Ryan Stephens Marketing

Personal Passions vs. Professional Expertise

“It’s important to not confuse personal passions for a new medium vs professional expertise.” – Jeremiah Owyang (Web Strategy) I read this article from Jeremiah and it immediately resonated with me because he points out that social media consultancy is an extremely saturated market. Here’s the truth should you choose to accept it. People are […]

15 Essential Blog Posts For April

Just a reminder: These are blog posts that I enjoyed reading, for whatever reason. Perhaps they were valuable for me, merely entertaining, thought provoking, were about something I’m interested in (e.g. social media) or potentially something I thought my tribe would enjoy. As always, I would love feedback. Did you catch these posts during April? […]

You Can’t Lead a Team Unless You’re In It!

Most people are looking for someone to lead them, whether it’s your baseball team, your non-profit organization or your co-workers. Sure it comes natural for some, but being a leader isn’t easy. And just because you’re barking orders, the team captain or the boss doesn’t necessarily mean you’re a leader. The best leaders lead by […]