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SUMMARY ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Ryan Holiday REVIEW The Obstacle Is the Way The Timeless Art of Turning Adversity to Advantage ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ryan Holiday ↠ 6 REVIEW “The impediment to action advances action What stands in the way becomes the way” Marcus AureliusWe are stuck stymied frustrated But it needn’t be this way There is a formula for success that’s been followed by the icons of history from John D Rockefeller. Great advice everyone overcome adversity Just do it For example if you have a contract from Penguin to write a self help book but you have absolutely nothing to say don t fret This is an opportunity You interned for a guy who wrote an anecdote based guide to being powerful There s no need to reinvent the wheel Lay down that same trackAside from some of the facts within the actual anecdotes on which I don t trust he s done appropriate research since each of them are presented perfunctorily and exclusively to evince his successful people habits and not to interject any complications of reality there is little in this book you couldn t get from Dove chocolate wrappers It s not bad advice just banal I would be shocked if Holiday a so called media manipulator put his heart into this drivel The pacing tone and almost computer generated writing give the effect of a student trying to meet a page reuirement the night before a due date Here s a samplingNo one is saying you can t take a minute to think Dammit this sucks By all means vent Exhale Take stock Just don t take too long Because you have to get back to work Because each obstacle we overcome makes us stronger for the next one ButNo No excuses No exceptions No way around it It s on youThis wouldn t be especially egregious if it weren t the whole book but it is That s it folks There s no point at which it transcends to advice that will move your life forward Flip to any page if it isn t an anecdote about how some famous person got famous by exhibiting a given virtue it s just of this run on about how you have to find the way in which your obstacle is the way There are no specifics about how exactly one is supposed to tackle obstacles which is a ludicrously broad concept just droplets raining down from the Platonic form of Cant Rather than actionable instructions these platitudes are vast like the oceans They run into each other have no discernible borders and are so huge as to be unwieldy so unwieldy as to be pointless The only real linkage here is the classical Stoic advice to maintain euanimity This could have been conveyed in a much powerful way Like by the Stoics for example He admits as much in the introThe book revolves around dozens of small unrelated and intellectually unlinked anecdotes Seemingly anyone who s ever done something well is an example contradictions be damned The most hilarious thing is how poorly rendered Holiday s history is One can trace the thread of Stoicism from those days in the decline and fall of the Roman Empire to the creative outpouring of the Renaissance to the breakthroughs of the Enlightenment It s seen starkly in the pioneer spirit of the American West the perseverance of the Union cause during the Civil War and in the bustle of the Industrial Revolution It appeared again in the bravery of the leaders of the civil rights movement and stood tall in the prison camps of Vietnam And today it surges in the DNA of the entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley No word on whether the Native Americans just got out stoic d by the pioneer spirit The next time you ll read such a vacuous half lidded recitation of Western History it ll be when your sixth grader is preparing a report he didn t research enough I have a feeling that s the case hereIt s vaguely insulting to be told that all obstacles are just a bunch of Oedipal Sphinxes That s easy to say when your career began with a chance encounter with your favorite author who announced that at that moment he was really looking for a research assistant to hire and do you know anyone Probably harder for the kids in sub Saharan Africa to really leverage their malnutrition into a fierce and fulfilling career in PR Fuck this book 연의 카발리어 7 Cavalier of the Abyss Vol 7 us stronger for the next one ButNo No excuses No exceptions No way around it It s on youThis wouldn t be especially egregious if it weren t the whole book but it is That s it folks There s no point at which it transcends to advice that will move your life forward Flip to any page if it isn t an anecdote about how some famous person got famous by exhibiting a given virtue it s just of this run on about how you have to find the way in which your obstacle is the way There are no specifics about how exactly one is supposed to tackle obstacles which is a ludicrously broad concept just droplets raining down from the Platonic form of Cant Rather than actionable instructions these platitudes are vast like the oceans They run into each other have no discernible borders and are so huge as to be The Bachelors Christmas Bride unwieldy so Manhattan Boss Diamond Proposal unwieldy as to be pointless The only real linkage here is the classical Stoic advice to maintain euanimity This could have been conveyed in a much powerful way Like by the Stoics for example He admits as much in the introThe book revolves around dozens of small The Photographers Quick Guide to Photoshop Cs6 unrelated and intellectually

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  • Hardcover
  • 201
  • The Obstacle Is the Way The Timeless Art of Turning Adversity to Advantage
  • Ryan Holiday
  • English
  • 04 November 2020
  • 9781591846352