Author(s): Brian McAllister
This welcome antidote to the fusty, no-longer-relevant career guide answers an old questionâ��"So, what are you going to do with your life?"â��in a groundbreaking way. From the team behind the inspirational TV series and campus and online resource, it is presented in a motivational format that gets young people excited to think deeply about how they want to enter and thrive in the workforce by detailing how to take Roadtrip Nation's interest-based approach and apply it to one's life. Prompts for write-ins are interspersed throughout, making the reading process interactive and the discoveries personally impactful and full-colour charts and graphs offer a unique visual learning experience. With actionable, realworld wisdom on every page, it's an essential tool for today's young professionals and the parents, educators and advisors seeking to inspire them.
Roadtrip cofounders Nate Gebhard, Brian McAllister, and Mike Marriner are college pals who started Roadtrip Nation when they set out on a cross-country trip in a beat-up green RV with the idea of approaching established professionals they admired and interviewing them about how they got where they were in their worklives. Ten-plus years later, Roadtrip Nation has 55 employees and thousands of ambassadors. It is a production company, an educational content development company, a workways think tank, and a partner to major foundations and companies invested in shaping the world's workforce. Since it launched in 2001, Roadtrip Nation has been showcased in: Clinton Global Initiative, NBC Education Nation, TED-X, Google Talks, SXSW, United Nations Social Innovation Summit, and the Harvard Social Enterprise Forum. The authors' first Roadtrip Nation journey was covered by the Today Show, CBS Early Show, Esquire, Newsweek, NPR, Outside mag, USA Today, and the Los Angeles Times. The PBS show is seen on 300 stations in 80m homes and will celebrate its 11th season in Fall 2014. Roadtrip Nation has become a movement of people who are defining their own roads in life by resisting the noise of conformity and gaining the confidence to do what inspires them. Explore the Interview Archive, add your story to the Share Your Road Archive, and learn more at http://roadtripnation.com/