Many of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. Early in our careers, it impedes learning and the cultivation of talent. With success, it can blind us to our faults and sow future problems. In failure, it magnifies each blow and makes recovery more difficult. At every stage, ego holds us back.
In this episode of On Books, I’ll read the introduction to Ego is the Enemy, as well as share my top 3 takeaways from the book.
Title: Ego Is The Enemy
Author: Ryan Holiday
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Portfolio (June 14, 2016)