Stoicism might sound like an old-fashioned, even ancient and archaic word. But thousands of people around the world today are finding this school of philosophy to be applicable to modern times. Here in New York City, hundreds of stoics gathered this weekend for Stoicon 2016.
I asked a couple thought leaders at Stoicon more about stoicism, and how it can be applied in the Age of Donald Trump. Watch below:
Donald Robertson, stoic therapist and author
Ryan Holiday, stoic author and motivational speaker
Carrie Sheffield is the founder of Bold. She is passionate about storytelling to empower and connect others. A founding POLITICO reporter, Carrie contributed on political economy at Forbes and wrote editorials for The Washington Times. After earning a master’s in public policy from Harvard University, she managed credit risk at Goldman Sachs and researched for Edward Conard, Bain Capital founding partner and American Enterprise Institute scholar. She earned a B.A. in communications at Brigham Young University and completed a Fulbright fellowship in Berlin.