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How Gen Y Will Leverage The New Economy & Come Out Ahead

How Gen Y Will Leverage The New Economy & Come Out Ahead

| September 30, 2011 | 4 Comments

Right now it feels like the tectonic plates are shifting and re-arranging themselves into a new order. (Quite literally, in some parts of the world!) This new order of work and life, of meaning and art, of education and contribution is here. Now. It’s happening, and it’s being reflected everywhere we look. The big corporations […]

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Internships for Emerging Entrepreneurs: A Gen Y Success Story

Internships for Emerging Entrepreneurs: A Gen Y Success Story

| March 29, 2011 | 5 Comments

With 50% of their ranks either unemployed, under-employed or having already abandoned the workforce – Gen Y clearly understands the importance of entrepreneurship. More specifically, they understand that a lifetime working for someone else just to pay the bills was their father’s generation’s goal… not theirs. According to a new study by Buzz Marketing Group […]

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You’re So Vain: You Probably Think This Post is About You

You’re So Vain: You Probably Think This Post is About You

| October 25, 2010 | 2 Comments

As a young entrepreneur, sometimes it can be hard not to brag about your work. With so many exciting ventures occurring, who doesn’t want to share them with friends? However, there’s a fine line to walk between being proud of your accomplishments and being vain, especially in today’s society. Critics call the 20 and 30-somethings […]

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5 Strategies Steve Jobs Could Teach Startups

5 Strategies Steve Jobs Could Teach Startups

| October 22, 2010 | 15 Comments

I wish I could show you the pros and cons of Steve Jobs from an objective standpoint; from a view with no emotion, loyalty, or attachment. And I probably could if I tried REAL hard… …ahhh who am I kidding?? Jobs is the man!! I mean we all know the story: kicked out from the […]

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Gen Y is Coming Out of the Recession Stronger Than Ever

Gen Y is Coming Out of the Recession Stronger Than Ever

| October 19, 2010 | 9 Comments

A recent article in the Examiner showcases that Gen Y is maturing and ready to take on entrepreneurship. The recession was one of the first real tastes of failure for many people in this generation. It prevented them from getting jobs and hurt ventures that they had set out to create on their own. Now […]

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The 4 Traits That Make Generation Y Awesome

The 4 Traits That Make Generation Y Awesome

| October 13, 2010 | 5 Comments

The conversation about Gen Y and their habits never stops. There is always someone out to bash them and then there is always someone ready to stand-up for them. Over at Fast Company there was a great article from the CEO of Do Something, Nancy Lublin. Nancy discusses how she is proud that most of […]

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How Gen Y Needs to Redefine Success and Change the World

How Gen Y Needs to Redefine Success and Change the World

| September 29, 2010 | 45 Comments

Gen Y leaders–young, naive, over exuberant, maybe even reckless, but definitely driven.  Why? The Beamer, Benz and Bentley lifestyle?  or to save the world?  Maybe both? I’ve lived in downtown Manhattan for 4 months now and it’s been quite an eye opener.  For those of you who don’t know I’ve been a lot of things, […]

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Why Are So Many People in Their 20s Taking So Long to Grow Up?

Why Are So Many People in Their 20s Taking So Long to Grow Up?

| August 31, 2010 | 11 Comments

A study done recently showed that today’s generation is taking longer then ever to reach what traditionally is defined as adulthood. An article in the New York Times covered this study and tried to figure out why this generation is growing up so slowly. The article shows some interesting facts ” The 20s are a […]

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Who Starts More Businesses Gen Y or Their Parents?

Who Starts More Businesses Gen Y or Their Parents?

| August 29, 2010 | 8 Comments

A recent article in Newsweek shows a study that says older workers are more likely to start a business than the younger generation. Despite what most people hear and see on the news about how many young people are ruling the business world like Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook or the Google founders most businesses are […]

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Less Meetings, More Networking, More Teams: The Gen Y Workplace

Less Meetings, More Networking, More Teams: The Gen Y Workplace

| August 27, 2010 | 3 Comments

A recent article in Reuters explains what some young professionals think the future workplace will look like. These ideas and changes can already be seen in many places today as younger workers look for flexibility rather than long-term career goals. According to one young professional “Kathrine Harper thinks she and her millennial colleagues will run […]

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