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The Path to Greatness

One Audio Book at a Time

This new year can mean new things, new adventures, and changes to how you approach greatness…

This new year can mean new things, new adventures, and changes to how you approach greatness. Check back each week this January to hear selections from three new audio books that can help harness that drive to succeed both within you and those closest to you, too. As the old saying goes, listen and learn.

Super Rich

The visionary entrepreneur Russell Simmons delivers a powerful guide to true abundance.

8 Ways to Great

Performance coach Dr. Doug Hirschhorn shares eight principles that keep high-achievers on the success track.

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Amy Chua's awe-inspiring, often hilarious story of raising her children the Chinese way.

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Audio books featured in this episode:
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

All decent parents want to do what's best for their children. What Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother reveals is that the Chinese just have a totally different idea of how to do that. Western parents try to respect their children's individuality, encouraging them to pursue their true passions and providing a nurturing environment. The Chinese believe that the best way to protect your children is by preparing them for the future and arming them with skills, strong work habits, and inner confidence. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother chronicles Chua's iron-willed decision to raise her daughters, Sophia and Lulu, her way—the Chinese way—and the remarkable results her choice inspires. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother is an eye—opening exploration of the differences in Eastern and Western parenting—and the lessons parents and children everywhere teach one another.

about the AUTHOR and NARRATOR Photo of author Amy Chua

Amy Chua is the John M. Duff Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Her first book, World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability, a New York Times bestseller, was selected by The Economist as one of the best books of 2003. Her second book, Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance—and Why They Fall, was a critically acclaimed Foreign Affairs bestseller. She lives with her husband, two daughters, and two Samoyeds in New Haven, Connecticut.

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