Tuesdays With Ryz- You Don’t Need the Approval of Others

Don’t do things for the approval of others. You will never be able to fulfill the expectations of others, just as you will never be able to know what those expectations are for you from those fans you are looking to please. Instead, firmly stand for the choices you have made – choices in who you are, what you do …

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Tuesdays With Ryz- Your Life is Meaningful

Life is short. We spend so much of our time worrying about the small things that, in the grand scheme of things, really aren’t that big of a deal. Think about it…how often do you worry, complain, gossip, compare, wish, want or wait for something bigger and better instead of focusing on all of the simple blessings that surround us …

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Christmas With Ryz- Sharing Our Gifts

Christmas was always the time of year I looked forward to growing up.  Even now, during February, April, July, whenever, I find myself thinking of stockings hung by the chimney with care and a marshmallow world outside our window.  The Christmas season is one that is so amazingly impressive to me.  Not because of the gifts we receive, but the …

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Thank You to Our Clients

Needless to say, the current pandemic has made 2020 a crazy and unpredictable year, and has forced us to change the way we work and interact with each other. Typically, as a way to thank and celebrate our amazing clients, the team at 898 Marketing hosts a number of appreciation events throughout the year at various locations. Because we weren’t …

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Thanksgiving With Ryz

Empty chairs around the table. Fewer place settings.  A smaller than normal turkey to carve.  No one lining the streets of New York for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  This Thanksgiving is definitely going to look a lot different than we are used to.  Par for the course, right?   It seems that this year, we are all willing 2020 to end …

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Tuesdays With Ryz- Quicksand

This weekend, my daughter, Maeryn (8), played in her second “green dot” tennis tournament.  Now, as an 8-year old playing in this division, she is playing against girls who are almost all 10-11 years old.  While she possesses more of her mother’s determination, looks, intelligence, focus, athletic ability…you get the idea…she is only 8 and this is one of the first …

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Tuesdays With Ryz- Is This It?

Is this it?  Is this all life has to offer now?  Many of us have asked this as our world, both our own personal bubble and collective society, is shaken to its core.  While news media outlets, social media and outward signs of expressions from people of all opinions cloud our feeds and freedoms, we are left asking what will …

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