World-class bestselling author, Founder of Brass Check and Creator of Daily Stoic.
Marketing and Stoicism expert.
There is nothing worth doing that is not scary. There is no one who has achieved greatness without struggling with their own doubts, anxieties, limitations, and demons.
Who is Ryan Holiday?
Ryan Holiday is a globally acclaimed writer and media strategist, as well as the bestselling author of Conspiracy; Trust Me, I’m Lying; The Obstacle Is the Way; Ego Is the Enemy; and other books about marketing, culture and the human condition, including his latest book Courage is Calling.
Ryan Holiday’s work and teachings have gained mass following among world-class leaders and figures, including NFL coaches, world-class athletes, TV personalities, political leaders, and others around the world.
What can you expect from a conference with Ryan Holiday?
In his conferences, Ryan Holiday provides timeless wisdom and cutting-edge marketing strategies to global audiences from top companies around the world.
However, at the core of his teachings and conferences is Stoicism, the idea that while we don’t always control what happens to us in life, we always control how we respond.
As a Speaker, he shows us how to practice Stoicism in our daily lives, providing a framework for overcoming obstacles, scaling new challenges, and battling both the ups and downs of life.
Ryan Holiday’s career and contribution to society:
Ryan Holiday began his path to global success at the age of 19 after dropping out of college to be an apprentice under Robert Greene, author of The 48 Laws of Power.
After a successful career in Marketing as Director of Marketing at American Apparel, Ryan Holiday founded Brass Check, a creative and marketing consulting agency that has advised top companies such as Google, TASER, and Complex, as well as multi-platinum musicians and some of the biggest authors in the world, including, Tony Robbins, Arianna Huffington, Robert Greene, Vani Hari, and Tim Ferriss.
He is also the Founder of Daily Stoic, an email meditation channel that serves as a practical guide to Stoicism.
By age 33, his philosophically driven bestselling books had sold over four million copies and spent more than 200 weeks on the Bestseller Lists.
Aside from Daily Stoic and his personal blog, in which he writes about life, dealing with assholes, how to be self-critical and self-aware, humility, philosophy, reading, learning, research, and strategy, Ryan Holiday writes for top media outlets such as the New York Times, USA Today, New York Observer, Thought Catalog, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, The Huffington Post, Medium, Boing Boing, Forbes, Columbia Journalism Review and many others.
Ryan Holiday’s speaking topics are based on his array of bestselling and world renowned books:
Trust Me, I’m Lying:
- How messages spread, the ethics of marketing and journalism, and this new era of fake news.
Growth Hacker Marketing:
- The new marketing tactics pioneered by startups and tech unicorns.
The Obstacle is the Way:
- Looks at the timeless art of turning trials into opportunities to grow and improve, a topic that made its way through the top professional sports talks.
Ego is the Enemy:
- Examines the destructive effects of ego inside organizations and aims to replace it with humility and quiet confidence.
The Daily Stoic:
- The practical philosophy of Stoicism through the secret weapon of history’s great figures, from emperors to artists and activists to fighter pilots.
- The art of making and marketing products that last (instead of chasing fads or trends).
- Examines the nearly decade-long conspiracy that billionaire Peter Thiel waged against Gawker, a talk that leads to deep meditation on strategy and power.
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