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How to Fall in Love in 15 Seconds

Jessica Pan | Posted 06.27.2014 | Women
Jessica Pan

He said that all he does is study and he did not laugh at any of my jokes. I asked him what his deal breaker was. "People who make a joke out of everything." I looked down at my own notecard, on which I had scrawled, "People who take life too seriously. And mouth breathers."

You Know You Went To Sleepaway Camp In The '80s If...

Jenny Isenman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

You have a clear understanding of the four food groups: cereal, Popsicles, bug juice and s'mores.

Generation Nowhere

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
J Nelson Aviance

A lot of people in their thirties are struggling, have struggled for more than a decade, and are ignored because we aren't fresh faced high school grads or tweens at basketball camp.

4 Ways Family Road Trips Have Changed Since Gen Xers Were Kids

Jenny Isenman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Wow, were our games complex. There was I Spy, Make the Trucker Honk His Horn, The License Plate Game, GHOST, Mad Libs, those Yes & Know invisible ink pads, and the saddest game of all: the Wave Game.

You're Missing Out On A Friendship That Could Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 05.13.2014 | Fifty

If you're like most Americans, chances are you met some of your closest friends while you were in school, which means many of those friends are exactl...

"What About the Men? They Need Life Outside of Work, Too"

Karyn Twaronite | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Karyn Twaronite

In short, the workplace is changing and men experience many of the same work-life conflicts as women.

Cobain 20 Years Later: Smells Like Another Retrospective

Dave Tomar | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment
Dave Tomar

To only remember Cobain as bitterly conflicted by his own success is to allow his suicide to overshadow the reason he was the anointed one.

Are Millennial Moms Happier Than You?

Jennifer Owens | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Owens

I'm intrigued by the positive take on work life issues emanating from my younger peers. Their influence already is rippling throughout the workforce as they seek new ways to work and parent -- and I would say, after reading our findings, rightfully so.

Will the 'Pissed-Off Generation' Shape the Midterms in November?

Dawn Morais | Posted 06.01.2014 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

Millennials have had enough of the decisions made by baby boomers that have left them scrambling to find jobs that match their hard-earned credentials -- and they've had enough of self-serving politicians.

Peter and the Wolf: How the Opera Is Dying With Its Patrons

Renee C. Herrell | Posted 03.28.2014 | Impact
Renee C. Herrell

To stay alive, an art nonprofit organization must engage the next generation of major donors now.

Quality of Life Is The New Money

Debbie Robins | Posted 05.13.2014 | Business
Debbie Robins

If you want to align the behavioral patterns of your organization so they actually mirror your vision and value statements, culture is the key.

Celebrating the Millennial Perspective

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Millennials have learned a lesson that many of us Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers never did, a lesson in priorities that is both surprisingly mature and quite refreshing.

Motivating Multigenerational Workforces

Bruce Mayhew | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Bruce Mayhew

No matter what generation we are from, it's too easy to keep doing what we are doing now and acting like each generation is (or should be), motivated by the same things we are.

The Confession I've Never Made Until Now

Nancy Kotting | Posted 04.02.2014 | Fifty
Nancy Kotting

I have not confessed it till now, but here goes: I am a card-carrying member of the Dazed and Confused generation. Yep, that one that happened between the Tune in, Turn on and Drop Out generation and the Me, Me, Me generation.

What Kids Today Can Learn From Gen-Xers About Sick Days

Jenny Isenman | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Follow these simple rules and you'll be wrongfully staying home from school in no time. That's right, you CAN fool us, or at the very least make us proud trying.

Snap Out Of Your Digital Coma!

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Crystal Kadakia

I recently had a great experience speaking at TEDxSarasota on the topic of Digital Comas. It's a message appropriate for all ages -- the best feedback...

This Thanksgiving, Thank Your Gen Y's & Gen Y's, Thank Your Baby Boomers

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 01.29.2014 | Impact
Crystal Kadakia

So, this year why don't we also give thanks to people around us? Let's take a break from the accusatory vids (from Gen Y's) and fairly long articles (from Baby Boomers), dividing the generations and instead focus on what we appreciate.

Sexing Up the Middle-Skill

Felix W. Ortiz III | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Felix W. Ortiz III

Employers within the middle-skill sector face a few hurdles in recruiting new talent, including: a lack of education about the various training and employment options, an outdated image of the industries these jobs fit within.

Generation 'Why?'

Aubrey Bach | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Aubrey Bach

Millennials are entering a stalled job market; many chose degrees based on their personal interests rather than their earning potential; and a large percentage also carry a skyrocketing amount of student debt. All of this contributes to a general sense of malaise.

Boomer Loses It, Goes Ballistic On Generation 'Y'

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Peter Mandel

Talk about confusion. At the risk of being shot to death by my nieces and others, I've compiled a short list of Boomer "questions" for Millennials (otherwise known as Generation Y) -- plus a few cranky complaints and frustrated yelps.

Murdering the Attention Span

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.14.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Bookstores are dying, reading scores are plummeting and the quality of entertainment sinks like a stone, weighed down by the receding interest of Gen-X and millennial audiences in any form of entertainment that takes too long to watch or too much attention to absorb.

Gen Y: You're Not "Entitled," You're Unlucky

Steve Dalton | Posted 12.08.2013 | College
Steve Dalton

As a career coach, my job is to help job seekers succeed regardless of economic circumstances, but understanding my consumers and withholding judgment is a key first step. I'll call Gen Y unlucky. I'll call them victims of a bad economy. I refuse to call Gen Y entitled.

18 Totally Random Things I Only Know Because I'm a Gen Xer

Jenny Isenman | Posted 11.12.2013 | Women
Jenny Isenman

I wouldn't know a ton of things about pop culture, big hair or bad TV had I not been a poster child for Generation X.

Doing Good While Doing Well--The New Mantra Of Next-Gen Wealth

April Rudin | Posted 10.06.2013 | Impact
April Rudin

Today, due to technological advances, IPO millionaires, successful succession planning, there is a younger breed of wealth that will soon surpass the baby-boomers in both dollars and influence. Wealthy baby boomers are far different in their likes, dislikes and values from their own next-generation children. Where there is significant wealth involved, it becomes even more critical to understand the differences between how to market and appeal to this next gen of wealth.

Bianca Bosker

The Agony And Ecstasy Of Tech's 20-Something Army

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.15.2013 | Technology

Courtney Boyd Myers, 28, thought she’d found her dream job when she joined a thriving education startup in London staffed predominantly by people he...