Defeating Gen Y Bias

As young professionals, we have been tagged with a bias that we must overcome before we can truly be effective, engaged team members. Young professionals lack the experience to be viewed as productive...


Why My CEO Under 30 Can Beat Your Baby Boomer CEO

  Young – very young – people can possess both the personality and the skills to lead a business into interstellar success.  For many types of enterprises, they may even be better equipped than ...


Young Professionals – New Employees, Same Problems

I am a Generation Y, Millennial, Generation We, Global Generation, Generation Next and Net Generation employee. Young professionals are called by a variety of names, but one can be certain that the ne...


Wake up Now! The Generation Y Prerogative

  AVICII’s Wake me up lyrics recently spoke to me while driving my car on the way to work.  Time stopped and I saw this girl about to turn 29, trapped in a traffic jam, her nemesis, and listening ...


Is Gen Y Lazy? No, but maybe your assessment of them is.

  It’s not uncommon to find journalists who proclaim Gen Y as a selfish generation too engrossed in their digital culture to understand the importance of hard work or doing things the right way wit...


Why Twenty Something’s are Best Suited to Start a Business

Many years ago it was easy for a twenty-something to get discouraged. Plenty of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs were older. They had put in their time, paid their dues and now they were reaping t...


Why Gen Y Needs to Build Something That Lasts Forever

I’ve been off the radar for a little bit.  Not writing much…. In the depths of summer, grinding it out in New York City building a company. Sometimes I ask myself, is this for me? This we...


Be a Quitter! 9 Things That Will Teach You to Quit

  How many times have you told someone or yourself to ‘never give up’? I know that I’ve done it many, many times. As I cycled 450km through one of the world’s toughest mountai...


Why Generation Y Is Looking For A Job That Doesn’t Exist

“Generation Y stands at the forefront of the next chapter in mankind’s evolution: experiencing everything while going nowhere” wrote Bob Lutz in a Forbes article, and as a card-carrying member o...


Getting Ahead Without Getting an MBA

When addressing the question of MBA degrees, the camp is largely divided. Proponents of the MBA are quick to highlight the numerous advantages of the program, including: working closely with successfu...