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  • Ryan discusses what actually matters in life, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

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  • Ryan explains how you should think about the process of learning, and reads this week’s meditation from The Daily Stoic Journal, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

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  • On today’s episode of the podcast Ryan gives you 12 Questions that will change your life. Gathered from some of the wisest philosophers, most incisive thinkers, greatest leaders and most awesome badasses that ever lived. 

    Watch the video: https://youtu.be/X5JwF5pwR34

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  • Ryan talks to American billionaire businessman David Rubenstein about his new book The American Experiment: Dialogues on a Dream, learning from past historical figures' successes and from their mistakes, his original concept of patriotic philanthropy and giving back after coming from a middle class family, his thoughts on finding enough and finding peace in success, and more. 

    David Mark Rubenstein is an American billionaire businessman. Former government official and lawyer. A Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful private investment firms. Mr. Rubenstein co-founded the firm in 1987. Also the host of The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations on Bloomberg TV and PBS.

    Blinkist is the app that gets you fifteen-minute summaries of the best nonfiction books out there. Blinkist lets you get the topline information and the most important points from the most important nonfiction books out there, whether it’s Ryan’s own The Daily Stoic, Yuval Harari’s Sapiens, and more. Go to blinkist.com/stoic, try it free for 7 days, and save 25% off your new subscription, too.

    Talkspace is an online and mobile therapy company. Talkspace lets you send and receive unlimited messages with your dedicated therapist in the Talkspace platform 24/7. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com or download the app. Make sure to use the code STOIC to get $100 off of your first month and show your support for the show.

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  • Ryan explains why you must create a sense of urgency and clarity in your life, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

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  • Ryan explains why you can’t let the external world define your perspective, and reads The Daily Stoic’s entry of the day, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

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  • Ryan reads today’s daily meditation and talks to bestselling author Robert Greene about his new book The Daily Laws: 366 Meditations on Power, Seduction, Mastery, Strategy, and Human Nature, the process of writing some of his bestselling books, how to have courage in the modern world, and more. 

    Robert Greene is an American author known for his books on strategy, power, and seduction. He has written six international bestsellers: The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, The 50th Law, Mastery, and The Laws of Human Nature.

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    LinkedIn Jobs is the best platform for finding the right candidate to join your business this fall. It’s the largest marketplace for job seekers in the world, and it has great search features so that you can find candidates with any hard or soft skills that you need. And now, you can post a job for free. Just visit linkedin.com/STOIC to post a job for free. 

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  • Ryan discusses the importance of modeling your life after those who have come before you, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

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  • Ryan discusses the reliability of Stoicism during tough times, and reads this week’s meditation from The Daily Stoic Journal, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

    Blinkist is the app that gets you fifteen-minute summaries of the best nonfiction books out there. Blinkist lets you get the topline information and the most important points from the most important nonfiction books out there, whether it’s Ryan’s own The Daily Stoic, Yuval Harari’s Sapiens, and more. Go to blinkist.com/stoic, try it free for 7 days, and save 25% off your new subscription, too.

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  • ​​On today’s podcast Ryan speaks to a group of entrepreneurs about one of the biggest threats they will face in pursuing their goals: themselves. Our egos can stunt us, alienate us, tarnish our successes and deepen our failures, which is why it is so maligned by the Stoics.

    Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOvvZBPcF_I

    The Jordan Harbinger Show is one of the most interesting podcasts on the web, with guests like Kobe Bryant, Mark Manson, Eric Schmidt, and more. Listen to one of Ryan's episodes right now (1, 2), and subscribe to the Jordan Harbinger Show today.

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  • On today’s podcast, Ryan talks to Major General Dan Caine about the importance of defining success before you set out to try to solve a problem, the responsibility of leaders to be as prepared as possible, the ineffectiveness of holding others to the standards you hold yourself to, becoming a lifelong student of leadership, and more.

    Maj. Gen. J. Daniel Caine is the Director of Special Programs and the Department of Defense Special Access Program Central Office (DoD SAPCO), the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. He has commanded a joint special operations air directorate, a joint task force and a group. Maj. Gen. Caine is a Command Pilot with more than 2,800 hours in the F-16 and has served as a Joint Terminal Attack Controller in a special mission unit assigned to the U.S. Special Operations Command.

