YOUniversity with Ryan Holiday

Where

Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814Google Map

When

February 26, 2020
4:00pm - 7:00pm

We are excited to welcome back bestselling author Ryan Holiday to share insights from his latest book, an Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller & Wall Street Journal Bestseller, Stillness is the Key.

More than ever, people are overwhelmed. They face obstacles and egos and competition. Stillness Is the Key offers a simple but inspiring antidote to the stress of 24/7 news and social media. The stillness that we all seek is the path to meaning, contentment, and excellence in a world that needs more of it than ever.

In The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy, Ryan Holiday made ancient wisdom wildly popular with a new generation of leaders in sports, politics, and technology. In his new book, Stillness Is the Key, Holiday draws on timeless Stoic and Buddhist philosophy to show why slowing down is the secret weapon for those charging ahead.

All great leaders, thinkers, artists, athletes, and visionaries share one indelible quality. It enables them to conquer their tempers. To avoid distraction and discover great insights. To achieve happiness and do the right thing. Ryan Holiday calls it stillness—to be steady while the world spins around you.

During his talk, Ryan will outline a path for achieving this ancient, but urgently necessary way of living. Drawing on a wide range of history’s greatest thinkers, from Confucius to Seneca, Marcus Aurelius to Thich Nhat Hahn, John Stuart Mill to Nietzsche, he will show us that stillness is not mere inactivity, but the doorway to self-mastery, discipline, and focus.

BONUS: All attendees will receive a copy of Ryan’s book, Stillness Is the Key (a $20 value).


What others are saying about Ryan and Stillness:

“Holiday is part Machiavelli, part Ogilvy, and all results…this whiz kid is the secret weapon you’ve never heard of.”
— Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Workweek and Tools of Titan

“The next Malcolm Gladwell. Ryan Holiday’s just brilliant.”
— Lance Armstrong

“This short and entertaining book provides useful tools and captivating examples on how to keep a healthy, clutter-free and productive mind.”
— Manu Ginobili, four time NBA champion and Olympic Gold Medalist

“I don’t have many rules in life, but one I never break is: If Ryan Holiday writes a book, I read it as soon as I can get my hands on it.”
— Brian Koppelman, screenwriter and director, Rounders, Ocean’s Thirteen and Billions


More About Ryan

Ryan Holiday is one of the world’s foremost thinkers and writers on ancient philosophy and its place in everyday life. He is a sought-after speaker, strategist, and the author of many bestselling books including The Obstacle Is the Way; Ego Is the Enemy; and The Daily Stoic. His books have been translated into over 30 languages and read by over two million people worldwide. He lives outside Austin, Texas, with his family.

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When

February 26, 2020
4:00pm - 7:00pm

Where

Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814Google Map

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