Category Archives: Gen Y

Millennials + Politics: The Leadership Landscape as it Stands

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This election year almost every member of the Millennial generation will be eligible to vote. True: historically, young voters don’t exactly show up in large numbers for major elections… but if Millennials do this time, it could have a major impact on the Presidential and Congressional elections. With that as the backdrop, and knowing that talking about politics can be a dangerous arena to enter, we think it’s important to understand what Millennials really expect in their leaders, how they see the current political landscape and what they might do differently when it’s their turn to lead our country. On Tuesday at   

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10 Lessons Learned From the First Jobs of Successful Entrepreneurs

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Sure, we hear stories of recent grads jumping into six-figure jobs right out of school. But chances are those dream jobs aren’t their first jobs!

So we asked ten very successful members of the Young Entrepreneur Council this question: What was your first job and what did you learn from it?   

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5 Myths About Post-Grad Life That Are Simply NOT True

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Unfortunately, the media loves making unfair generalizations about Millennials so much that we’ve actually started to believe some of them ourselves.

To all you college seniors who are currently being bombarded with disheartening half-truths about yourself, your classmates, your job prospects, your social life, and your financial stability, allow me to bust up some of those myths for you…   

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Let’s Cut the Crap: What Do Millennials REALLY Want From Employers?

Millennial Think Tank

Now the largest generation in the American workplace, employers and marketers alike have been watching, studying, and pontificating on what will motivate, inspire, and retain Millennials.

This Tuesday at 5 pm PT/8 pm ET we’ll get our Think Tank back together to cut through the crap and find out directly from the source: What do millennials REALLY want from their employers?   

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The 2 Minute Millennial: 3 Pieces of Career Advice for GenZ

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If you could go back in time and give yourself three pieces of advice that would make your future self a raving success, what would they be?

In this episode of The 2 Minute Millennial, I provide three pieces of advice to the up-and-comers in generation Z – advice I might give the younger version of myself…   

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The 7 Best Podcasts for Finding Your Passion

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Browsing quotes on the Internet can be inspirational, but in finding your passion, it’s just not enough. Here’s a life hack I wish someone had told me earlier in the game; one that helps me find real motivation: Listen to podcasts!

With thousands of podcasts to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down to seven that cover great advice on self-discovery.   

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