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Millenial Generation

Teaching the Next Generation of Leaders

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 09.19.2014 | College
Ola Ojewumi

As children we are taught to be leaders and not followers. In real life, there is no blueprint for successful leadership. We all have an image in our ...

Don't Forget the Millennials -- Part II

Harlan Green | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

We really need to give millennials, born during much more trying times, the chance to prove their mettle and it looks like that is already happening.

'Out of Many, One'

Trey Lyon | Posted 08.01.2014 | Religion
Trey Lyon

In 1782 an act of Congress determined that the latin phrase "e pluribus unum" would become the motto of a fledgling nation.

The Quarter Life Kids

Kali Rogers | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
Kali Rogers

Hey world hey. It's us, the "Millennials." (Which is basically a fancy word for Gen Y/20-somethings/humans who grew up in the 90s/blah blah you get it.) We wanted to take the opportunity to talk about ourselves (shocker!).

Millennials and Boomers: Don't Forget Generation X

Christine Henseler | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Christine Henseler

The transitional and transformational time when Generation Xers grew up should not be ignored or erased. To understand how the Millennials think and act today and might change the world tomorrow, the cloak of invisibility must be lifted.

Opening the World to Change One Heart at a Time

Elizabeth Bagish | Posted 06.29.2014 | Impact
Elizabeth Bagish

As I entered the workshop not knowing what was going to happen I felt insecure and like I didn't really have a story that could touch others let alone help them. I watched individuals and myself open up and begin to share from their hearts their unique stories of self.

Texting: The Relationship Killer

Hannah Barbakoff | Posted 06.25.2014 | Women
Hannah Barbakoff

Yes, I want them to initiate conversations so I'm not always doing it. But there is a fine line between being a good texter with game, and an annoying texter. Does this sound confusing and borderline impossible to get right? Exactly. You can't win.

Why Does Equal Pay Really Matter?

Dana Theus | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Dana Theus

There is no question that women and minorities are not at salary parity with white males in our business culture. But the prevailing myth that this is an evil plot to oppress us doesn't fly with me, because things get much more complex.

An Open Letter to the Woman Who Shushed Me on the Commuter Rail

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 06.01.2014 | New York
Gina Ciliberto

I'm sorry that it feels like I can't afford to be quiet when it comes to employment. I'm sorry that I disrupted your commute as a result. It would be unfair to expect you to forfeit a peaceful train ride because the job market stinks.

How Millennials Really Feel About Technology

Nile Cappello | Posted 05.28.2014 | Technology
Nile Cappello

People tend to get it wrong about the generation labeled self-centered, ruthlessly driven and, most of all, tech-obsessed. We are instead a generation caught in a technological limbo: endlessly resentful of the technology we are reliant on.

Experienced Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders: Millennials Need Our Help

Jack Nadel | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Jack Nadel

Based on my seven decades of business experience, I can see only one solution: millennials must create their own jobs.

21 Secrets for Your 20s

Paul Angone | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy
Paul Angone

Hold tight. You're experiencing a bit of a Quarter-Life Crisis. Stay put. Pray a lot. And in no time someone will call your name across the loud speaker to tell you where you can be found.

5 Ways Millennials Can Toss Technology for Valentine's Day

Kara Kamenec | Posted 03.31.2014 | Style
Kara Kamenec

The Millennial conundrum: we love technology, but we despise what it's done to romance. Yes, we are witty, easily bored and in need of constant stimulation, but has love really changed? Can Valentine's Day still be the same?

Happy New Year! I Bought You Some Therapy

Ryan Thomas Neace | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Ryan Thomas Neace

Part of change means acknowledging that your loved one has to want it, too. It can still be tricky, and somewhat akin to gifting a gym membership to someone who is overweight. Tread carefully!

The Millennial Generation and the Civil Rights Movement

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

The obligation to propel Dr. King's message of social equity into the modern day rests on the shoulders of this generation.

To the Young: Heed JFK and Use Politics for Change

Caryl Rivers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

A door swung open for us. He said that public service was an honorable profession, that politics was not just a game for hacks and cronies, but a way to change the world. America suddenly became an exciting place in which to be young.

20-Something and Stuck in a Rut?

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Rutendo Nyamuda

They used pencils to wind cassettes and, unbelievably, had the patience for dial-up Internet. Fast forward a few years and these kids, now in their 20s, will cause a scene if the waiter takes longer than five minutes.

Chivalry Isn't Dead. It's Evolved.

Lourdes Duarte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Lourdes Duarte

As an independent lady preaching the gospel of Beyoncé, I don't need a man to pull my chair out for me. But you know what I do need? A ride home in the morning and a McGriddle. Oh, and R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

The 18 Men You Will Most Certainly Meet in Miami

Lourdes Duarte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
Lourdes Duarte

When it comes to men, Miami definitely has an interesting variety to choose from. I dare you to say that you don't know at least 10 of the guys on the list. Heck, you don't even have to be from the 305 to identify. It's never been harder out here for a lady pimp.

Art With a Dose of Philosophy From the Millennial Generation

Stacy Schneider | Posted 12.15.2013 | Arts
Stacy Schneider

Ms. Waugh conceived this project to celebrate the successes of her generation, despite its underdog status. She calls her contemporaries "innovators," who, "starting with nothing, in the middle of a recession, with limited resources," banded together to overcome and prosper.

It's a Millenial World

Beth-Ann Kozlovich | Posted 11.05.2013 | Hawaii
Beth-Ann Kozlovich

It's tough not to appreciate the Millenial drive for balance and experience not dependent on money, and I share the perception that life is a learning lab. Hey, I work for public radio, remember? That still doesn't make up for the one thing we fail and need to talk about: how much we as employers keep enabling a younger generation to be mediocre and think they're stellar, and it has to stop.

Sophie Kitson: How Humane Is Work?

Sophie Kitson | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Sophie Kitson

More people today are interested in who they are, their values and making a difference than in making a promotion. More people today won't be loyal to a company; they will be loyal to an ideal.

The Name Game

Alison Novak | Posted 09.28.2013 | College
Alison Novak

The 18- to 20-somethings in my class are not members of Generation X, nor should they express uncertainty about their social grouping. So what causes this temporary identity crisis? Is it first day of school jitters? Is it apathy?

Why Are You So Afraid to Admit to Using OkCupid?

Rachel Ryan | Posted 09.22.2013 | Women
Rachel Ryan

I'm almost 24. I, along with many of my peers, had my first AOL account by middle school. So, naturally, we ushered in courtship with the Internet. Online dating is, in many ways, all we really know.

"The Great De(generation)": A Millennial Take With Author Niall Ferguson

Inesha Premaratne | Posted 08.31.2013 | Books
Inesha Premaratne

In the Fall of 2011, Niall Ferguson, a Professor at Harvard University, detailed for a TED audience what he believed to be the "6 killer apps for prosperity."