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NotBasicBlonde Podcast


Nov 16, 2021

In this episode, Ryan Holiday and I are discussing so many interesting topics.

Talking Points:

  • Ryan, you’ve written numerous best-selling books at such a young age; how did you do it; what’s your secret power?
  • What’s the key to a productive life?
  • How can a person write a best-selling book; how’s a best-selling book created
  • How can we become courageous?
  • What does it really mean to be a “Stoic” in the twenty-first century?
  • How can we stop ourselves from caring about what others think?
  • Ego is the enemy, but why?
  • How can we attain happiness?

Guest

Ryan Holiday @ryanholiday is one of the world’s foremost thinkers and writers on ancient philosophy and its place in everyday life. He is a sought-after speaker, strategist, and the author of many bestselling books including Courage is Calling - Fortune Favor The Brave, The Obstacle Is the Way; Ego Is the Enemy; and The Daily Stoic. His books have been translated into over 30 languages and sold over two million copies worldwide.  You can follow him @ryanholiday or subscribe to his writing at ryanholiday.net and dailystoic.com.

Host

Olyasha Novozhylova - NotBasicBlonde @notbasicblonde_

NotBasicBlonde Podcast - @nbbpodcast

Olyasha Novozhylova is the founder and creator of Not Basic Blonde, a fashion, and lifestyle blog dedicated to inspiring young women to create an extraordinary style.

Graduated from Georgia State University with a BBA in Managerial Sciences, Olyasha successfully built a career in IT/Project Management, before she became a full time blogger.

A model, blogger, entrepreneur, author, and celebrity podcast host of NotBasicBlonde Podcast. 

As the founder and host of NotBasicBlonde Podcast, where no topic is off limits, Olyasha provides millennials an ultimate guide on entrepreneurship, dating, marketing, self-development, astrology, spirituality, fashion, coaching, beauty, health & wellness.

Author of the children’s book 

Cutie the Unicorn – It’s ok to be different, Olyasha teaches our younger generation how to express their individuality.

The Russian model led an impressive 15-year career in fashion and runway in Atlanta and overseas, as well as enjoying several acting roles.

Now a leading influencer, Olyasha shares her beauty, wellness, and fashion tips with an audience of over half a million. 

As seen in YahooFinance, Jezebel magazine, Thrive, Medium, and Fashion Week Online magazines.

Olyasha has also partnered with brands such as Cartier, Revolve, PrettyLittleThing, PGA, Steve Madden, Too Faced, Vital Proteins, Tarte, DryBar, Drunk Elephant, etc. 

When she’s not documenting her travels through the world, Olyasha is busy masterfully educating women how to create iconic looks with a mix of affordable and designer pieces, as well as offering makeup, skincare, and fitness tips to encourage her followers to live their best and most beautiful lives!