The Obstacle Is the Way - A Complete Summary.
There are many books and lessons about how to achieve a success. However, there are few books about overcoming failures. Because of that, on their way towards success, many people become lost, and lose their courage due to failure. When they face an unexpected obstacle that leads to an undesirable outcome, they have no idea how to go about overcoming it.
The Obstacle is the Way is a book about with the inevitable failures everyone faces on their journey towards success, and how to turn them into “win-win” situations. This self-help book by Ryan Holiday is one of the best such books that has come out recently because of its ruthless pragmatism. The book teaches its readers to accomplish their goals by teaching them how to transform any obstacle into an advantage.
Moreover, the author of this book drew his inspiration from stoicism, which is an ancient Greek philosophy that teaches enduring adversity and pain with resilience and persistence. Stoic focused only on the things they could control. Thus, they were able to let go everything else and in this way turn any obstacle into an opportunity. Getting stronger and tougher by overcoming troubles will make a person even better in the future.