Personal Finance Advice: My Conversation on Masculine Design

Personal Finance Advice: My Conversation on Masculine Design

Since I entered the workforce, and realized how unprepared I was for the real world, I’ve taken issue with modern education. Why are geometric proofs required and physical education, personal finance, networking, negotiation, public speaking and more advanced technology classes NOT? (American Education: You Deserve Better) It truly baffles me how bad the average person is […]

Ego is the Enemy: Failure

Ego is the Enemy: Failure

“Ego is the Enemy” explores the fact that many of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. Early in our careers, it impedes learning and the cultivation of talent. With success, it can blind us to our faults […]

Ego is the Enemy: Success

Ego is the Enemy: Success

“Ego is the Enemy” explores the fact that many of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. Early in our careers, it impedes learning and the cultivation of talent. With success, it can blind us to our faults […]

Ego is the Enemy: Aspire

Ego is the Enemy: Aspire

What do LL Cool J, Arnold Schwarzenegger, U.S. Olympians and NFL GM’s have in common? They all like Ryan Holiday’s books. His book, “The Obstacle is the Way,” is one of my all time favorites so, of course, I didn’t hesitate to pick up/read his latest work, “Ego is the Enemy.” Ryan’s book explores the fact […]

Anonymous Mailbag 4-28-2017

Anonymous Mailbag 4-28-2017

Trying something new here at Ryan Stephens Marketing. I get a lot of questions from people about work, consulting, becoming a top performer, etc. I wish I could say I answer them all. I don’t, but I do try and help as often as I can. Below are four recent questions and my attempt to […]

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

I’m not necessarily a minimalist. I own significantly more than 100 things. In fact, I suspect I own more than 100 shirts. What I am — or at least try to be — is very deliberate about the decisions I make, which includes decisions about the things I own. I believe people invest way too much […]