SFS 010: Dr. Onkar Ghate – What It REALLY Means to Be Selfish & Why It’s Critical for Your Success & Happiness


Manage episode 186331456 series 1523521
By Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio streamed directly from their servers.
Dr. Onkar Ghate is a senior fellow and chief content officer at the Ayn Rand Institute. He’s taught philosophy for over ten years at the Institute’s Objectivist Academic Center. He received his doctorate in philosophy in 1998 from the University of Calgary. His op-eds have appeared in Huffington Post, CNN, Foxnews and Businessweek. He’s been interviewed on NPR and BBC Radio, and has appeared as a TV guest on CNBC, KCET, Fox News Channel and the CBS Evening News. Dr. Ghate is expert at explaining abstract ideas in a clear and practical way. Episode Highlights: What being rationally selfish really means (and why it's vital to your success and happiness) The courage it takes to challenge moral principles by asking the question, “Why?” Ayn Rand’s popular novel “The Fountainhead" Why being a businessman/entrepreneur is a noble profession Please enjoy the episode! Today's Success Question Do you believe we should question moral principles by asking the question, “Why?” or just accept moral principles on faith? I'd love to hear your response - please post it on Twitter @DrSteveOrma Resources Mentioned Dr. Ghate's webpage Ayn Rand Institute Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand Share the Value If you enjoyed the show, please rate it on iTunes and write a brief review. That would help a lot to spread the word and get more exposure for the podcast. Ask Questions or Provide Feedback To ask questions, request episode topics, or provide feedback, email me at DrOrma@DrOrma.com Connect With Me Follow @drsteveorma Work With Me If you’re interested in therapy, coaching, or consulting, please contact me. Additional Resources My indispensable sleep guide Stop Worrying & Go To Sleep My new video course Sleep Well For Life **Some of the links above may be affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I'll earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you, and I only recommend products or services that I think you'll enjoy or may be helpful to you.

73 episodes available. A new episode about every 6 days averaging 25 mins duration .