We're a generation that has learned to quickly use our phones to distract ourselves from uncomfortable situations, and instantly block, de-friend, or delete those who don't make us happy. But when it comes to our family, we're stuck with no digital tools of assistance.
Just about everyone has an opinion about the millennial generation, which includes about 80 million people born between approximately 1982 and 2002. And, unfortunately, opinions aren't all positive.
he millennials are accomplishing great things. But too many of them look inside only to peer into a void that we, at least in part, have helped to create. In our efforts to push our kids ahead, we have forgotten to ask why pushing ahead is important in the first place.
In my career of international youth affairs, I have met many leaders and change makers who have accomplished something commendable in their lives and ...
Many organizations are concerned about the impact that millennials are going to have on the workplace. However, oftentimes too much of an emphasis is ...
The tradeoff between hard and soft skills appear to be most at play in professional capacities such as accounting, finance and law, where people are trained and hired for their extreme analytical capabilities.
Recently, I had the opportunity to intern with a local state senate campaign. As a communications major pursuing a career in entertainment media, I didn't imagine how much I would learn about politics, my community, leadership, and myself.
Relying on a variety of polls that use a variety of methods and definitions, and, always ready to point to a few counter-trends, we've reported on those who track the religious or irreligious young through various cohorts or with various religious identities.
By tailoring learning and development programs to fit the needs of the millennial generation, organizations are likely to see dramatic increases in performance and engagement. That is a very good thing, because I believe millennials have amazing capabilities.
The term "Millennial" is thrown around a lot nowadays. Roughly, it refers to the generation of people born anywhere between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. It's a big group of people, and they're just now starting to enter their prime traveling years. But what does this generation of younger travelers really want when it comes to hotels?
Over the past week, there has been a lot of coverage repeating the familiar narrative that young people don't vote in mid-term elections. However, voter registration numbers tell a different story.
Some people say that millennials are littler narcissists and describe them as the "me, me, me generation." Others, are more optimistic and they realize the importance and opportunity that millennials can bring to the workforce.
Regardless of your feelings about this so-called "Me Generation," there are irrefutable statistics that show if you want your business to be successful in the next decade, or even to stay in business, you better not only take notice, but take action.
Millennials are openly defying the government mandate and thumbing their noses at legislators who continue to ignore the issues critical to young Americans. They're fed up with government forcing them to pay for the poor financial decisions of previous generations.
Every time I interview a 40-something woman for 40:20 Vision I ask them what three "gifts" would they give a 20-something if they were a "Forty-Godmother."
I look at this generation and value their confidence and "can-do anything" attitude. I can't help but wonder what more could be accomplished if we all embraced their ability to look the possibility of failure in the eye and not flinch.