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Are You Ready for the Office of the Future? A Look at How the Workplace Has Evolved Over Generations

Haril Pandya, AIA | Posted 07.22.2015 | Style
Haril Pandya, AIA

There has been quite a bit of discussion lately on "The Office of the Future" -- what it will look like, how will it be different than the traditional office, will there still be an appetite for cubicles? These, of course, are all great questions if you work in an office or have in the past.

10 Ways to Rock Your 20s

Shinjini Das | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

No matter how busy we are working 16-hour days and attending after-hour cocktails, we must always prioritize investing in close friends and family, because they have been key members of our squad since day one, and we owe it to them to nurture our bond.

To Live With Intention, Don't Take Dictation

Kali Hawlk | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Kali Hawlk

If you haven't already, start today. Don't ask someone else any questions. Just ask yourself, and agree to take on the work required to create your own process for living life with intention.

Part 3: Valuable Tips for Parents of Millennials from the Gen Y Guy

Jerry Patterson | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Jerry Patterson

My visit with Jason followed on the heels of some extensive research I was involved in, to gain a better understanding of millennials' financial habits. That research illustrated a number of key themes that highlighted how to help millennials save money and prepare for the future.

Swedish Millennials Are a Bunch of Babies, Too

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.24.2015 | College
Van Winkle's

Disgust for everyone's favorite whipping-boy generation, Millennials, has finally gone international. Bitching and moaning about this age group's purported refusal to leave the family nest, among their many other sins, is fast approaching national passtime.

5 Reasons Millennials Don't Trust Financial Planners

Casey Bond | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Casey Bond

Some millennials who would be excellent candidates for financial planning services never take advantage because they don't understand what it entails, the benefits of hiring a financial professional or even what type of professional they need.

Are You a Minimalist or Novelist Texter?

Brooke Wise | Posted 05.29.2015 | Women
Brooke Wise

Is the happy medium the answer? More importantly, where is the happy medium? Avoiding the text altogether makes you seem archaic, but the minimalist and the novelist do not seem to have the answer either.

Why Attaining Sustainability Requires Us to Bridge Generational Divide

Mark Coleman | Posted 05.20.2015 | Green
Mark Coleman

Managing change while confronting the onslaught of converging social, economic, and environmental issues that challenge humanity requires all generations to work together.

Millennials: Are Gen Y Women an Untapped Market?

Daniel Newman | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
Daniel Newman

Millennial women, despite being financially strong, independent, and wielding more power than ever in terms of purchase decisions, are not being targeted by brands and marketers.

Part 2: Valuable Tips for Financial Advisors from the Gen Y Guy

Jerry Patterson | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Jerry Patterson

My visit with Jason followed on the heels of some extensive research I was involved in, to gain a better understanding of millennials' financial habits. In addition, we also investigated the role (or lack thereof) a financial advisor plays in helping millennials plan and save. The results? As varied as their personalities.

The Solution to Unemployment? Turning Job Seekers Into Job Creators

Sunnie Groeneveld | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Sunnie Groeneveld

3 million Americans over the age of 50 and roughly 75 million youth worldwide are currently looking for work, with many more not being accounted for as they live and work in informality.

Part 1: Powerful Retirement Tips for Millennials from the Gen Y Guy

Jerry Patterson | Posted 06.21.2015 | Money
Jerry Patterson

I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with Jason Dorsey, chief strategy officer for The Center of Generational Kinetics. Known as the Gen Y Guy, Jason is an acclaimed keynote speaker, generational researcher and best-selling author.

Millennials At Work: They're Not Different, But Society Is

Dr. Kerry L. Schofield | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Dr. Kerry L. Schofield

The world we live in is in constant flux. Health care, insurance, lifestyle choices; the way we communicate, make purchasing decisions, choose partners -- in all these domains, there is increasing demand for greater flexibility and personalization. Nowhere is this clearer than in the modern workplace.

Aligning Generation X, Y, and Flux for Innovation Implementation in 2015

Robert F. Brands | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business
Robert F. Brands

Typically with the passing of a year, I spend the first few hours feeling nostalgic. Facebook has their "year in review," news outlets have their "best of 2014 lists," and we all take a look back at last year's resolutions.

Hey Millennials! 8 Important Financial Tips from Your Future Self

Jerry Patterson | Posted 02.03.2015 | Money
Jerry Patterson

If you could go back 30 years and give yourself one piece of advice regarding retirement planning, what would you say?

How Can We Empower the Millennials to Live their Dreams

Partha Iyengar | Posted 02.02.2015 | Impact
Partha Iyengar

'You have to dream before your dreams can come true' - Abdul Kalam I live in India where more than half the population is below 35 years or what we...

How Competition Brought Us Closer This Thanksgiving

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 01.26.2015 | Women
Cristina M. Regalado

As an immigrant, I appreciated the importance of the Thanksgiving holiday as a uniquely American tradition. Our extended family adapted to the fervor that came with preparations for this holiday.

Don't Let Communicating with Millennials Feel Like Eating in the Dark

Jerry Patterson | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Jerry Patterson

If you want to grab the attention of the millennial generation, you need to personalize and tighten-up your communications approach -- which frankly, is how we should have been doing it all along.

There's a New Mainstream Out There -- and You're Probably Part of It

Dianne Collins | Posted 01.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dianne Collins

Who are the people of The New Mainstream? What do they want? What do they know? What are the economic, social and political implications of this rapid...

Brynn Duncan Is Allergic to the World -- And She's Still Managing to Make It A Better Place

Abby Norman | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Abby Norman

At just 20-years-old, Brynn has several serious chronic health conditions, one of which requires her to be one of the only people in the world to have a 24/7 Benadryl intravenous drip. But even though I've never met Brynn in real life, from miles and miles away I can feel the warmth, brilliance and hope that she is giving the world.

The Unexpected Sustainability of Gen Y

Kristin Heist | Posted 11.22.2014 | Impact
Kristin Heist

From an innovation perspective, one of the great things about Gen Y is that they have lowered the barrier for new ideas, products and services. And if they had a good experience, they touted in their own social groups - both online and off.

Millennials: To Survive, You'll Have to Improvise

Abby Norman | Posted 11.22.2014 | College
Abby Norman

Don't give up; not just on what you truly want, but also the seemingly useless and boring things that you have to do "just to get by." Everything has potential, every single opportunity is a piece of your puzzle. It's just a matter of figuring out where it fits  --  and revealing the picture it creates.

8 Reasons Why the Only Person You Can Truly Rely On Is You

Danny Rubin | Posted 11.18.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Success depends on us and what's on the inside. Same goes for your career. If you wait on other people to bring you good fortune... you'll be waiting a while.

5 Survival Questions for Leaders of Tomorrow's Economy

Silvia Damiano | Posted 10.27.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

From Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill, experts warn that without continuous innovation, companies and even entire economies will fail. And in leadership circles, you're still thinking inside the box if you don't drop the word "innovation" at least once at a meeting.

Trying to Encourage Millennials to Save for Retirement? Three Key Factors to Consider

Jerry Patterson | Posted 10.26.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

Here are my top three things to consider if you're trying to encourage millennials to save for retirement.