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30 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Have Everything Figured Out In Your 20s

Christine Hassler | Posted 09.08.2013 | Women
Christine Hassler

During our 20-something years, there can be a tremendous amount of pressure to figure everything out. We search for answers to important questions like "What do I want?" and "What do I want to do with my life?"

How Gen Y Women See The World

Posted 07.02.2013 | Women

How do Generation Y women see the world? Slightly more optimistically than women of older generations, says a new report. The study, commissioned ...

The Millenial Mind-Meld

Michele Serro | Posted 08.27.2013 | Business
Michele Serro

Any major industry, from housing to banking to automotive, needs to come to grips with the ways in which the Millennial setting, or the socio-economic realities into which they came of age, has necessarily shaped the Millennial mindset.

Grandma's Big Data, Privacy and Your Future Choices

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 08.25.2013 | Technology
Joseph F. Coughlin

We rarely think of older adults as being lifestyle leaders. However, the needs of an aging society combined with the availability of technology, related services and the big data they generate requires a cross-generational discussion of privacy.

The Millennial Man Child Grows Up

Maude Standish | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Maude Standish

Sure, they want the babe and the Benz, but increasingly Millennial men are also aspiring to be great dads. For them, fatherhood is the supreme symbol of being a well-rounded achiever -- and Millennials desire nothing more than being well rounded!

12 Absurd Kanye West Quotes That Will Actually Help Your Career

Danny Rubin | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

As Kanye's latest album, Yeezus, invades our eardrums, it's a good time to reflect on his many, many head-scratching quotes. Yet buried under the rapper's bravado and considerable megalomania are genuine bits of career wisdom.

Millennial 'Bootcamp' Highlights Future Of Social Impact

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact

Millennials, like every generation, have their own jargon to communicate a message. But for many young people today, words such as "solutionaries" hav...

Work Free Or Die Broke: Can Gen Y Be Managed?

David Hassell | Posted 08.10.2013 | Small Business
David Hassell

Millennials are growing up in a world quite different from their parents and in turn, want different things out of their work experiences, freedom, autonomy, flexibility, but it doesn't mean they are bad workers and can't be managed. They just need to be managed differently.

What's the Future of Soda?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business
Gregg S. Lipman

There's an opportunity for you, challenger brand, to take advantage of the backlash against soda and create a little niche for yourself. Innovate around where the audience is, from Gen Y- and Z-ers to helicopter parents who couldn't imagine anything as toxic as soda touching their children's lips.

New Tech Makes Our Bad Decisions Disappear

Maude Standish | Posted 07.21.2013 | Technology
Maude Standish

Though permanence will continue to be one of the assets of the digital age, with an influx of technologies that make it so you don't need to be haunted by your past, it's likely that soon most Millennial consumers will demand to choose how long a digital property should exist for.

Why We're Not The 'Me, Me, Me' Generation

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 07.21.2013 | Teen
Noah Fitzgerel

So, are we the 'Me, Me, Me Generation?' In the sense that we use ourselves for vehicles of positive and impactful change, this label might be apt. But, regarding Stein's use of the expression, I think Jay Gatsby would have to shrug and say, "You're wrong, old sport."

Gen Y: The Top Lessons Learned From Genealogy

D. Joshua Taylor | Posted 07.20.2013 | Technology
D. Joshua Taylor

Regardless of your age, family history enables you to discover yourself. When economic times are tough, knowing that my great-grandfather worked 80 hours a week at a meager wage to support his family can be a powerful motivator.

Millennials Use App to Whisper Their Secrets

Maude Standish | Posted 07.16.2013 | Technology
Maude Standish

Millennials are telling their secrets, they just aren't telling them to you. Sure, you think you know everything about this generation that lives life one tweet at a time, but the truth is Millennials are much more private than you think.

Is Social Media Really Marketing?

Michele Masterfano | Posted 07.13.2013 | Small Business
Michele Masterfano

Marketing has never been about magic; neither is social media. Just because you start a blog, that doesn't mean that anyone knows or cares about it. You can tweet all day long, but if no one knows you are tweeting, what good does it do?

The Future of Reality Television

Jason Carbone | Posted 07.13.2013 | TV
Jason Carbone

Reality television, a genre that did not exist 20 years ago, consumes modern day programming and, whether one is willing to admit it or not, draws us all in.

Drinking Trends to Cheers to!

Maude Standish | Posted 07.07.2013 | Taste
Maude Standish

Four alcohol consumption trends that Millennials are giving cheers to.

Surprise Finding: Young People Are Aggressively Saving Despite Shouldering High Amounts of Debt Early in Adulthood

SaveUp | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business

Young adults are depositing more to savings accounts and paying down 57% more student loan debt than Gen X or Baby Boomers. Finger is pointing at the Great Recession.

Family and Technology: The #1 Rule For All Parents

Dr. Karyn Gordon | Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents
Dr. Karyn Gordon

Driving a car is a privilege, not an automatic right. We need to be a certain age, be properly trained and follow the "rules of the road," or that privilege will be taken away. With technology, the 'rules' are left to the parents to decide and teach.

Millennials' Youth Obsession Is Stressing Them Out!

Maude Standish | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Maude Standish

So why are Millennials so stressed out? Our biggest fear (and source of stress) is that we are somehow misusing our youth.

Hip-Hop Seder? Contemporary Jewish Museum Swaps Seder Table For Turntables

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Alexis Sclamberg

Melding contemporary and traditional Jewish themes through a hip-hop medium, CJM is shaking things up and re-imagining Passover to make it compelling for a new crowd in 2013.

Mindfulness: An Ancient Skill for Thriving in the Modern Innovation Economy

Flynn Coleman | Posted 03.28.2013 | Business
Flynn Coleman

It was not an accident that Newton formulated his theory of gravity while relaxing under an apple tree. And, speaking of Apples, it was not a coincidence that Steve Jobs' casual interest in calligraphy stimulated his world-changing technological innovations with a typographic design focus.

Millennials Aren't All Girls

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.26.2013 | TV
David D. Burstein

Perhaps the most remarkable thing about Girls is not its content, but its creator. Love her or hate her, Dunham at 26 typifies the ability and power of this generation. You might say this is a generation with more Lena Dunhams than Hannah Horvaths.

Filling the Leadership Pipeline: Developing the Reluctant Emerging Leader

Jennifer V. Miller | Posted 05.01.2014 | Business
Jennifer V. Miller

For many qualified young professionals, formal leadership was perceived as an exhausting, thankless role. Yet, Millennials have ambition. Young professionals do aspire to leadership roles -- just not the ones that their Baby Boomer colleagues have coveted so fiercely.

The Marriage Secret Millennials Are Keeping

Maude Standish | Posted 05.12.2013 | Weddings
Maude Standish

Millennials are obsessed with marriage.

Tattoos and Botox Have More in Common Than You Think

Michael Zacka | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

They're both body art, and their respective consumers are changing the way we live, work, eat, play and spend.