• Looking Out for #1

  • How to Get from Where You Are Now to Where You Want to Be in Life
  • By: Robert Ringer
  • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (465 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Listening to this self-confidence and life-enhancing bible, bestselling author Robert Ringer guides you on the most exciting and rewarding journey of your life. This #1 bestseller will clearly demonstrate how to get from where you are now to where you want to be - with friends, lovers, finances, and all other areas of your personal world.

©2013 Robert Ringer (P)2013 Audible Inc.

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Some good stuff, some not

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

I wouldn't recommend this to a friend. It seems like it's written as advice to the author's teenage child. from a very cynical father. It's basically organized as "here's how you're going to get screwed; here's how I dealt with it."

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

Maybe given some useful advice, versus "stay away from this, stay away from that"

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Wow, the narration was AWFUL!!! I mean, bless the little actor's heart, he put his heart and soul into acting out the book in the most dramatic fashion. Trouble is, it's a non-fiction book. His interpretation was way off. His voice sounded like Bea Aurthur from the Golden Girls or something. So, imagine, Bea Aurthur dramatically acting out a reading of the newspaper. You'll get the idea.

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Great book!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, it opened my eyes in different aspects of my life

What was one of the most memorable moments of Looking Out for #1?

When he went bankrupt and recovered stronger

What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

To have a better idea of reality.

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I always looked out for others.

Until this book, which opened my eyes... Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!
I received some powerful tips to avoid being misused.

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Don’t Waste your time

Don’t waste your time. This Gus has a huge ego and espouses radical views. He is a climate change denier. He opposes all discrimination laws. A thoroughly despicable person.

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Its A GREAT Book

I thoroughly enjoyed this audiobook. Its a simple self development book. It is devoid of all fluff. It captures the listeners attention throughout with its simplicity. Please listen or read this book!

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don't read this

this author is an ass. "exercise your own free will" and chose not to contribute to this man's bank account.

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Un libro que marcó mi adolescencia.

Un libro que he leído una y otra vez a lo largo del tiempo y que contiene principios válidos en cualquier época de la vida.

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A must read

The book is very inspirational and provides enriching information. I would recommend everyone read or listen to this book.

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Still priceless 30+ years later!

I read this book way back when it had been recently published as an angst-filled teenager trying to figure out this thing called ‘life’ — and listening to it now I realize how much DID stick with me all these years and how much I should have made this mandatory reading every other year (because of the valuable lessons I forgot).
The way it just … flows, makes it all the more enjoyable.
Definitely one of my all time favorite books.
Many thanks RR!

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unbelievably good. I was totally shocked by it.

I appreciated it. such a good book. there was some genuinely genius stuff in this book

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  • Regitze Juul Simonsen
  • 07-22-20

this is the most egocentric book I have ever read!

This is the most egocentric book I have ever read! It even says that supporting charity is WRONG?? And you should tell people who collect for charity to get a REAL job!!!!! OUTRAGEOUS

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  • Comfort Ndukauba
  • 08-16-22

Real inspirational listening

Real inspirational listening.
One of My memorable moments was ' if you got something good going, shut up '
I highly recommend this book.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-17-22

A Good Listen

A good listen. Other than the Author's Zionist views on the illegal occupation of Palestine!

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  • Richard A
  • 03-07-22

Very interesting book

This is certainly worth a listen even though some points are more that controversial

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  • SteveN
  • 01-23-22

Great read....if you’re selfish enough to indulge!

This is a refreshing re-thinking of the recent wave of selflessness and selfishness societal changes that are currently trending!

Yes, be selfish but in the interest of improving your and, subsequently, everyone elses life.

Great stories and life lessons of the author, Robert Ringer, frequent this book in a way that delights and informs one to take life by the horns and live it your way.

This book is a must for those who know deep down that living life vicariously is one of lifes worst sins, but need that little push (which this book provides) to live the life YOU want to the fullest!

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  • Ms. A. Roberts
  • 01-08-22

patronising

I don't like the narrator, and it is written in a very patronising way, only managed about 15 minutes before turning it off.

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  • Elizabeth Ebudola James
  • 11-13-21

Magnificently outstanding

Life changing it gets you through the hard times in life. it is a GOD fearing story changing your heart to follow GOD the creator.

Very help to be focus and be yourself.
I can’t stop laughing in between as it picks your brain to be you and not be foolish.

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  • D. Thomas
  • 02-11-20

Well presented and definitely worth listening to.

Listening for the second time. Something for everyone in this little gem. Entertaining too. Look out for number 1!

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  • Mike Searles - The COMEBACK Coach
  • 07-21-18

Terrible narration

Great book horribly botched through terrible narration. Narrated like a drama story instead of a non-fiction book. Could not recommend.