Tim Ferriss Says Stoicism Made Him Successful

Stoicism was the go-to philosophy for many great leaders in ancient Rome and Greece, but how useful can it be in the modern world?

Just ask Tim Ferriss: world-renowned entrepreneur, public speaker, and one of my personal heroes and favorite authors (Titans, Four Hour Workweek).

Tim Ferriss is a big advocate of stoicism and attributes much of his success to his study of the philosophy. This includes things like:

  • Becoming a #1 New York Times Best-Selling Author (four times)
  • Being listed at #6 in the “Top 20 Angel Investors” rankings for 2014
  • Being ranked #1 on iTunes for podcasting (across all genres)

And more.

Essentially, there is very little that these ancient thinkers¬†can’t help us accomplish and Tim Ferriss is living proof of that.

Watch the video below to hear what he has to say about it.

How has stoicism helped you in your life?

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