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    Talkspace is an online and mobile therapy company. Talkspace lets you send and receive unlimited messages with your dedicated therapist in the Talkspace platform 24/7. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com or download the app. Make sure to use the code STOIC to get $100 off of your first month and show your support for the show.

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  • Ryan explains the importance of studying great men and women who came before you, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

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  • Ryan discusses how you can get better at what you do by doing less, and reads The Daily Stoic’s entry of the day, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

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  • Ryan reads today’s meditation and talks to author and professor Kate Bowler about her recent book Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved, her battle after being unexpectedly diagnosed with Stage IV cancer, the similarities between hope and fear, the importance of stillness, how the prospect of death concentrates the mind, and more.

    Kate Bowler, PhD is a New York Times bestselling author, podcast host, and a professor at Duke University. She studies the cultural stories we tell ourselves about success, suffering, and whether (or not) we’re capable of change. Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel, which received widespread media attention and a lot of puns about being #blessed. 

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    KiwiCo believes in the power of kids and that small lessons today can mean big, world-changing ideas tomorrow. KiwiCo is a subscription service that delivers everything your kids will need to make, create and play. Get 30% off your first month plus FREE shipping on ANY crate line with code STOIC at kiwico.com.

    LinkedIn Jobs is the best platform for finding the right candidate to join your business this fall. It’s the largest marketplace for job seekers in the world, and it has great search features so that you can find candidates with any hard or soft skills that you need. And now, you can post a job for free. Just visit linkedin.com/STOIC to post a job for free. 

    Novo is the #1 Business Banking App - because it’s built from the ground up to be powerfully simple and free business banking that Money Magazine called the Best Business Checking Account of 2021. Novo makes banking easy and secure - you can manage your account in Novo’s customizable web, android, and iOS apps with built in profit first accounting and invoicing. Get your FREE business banking account in just 10 minutes at https://banknovo.com/STOIC

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  • Ryan explains how to balance the discipline and poor bahavior, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

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  • Ryan discusses the vitality of stillness and reflection that philosophy demands of us, and reads this week’s meditation from The Daily Stoic Journal, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

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  • Ryan Holiday’s newest book Courage Is Calling: Fortune Favors The Brave is out today! Check it out at https://dailystoic.com/courageiscalling

    In a world in which fear runs rampant—when people would rather stand on the sidelines than speak out against injustice, go along with convention than bet on themselves, and turn a blind eye to the ugly realities of modern life—we need courage more than ever. We need the courage of whistleblowers and risk takers. We need the courage of activists and adventurers. We need the courage of writers who speak the truth—and the courage of leaders to listen. 

    We need you to step into the arena and fight.

    LinkedIn Jobs is the best platform for finding the right candidate to join your business this fall. It’s the largest marketplace for job seekers in the world, and it has great search features so that you can find candidates with any hard or soft skills that you need. And now, you can post a job for free. Just visit linkedin.com/STOIC to post a job for free. 

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  • On today’s podcast Ryan talks to Rabbi Mordecai Finley about what he learned from his encounter with an active shooter at the LAX airport in 1978, what our obligation to the common good looks like in the modern world, the Stoic’s obligation to remaining rational and responsible within society, and more. 

    Rabbi Mordecai Finley is the rabbi and co-CEO of Ohr HaTorah Synagogue. He co-founded the synagogue with his wife Meirav Finley in 1993. Rabbi Finley integrates into his counseling practice insights from many schools and traditions, most notably:  Philosophy, Stoic and Neo-Platonism) Jung and neo-Jungians (especially James Hillman) plus a range of modern psychological schools of thought, especially Roberto Assagiolli, William Glasser, Albert Ellis and Byron Katie. He also has background in object relations theorists as well as existential and humanist psychology. 

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  • Ryan explains the other-side of the disorder and devastation that has come from the pandemic, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

    Ryan Holiday’s new book Courage Is Calling: Fortune Favors The Brave is out now! You can still get the preorder bonuses at https://dailystoic.com/preorder

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  • Ryan why we must be continually reminded of our duty to the common good, and reads The Daily Stoic’s entry of the day, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.

    Ryan Holiday’s new book Courage Is Calling: Fortune Favors The Brave is out today! You can still get the preorder bonuses at https://dailystoic.com/preorder

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