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3 Essential Gen Y Time Management Tips

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Sometimes your natural strengths can keep you from having the best time investment when you transition from college to career.

10 Types of Co-Workers Who Are Late to Everything

Danny Rubin | Posted 04.02.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Don't be the guy or girl who's perpetually late. Your reputation depends on it. Know any of these folks at work? I bet you do.

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

Dawn Morais | Posted 04.01.2014 | 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.

Once and For All: Settling the Debate on Gen Y and Job Longevity

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 03.14.2014 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

If we can understand what kind of work we will truly be doing and how it will play into our career, maybe we can avoid having to put our faith, our destiny, in companies that don't care.

Blatantly Incorrect Generational Stereotypes: Communication Methods by Generation

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 03.11.2014 | Technology
Crystal Kadakia

Recently I went to a training event where a speaker educated the audience about "generation differences" (read: stereotypes). Have you ever had someon...

Celebrating the Millennial Perspective

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.11.2014 | 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.

Gen Y: A Mother's View

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 02.28.2014 | Fifty
Rea Nolan Martin

For me, this generation holds more hope than any previous generation I could name, including my own.

The Top 3 Most Impactful Mistakes Managers Make When Managing Millennials

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

It's becoming a well known fact that it takes an expanded set of skills to manage Gen Y/Millennials. While there are common mistakes to avoid such as micromanagement, this article focuses on the top 3 impactful mistakes -- those behaviors by managers that have the biggest bang for the buck, the biggest impact for minute moments.

9 Things You Must Do the Night Before a Big Career Moment

Danny Rubin | Posted 02.26.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

I asked this essential question to people in the business community: how do you prepare to be successful?

Advice for New College Graduates: an Interview With Gen Y Expert Dr. Tim Elmore, Founder of Growing Leaders

Randy Hain | Posted 02.18.2014 | College
Randy Hain

Dr. Tim Elmore and his organization, Growing Leaders, have a long and successful track record of developing leadership and character in young people a...

The Issue With Gary Vaynerchuk and Applying the 1947 Newspaper Isolation Effect to Today

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 04.09.2014 | Technology
Crystal Kadakia

We are doing what comes naturally, what comes easiest to us. But the reality is that what comes easiest, comes easier than ever before. The steepness of the downhill slide just exponentially increased.

21 Tips to Staying Safe Abroad

Stephanie Be | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Don't get too drunk. It seems obvious, but you're in a foreign country, so you're a target for all types of crimes just by being a tourist; being drunk just multiplies that risk by like a 1,000 (not actual statistic).

Sun Dancing on Snow: Shining a Bright Light on Social Justice

Peter Samuelson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Samuelson

Young filmmakers and their audiences are leading the march to a better world. An unstoppable wave of social justice is coming, long-overdue but now spread through the robust digital anthill of the millennial Web. Its films engender empathy that moves hearts and opens minds.

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.

24 Things You Need to Realize About the Real World

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.31.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

7. If you're not willing to fail, then you're not willing to succeed.

Growth Is Not Enough, Young People Want to Live in a Decent Society

Michael Green | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Michael Green

A newly published global survey reveals that, for young people at least, social -- not economic -- challenges are the major priority. Politicians and business leaders should take heed.

These Line Graphs Perfectly Sum Up Our Lives From Start to Finish

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.23.2014 | College
Danny Rubin


How 100 Business Leaders Spot Potential in New Hires (Hint: They Nearly All Said the Same Thing)

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business
Danny Rubin

Palmer Luckey is poised to change video gaming forever. The 21-year-old prodigy has created a virtual reality headset called the Oculus Rift. Watch ...

20 Things I Miss About My Twenties

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.12.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Out too late partying mid-week at 23? Typical young person. Hungover on a Wednesday in my 30s? Get it together, buddy.

Saving for a Home Down Payment with Grocery Coupons? Believe It

Danny Rubin | Posted 02.11.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Every week, Amanda Munster marches into the grocery store on a mission: save enough money to buy a house. The 26-year-old digital marketer lives in D...

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.

What Every Employer Needs to Know About 'Generation Y'

David Hassell | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business
David Hassell

Top-dog decision makers in most businesses are generally still from prior generations. They are scrambling to understand the desires of this new, temperamental cohort group, and how to adapt their organizations to meet them.

Escape the Digital Coma: Who Are You When You Close the Laptop?

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 01.26.2014 | Technology
Crystal Kadakia

As Leo Tolstoy famously said, "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." We have a personal responsibility regarding this choice. The easiest way to think of it is, Who are you when you close the laptop? How do you define yourself?