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Millennials Exploring Social Exclusion With Pope Francis: God, the Internet and Disrupting Business

Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter | Posted 11.17.2014 | Impact
Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter

Why invite 40 millennials and not the top 40 CEOs? What sort of insight can we offer that the world's foremost academics on social inclusion couldn't? How can a heterogeneous group with diverse religious beliefs help shape a debate hosted at the center of the Catholic world?

Why 'Retirement' Is A Dirty And Dangerous Word

John Tarnoff | Posted 12.21.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Retirement has gone from being an expected right and privilege to a broken promise and a cruel joke. No use crying over spilled milk, but let's stop talking about Retirement as if it's going to happen -- or at least as if it's going to happen the way they told us it was going to happen.

My Surprising Conversation With Dick Fuld (Yes, That Dick Fuld) and the Future of America

Peter Sims | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Peter Sims

Now, America has long been an exceptionally redemptive society. Even if you screw up really badly, if you are willing to reflect long and hard, learn from your mistakes, and demonstrate a commitment to a larger purpose than your own ego, you can emerge on the other side and begin anew.

How to Explain to Your Parents What You Do for a Living

Danny Rubin | Posted 10.07.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

The less parents know about our jobs, the more nervous they become. And as seemingly every job becomes more technical and digital, it's like we speak a different language from our moms and dads.

Why Doing a Google Search Can Be So Damaging

Kelley Raleigh | Posted 06.12.2014 | Impact
Kelley Raleigh

Have you ever Googled yourself and clicked on the images tab? What if you google something you like or want to know more about, click on the images ta...

Want Social Change? Make Politics Part of the Equation

Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter

When planning our work, political context is often relegated to the column of uncontrollable variables. Our communities need smart, honest and principled politicians, but are millennials up for the challenge?

How-To Snag A Social Justice Job Interview

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

Are you a social sector job-seeker? Feeling frozen out of your future change-the-world job? Reluctant to enter the fray? Fear of failure stopping y...

How-To Tackle Thankless Social Change Work

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 10.10.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

Fighting the good fight means big challenges, big ideas, big solutions. In humble contrast, the menial and mind-numbing grunt work required of the ...

Digital Generation Gap

Mary Quigley | Posted 09.01.2012 | Media
Mary Quigley

These issues are not restricted to the classroom. If you think holding an office meeting is distracting now with people glancing at their cellsphone, wait until Gen Y floods the workplace. Eye contact will be a relic of the past.

Recession Intensifies GenX Discontent At Work: Generation X Vs. Baby Boomers, GenY

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — They're antsy and edgy, tired of waiting for promotion opportunities at work as their elders put off retirement. A good number of them...

Penelope Trunk on Generation, Gender and Work

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morra Aarons-Mele

How does your generation affect how you work?

Attention GenY'ers! Talk To Your Parents! Don't Let GenJonesers Vote Against Themselves!

David Paulsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paulsen

Convince them, as the children of several former Republican Governors convinced their parents to come out for Obama, as GenJoneser Caroline Kennedy's GenY kids moved her from Hillary to Barack.