The book Ego is the Enemy is written by Ryan Holiday. “Although the history books are full of stories of obsessive visionary geniuses who remade the world in their image and likeness with sheer, almost irrational force, I discovered that history is also made by people who fought against their egos at all times, who They avoided being the center of attention. , and who put their highest goals above their desire for recognition.” —from the prologue. Ego Is the Enemy draws from a wide range of stories and examples, from literature to philosophy to history. We meet fascinating figures like George Marshall, Jackie Robinson, Katharine Graham, Bill Belichick, and Eleanor Roosevelt, who achieved the highest levels of power and success by conquering their own egos. Their strategies and tactics can also be ours.
In an age that glorifies social media, reality TV, and other forms of shameless self-promotion, the battle against the ego must be fought on many fronts. Armed with the lessons of this book, as Holiday writes, “you will be less interested in the story you tell about your own specialization, and as a result, you will be freed to accomplish the world-changing work you have set for yourself. achieve.”
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Overview of Ego is the Enemy
Many of us insist that the main impediment to a full and successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy is found within our ego. Early in our careers, it impedes learning and nurturing talent. Success, it can blind us to our failings and seed future problems. On a miss, it magnifies each hit and makes it harder to recover. At every stage, the ego stops us.
|Book Name||Ego is the Enemy|
|Author of Book||Ryan Holiday|