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; The Daily Stoic; and the #1 New York Times bestseller Stillness Is the Key. 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.
"Ryan's trilogy of The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is the
Enemy, and Stillness Is the Key are for sure must
--Manu Ginobili, NBA Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist
"The next Malcolm Gladwell. Ryan Holiday's just brilliant."
--Lance Armstrong "[Ryan is a] self-help sage who is now a sought-after guru to NFL coaches, Olympians, hip-hop stars, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs."
--Alexandra Alter, The New York Times
"Holiday is an out-of-the-box thinker who likes to take chances."
--The New York Times Book Review
"Some authors give advice. Ryan Holiday distills wisdom."
--Cal Newport, New York Times bestselling author of Digital Minimalism "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 of Rounders, Ocean's Thirteen, and Billions
"Everywhere I go people are reading Ryan's books and they love them. Whether it's an MLB baseball manager, an NFL head coach, a college tennish player, or a sales manager of a Fortune 500 company, people ask me if I've heard of him...Of course I've heard of him. He's on his way to becoming one of the biggest names and the most popular authors on the planet."
--Jon Gordon, author of The Energy Bus and The Carpenter