• Life in Half a Second

  • How to Achieve Success Before it's Too Late
  • By: Matthew Michalewicz
  • Narrated by: Matthew Michalewicz
  • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 08-01-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (166 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

What if there was a proven path to success? A path supported by science and research? A path that led to your goals and aspirations in less time, with less risk? Would you take it?
Truthful and hard hitting, Life in Half a Second is the first "fact-based" formula for achieving success in life and business. Proven through thousands of studies and decades of research, it presents the five doors you must walk through to achieve success in your career, business, or personal life.
Gimmicks, mind tricks, fairy tales, and wishful thinking not included. Just facts.
©2013 Matthew Michalewicz (P)2014 Bolinda Publication Pty Ltd
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Critic Reviews

"Life in Half a Second is a powerful book in every way. Read the first chapter to see what I mean." ( Andrew Griffiths, International bestselling author)
"The smallest of human beings can achieve the greatest of deeds – Life in Half a Second provides interesting ideas on how it's done." ( Lech Walesa, President of Poland and Nobel Peace Prize winner)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Cong on 05-08-16

Brilliant!!! Truly an invaluable manual on living with meaning & purpose.

The most profound, comprehensive and practical book on how-to live a meaningful and purposeful life.
You could feel and sense the enthusiasm, the powerful expression & the authenticity of the author's intention via his own voice. True example of congruence of words and actions. No bluffs, or wishful thinking nor just great ideas!
Thank you Matthew for writing & creating such a powerful masterpiece!

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5 out of 5 stars
By kiran on 02-25-16

Love it... ordered book

life changing book!!!!!
Ordered paper book for keeping in my library. Recommending to all my friends n families.


thanks n regards

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3 out of 5 stars
By BarefootRonin on 01-14-15

Boring and Repetative

What did you like best about Life in Half a Second? What did you like least?

The info was OK but delivered badly with nothing new and hardly 'scientific' as claimed. The methodology seems highly directed at being financially rich as a sign of success, which is clearly the desire of the author at the least (no doubt by selling this book).

Would you be willing to try another book from Matthew Michalewicz? Why or why not?

No, I didn't find him in any way inspiring and in fact his voice was damned annoying

What didn’t you like about Matthew Michalewicz’s performance?

Nothing. It was horrible and I wanted to turn it off... He may be authentic but he does not have the charisma to make you (or me at least) want to listen and in fact at points I found myself reaching to turn him off.

Do you think Life in Half a Second needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

NO. Because it could have all been written on the back of an envelope as 5 bullet points with a little explanation

Any additional comments?

Yes. Go look elsewhere to find the tools you need to succeed. Anthony Robbins springs to mind.

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3 out of 5 stars
By SK on 11-29-14

Repeat of old ideas

Would you try another book written by Matthew Michalewicz or narrated by Matthew Michalewicz?

No. It was very badly narrated and the ideas were essentially a rehash of other books.

What was most disappointing about Matthew Michalewicz’s story?

Disappointing as there was nothing new and painful to listen to as his tone and style of narrating is poor

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Matthew Michalewicz?

Good question. Anthony Robbins. Stephen Fry.

Could you see Life in Half a Second being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?

Definitely not. It's a very weak story that's lacking in substance

Any additional comments?

I wouldn't recommend it. This book shows that anyone who can does publish books and there is no quality control. I would suggest reading or listening to Anthony Robbins and Napoleon Hill

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5 out of 5 stars
By Manny on 12-27-16

The most solid self help book around on business

What made the experience of listening to Life in Half a Second the most enjoyable?

The content was based on science not fluff and although at first can seem re=hashed ie goal setting etc the work around this gives you man aha moments and moments where you just know what he is saying is true.

What did you like best about this story?

The reality that no matter how much you push toward a goal without a sincere desire for that goal you wont be able to stick it out.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Just being in the moment and being so present. I really also related to his stories of Arnie and his more macro look at the universe and life was very much like my own.

Any additional comments?

Its for want of a better word the bible for business and success in general and the title reminds you of how important it is to move now on the most important goals in life. Not to waste your time on this earth.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Greg on 11-22-16

The first book I have ever reviewed

The first book I have ever reviewed because the first time I was so impressed with the whole book not just some parts of it. The entire story, the big message and the smallest actions the author is asking you to take. No smoke and mirrors just down to earth advice with a number of great real life examples.

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