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Publisher's Summary

Designed to Go the Distance touches upon many career and lifestyle issues specific to those in creative career fields - cultural topics that are not often talked about or adequately prepared for.
Think of this book more as a late-night barstool or coffeehouse conversation between two creatives. A creative pep talk, so to speak. And just like any pep talk in life, this book provides a healthy serving of food for thought as well as a few tips along the way, too.
The perfect addition to the creative professional's library, or even for noncreatives who need to understand the mentality and culture more in depth, Designed to Go the Distance is sure to be an engaging and informative experience.
©2016 Mitch Dowell (P)2017 Mitch Dowell
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5 out of 5 stars
By TU on 12-27-17

A good but short book

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

If you want a cliff notes version of a self help book, this is definitely a good example. For what it was, I think it was pretty good. It was very concise and well narrated. I especially liked the section on receiving criticism. Definitely good for those "right-brained" types in your life.

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5 out of 5 stars
By J and M on 12-01-17

Designed to go the Distance

This is my first introduction to this author. I really enjoyed this. I'm really not even sure how to categorize it. I think I'd have to process and think about it longer to really be able to be eloquent. I feel the author said it perfectly when he mentions to think of it as like a nice chat in a bar between 2 creative types. He really touches on many relatable things. And, he doesn't necessarily have any hard answers, but yet it was like having a chat about things that might not always have easy answers. Only, the listener doesn't get to chat back. But, I found myself nodding and responding just the same. I recommend it to any creative types. It's an interesting read that reminds you that others share your struggles. Very well done.

This is my first time hearing the narrator, Seumus Maley. And, I thought he did a great job.

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