How To Think Differently About Success – And Failure


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“Most people don’t wake up every day and say, ‘I need philosophy,’” Ryan Holiday told me in a recent interview. “They say, ‘I have a problem I need to solve.’” But he came to believe philosophy was exactly what they needed. Long a fan of Stoicism, Holiday – best known for his successful books on marketing and his role as a wunderkind Director of Marketing for American Apparel – leveraged that political capital to write his newest book, The Obstacle Is the Way.

[Read more at Forbes]