Over the last several years, I’ve done
-His efforts worked and the podcast was downloaded more than 100K times right off the bat, at a time when
-I wanted to capitalize on the attention I knew being in the book club would bring, so I decided to pour kerosene on the fire Read More
Betabeat celebrated the release of Ryan Holiday’s new book “The Obstacle Is The Way.” Read More
Off the Media
In 2013, I bumped into mega best-selling author Tim Ferriss at a hotel in Amsterdam. I’ve known Tim — who sometimes writes for Betabeat sister site New York Observer, as well as being an occasional subject 0f their fascination — and worked with on several occasions. We were both speaking at the same conference. But I was there for another reason: a few days later I would be heading to Rome to put the final touches on my book about stoicism, The Obstacle Is The Way.
I showed Tim the book, as a friend. He read it that night and approached me the next day: He was starting an audiobook publishing venture and would I want to be one of the first authors to participate. Of course, my answer was YES, YES, YES.
“If you see fraud and do not say fraud, you are a fraud,” goes the line from Nassim Taleb.
A slight corollary from my personal experience: When you do say fraud, you will also probably be called a fraud.
As I recently found out: You may even be called that by someone you used Read More