The Obstacle is the Way: The Ancient Art of Turning Adversity to Advantage is a one-of-a-kind self-help book by bestselling author and renowned media strategist, Ryan Holiday.
Summary of the Book
The Obstacle is the Way is a book about being ruthlessly optimistic and rational in life. We tend to get easily dejected, disappointed and frustrated by our failures and eventually give up too easily. The author argues that with a simple change in our perspective and attitude, what seems like challenging obstacles become once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. This book provides the precise formula for success which has been followed by the icons of history, from John D. Rockefeller and Amelia Earhart to Ulysses S. Grant and Steve Jobs. This book will teach you to get unstuck and to unleash your true potential. The author draws on the philosophical principles laid down by a Roman emperor who strived hard to come up with a method for excellence. Bite-sized and intensely written, this book will teach you the formula of turning your adversity into an advantage.
About Ryan Holiday
Ryan Holiday is an American author and a media strategist. He dropped out of college at 19 to apprentice under Robert Greene, bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power. He later went on to advise many authors and musicians. Holiday was the director of marketing at American Apparel for several years and his exceptional work was globally recognized. His campaigns have been used as case studies by Twitter, YouTube, and Google. Some of his notable works include Trust Me I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator and Growth Hacker Marketing. He is currently based out of Austin, Texas.
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