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Gen Y

Hey Millennials! 8 Important Financial Tips from Your Future Self

Jerry Patterson | Posted 12.09.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

If you could go back 30 years and give yourself one piece of advice regarding retirement planning, what would you say?

How Can We Empower the Millennials to Live their Dreams

Partha Iyengar | Posted 12.05.2014 | Impact
Partha Iyengar

'You have to dream before your dreams can come true' - Abdul Kalam I live in India where more than half the population is below 35 years or what we...

How Competition Brought Us Closer This Thanksgiving

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 11.26.2014 | Women
Cristina M. Regalado

As an immigrant, I appreciated the importance of the Thanksgiving holiday as a uniquely American tradition. Our extended family adapted to the fervor that came with preparations for this holiday.

Don't Let Communicating with Millennials Feel Like Eating in the Dark

Jerry Patterson | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business
Jerry Patterson

If you want to grab the attention of the millennial generation, you need to personalize and tighten-up your communications approach -- which frankly, is how we should have been doing it all along.

There's a New Mainstream Out There -- and You're Probably Part of It

Dianne Collins | Posted 11.13.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dianne Collins

Who are the people of The New Mainstream? What do they want? What do they know? What are the economic, social and political implications of this rapid...

Brynn Duncan Is Allergic to the World -- And She's Still Managing to Make It A Better Place

Abby Norman | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Abby Norman

At just 20-years-old, Brynn has several serious chronic health conditions, one of which requires her to be one of the only people in the world to have a 24/7 Benadryl intravenous drip. But even though I've never met Brynn in real life, from miles and miles away I can feel the warmth, brilliance and hope that she is giving the world.

The Unexpected Sustainability of Gen Y

Kristin Heist | Posted 11.22.2014 | Impact
Kristin Heist

From an innovation perspective, one of the great things about Gen Y is that they have lowered the barrier for new ideas, products and services. And if they had a good experience, they touted in their own social groups - both online and off.

Millennials: To Survive, You'll Have to Improvise

Abby Norman | Posted 11.22.2014 | College
Abby Norman

Don't give up; not just on what you truly want, but also the seemingly useless and boring things that you have to do "just to get by." Everything has potential, every single opportunity is a piece of your puzzle. It's just a matter of figuring out where it fits  --  and revealing the picture it creates.

8 Reasons Why the Only Person You Can Truly Rely On Is You

Danny Rubin | Posted 11.18.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Success depends on us and what's on the inside. Same goes for your career. If you wait on other people to bring you good fortune... you'll be waiting a while.

5 Survival Questions for Leaders of Tomorrow's Economy

Silvia Damiano | Posted 10.27.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

From Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill, experts warn that without continuous innovation, companies and even entire economies will fail. And in leadership circles, you're still thinking inside the box if you don't drop the word "innovation" at least once at a meeting.

Trying to Encourage Millennials to Save for Retirement? Three Key Factors to Consider

Jerry Patterson | Posted 10.26.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

Here are my top three things to consider if you're trying to encourage millennials to save for retirement.

Millennials Transform Charitable Giving Into Philanthropic Action

April Rudin | Posted 10.22.2014 | Impact
April Rudin

Not only will these millennial inheritors likely look for a new financial advisor to manage their money, as opposed to sticking with the family advisor, they will also want to ensure their money positively impacts society, and they tend to crave intimate involvement with the causes they support. This could transform charitable giving.

The How, Where and Why of Managing Gen Y

David Halliday | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
David Halliday

With their laid back attitude and multitasking approach, the tech-savvy Gen Y might be the hardest generation yet to manage in a corporate environment. Organizational psychologist Kathy Turner offers insight on how to optimize the performance of your Gen Y workers.

9 Things a Millennial Will Never Admit

Danny Rubin | Posted 10.21.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Millennials are constantly wary of being "called out" in person or online.

Cultural Fit: 5 Reasons Why I Shouldn't Work at Buffer

Imriel Morgan | Posted 10.18.2014 | Business
Imriel Morgan

The purpose of this article is not to criticize Buffer, their team or their culture because it works for them and they are doing very well. The lesson to be learnt here is you need to really think about where you apply as a cultural fit.

6 Ways Top Women CEOs Balance Work and Life

Ashley Crouch | Posted 10.13.2014 | Women
Ashley Crouch

I turned to the pros who mastered the fine art of juggling it all, only to find that "work-life balance" may require rethinking. Read on to learn six top ways women CEOs are changing the definition of work-life balance.

Put Millennials' Passion to Work

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

Every generation wants to make its mark on the world, and millennials are no different. Having grown up in an era where technological innovation and global inclusion are the norm, they come to the workplace with a different set of ideas and expectations.

How Friends With Benefits Are Actually Benefitting Gen Y

Unwritten | Posted 10.04.2014 | Women
Unwritten

We're protecting our own feelings by putting up the same fronts that are basically shoved in our faces. In plain terms -- if they're cold, then be colder. If they're smart, then be smarter.

7 Writing Mistakes You Must Fix in Your 20s

Danny Rubin | Posted 10.01.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Weird Al's grammar-happy spoof is full of great tips (ex: it's "to whom" and not "to who"). The comedian's music video prompted me to expand the list with seven more writing mistakes 20-somethings make all the time.

Workplace Guru Can Tell You How to Land a Job from What You Take in Your Coffee

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Do you think you knew all the basic human resources questions hiring companies like to ask? What are your strengths? Weaknesses? HR 101, I call them. Familiar?

20-Something Problems (As Told by Eggs)

Paul Angone | Posted 09.29.2014 | College
Paul Angone

Whomever said your 20s are easy should be shot. Seriously. How many of these 20-something problems can you relate to?

7 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Millennials

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Layering accumulated knowledge and experiences from generation to generation is how we evolve. It's how we improve the experience of being human. Let's partner up with these kids and create a better world together.

Reaching Gen Y-Fi: Tween Girls and the Power of YouTube

Wendy Sachs | Posted 09.15.2014 | Parents
Wendy Sachs

t's the authentic way in which they share, reporting from their bedrooms or living rooms, that make these YouTube sensations feel trusted to their young fans. Many of the so-called stars are still wearing braces themselves. They admit their own imperfections and share strategies on how to hide pimples or overcome awkward moments and that is part of their charm. It's an accessorized Judy Blume on YouTube.

Will the Echo Boomer Generation Save Graduate Business Education?

John T. Delaney | Posted 09.14.2014 | Education
John T. Delaney

The best answer to the debt question is that business schools will have made the appropriate adjustments in curricula, experience-based learning opportunities and theory/practice mix in order to give students the skills needed to command higher compensation premiums at work.

The 101 Skills I Gained From Blogging for Two Years

Danny Rubin | Posted 09.09.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Two years already!? Back in July 2012, I needed a way to learn more about the web, marketing, social media and everything in between. So I started Ne...