Why I Left School

A couple weeks ago, one of Tucker Max’s dogs jumped up, squatted and pissed all over my puppy’s face who just happened to be stuck in the middle of a large tractor tire in the front yard of a barrio house in Los Angeles. Apparently, this is what my life has become. I’m totally happy with that. When you’re in a surreal space, surreal things will happen – it’s what you get when you take a chance and stop listening to “how things are and should be.”

Written by Ryan Holiday
Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m Lying, The Obstacle Is The Way, Ego Is The Enemy, and other books about marketing, culture, and the human condition. His work has been translated into thirty languages and has appeared everywhere from the Columbia Journalism Review to Fast Company. His company, Brass Check, has advised companies such as Google, TASER, and Complex, as well as Grammy Award winning musicians and some of the biggest authors in the world. He lives in Austin, Texas.