The Obstacle is the Way – Ryan Holiday on adversity
Every day we face challenges in the form of obstacles in our path, whether it be at work or in our homelife. Ryan Holiday, podcaster and author of The Obstacle is the Way:The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph gives us a roadmap for how we can turn these barriers into advantages!
Listen as he describes his three-point plan to tackle a perceived obstacle, how icons such as John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart and Abraham Lincoln took nearly impossible situations and turned them into amazing success, plus how and WHY do we create our own obstacles that can sabotage us.
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About Ryan Holiday
Ryan Holiday is a writer and media strategist. When he was 19 years old, he dropped out of college to apprentice under Robert Greene, author of The 48 Laws of Power. He had a successful marketing career at American Apparel and went on to found a creative agency called Brass Check, which has advised clients like Google, TASER, and Complex, as well as many prominent bestselling authors, including Neil Strauss, Tony Robbins and Tim Ferriss.
He is the author of ten books, including The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is the Enemy, The Daily Stoic, Conspiracy and Stillness is the Key which have sold more than 2 million copies in thirty languages and have a following among NFL coaches, world-class athletes, TV personalities, political leaders, and others around the world. He spends much of his time on a ranch outside Austin, Texas where he does his writing and work in between raising cattle, donkeys and goats.