I’ve been a fan of the Teaching Company for quite a while. Their entire business consists of finding the best college professors in the world, then convincing them to record lectures on a wide variety of topics, which they then distribute for very reasonable prices. Most of their content is available in DRM-free MP3 form, and I regularly listen to lectures while doing housework and other chores – a very good use of time.
While their business selection is a little sparse, the Teaching Company really excels in “liberal arts” courses, particularly history, philosophy, and physical science. Every single program I’ve purchased from them has been superb – the professors are engaging, the content is well-structured, and the presentation is superb. Listening to one of these lectures is like attending a high-level Ivy League college course in the subject without the hassle of homework, exams, or six-figure tuition bills.
Did you know both of my books are available as audiobooks? Think of them as very inexpensive course versions of the book. They're perennial bestsellers on Audible.com, and The Personal MBA was recently honored at the Audie Awards, the "Grammys" of the audiobook industry.
Even better: you can get one of my audiobooks for free if you don't yet subscribe to Audible. Click here for details.
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