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Dr. Michael Gervais On The Extension Of Stoicism In Modern Times (Pt 2)



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On this episode of the Daily Stoic Podcast, Ryan continues his conversation with one of the world’s top high-performance psychologists and leading experts on the relationship between the mind and human performance, Dr. Michael Gervais. Together they talk about living in the present moment, Austin Kleon’s “people would rather be the noun than do the verb”, and the tension of virtue in Stoic texts.

Dr. Michael Gervais has spent his career being called on by the best of the best across the worlds of business, sport, the arts, and science. His client roster includes Super Bowl winning NFL teams, Fortune 50 CEOs, Olympic medalists, internationally acclaimed artists, and so many more. He is also the founder of Finding Mastery and the founder/host of the Finding Mastery Podcast, and the co-creator of the Performance Science Institute at USC. His work has been featured by NBC, ABC, FOX, CNN, ESPN, NFL Network, Red Bull TV, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Outside Magazine, WIRED, and ESPN Magazine.

Signed copies of Dr. Gervais’ is latest book, THE FIRST RULE OF MASTERY: STOP WORRYING WHAT OTHER PEOPLE THINK OF YOU is available at The Painted Porch.

IG and X: @MichaelGervais

YouTube: @FindingMastery

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