How do you separate your work and the effort you put into that work from the results that come after it, especially when those results aren’t dependent on the work you did? Focusing exclusively on...
How do you separate your work and the effort you put into that work from the results that come after it, especially when those results aren’t dependent on the work you did? Focusing exclusively on results as a means of satisfaction with yourself isn’t good for your happiness or ego, and Ryan Holiday joins us to discuss that, writing, and much more.
Ryan Holiday is a strategist and writer. He dropped out of college at age nineteen to apprentice under Robert Greene, author of The 48 Laws of Power, and later served as the director of marketing for American Apparel. He’s the author of 4 books including his latest, Ego is the Enemy
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RYAN HOLIDAY is one of the world's foremost thinkers and writers on ancient philosophy and its place in everyday life. He is a sought-after speaker, strategist, and the author of many bestselling books including The Obstacle Is the Way; Ego Is the Enemy; and The Daily Stoic. His books have been translated into over 30 languages and sold over two million copies worldwide. He lives outside Austin, Texas, with his family.