The Drunkard’s Path is self-help and career guide based on four decades of working in the hospitality industry. It offers practical working advice to anyone on a career path, be it the readers first steps or someone well into their journey. With his matter-of-fact style, sometimes funny, sometimes serious, Barry lets the reader know they have the power to shape themselves and their career into something that will create a more valuable self in the future. Barry does this through examining different aspects of work in the hospitality and service business and the knowledge required to accomplish the work, along with interspersed stories and humorous anecdotes, all while making the topic relevant to the reader. Through examples and practical tools, Barry takes the reader through the process of how to think like an entrepreneur, and how and why to construct one’s own narrative. This book is about you and your story. It mobilized you to challenge yourself to become the main character in your story-a story about a successful and meaningful career and a fulfilling future.