While the classic American Dream is to own everything, cars, homes, luxury items and such, millennials are creating their own version of the American Dream: sharing with access, without owning.
What issues are most important to millennials? Which Republican candidates really resonated with them? Did they touch on millennial issues? If not, what will it take for them to speak on millennial issues going forward?
Financial literacy and security is what every millennial needs to learn about. These days, millennials are having quite a difficult time surviving due to the nature of the times we live in.
This #blacklivesmatter movement may not be our parent's or grandparent's political modus operandi. It is not far from it. It has benefited from it. No, the #blacklivesmatter movement may not be our momma's or daddy's movement, but it is on the same civil rights movement continuum.
The newly formed Kraft Heinz food giant's announcement to slash 2500 jobs is a harbinger of much worse headwinds facing all packaged food companies. As much as they would like to spin this as a positive cost-cutting move resulting from the synergy brought about by the merger, they are heading into the perfect storm.
By the time Gen Z (second wave Millennials, born 1990-1999) was growing up, "Question Authority!" was not a slogan anymore but a hackneyed cliché. So maybe it is too easy to explain away Gen Zers' seeming disregard for joining something larger and making personal sacrifices for the greater good.
One global study of 2,422 millennials showed that less than 20% of them desire to be a leader at a large organization. Why? Because they view the traditional role of a leader as one that places too much emphasis on profits and production, and not enough on developing people or contributing to societal good.
The desire to ditch the traditional career path and pursue solitary business ventures is prominent among this youngest generation of adults, with 66 percent of millennials reporting a desire to start their own business
Being a manager is about so much more than just producing stellar results on your own. You've already proven you can do that. It's about teamwork, trust, and professional leadership, and those traits can't develop if you're treating your new role simply as a higher-profile version of your last one.
Character-building is the foundation of any great career and we must sometimes endure tough challenges to earn the stripes that will lead us to advancement. At the risk of sounding a bit soap-boxy, I feel that it should not fall totally upon older generations to embrace and cater to the whims of younger generations.
Contrary to dreary doomsday forecasts, the opportunity to succeed is still very much available to members of Gen Y. Here are 10 tried and true strategies for making the transition from stereotypical broke millennial to millionaire.
When it comes to the future of Social Security, millennials have more at stake than their parents and grandparents. Proposed cuts (e.g., raising the retirement age, changing the way benefits are calculated) would fall most heavily on them.
Flooding my Twitter trail and buzzing in my ears is all this noise about Iran. From celebratory photos of Tehran's streets following the news of a historic nuclear deal to fearful anti-Iran speech to cultural icebreakers like Shahs of Sunset -there is an effort to show the world the "real" image of Iran.
Why has economic growth been so slow since the Great Recession? This is the question haunting many economists these days. Second quarter 2015 real GDP growth (after inflation) was just 2.3 percent six years after its end. This is better growth than any other developed economy, but still much too low for a sustainable recovery.
Sustainability is the trump card that transcends continually evolving philosophies, ignorance, cultural differences -- and critics. It champions life, seeking to serve the highest good for the greatest number.
Wouldn't it be great to celebrate black people, just for being black? Nothing is more positive than flipping the script. Where there is oppression, we will uplift. And where there is hate, we'll inject love.