Going viral seems to be the new goal for some of the world’s pseudo-celebrities. Our Executive Producer thinks there’s room for these stars, as long as storytelling finds a way to stand out for others.
My grandparents have owned a large piece of property along the coast for years — and summer after summer, we traveled to visit them and to get a break from the chaos of everyday life. I dreaded those trips, and did everything I could to get out of them. And now, I’d give anything to go back to my happy place.
Having a big, wide smile can make all the difference when it comes to making new friends and connections. Recently, our Executive Producer found this to be true — and the power of a smile, combined with a passion for Growing Bolder, led her to meet two amazing new friends!
We have a few guidelines that we consider when deciding which stories to cover for Growing Bolder — after all, so many people are doing great things, but what makes them inspirational? Unique? Compelling? Three words stand out: Making a Difference. And thanks to the work of some very special people, we’re inspired to keep at it every single day.
During the summer, there are a few things that can instantly transport me back to my years as a summer camp counselor. It was the best gig I ever had, and some of the best memories of my life. But I’m not sure I’d want to have that job today, and here’s why.
You know the saying about never performing with animals or kids? Well, we are willing to break rules when it comes to producing and sharing great stories, so we took on the challenge — not only climbing on the back of a bull but also running from an angry goose and his very small but mighty bodyguard.
I’ve learned through working at Growing Bolder that the key to a happy and fulfilled life is having a dream. It was a dream to see a shuttle launch up close, and the reality did not disappoint.
It seems people all over the world are either weeping and mourning the end of Oprah Winfrey’s reign or celebrating and hoping that her absence will make room for new talent. What does her decision to leave her daily talk show mean for Growing Bolder?