7 Traits of the Argentinian Entreprenuerial Community

By Paige ~ March 23, 2016

One of the most exciting opportunities Remote Year offers is direct access to the heart of the entrepreneurial communities in each of the cities we visit. We work out of local incubators and co-working spaces, we mingle with locals and hear from other entrepreneurs, allowing us to really get to know the scene. For someone…

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Oh hey, I thought I was an extrovert.

By Paige ~ March 15, 2016

We’ve officially passed the two week mark of our Remote Year adventure. For me, it feels like we’ve been here a month. There’s this weird time-warp that happens when you’re traveling. Days seem like weeks and weeks seem like months. You experience so many new things so often, it’s hard to really wrap your mind…

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Córdoba: A Culture of Happiness

By Paige ~ March 6, 2016

To finish off the first week here in Córdoba, our wonderful team leaders, Travis and Samantha (aka Tramantha, the masterminds behind #RY3), planned an Amazing Race-style scavenger hunt through our new city. Armed with pretty aggressive hangovers from the previous night’s festivities, our teams of six set out to explore, find and pose in front of…

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My 1 Word for #RY3? Adventure.

By Paige ~ March 1, 2016

Only a short 12 hours after finishing up one of the biggest passion projects I’ve ever worked on, PHX Startup Week, I boarded a plane for Córdoba, Argentina to join the third cohort of Remote Year. The timing of everything couldn’t have worked out better, a tell-tale sign this was what I was meant to…

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Navigating the World of Volunteer Event Management

By Paige ~ January 30, 2016

Event planning is a 5 billion dollar industry. It’s a beast, with lots of specialties and niches. One that I’ve become intimately familiar with over the last few years is the volunteer event planning niche. This experience came in the form of House of Genius, Startup Weekend and on a larger scale, PHX Startup Week. All…

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12 Months, 11 Countries & 1 Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

By Paige ~ December 7, 2015

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain Ever since I ran off to Girl Scout camp for…

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The Startup Week Story in 9 Steps

By Paige ~ December 5, 2015

To many people, Phoenix Startup Week 2015 appeared out of thin air. There are similar perceptions of many successful startups in the business world. In reality, there are hardworking, dedicated teams hustling behind the scenes from conception to launch and then: poof, the magic happens. The story behind Phoenix Startup Week doesn’t have a multi-year…

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Learning to Relinquish Expectations

By Paige ~ October 17, 2015

Expectations; or what I like to call seeds of unhappiness, I believe are the root cause of an overwhelming amount of dissatisfaction within our society. These seeds can be found in friendships, relationships, work or even just small day-to-day experiences. By surrounding ourselves with expectations, we remove the opportunity to be completely and totally happy…

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