Posts tagged "inspire"

Bobby: the man, the legend, photographer!

  When I was tasked with writing this blog, I thought, “crap.” This is a daunting post to write, because there is no combination of words, no well-strung sentence that could eloquently and justly describe the amazing Bobby Lee. The pressure is on. Bobby works on our web team and is one of the most talented and passionate nature photographers I have the pleasure to work with and call my...

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Weekend Mix: What is Success?

“Success” is that big, vague goal we’re all trying to reach in our lives. Why not? We all like winning, and being successful means we’ve won at the game of life, right?! Score! But what does it mean to be successful? What does it take? And how the heck am I supposed to define success in the first place? The whole topic can seem so elusive sometimes.   Read More...

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Roadie Tour: Week 1 Recap!

Roadie Emmercelle here, giving you a Roadie tour week 1 recap! I'll be blogging from the road, and keeping you updated on all things Fall Tour!   On Friday afternoon we finally hit the road!   <!-more Read More →->   We got kind of a late start, but we made it out to Kingman, Arizona. At our first stop on the way there, Conner had his first EVER taste of...

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“If You Fail, That’s Just A Chapter in the Story…”

I like to think of life as a series of chapters in a book, where each individual gets to write his or her own story. Roadtrip Nation encourages people to find their own Roads in life. But what happens when you feel like you’ve wandered off the path? How do you deal with writer’s block? This weekend’s youtube playlist is full of Leaders who have gotten creative, followed their hearts, and...

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Individualism! Be you!

  “Be yourself! Think for yourself! What does it matter what anyone else thinks?! It’s a good thing to be different! We are all made in a unique and special way, why would you want to change that?” These are some of the many calling cards of my mum, whose beautiful advice I refused to accept, or believe growing up. Individualism is a hard topic to write about, without sounding...

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RTN Community: Inspiring Us to Keep Up Our Work!

Mariana here, your community manager! We love receiving mail about how Roadtrip Nation has touched others. It inspires the whole crew to continue to spread the word! Thanks for the kind words, Nick--and the inspiration!     "Hi there! My name is Nick and I discovered The Green RV on my college campus last year, when one of your awesome recruiters stuck a hat on my head and pulled me...

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Roadtrip Nation Weekly Challenge: May the Force be with You!

  Hello, Online Community!   I hope this month of May is finding you well! We decided May was a better month than ever to set a few community-driven challenges. After all, May the fourth brings out a special kind of power for the rest of the month—the kind of power that brings out the Jedi warrior in all of us.   Read More →

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Nate and Mariana go to 99U conference in New York!

      What is the 99U conference, you ask? It all stems from a Thomas Edison quote:   “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.”   Read More →

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Weekly Playlist: Under Pressure like Bowie (But Not as Fun).

Pressure can come in many forms: family, friends, and society. There’s even that inner dialogue we have with ourselves that can weigh us down by saying ‘You suck! You’ll never be good enough!’   Let’s face it: while we’re out defining our own Roads, there’s plenty of pressures that can put a halt to our track. Even the most successful people we’ve talked to have had to deal with negative...

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Let’s Geek Out Austin! A Social Media Director’s Diary #1

  [caption id="attachment_6456" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Snap shots from Austin!"][/caption] Hi!   Well, Austin has already proven to be worth the 24 hours in a small van with five (awesome) KKi interns. These guys have been such a pleasure to get to know; each one of them has incredible passion for the work they do with Krochet Kids, and it was exciting to be a part of their road trip.  ...

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