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Turning Obstacles into Opportunities: The Obstacle Is the Way

Sep 4, 2020

This week, we're reviewing the Wall Street Journal bestseller The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday.

According to the author's website, 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 WayEgo Is the EnemyThe Daily StoicConspiracy, and Stillness is the Key, which have sold more than two million copies in thirty languages. 

We cover every part of the book in this Obstacle Is the Way Book Review, including:

Part 1: PERCEPTION
Part 2: ACTION
Part 3: WILL

If you like what you're hearing you can purchase The Obstacle Is the Way and learn more about the author at his website here

If you'd like to listen to the other episodes of Go Help Yourself that Lisa and Misty mention, check out their reviews of How to Take Smart Notes by Sönke Ahrens (all about the Zettelkasten method) and The Subtle Art of Not Giving A Fuck by Mark Manson

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Life is Abundant,

Lisa & Misty