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Hi. I'm Ryan Jenkins. I'm a husband, father, mormon, product manager, tech geek, and hamburger lover.

Aug 28

Now more than ever?

What compels us to use phrases like, “…greater pressure on margins…”, “…busier than ever…”, or “…less free time nowadays…”? Is there really a greater pressure on margins now than there was 20 years ago? Are we really busier than we were 50 years ago? Is everything really more amplified now than it was in the past? Or is […]

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Aug 27

Meat Mountain

Have you heard about Arby’s new “Meat Mountain” sandwich? roast beef angus steak brisket corned beef 3 strips of bacon ham turkey chicken tenders 2 kinds of cheese It’s pretty much every single kind of meat they have on the menu held together with some cheese. What do you think? Awesome or nasty?

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Mar 20

The Happiness Principle

Everyone has the same goal: to be happy. Every single thing you do, every product you purchase, every restaurant you visit, every song you listen to, every place you go is an attempt to increase your happiness. That’s powerful knowledge. Once you recognize it, it gives you new insight into your own motivations. In any […]

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Feb 12

You Don’t Actually Care

Stop saying, “I really want to [lose weight, learn to program, take guitar lessons, whatever], but I just don’t have time.” That’s not true at all. Instead, be honest with yourself and say, “It’d be great to [lose weight, learn to program, take guitar lessons, whatever], but I just don’t want it bad enough to […]

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Feb 06

Cord Cutting Pain

There’s no debate, we’re “cord cutters”. In fact, we haven’t had cable since 2007-ish and to be honest, we’ve never really missed it. We spend less time watching whatever junk pops up on the screen (I remember finding myself getting sucked in by The Food Network on a regular basis). We only watch specific shows […]

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