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Young Talent

On International Youth Day, Let's Listen to Youth

Ritu Sharma | Posted 08.24.2015 | Impact
Ritu Sharma

The dark eyes of a young African man met mine the other day for a fleeting moment. Not in person. He was on the news.

3 Things You Can Do to Engage Millennial Employees

Brady Josephson | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
Brady Josephson

As companies become filled with Millennials and they start to drive more of the work and giving culture, the relationship between companies and causes will only grow in importance.

Majority Reigns: Millennials Now Atop U.S. Workforce; Meeting Their Expectations Key to Business' Success

Bob Moritz | Posted 07.07.2015 | Business
Bob Moritz

During the first quarter of 2015, millennials eclipsed baby boomers as the generation with the largest share of the American workforce, a Pew Research Center report revealed.

Today's Online Talent is Pretty Epic.

Lucy Cooper | Posted 10.15.2014 | Media
Lucy Cooper

I spent the weekend with some friends. These friends are some pretty ridiculous online talent in the form of content creators. I am not exaggerating w...

The Advantage In Our Uniqueness

Olayiwola A. Alara | Posted 10.10.2014 | Impact
Olayiwola A. Alara

We are not meant to fill the shoes of others only meant to fill our own because they fit perfectly.

Artistic Residencies and European Support for Young Artists

Bernard Foccroulle | Posted 07.28.2014 | Arts
Bernard Foccroulle

Why do European opera institutions not have in-house residencies for composers? It is said that contemporary opera does not have an audience but that is an obvious misconception.

Every Independent Musician Is a Startup, So Start Acting Like One

Maggie Hollander | Posted 04.27.2014 | Entertainment
Maggie Hollander

A musician must believe in themselves and their work completely. If the work isn't worth fighting for to the person who created it, then who else will?

Giving Generation Z a Safe Place to Dream Big With a Little Passion and Persistence

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

When I first met Mark, I was blown away by what he was doing for kids: Redefining how they learn so that they could build a portfolio in various fields.

The Bieber Effect: Parents Starstruck by Their Own Children

Dr. Kate Roberts | Posted 04.05.2014 | Parents
Dr. Kate Roberts

Talent in and of itself is a good thing and parents should hope that their children find their unique talents. Unfortunately, all too often, talented youth are typecast and given undo power and status.

Professional Services as Business Training

Andrew_Yang | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Andrew_Yang

We're breeding large battalions of indifferent professionals in a handful of cities, when what we need is something very different. We need committed builders.

Is Talent the Future Currency?

Patrick De Maeseneire | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Patrick De Maeseneire

Talent has become the key resource of the global economy and, therefore, is one that decision-makers need to understand in depth.

The Allocation of Talent is a Zero-Sum Game

Andrew_Yang | Posted 03.11.2014 | Small Business
Andrew_Yang

Everyone reading this knows a host of former lawyers, bankers, consultants, academics, or doctors for whom the work or environment was not right, many of whom eventually left the profession or stuck around halfheartedly.

Smart People Should Build Things

Andrew_Yang | Posted 02.04.2014 | Impact
Andrew_Yang

I knew that there were promising startups and growth companies all over the country that needed talent to expand and thrive. I knew firsthand that there was an army of talented, ambitious, somewhat directionless young people who'd love to work for a startup.

This Kid Will Have Your Applause. We Promise.

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.03.2013 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga would most likely give applause to 11-year-old Sean Lew and his dance crew's very fabulous dance by choreographer, Miguel Zarate. Sean L...

11-Year-Old's Dubstep Dance Performance Will Blow Your Mind

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment

Shane Mokua, only 11 years old, gave an incredible performance at Minnesota State Fair's recent amateur talent contest. Mokua's dubstep dance skills t...

Celebrities Who Defy Their Age

The Huffington Post | Debra Lipson | Posted 08.23.2013 | Celebrity

We are on to Hollywood's secret -- Lala land knows the fountain of youth's location. From performers pushing 50 without a gray hair in sight to cel...

Ready for Primetime: E & P Hudson

Yvonna Russell | Posted 07.16.2013 | Black Voices
Yvonna Russell

Young brothers from Atlanta, Emmanuel & Phillip Hudson are blowing up on YouTube with over 20 million views for their hilarious web series, E&P Hudson.

Big Ideas Can Come from Anywhere (Even the Smallest State)

Venture For America | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Venture For America

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifI heard someone say recently, "An idea that can change the course of a company can come from anywhere." It wasn't until days later that I realized how broad of an impact such a mindset could create.

The New Kid on the Block: Austyn Weiner, Student at the Parson's School of Design, Breaks into the New York Art Scene

Samantha Tritsch | Posted 07.02.2012 | College
Samantha Tritsch

Her ability to follow her passions may not have been the most atypical college experience that most are expected to have. Nevertheless, her decisions have made her the person and artist she is to this day.

Respect for Talent

Franca Sozzani | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

Respect is almost an unfashionable word. Young designers emerge, some of them are talented, and then an interrogative is immediately raised: "How long will they last?" Give them time. They need to grow.