From Invisible Children to charity: water to Pencils of Promise to Warby Parker to the Girl Effect, the "New Guard" in international development was out in full force at SXSW this year. And this New Guard has an approach that's definitively open source.
When a college freshman received a C- on her first test, she literally had a meltdown in class. Sobbing, she texted her mother who called back, demanding to talk to the professor immediately (he, of course, declined).
Communication gaps between the generations in the workplace is not a new phenomenon but now there are new data points to illustrate how Generation Y may be changing the professional work culture dramatically.
Daryl Motte and Seth Conger have got a lot going for them. They're young, attractive, smart, employed, single, funny, down-to-earth, slightly old-fashioned and curious -- the kind of guys who'd make perfect husbands.
About six months ago, The New York Times Magazine broke a feature story about the "new 20-somethings," who seem to be taking forever to grow up. Ever since then, there's been a lot of interest in this age group.
With some healthy boundaries, you will gradually be able to eject from the cockpit of your child's life and allow them to be the captain. You may not always like the direction they are headed, but it is their plane to fly.