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Oct 29, 2020
Made to Stick (Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die) by Chip Heath, Dan Heath [Business & Career] {#218} #BriefAudioBook - 30 October 2020
16 min

Made to Stick by Chip Heath, Dan Heath

  [Business & Career] {#218} #BriefAudioBook - 30 October 2020


Made to Stick

Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

Chip Heath, Dan Heath

15 min read


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“Made to Stick” by American academic and professor Chip Heath and his brother, bestselling author and professor, Dan Heath, is a greatly educational and insightful guide to not only getting your idea the much-needed acceptance it deserves but also to boost your confidence in taking your own story and rewriting it. This book is all you need to get on the right track with your ideas and see them through to fruition. An absolute page-turner, this is a great addition to any shelf


[Business & Career] {#218} #BriefAudioBook - 30 October 2020

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