“The impediment to action advances action.
What stands in the way becomes the way.”
— Marcus Aurelius
This is the primary maxim of Ryan Holiday’s new book: The Obstacle Is The Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trial into Triumph.
The book is about applying the principles of Stoicism and Ryan uses stories – from the ancient Stoics, like the Marcus Aurelius quote above, through to Barack Obama’s election campaign in 2008 – to illustrate how we can choose to face challenges, endure them and ultimately turn them to our advantage.…Continue Reading