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Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday

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Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego is the Enemy,  whose forthcoming book, The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living, was October 18. For more, visit the Daily Stoic website and sign up for the free 7-Day Stoic Starter Pack.

Take It From The Pros

4 Ways To Push Through Adversity and Failure Without Ego

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.
worth-knowing

5 Deadly Kinds of Ego That Prey Upon Your Success

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.
Overcoming Obstacles

The 3 Ways Ego Will Derail Your Career Before It Really Begins

Passion, pride and too much talk can get in the way of accomplishing your dreams.
Management Lessons

A Leadership Lesson From Eisenhower's Stoic Reversal at D-Day

Remember the obstacle or the rival is only as strong as your perception lets it be.
Repeat customers

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Run a Better Business

How Entrepreneurs Can Read to Lead

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Run a Better Business

The Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: Persistence. (See General Grant.)

With slow, steady striving to solve a problem from many different angles, an innovator can arrive at a breakthrough.
Take It From The Pros

Turning Crisis Into Opportunity: 5 Ways to Deal With Hardship

Some of history's greatest leaders and inventors not only kept their cool under fire but used calamity to inspire success.