On Being a Dad and a Creative: 5 Things I (re)Learned From My Kids

There is a spark in us all that makes us unique. A creative force that needs to be realized and released. A view of the world that is beautiful and completely original to us. We can either withhold this gift, retract from letting the world see it, and smother the spark. Or we can care for it, place it on kindling, and share the brilliance of it with all.

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Ryan Magada
What to do When You're Stuck

These 6 actions have helped me get out of a funk and get back to inspiration. They might not be the right steps for you, but in the process you might find your 5 steps. When you do, document them. That way everytime you become aware that you're stuck, you have a process to get your mojo back. 

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Ryan Magada
The Magical Elixir - 3 Things You Need To Understand

I'm at the point in my career when I'm starting to figure out what conditions create an environment where I deliver value to my customers and simultaneously attain fulfillment in life. It's a magical elixir that I'm working on perfecting the recipe to. That magical elixir that helps me deliver brilliant work, at a fair price, thats meaningful to my client and their tribes. 

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Ryan Magada
It's Not A Ladder... That's For Damn Sure.

A little Tuesday morning encouragement for you hustling out there. This journey isn't a ladder. If there's one thing I've learned in the past 7 years of owning my own business, it's that most of the time there isn't a simple, clear path to the next rung... It's a series of landslides, giant boulders  blocking the path, and a deep valley on one side. 

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Ryan Magada
The Choice Deathtrap

“What do we do if it’s the wrong choice?”. There is such a fear that you’ll make the wrong choice that you end up not making any choice. That’s not how you win.

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Ryan Magada