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Summary of Ego is the Enemy

Summary of Ego is the Enemy: by Ryan Holiday | Includes Analysis

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Ego Is the Enemy is Ryan Holiday’s attack on the role that ego can play in the lives of most people. Holiday does not use the term “ego” in the traditional Freudian sense but rather as a synonym for excessive self-regard, or egotism. Thanks to the Internet and social media, having an inflated ego is now more encouraged in Western society than ever before. Nevertheless, learning how to cultivate an authentic sense of oneself and one’s abilities is vital for living gracefully and achieving one’s goals.
Although history is populated by famous and even notorious egomaniacs, the most influential and successful people were more often those who focused on their life’s work with humility and dedication. Compare, for example, the outsized ego of Napoleon, whose grandiose imperial ambitions ended in shame and exile, with the character of American general William Tecumseh Sherman. After retiring from the military, he refused to run for president…

PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book.

Inside this Instaread Summary of Ego is the Enemy:

·        Overview of the Book
·        Important People
·        Key Takeaways
·        Analysis of Key Takeaways

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    Social media and the Internet spread the misconception that fame and recognition can be achieved with little to no effort.
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    Education experts are likewise beginning to speak out against
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    education system is more focused on praise than on skill development.

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