Finding Stillness in a Fast Paced World with Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday is described by the New York Times as popularizing stoicism, a philosophy of personal ethics which has been practiced by Kings, presidents, artists, writers, and entrepreneurs. His career started at 19 when he dropped out of college at 19 to work with author Robert Greene. Today, he’s a NYT Bestselling author, with 9 books under his belt, including his latest book: Stillness Is the Key which hit #1 on its first week.

In this episode:

  • Stillness isn’t a monk-like existence only reserved for the enlightened. Stillness is the idea of being still in a chaotic world and where our best work will come from.
  • Ryan’s personal habits and process during the creation process to find stillness and it doesn’t include meditation.
  • How to say no and build a practice around managing your time.


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