GA 151 | The Obstacle Is the Way with Ron Pereira

This week Ron discusses The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday. It’s a fantastic book based on stoicism, with a particular focus on Marcus Aurelius. All lean thinkers can benefit from its valuable lessons. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • A great quote from the book (2:33)
  • About the first section, “Perception” (3:46)
  • Ron’s challenge to you, the listener (7:36)
  • About the second section, “Action” (9:08)
  • About the third section, “Will” (11:21)
  • Ron’s favorite example, regarding Thomas Edison (12:13)
  • An audio clip from Ryan Holiday himself (15:35)

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