Ego Is the Enemy
Written by Ryan Holiday (2016)
Out of the three, this one is the most accomplished so far and tackles the topic of humility and its importance by showing you how its vilain (ego) damages and destroys careers and selves.
However big your ego today, if let loose and not handled with a firm hand, it might kick in and undermine your hard work when things get tough and confusing. As creatives, we are bound to get noticed to make a living, and at the same time, chasing the public spotlight can easily blind us.
Our career choice is an ultimate paradox. So reading about known figures and how ego pushed them on the wrong side of the fence, or how they pushed it away is not only useful, it can prove crucial.
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