The Day I met Mark Horvath

This is a special blog post by Tahl East, Campus Director of CDI College in Winnipeg. From a very young age I wanted to change the world. Maybe it was the fact that I spent many a night in bomb shelters in Northern Israel, maybe it was the time spent in South Africa as a tween during apartheid or maybe it is the fact that I am an immigrant to Canada. Either way, before I even understood how to make the world a better place I was doing it. Saving injured animals, babysitting all the neighbourhood kids, running my own summer camps in Jerusalem (I was 11) or feeling bad for the terrorists who were captured, empathy was and still is me. So when I was asked to do a presentation about volunteerism and community involvement for my colleagues at the Wynn in Las Vegas last month, I jumped at the opportunity, planned and organized my ...

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The Secret To Running a Business While Being A Road-Trip Addict

With the launch of the recent #MBTweetRace by Mercedes Benz USA, everyone is talking about Road Trips. Yes, it seems like all of Twitter has Road Trip Fever. Now, I'm not so arrogant to say that I invented road trips, but I will be so arrogant to say that I have mastered the art of combining Social Media with road trips. (At least for me...) With so many people ...

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Winnipeg Tweetup – Hometown Social Media Action, Finally!

You know, it's funny. I travel all over the USA and Canada on the Social Media Adventure. I get requests from Facebook & Twitter friends from all over the world requesting that I come visit their tweetups or meet them in person. I get text messages and phone calls from social media connections from literally every continent (except Antarctica). Then, a ...

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Road Trip Music – What Tunes Do You Love?

There are very few things that beat an awesome road trip packed with great music! (even fewer that can be written about on this PG-13 rated blog...:) lol) As we approach the start of the 2010 cross-country Social Media Adventure, I am finding the need for some new tunes... The old ones are classic, but now this is a new adventure with new places & new faces, and therefore ...

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Nationwide Social Media Adventure Revolutionizing the Way People See Social Media

This post is a copy of the Social Media Adventure press release found on PRWeb. Nationwide Social Media Adventure Revolutionizing the Way People See Social Media For many, the idea of a cross continent road trip makes us cringe, but that's not the case for Joseph Ranseth, a 30-year-old entrepreneur and social media 'evangelist'. He's out to disprove the notion that technology distances us as a culture, and he's ...

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UTAH – A day late, but WELL worth the wait!

After the amazing surprise (see yesterday's post) I got about my new co-pilot and partner-in-adventure, Tamara Schilling (@TamaraSchilling), I had to postpone the departure to Utah to take care of some planning for the remainder of the trip. Well, what could be considered a day late, we are finally leaving for Utah - right now! Here is the video of us packing up "Bumblebee", the faithful steed in form ...

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Social Media Adventure Press Release

For many, the idea of a cross continent road trip makes us cringe, but that’s not the case for Joseph Ranseth, a 30-year-old entrepreneur and social media 'evangelist'. He’s out to disprove the notion that technology distances us as a culture, and he’s traveling the distance to prove it. In April 2009, Joseph set out on a road trip from Phoenix to Toronto. Using his cell phone to ...

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