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Ego Is the Enemy

Ryan Holiday

“While the history books are filled with tales of obsessive, visionary geniuses who remade the world in their image with sheer, almost irrational force, I’ve found that history is also made by individuals who fought their egos at every turn, who eschewed the spotlight, and who put their higher goals above their desire for recognition.” – from the P...
Publish Date
2016
June 14
Goodreads rating
4.16
ISBN
9781591847816
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
May 18, 2019
This is one of my favorite authors on the planet @ryanholiday one of his many books is titled “Ego Is The Enemy.” So if you want more from him on the subject of ego than what’s in this 60 second clip that’s the book…      source
Aug 01, 2016
Forget yourself and focus on the work. Be humble and persistent. Value discipline and results, not passion and confidence. Be lesser, do more. This message is crucial, but the opposite of almost every other book. I wish everyone would read this. I need to re-read it each year. It's that important. It's easy to read this and say “oh yeah I've got my ego under control”, but the problem is deeper than that.      source
Filled with unforgettable stories and moments in history that will serve as guide rails to help us when we invariably fall off course.      source
One of the books that I’ve given away the most lately.      source