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One Step Back; Two Steps Forward


During the summer months around our place, it’s common to see at least one or two empty chairs each week. From tropical locations to european dream vacations, the Stone Ward family is exploring and enjoying every corner of the earth…and making everyone jealous with their Facebook updates. It was during a recent “staycation” that I… Read more >>

Camp Reality, Week 1


When I told my parents that I accepted a position as an intern in Stone Ward’s Camp Reality program this summer, to say that they were less than thrilled would be an understatement. While my parents support me in everything I do, they had the typical parental concerns. Especially considering I had just graduated from… Read more >>

Know When To Quit. (It’s not such a bad thing and you should do it more often)


A quitter never wins, and a winner never quits. This is impossible to argue with, right? Winners press on, winners keep going long after others have given up, these are the people we admire. Athletes, entrepreneurs, scientists, the only way to achieve something monumental is to plow ahead and make things happen! Just like every… Read more >>

How To Make The Most Of An Internship

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A quality internship at a place that appreciates what one can offer is an invaluable experience. It can quite literally set you apart from other applicants when it comes time to start looking for a job in your chosen field. So if you landed one, what now? Be humble. You may have gotten your internship… Read more >>

5 Tips To Help Get A Camp Reality Internship

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We get it all the time. “How can I get an internship at Stone Ward?” Well my friends, here are five tips to upping your chances of getting into Camp Reality. Know the different roles at an ad agency: Our candidates are asked to put in order, the three departments they want to work in…. Read more >>

Four Ways College Is Not The Real World

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Though it seems much longer, I was sitting in college classes in April 2011, just two-and-a-half years ago. My first job seemed daunting, especially when I didn’t know what to expect. What I quickly learned is to unlearn much of what I knew about succeeding in college. Here are four things many students must unlearn… Read more >>

Girl Power and Why It Works In Business

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Author John Gerzema has co-authored a book titled The Athena Doctrine:  How Women (And The Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule The Future.  In the book, Gerzema proports that there are four personality traits most often associated with women that translate to top strategies for business success.  I couldn’t agree more.  See what you… Read more >>

My Favorite Stone Ward Principle

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Stone Ward has 20 principles that make up our operating philosophy.  These are posted in our agency, shared with our clients when opportunity allows, and reviewed on a regular basis with our staff.  Principle number 19 is “Do not confuse effort with result.”  It is my favorite and cuts to the heart of why clients… Read more >>