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Why Millennials' Cyber Over-Sharing Is Making the World a Better Place for My Children

Megan Brosterman | Posted 09.30.2015 | Arts
Megan Brosterman

I've recently come to appreciate a side of the social media world that I never had before: its ability to generate empathy. And this is one of my greatest hopes for my daughters - that they develop a deep capacity to empathize with others.

Feel Like Giving Up? Here's Why You Can't Quit

Kali Hawlk | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Kali Hawlk

Insecurity cripples us from doing our best creative work. We've all experienced the sudden jolt of uncertainty that leaves us feeling wary about what we're making or doing.

4 Ways to Girl Up in a Guy's World

Shinjini Das | Posted 09.01.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

I am not a fan of playing like a guy to win. I want to play like a girl, and win. I also have a feeling that you girls will agree with me, so let us explore the 4 ways to GIRL up in a guy's world.

Do You Feed the Good Wolf or the Bad?

Kali Hawlk | Posted 08.27.2015 | Women
Kali Hawlk

Do something that inspires you. Do something that makes you feel relaxed and content. Do something that makes you feel challenged and just a bit scared, in a thrilling sort of way.

Baby Boomers Still Got Game; Where Does That Leave Gen X, Gen Y?

Ira Wolfe | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Ira Wolfe

Boomers still "got some game" in their life and work and, unfortunately for Millennials who were poised to take the field, they have hit what I called the "gray ceiling" -- the inability of younger generations to be promoted and move up the organizational chart.

20 Things You Haven't Thanked Your Boyfriend For, But Should

Unwritten | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women

Originally published on Unwritten by Rachel Connell. Significant others are constantly putting up with all of our ridiculous day to day quirks. Admit...

What Cecil the Lion Can Teach Us About Social Capital

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

The Internet has created a new level of connectedness that is staggering. As a consequence, all endeavors, both positive and negative, are instantly shareable. Social capital is vital, and it has a tangible impact on profits.

How to Start Before You're Ready

Kali Hawlk | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Kali Hawlk

Conventional wisdom tells us that to know where we want to go and how to get there, we must first understand where we are. We must love ourselves before we can properly love others. We need to take care of ourselves before we can provide for anyone else.

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 09.30.2015 | 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.