This week on THE SKINNY CONFIDENTIAL HIM & HER PODCAST...
( 0:30 ): Welcome to TSC Him & Her Show! Today we’re joined by one of our favorite authors and marketing strategists, Ryan Holiday.
( 2:20 ): In this interview we’ll cover Ryan’s background, perseverance and the importance of reading. We will also dive into the ancient philosophy of stoicism.
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS WITH RYAN
( 3:35 ): Lauryn asks: “You have a lot of accomplishments at a very young age. Tell us your background.”
( 4:25 ): Lauryn asks: “How did you start working for one of your favorite authors, Robert Green?”
( 6:00 ): Michael asks: “Did working for Robert contribute to you dropping out of college?”
( 12:45 ): Michael asks: “Did you always want to get into writing and marketing?”
( 13:40 ): Michael asks: “How did you get involved with American Apparel?”
( 17:35 ): Lauryn asks: “Tell us about a tough experience you’ve had and how you came out of it and what you learned?”
( 21:25 ): Lauryn asks: “How does putting your all into a book affect your relationships?”
( 23:30 ): Michael asks: “How has reading helped you progress in life?”
( 25:40 ): Lauryn asks: “Go in depth about the American Apparel PR stunts you handled.”
( 31:30 ): Michael asks: “Let’s talk about growth hacking & how you got into writing after American Apparel.”
( 42:20 ): Lauryn asks: “You work with some pretty incredible people in marketing like Tim Ferriss. How do those relationships begin?”
( 44:50 ): Michael asks: “How do you define stoicism?”
( 51:15 ): Michael asks: “If someone is going through something they perceive to be terrible what is your first piece of advice?”
( 53:20 ): Lauryn asks: “What are some tools you use when you feel super rattled?”
( 57:15 ): Lauryn asks: “How have you been able to stay in your own lane especially with social media?”
( 59:00 ): Michael asks: “How would the Stoics considering living in the moment and prioritizing the past, present and future?”
( 1:01:25 ): Lauryn asks: “One of my favorite quotes about failure is ‘Failure shows us the way by showing us what isn’t the way. What’s your opinion of failure?’”
( 1:03:15 ): Michael asks: “You take complicated topics and make them digestible. How did you go about writing about ego for Ego is the Enemy?”
( 1:07:50 ): Lauryn asks: “What’s a tip for checking our egos in the world of social media?”
( 1:11:45 ): Michael asks: “Let’s talk about your latest book, Perennial Seller.“
( 1:14:10 ): Lauryn asks: “Can you talk about the difference between Seinfeld and Friends?”
( 1:17:50 ): Michael asks: “What does it take to create a perennial seller?”
( 1:20:50 ): Lauryn asks: “What book of yours should the audience start with and what are your 3 favorite books?”
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