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Ego is the Enemy

The Fight to Master Our Greatest Opponent

By Ryan Holiday
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Ego is the Enemy: The Fight to Master Our Greatest Opponent by Ryan Holiday

Ego is the Enemy (2016) outlines the dangers of egotism and the strategies we can use to rein in our pride, using historical and cultural examples. From finding a mentor to learning how to delegate tasks, these blinks show us why staying grounded can secure future success.

  • Anyone who has been told that they’re arrogant or proud
  • Successful business people feeling uneasy about their newfound fame
  • Managers interested in how the ego impacts our work lives

Ryan Holiday is an editor-at-large for the New York Observer and former Director of Marketing at American Apparel. His other bestsellers include Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator and The Obstacle Is the Way.

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