A book for the bedside of every future - and current - leader in the world. (Robert Greene, author of The 48 Laws of Power and Mastery)
Ryan Holiday is part Machiavelli, part Ogilvy ... this whiz kid is the secret weapon you've never heard of. (Tim Ferriss The 4-Hour Work Week)
The Obstacle is the Way decants in concentrated form the timeless techniques for self-mastery as employed to world-conquering effect by philosophers and men of action from Alexander the Great to Marcus Aurelius to Steve Jobs. Follow these precepts and you will revolutionize your life. As Mr Holiday writes, "It's simple, it's just not easy." Read this book! (Steven Pressfield, bestselling author of 'The War of Art and Gates of Fire')
An absolute must-read. A kind of user's manual for life, you will turn to it time and time again and learn to tear through any obstacle and resolve any conflict. (Jimmy Soni, managing editor of Huffington Post, author of Rome's Last Citizen)
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'A playbook for the dark arts of exploiting the media(Robert Greene The 48 Laws of Power)
In business and marketing, Ryan Holiday has done it all, seen it all, and now he's here to show you ... the way.
A modern guru who shows the way to turn problems into opportunities.See all Product Description
Excellent read to refocus your mind on what's really important in life 'YOU'Published 1 day ago by Mr. Justin Williams
I have read 3/4 of this book and I can't understand all the positive reviews. There is nothing original in this book and it consists of advice which is totally obvious... Read morePublished 8 days ago by mikkip
I love these big ideas that you have to let your mind soak in. This one would have at least eluded me for some time before i would have discovered it. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Tony Van den Bogaert
Should have been a blog post. I'm annoyed that I paid this muppet for such a badly written book saying so very little.Published 18 days ago by A. G. Maskowitz
Great book. I loved it, with its lead-by-example, rather then academic lecture structure. Positive and inspiring. Must-have read for individual go-getters and team leaders. Read morePublished 20 days ago by AWolf
Loved this book!
Refreshingly straight-talking at times but deeply thought-provoking as well.
A very practical application of the Stoic philosophy that I am weaving into... Read more
If I had read this in my younger years it would not have made a great deal of sense. Now, in my fifties, it makes perfect sense. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark Young