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John Maxwell

“I've been a fan of Soundview Executive Book Summaries for years. The concept that they pioneered has saved executives thousands of hours of reading time and has placed the information from my previous titles, Winning with People and The 360 Degree Leader into more hands than the books could ever have done. Having a book chosen as one of the best business books of the year by Soundview is an honor for any .”

- Dr. John C. Maxwell, speaker and best-selling

Anese Cavanaugh

“Soundview, Inc. - THANK YOU so much for this! I am so deeply honored and touched by this recognition of Contagious You. Thank you for your support and for all you do in sharing helpful, useful, and positively contagious content in the world!”

- Anese Cavanaugh, of Contagious Culture and Contagious You

Anese Cavanaugh

"Thank you again for making this happen, you all are clearly making a difference by helping people get better at whatever their area of interest is through Soundview.”

- Chaka Booker, of Mastering the Hire

Stephen M.R. Covey

“I find Soundview Executive Book Summaries to be an invaluable tool to help me navigate the vast number of business books being published each year. They save me loads of time and help me to focus in on the truly ground-breaking titles that I can't afford to miss. In addition, having a book chosen as one of the best business books of the year by Soundview is an honor for any .”

- Stephen M. R. Covey, of The Speed of Trust

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

“The executives that I coach are incredibly busy people. Soundview Executive Book Summaries gives them a chance to keep up with the field - without getting buried in detail! Soundview does a spectacular job in summarizing books! I am honored when my books are selected for summarization.”

- Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, of What Got You Here Won't Get You There

Marcus Buckingham

“Soundview Executive Book Summaries is the perfect resource for busy executives who want to make the most of their strengths. Soundview provides a valuable resource to business people by reviewing the thousands of business books published each year, selecting only the best titles, and then providing them in a concise format that gets right to the heart of each book. What better way to follow up your weekly 15-minute strengths ritual than with 15 minutes covering the key points of an entire business book.”

- Marcus Buckingham, consultant, speaker and

Joseph Grenny

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Joseph Grenny, co- of Crucial Conversations

Dr. Stephen R. Covey

“I am a regular and consistent reader of the Executive Book Summaries and thoroughly enjoy this very powerful way to digest extremely valuable books and I am thrilled that they can look at the book that I just finished, The 8th Habit .”

- Dr. Stephen R. Covey, of The 8th Habit

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Soundview is where "some of the best business minds get their information"
- Inc. Magazine


"Concentrated information. That's what Executive Book Summaries are. They distill an ocean of information into a thimbleful of wisdom. It's a service whose time has come."
- Investor's Business Daily


In an interview with Soundview Editor-in-Chief Chris Murray, Fortune magazine said "Every year Murray and his cohorts sift through stacks of new releases and publish 30 eight-page summaries of the latest must-reads. He reads - so you don't have to."
- Fortune Magazine


"... the answer for the prose-burdened executive ... to what is becoming an increasingly irksome management problem: too much to read."
- The Wall Street Journal

"Soundview's summary of 'Good to Great,' the best-seller about why some companies are better than others, was well-crafted. It deftly blended generalized advice with memorable anecdotes... A quarter century of book-summarizing experience means it has already worked the kinks out of the system."
- The Wall Street Journal

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