I’m sure there are a lot of Gary Vee critics here - count me as one of them. His hustle philosophy has lead to a lot of over workers and is anathema to the idea of Focused that life is about more than cranking widgets. That’s why I almost skipped this daily stoic episode with him, but I’m glad I didn’t. It was really interesting to hear Ryan Holiday explore stoicism with him and his new book with talks about principles to work by instead of hustling. I know he’s an imperfect messenger, but I still learned a few things in this discussion. Gary Vaynerchuk on Stoicism, Soft Skills, and Becoming Your Best Self - YouTube
If you’re interested in Stoicism, you should let S.B.R.E. Brown walk you through a reading of Epictetus’ Encheiridion.
Thanks. I definitely watch that. I just received Ryan Holiday’s books to start reading.
Somehow, I didn’t know much about Gary until a few weeks ago when I started seeing his posts pop up on Instagram, and then his guest appearance on The Daily Stoic hit my feed.
I listened to the interview and enjoyed it. Gary has a lot of energy and passion, and I found elements of what he said to be valuable and resonant.
I’m a big fan of Ryan and his approach to stoicism and his various projects, including his Daily Dad email that he does. Also have a copy of The Daily Stoic that I read regularly before bed.
@KirkS , I’ll happily check the video out. Thanks for sharing!