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24 Things You Take With You After Graduating From College

Lexi Herrick | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

The remarkable truth about each unique stage of life is that it's really not about what you leave behind at all; it's about what you take with you.

I Suppose I'd Call Myself an Adult

Stephanie Harper | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harper

All joking aside, I'd say that I spend an exceptional amount of time thinking about what it means to be an adult. At 26, I wrestle with this notion constantly, sometimes what feels like every moment of every day.

What I Learned About My Career From Leading A Double Life

Catherine LeClair | Posted 05.21.2015 | Women
Catherine LeClair

Leading a double life wasn't exactly the hardest thing in the world, but it wasn't easy. I didn't feel embarrassed about my serving job, but I was self-conscious about the different personalities I needed to uphold at each role.

5 Truths about Parenting Generation Z

Stacey Steinberg | Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents
Stacey Steinberg

Many of us entered adulthood excited about the future. As we prepare our children to come of age, we need to focus less on our differences and more on our shared goals

Mapping a New Marketplace On-Purpose

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

Millennials are less interested in owning a house or a car than they are in living, working and consuming according to their values. This group is shaping not only the possibilities for what we do at work, but more importantly how we work.

Beautiful and Inked: An Introspective Look Into the Real Meaning of Tattoos

Kelsey Phariss | Posted 05.06.2015 | Style
Kelsey Phariss

Regardless of your story, regardless of your reasons, tattoos provide a wonderful and endearing sense of identity. They are personal, mysterious and enlightening. Their meaning changes over time and their beauty continues to grow with yours.

Sourcing Matters: Becoming More Intentional About Your Business Spend

Jeremy Hockenstein | Posted 05.05.2015 | Impact
Jeremy Hockenstein

Conscious capitalism has not only changed the way we consume and invest but also the way our businesses produce -- and the way they outsource.

Millennials Can Change the Face of Alzheimer's

Jan Dougherty | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Jan Dougherty

Alzheimer's disease touches millions of American families, but we often associate it only with the elderly. Lately, though, thanks to the efforts of v...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls Still Show Rising Support For Same Sex Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

Pollsters measure and contemplate the rapid rise in support for same sex marriage. Democrats continue to dominate among Millennials. And there's a "re...

Tomorrow's Leaders Today

Jennifer Kamara | Posted 04.27.2015 | Impact
Jennifer Kamara

One Young World is the preeminent global forum for leaders aged 18-30. The not-for-profit organization hosts an annual Summit with 1,300 delegates from all 196 countries; drawn from businesses, universities, NGOs and other forward thinking organizations.

Millennials: It's Time to Start Talking to Strangers

Karen Frankola | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Karen Frankola

I think a lot of young people just don't understand that good conversation requires reciprocation. Here are some tips for anyone who wants to improve their art of conversation. My advice focuses on business encounters, but could be helpful for nearly any situation.

What You Need To Know About The Job Hunt During College And After Graduation

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.14.2015 | College

Fear not, millennials and recent grads: Here's some sound advice to help you tackle your college years with a focus on the job market from the beginni...

The Things That Aren't On the Syllabus

Luis Maria R. Calingo | Posted 04.10.2015 | College
Luis Maria R. Calingo

Educators today are preparing our students for jobs and careers that do not yet exist, using technologies and solutions that have not yet been invented, to solve problems that society does not yet recognize as problems.

Would You Rather Be a 'Valued' or 'Valuable' Employee?

John Friedman | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
John Friedman

One of the best ways to value employees is to allow them to use their unique expertise in making the contribution. Allowing employees to use their skills also helps demonstrate the value that the company brings to the community.

The Value of a Four-Year Degree Is Increasing

John Petillo | Posted 05.27.2015 | College
John Petillo

The debate over whether college is worth the cost was never a serious conversation for parents and students. They overwhelmingly agree: 83 percent of adults with a bachelor's degree are convinced that college paid off and another eight percent believe it will pay off in the future even if it has not already.

In Praise of Clicktivism

Caryl M. Stern | Posted 03.31.2015 | Impact
Caryl M. Stern

We recognize that the Internet is a big, noisy place, and that messages can get lost in the shuffle. But we can't ignore the role that technology and digital activism can play in service to our overall mission. So we appreciate all those clicks and finger taps to view our webpages and follow our Twitter feeds, because they keep our concerns and our objectives part of the conversation.

Figuring Out Your Crush's Age Can Be Hilariously Complicated

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.31.2015 | Comedy

Perhaps you've been there: You meet someone who strikes your fancy. You chat. But you can't place his or her age. Wong Fu Productions' "How Old Is ...

Lena Dunham's Scandal Fail

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

Lena Dunham may have a huge following on Girls but casting her on Scandal was a huge mistake. Last night's episode was probably one of the worst eve...

A Collection of Gold Gowns Exploit Millennial Narcissism

Hannah Amundson | Posted 05.09.2015 | Style
Hannah Amundson

I think it's important for me to remember that that's all that art is really meant to do -- to start a conversation. Fashion is a way for me to interpret thoughts and feelings that I can't quite express any other way.

Six Reasons Why Millennials Are the Best Workers

Quora | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Quora

It has become fashionable to trash millennials. They lack a strong work ethic, have no grit, aren't respectful or patient, and definitely don't understand corporate culture. It fits with how people romanticize the 1950s as the golden age of American culture, when everything was just somehow better.

King v. Burwell: Public Health's 21st Century Call to Action

Shalini Pammal | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics
Shalini Pammal

Working toward a more equitable, just society takes time and is challenging, but some of the most unprecedented progress has been made in grassroots movements.

The Digital Marketing Revolution's Multicultural Core

Cesar M. Melgoza | Posted 04.20.2015 | Technology
Cesar M. Melgoza

For today's digital marketers, I ask a simple question: "Are multicultural audiences a key component of your digital strategy?" If you don't know the answer, then a huge business opportunity is probably passing you by.

The Super Bowl of Ads: Who Won?

Tom Silva | Posted 04.07.2015 | Media
Tom Silva

To work, brands have to operate along these axes; otherwise, they aren't really doing much beyond being distraction between downs and they certainly aren't winning over the most skeptical generation ever. Here is our low down on what worked and didn't this year.

Going Off of That Point: An Account of Course Participation and Millenials

Lauren Casella | Posted 04.06.2015 | College
Lauren Casella

Similar to the word 'like,' 'going off of that point' does not need to exist in our vocabulary. It's superfluous, unoriginal, and dilutes the potency of our own thoughts.

Four Rules for Companies That Want to Engage the Millennial Generation

Amanda Slavin | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Amanda Slavin

While it is easy to overgeneralize what Millennials want, mobile, entrepreneurial-minded young leaders are often misunderstood by the older generations attempting to reach them.