What An Ancient Roman Philosopher Has To Teach Us About Email Writing

Dear Lucilius,

You ask me what should be easily avoided? I say crowds. Because no one can trust themselves among the crowd with safety.

I’ll admit a weakness of mine; I never bring back home the same character I left with.

Something that I’ve taught is to be calm within me is disturbed; some of the foes that I’ve removed within return again.

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Andrew McConnell On Mind Ownership & Building A Business With A Philosophical Perspective

Philosophy crosses over into all walks of life and when put into practice, it enables the practitioner to create positive change in their lives and the lives of others. This has certainly been the case for Andrew McConnell, the CEO of Rented and author of Get Out of My Head: Creating Modern Clarity With Stoic Wisdom.

While Stoicism has been an influential philosophy in his life, McConnell doesn’t limit himself to only one train of thought, preferring to cherry-pick from different wisdom traditions. In this interview, we dive into how that shaped his journey as an entrepreneur, building a business with a philosophical mindset and being a parent.

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Making Philosophy Great Again With Anya Leonard

Philosophy is sexy. At least in my opinion. Ancient philosophers were the rockstars of their time and wisdom was being dropped with the passion of rappers like Eminem and Jay Z.

Today, the topic can be associated with academia but that doesn’t have to be the case. There are others on a mission to make philosophy sexy and Anya Leonard is a fellow traveller.

The founder of Classical Wisdom and an author, Anya runs regular events that make philosophy accessible, fun and down to earth. In this interview we get into the ideal philosophers to invite to a dinner party, good mental health practices and so much more!

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On The Hunt For Wisdom With J.W Bertolotti

Philosophy and wisdom go hand in hand. It’s a pursuit of wanting to learn how to live appropriately and using techniques that are practical in daily life. J.W Bertolotti has dedicated himself to this path through the Perennial Leader Project and his podcast In Search Of Wisdom.

It was a pleasure to interview Bertolotti about his experiences with philosophy and as a former air force veteran he’s got plenty of stories to tell. In this interview, he shares his thoughts on Stoicism, love, suffering and what it means to turn knowledge into wisdom. 

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