Ryan Holiday runs Brass Check Marketing and is the former director of marketing at American Apparel. He is an editor at large for the New York
Observer and the best-selling author of and Ego is the Enemy three other books. His monthly reading recommendations, which go out to 50,000+ subscribers, are found here.
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.
Radicals & Visionaries
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.
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