Author Ryan Holiday on Ego, Obstacles, Writing


Finding Mastery: Conversations with Michael Gervais - 2016-09-08


Description

Ryan Holiday is a media strategist and prominent writer on strategy and business. After dropping out of college at nineteen to apprentice under Robert Greene, author of The 48 Laws of Power, he went on to advise many bestselling authors and multiplatinum musicians. In This Episode: -The concept of parent-child fit and why it was missing for him -Finding the people who understood him in college -Learning under Robert Greene -His method for ideating and organizing thoughts Why his work can be exhi

Ryan Holiday is a media strategist and prominent writer on strategy and business. After dropping out of college at nineteen to apprentice under Robert Greene, author of The 48 Laws of Power, he went on to advise many bestselling authors and multiplatinum musicians.
In This Episode:
-The concept of parent-child fit and why it was missing for him
-Finding the people who understood him in college
-Learning under Robert Greene
-His method for ideating and organizing thoughts
Why his work can be exhilarating and exhausting
-The on-going journey to find inner peace
The destructiveness of one's “ego”
-How his experience at American Apparel create an intersection of his intellectual work and personal life
-His love for stoicism


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