“Resistance is the negative force inside your head – it can riddle us with self doubt.” Steven Pressfield
In today’s episode, I welcome Steven Pressfield, renowned author, and former Marine. Best known for his books Gates of Fire and The War of Art, Steven is joining the show to discuss his new book, A Man at Arms.
Ever wonder how Steven Pressfield became…well, Steven Pressfield? We are deep diving into this creative mind and his slow-burn to stardom – how one man grew to fame through his captivating characters, archetypes, and…boundaries!
We discuss the power of resistance and its negative voice, as well as asserting internal boundaries so you can unlock your true potential.
- 04:27 Understanding The Force of Resistance
- 07:34 Steven’s Slow Burn of Stardom
- 10:08 Discussing his New Book, A Man at Arms
- 10:41 Steven Opens Up About His Origin of Characters
- 15:38 Deep Drive into Warrior Archetypes
- 28:50 Importance of Internal Boundaries as a Creative
Connect with Steven:
Steven Pressfield was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad to a Navy father and a book-loving mother. He is the author of the million-sellersGates of Fireand The War of Art, as well as The Legend of Bagger Vance, Tides of War, The Afghan Campaign,and a number of other historical novels set in the ancient world. Mr. Pressfield is a former Marine and a graduate of Duke University. In 2008 he was made an honorary citizen by the city of Sparta in Greece.
Learn more about Steven Pressfield.
Check out his book, A Man At Arms, and download the first 5 chapters here.
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