Ryan graduated with a degree in finance from Saint Louis University and began working for an investment firm as a stockbroker and ultimately a bond trader. While the job was stable and seemed like the path he was supposed to travel, his heart was never in his finance career. His true passion, Landscape Design, was born at an early age and his side business was something he just couldn’t resist exploring full time when a firm wide layout resulted from an acquisition. Today Ryan runs a Landscape Design and build Firm and he now gets to live his dream of building something that aligns with his true desires.

On this episode:

Stacey is joined by Ryan Ballheimer for a conversation purpose, finding joy, and the value of a support system. 

Key Takeaways:

-Joy in work is important because success cannot live in misery.

-Focus leads to success.

-Stagnation is the outcome of self doubt. 

Tweetable Quotes:

“I changed my entire future based on one conversation.” -Ryan Ballheimer

“On the outside, people thought I had it all, but I never loved my work.” -Ryan Ballheimer

“So many business owners struggle getting spousal support due to a lack of understanding.” -Stacey O’Byrne

“When you’re working in joy, you’re really not working.” -Stacey O’Byrne

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