I am still working my way through The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday. I wrote about a chapter a while back called Are Purpose and Meaning Overrated because it resonated with me in a major way. The whole book has really, but I'm still not ready to write a complete review. It may…Read more Shifting
I finally started reading The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday. I haven't finished yet so I won't be doing a full review in this post. But I read a chapter that, had I read it in my 20s, would have more than likely changed the course of my career if not my life.…Read more Are Purpose and Meaning Overrated?
I happened to pick Ryan Holiday's The Daily Stoic and I read one of my favorite quotes from Marcus Aurelues, Meditations, 12.1 (excerpt from The Daily Stoic, Ryan Holiday & Stephen Hanselman). You could enjoy this very moment all the things you are praying to reach by taking the long way around - if you'd…Read more Only So Many Steps
Idle hands are the devil's workshop. Ever heard that one? My parents brushed off this gem every time I whined about having to work. At the time I'm sure I rolled my eyes and mumbled some smart-ass remark under my breath. I didn't start swearing like a sailor until I moved out, so there's that.…Read more Idle Hands
It took some work, but I finally finished Ryan Holiday's latest book Conspiracy. Not because it was particularly long - it was less than 300 pages - but because it was packed with information, quotes, and such. If you're not familiar it is a book about the man, Peter Thiel, who brought Gawker down by…Read more *Review* Conspiracy by Ryan Holiday
Have you ever had to wait for something? Have you ever had to wait for a day to come? The anticipation builds and builds until you just can't sit still. Then the day comes or you finally achieve the goal you've been working toward or you have the thing you've been longing for. And then…Read more Reality – A Cold, Hard Bitch
10 days in... 10 days and most of us have either stopped the new good habits or, if you're like me, you haven't even started them. What's that saying, 'the road to Hell is paved with good intentions'. Well, I laugh in the face of that saying, because we're only 10 days into the new…Read more Day 10 or Day 1?