Ryan Holiday

Understanding Your Ego

Ryan Holiday

Talk: Understanding Your Ego

Ryan Holiday visits Google for an interview about his thoughts on philosophy, his latest book "Ego Is The Enemy", and other topics not covered in his previous talks such as: how we use work to hide from problems, conditional happiness, racism in corporate america, and much more.

Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday (born June 16, 1987) is an American author, marketer, and entrepreneur. He is a media strategist, the former Director of Marketing for American Apparel and a media columnist and editor-at-large for the New York Observer.

Ego Is The Enemy

Ego Is the Enemy draws on a vast array of stories and examples, from literature to philosophy to his­tory. We meet fascinating figures such as George Marshall, Jackie Robinson, Katharine Graham, Bill Belichick, and Eleanor Roosevelt, who all reached the highest levels of power and success by con­quering their own egos. Their strategies and tactics can be ours as well.

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