA degree - one of the most valuable graduate degrees available. The focus is on the major courses taught in the core curriculum at any one of the top fifty business schools in the United States.
Catalyst Podcast
Catalyst Podcast
by Ken Coleman

The Catalyst Podcast delivers practical leadership and cultural insights through in-depth interviews with renowned leaders, sought after speakers and best-selling authors.
The Certifiable Salesperson
The Certifiable Salesperson
by Tom Hopkins

Tom Hopkins, the world’s leading expert on salesmanship and author of 11 books, joins forces with award-winning speaker Laura Laaman to create a fool-proof guide to being a successful salesperson.
Conscious Business
Conscious Business
by Fred Kofman

Consciousness, teaches Fred Kofman, is the capacity to observe, choose, and act in accord with your values. And "conscious business" means using that ability at every level of your work.
Delivering Happiness
Delivering Happiness
by Tony Hsieh

In this, his first audiobook, Tony Hsieh - the widely admired CEO of Zappos, the online shoe retailer - explains how he created a unique culture and commitment to service that aims to improve the lives of employees, customers, vendors, and backers.
Effective Networking Freeway Guide
Effective Networking Freeway Guide
by David Nour

Network for work and life success! If you want to get more out of life both personally as well as professionally then this Freeway Guide is a must have!
Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Podcast
Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Podcast
by Forrest Glick

The DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar (ETL) is a weekly seminar series on entrepreneurship, co-sponsored by BASES (a student entrepreneurship group), Stanford Technology Ventures Program, and the Department of Management Science and Engineering.
Execution
Execution
by Larry Bossidy

The audio that shows how to get the job done and deliver results...whether you're running an entire company or in your first management job...
Getting Past No
Getting Past No
by William Ury

Everyone knows that it is the give-and-take of negotiation that enables decisions to be made, problems to be solved, needs to be satisfied - in our professional as well as our personal lives.
Getting Things Done
Getting Things Done
by David Allen

In today's world of exponentially increased communication and responsibility, yesterday's methods for staying on top just don't work.
Good to Great
 
Good to Great
by Jim Collins

Over five years, Jim Collins and his research team have analyzed the histories of 28 companies, discovering why some companies make the leap and others don't.
How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less
How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less
by Nicholas Boothman

Whether interviewing, selling, networking, or leading a team, brainstorming with the boss or delivering a presentation, success in business depends on connecting with other people....
Jason Fried: Why Work Doesn't Happen at Work
 
Jason Fried: Why Work Doesn't Happen at Work
by Jason Fried

Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn't a good place to do it.
JimCollins.com Lecture Hall
 
JimCollins.com Lecture Hall
by Jim Collins

In the Lecture Hall, you can listen to what Jim Collins has been saying in his lectures and interviews.
Knowledge@Wharton Audio Articles Podcast
Knowledge@Wharton Audio Articles Podcast

Knowledge@Wharton is the online research and business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Launched in 1999 to disseminate knowledge from the school and other sources to a global business audience.
Leadership 101
Leadership 101
by John C. Maxwell

Drawing from John Maxwell's best sellers Developing the Leader Within You, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader, and Becoming a Person of Influence, this audiobook explores the timeless principles that have become Dr. Maxwell's trademark.
The Leadership Challenge
The Leadership Challenge
by James M. Kouzes

The Leadership Challenge has become one of the best-selling leadership books of all time. Now, with the publication of the fourth edition of their landmark book and for the first time on audio, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner celebrate 25 years of leadership excellence.
Leadership Podcasts from LeaderNetwork.org
Leadership Podcasts from LeaderNetwork.org
by Brian McCormick

Remarkable leaders offer responses to questions about leadership. Listen to gain leadership insights and ideas from amazing leaders.
Leadership: Great Leaders, Great Teams, Great Results
Leadership: Great Leaders, Great Teams, Great Results
by Stephen R. Covey

Great organizations are created by great leaders--leaders who can unleash the highest and best contribution of their team toward their organizations' most critical strategic priorities.
Made to Stick
Made to Stick
by Chip Heath

Focusing on successful marketing campaigns and undying urban legends, this audiobook is designed for anyone who strives to craft messages that are memorable and lasting.
Masters of Enterprise
Masters of Enterprise
by H.W. Brands

Since the formation of the American Republic the principles of free enterprise and equal opportunity have been at the very core of economic philosophy.
The Millionaire Mind
The Millionaire Mind
by Thomas J. Stanley, Ph.D.

The runaway best seller The Millionaire Next Door told us who America's wealthy really are. The Millionaire Mind tells how they got there, and how to become one of them...
Never Eat Alone
Never Eat Alone
by Keith Ferrazzi

Keith Ferrazzi is a master networker who claims his secret is merely reaching out to other people. In Never Eat Alone, Ferrazzi presents the specific steps and mindset he uses to connect with the thousands of individuals in his Rolodex.
The One Minute Millionaire
The One Minute Millionaire
by Robert G. Allen

Is it possible to make a million dollars in only one minute? The answer just might surprise you.
Permission Marketing
Permission Marketing
by Seth Godin

The man Business Week calls "the ultimate entrepreneur for the information age" explains "Permission Marketing"...
Re-imagine!
Re-imagine!
by Tom Peters

What, according to Tom Peters, Chairman of Tom Peters Company, is the problem with the way people do business today?
Rich Dad's Podcast
Rich Dad's Podcast
by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Beat conventional advice on personal finance, investing, and business with the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki.
Rule Number One
Rule Number One
by Phil Town

Before I became "Phil Town, teacher of investing principles to more than 500,000 people a year", I was a lot like you: someone who viewed individual stock investing as way too hard to do successfully.
The Science of Getting Rich
The Science of Getting Rich
by Wallace D. Wattles

This book is a practical manual. It is intended for the men and women whose most pressing need is for money; who wish to get rich first, and philosophize afterward.
Seth Godin on Standing Out
 
Seth Godin on Standing Out
by Seth Godin

In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.
Six Sigma
Six Sigma
by Mikel Harry, Ph.D.

What is Six Sigma? It is a business process that enables companies to increase profits dramatically by streamlining operations, improving quality, and...
The Small Business Bible
The Small Business Bible
by Steven D. Strauss

The Small Business Bible is a comprehensive, easy-to-read, A-to-Z library of everything a small business owner might need to start and succeed in business.
Think and Grow Rich
Think and Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill

Inspired by an idea from Andrew Carnegie, Napoleon Hill devoted 25 years to what became his life's work and is now one of the most influential self development books of all time, Think and Grow Rich.
Trump: Think Like a Billionaire
Trump: Think Like a Billionaire
by Donald Trump

It's not good enough to want it. You've got to know how to get it.
Venture Voice Podcast
Venture Voice Podcast
by Gregory Galant

What does it take to start a successful business? We are working the phone to find the answers by calling entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and their friends and foes.
Wealth Wisdom Podcast
Wealth Wisdom Podcast

LearnOutLoud.com's Wealth Wisdom Podcast is tailored to anyone that wants to get the edge in business and finance. Here we will periodically showcase classic authors as they give their advice on what it takes to find lasting prosperity and security.
Zig Ziglar's Secrets of Closing the Sale
Zig Ziglar's Secrets of Closing the Sale
by Zig Ziglar

All of us are involved in selling every day. Whenever we present a product or a principle, inform a client, or instruct a child, we are engaging in the art of effective persuasion....

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