This cultural shift is obviously significant. But where we go from here is just as important. There are 93 million of us in America right now, and as a result, we have the potential to be the most powerful voting bloc in the country. Imagine what we could do if we harnessed that number, and the power that comes with it, into action at the ballot box?
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.
We all know more than enough about Millennials - who they are, how they consume media, what they want from brands, and other assorted minutiae from the foods they eat to the slang they use.
I by no means am saying throw your phone out, or never look at it again, but I am saying that you would be surprised at how much beauty, joy, and life you miss everyday while looking down.
I hope it's okay to go a bit older than people in their 40s and 50s. I'm a family sociologist at Cornell, and we surveyed over 1200 people over 60 on this very topic (described in the book 30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans). Here are four "life lessons" they wanted to pass down to younger people - hope you find them helpful!
On April 22, 2015, which marked the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, Green 2.0, an initiative dedicated to increasing racial diversity across mainstream environmental agencies, released the names of over 25 of America's leading environmental advocacy organizations that voluntarily submitted their diversity data to GuideStar.
If you're a retailer and you target Millennials, it's time to take note. This new Facebook feature could be a game changer.
Have you been hearing the term "millennials" lately and wondering what this term really signifies as we attempt to name or identify a new era of gen...
If you're under the age of 35, odds are you haven't spent much time planning for your retirement years. This is certainly understandable considering the financial hurdles millennials face today.
If you don't speak up, nobody will hear you. If you don't introduce yourself, no one will know you. There are no more "class introduction" days. There are no more teachers to call on you even when you're shy. The real world is a scrappy place, and it's on you to make yourself known.
Yes, the millennials are coming! The research shows that their values relate well to missions of many nonprofit organizations. To interest the best and the brightest, nonprofit workplaces, as experienced by older generations, will need to change in strange ways!
With the housing crash and crippling student debt, millennials around the world are redefining The American Dream. One where a person finds their calling in life to create the most epic legacy -- one that creates a better tomorrow and has an incredible impact in the world.
And hey, maybe I'd rather be on my iPhone talking to my friends than socializing with the strangers around me. You can tell me this is all my fault and that I'm ruining society, but I have to disagree with you.
Event producers, advertising sponsors and booking agents have successfully monetized every aspect of the "festival experience," from the actual ticket to the branded festival grounds themselves. When did festivals become more about money than music?
U.S. foundations and endowments may not yet fully appreciate it, but not only are the winds of change beginning to blow across their bows, but they will soon face the veritable "gales of creative destruction".
Tethered, dirty, dazed and publicly paraded are the images of Latino immigrants through media portrayals and political debates. These images create a harsh and one-dimensional perception of the immigrant journey. The truth is much brighter