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Why My CEO Under 30 Can Beat Your Baby Boomer CEO

| January 10, 2014 | 4 Comments

  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 their baby boomer counterparts (the age group that is now firmly ensconced in many corner offices).  The reasons have to do […]

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10 Things Your Parents Will Never Learn About Computers

| November 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

1.  Arrow Keys If you’ve ever seen your mom typing up a Word document, you may have noticed her taking twice as long, even if she has decent keyboarding skills.  Why is that?  Because, when she typed “pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis” (yes, that’s a real word), she forgot the second “M.”  So what does she do?  She deletes […]

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

| October 23, 2013 | 10 Comments

  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 without cutting corners. At the same time most of these journalists would agree that today’s graduates are entering the working world […]

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

| September 19, 2013 | 22 Comments

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 the rewards.  It appeared that the older you were, the more power you had. But that’s not the case anymore. Twenty-something’s […]

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An Open Letter to College Students: Participate in Your Own Becoming

| September 19, 2013 | 38 Comments

Tick, tick, tick… The seconds went by as I tried to answer the final exam’s last question in my first year of university. Unlike most of my peers though, the question I had wasn’t on the test paper in front of me, but rather one I had in my head long before the test even […]

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My Best Advice as a Millennial Entrepreneur

| September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’ve learned a lot as a entrepreneur, from the early college days when I had my own website consulting business, to now with a research and management consulting firm. When I was starting out, my main goal was for people to take me seriously because there is a lot of ageism out there and it’s […]

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How Social Media Keeps Changing Our Lives and Work

| September 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

Social media is ingrained in contemporary life – from publishing life happenings and posting our thoughts in a collective stream of consciousness to looking up user reviews and checking-in to our favorite destinations. Since the introduction of social media, the world has become smaller, making it easier than ever to find and share information, as […]

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Success at Any Age: The Baby Boomer’s (and Gen Y) Guide to Becoming an Overnight Success

| April 4, 2012 | 6 Comments

If only I could go back to my twenties and know what I know now, at age 57. I have screwed up more times than anyone ever had the right to, and here three decades later I am finally getting my act together. There are lots of Boomers out there that have the one thing […]

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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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Gen Y Are Not Lazy Workers: Report Shows

| August 17, 2010 | 2 Comments

A recent study in the Australian Work and Life Index shows that Gen Y are not lazy workers. Actually their work environment desires are no different then older generations. The annual Australian Work and Life Index, published on Saturday, shows on average all employed people want to work 2.6 hours fewer a week. “There are […]

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