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The Greatest Shortcut for Leaders Is Reading Books

For 5,000 years, humans have been solving problems like the one you may be facing — and writing about it

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Not every reader is a leader, Harry Truman once observed, but every leader is a reader. You have to be.

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Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday

Bestselling author of ‘Conspiracy,’ ‘Ego is the Enemy’ & ‘The Obstacle Is The Way’ http://amzn.to/24qKRWR

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