Audio Book ‘MBA’ Syllabus

The more suggestions I receive, the more excited I am to start my ‘MBA’. There are a few books represented here that I have listened to before, and I intened to ‘re-read’ them a second time since they were great the first time.  I have also included a few radio shows and  podcasts. Please continue to make your suggestions!




  • Wired to Care, by Dev Patnaik
  • Tribes, by Seth Godin
  • Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Made to Stick, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  • The Age Curve, by Kenneth W. Gronbach
  • Satisfied Customers Tell Three Friends, Angry Customers Tell 3,000, by Pete Blackshaw
  • It’s Not What You Sell, It’s What You Stand For, by Roy M. Spence, Haley Rushing
  • The Knack, by Norm Brodsky & Bo Burlingham


  • Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, by Don Tapscott
  • A Whole New Mind, by Daniel H. Pink


  • Eat That Frog, by Brian Tracey
  • Managing Oneself, by Peter F. Drucker


  • Monster Careers: Networking (Unabridged), by Jeff Taylor with Doug Hardy
  • Career Warfare, by David F. D’Alessandro


  • A Short History of Nearly Everything, by Bill Bryson
  • It’s Not in my American History Book: A Compilation of Little Known Events and Forgotten Heroes, by Thomas Ayres
  • Daydream Believers: How a Few Grand Ideas Wrecked American Power, by Fred Kaplan


  • Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
  • My Life in France, By Julia Child, Alex Prud’Homme


  • Basic Economics: A Citizen’s Guide to the Economy, by  Thomas Sowell
  • Free to Choose: A Personal Statement, by Milton Friedman and Rose Friedman


  • Jim Cramer’s Real Money: Sane Investing in an Insane World, by James J. Cramer
  • The Intelligent Asset Allocator: How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk, by William Bernstein

EPICUREAN ADVENTURES:  A month of Wine and Food

  • The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen by Jacques Pepin
  • The Ripening Sun: One Woman and the Creation of a Vineyard, by Patricia Atkinson
  • French Women for All Seasons: A Year of Secrets, Recipes, & Pleasure, By Mireille Guiliano
  • My Life in France, by Julia Child and Alex Prud’Homme
  • Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen, by Julie Powell


  • Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia , by Elizabeth Gilbert


  • Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith, by Jon Krakauer

MUSIC / OPERA ( yes, it’s non fiction…it ‘s all how you study)


  • Spanish, by Pimsleur(ongoing series)


  • The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China, and What It Means for All of Us , by Robyn Meredith

(I am especially looking for books on the BRIC countries–Brazil, Russia, India, China)


  • Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, by Elizabeth Kolbert

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Daydream Believers: How a Few Grand Ideas Wrecked American Power

One Response to “Audio Book ‘MBA’ Syllabus”

  1. My MBA: A Syllabus in Progress « AudioBookFitness Blog Says:

    […] of listening , and I still welcome your suggestions! You may view the Syllabus at this link:  MBA_S yllabus. The syllabus is a work in progress, and I’d love to have input from you. I am curious about […]

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