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5 Ways to Evaluate Tough Career Decisions

[Editor's Note]: I wanted to write this post over a month ago, when the emotions were raw and visceral, but I haven’t had a lot of free time since then and this has been a laborious and terrifying post to write. ———— Our new apartment doesn’t have ceiling tiles so I counted the number of […]

The Cluetrain Manifesto Book Review

The Cluetrain Manifesto is one of the first books I ever added to my Shelfari. It came highly recommended in the social media circle I traveled in. At some point, I’d read the the 95 theses online (where you can also consume the entire book for free), and just figured there was no point in […]

Google Reader is Going Away Tomorrow

Not only is it my favorite way to read blogs, but over 3/4 of you (600+) that subscribe to this blog do so via Google Reader. If you wish to keep reading Ryan Stephens Marketing after tomorrow, please do one of the following: 1.) Click here to subscribe via e-mail. 2.) Move your Google Reader’s […]

The Case for Entrepreneurship

The case for entrepreneurship can be a compelling one. Let’s preface with the fact that after three years I still dig my day job. And I realize I’m fortunate in that respect. The vast majority of people I know who spend 1/3 of their waking life in a cubicle ultimately live for the weekend. But […]

Special Pre-Wedding Deal: 3 Questions for $10

I get married one month from today. I know. I know… It makes no sense that a woman would tolerate all my nonsense. We’ll save that discussion for another time. Said woman does her best to teach me about empathy, giving back, etc. Here’s the thing… I’ve been writing this blog since January of 2008. […]