About Ryan Holiday
Ryan Holiday's latest book, Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts is a meditation on how to create classic books, businesses, and art that does more than just disappear. His creative firm, Brass Check, has worked with companies like Google, Taser and Amazon.
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Any entrepreneur who sets out to write a book as a lead-gen device for marketing clients is by definition a lousy marketer.
Take pride in your work. But it is not all there is.
There is no escaping loss and hardship, but whether it makes us or breaks us is a choice we can make. There are no victims, only volunteers.
Because we prize victory so, we are often blind to the fact -- well known to the ancients -- that it can be harder to bear than hardship itself.
Passion, pride and too much talk can get in the way of accomplishing your dreams.
Remember the obstacle or the rival is only as strong as your perception lets it be.
Companies like Amazon and Twitter have mastered the art of paying attention to the consumers already at hand.
Sometime in the last 5,000 years somebody may have experienced a similar problem. The tips you need might be in books. Here's how to peruse and use them.
With slow, steady striving to solve a problem from many different angles, an innovator can arrive at a breakthrough.
Some of history's greatest leaders and inventors not only kept their cool under fire but used calamity to inspire success.