What Do Young Leaders Want?

Millennials Guest Author: Erika Retzlaff President – Pueblo Rotaract Whether you want to admit it or not, young leaders are the future of every organization out there. Sooner than you know, these young leaders will be the ones taking over, running your businesses and creating innovative ones themselves. You may ask, “How in the world…

How Millennials and Traveling Will Change the World

Connecting People “I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.” – Harun Yahya I love to travel. I always have, and I always will. Those statements tend to describe the millennial generation as a whole. Where older generations…

The Millennial Mindset

Refuse to Settle I believe there is a huge gap between what has always been done by older generations, and what millennials now want to see in the world. This gap has created tremendous problems in education, politics, and the workplace; especially in the workplace. We simply just look at things differently. Older generations don’t…

The Intersection of Money and Passion

Doing What You Love I’ve grown up in a society that always talks about work/life balance. We have this idea that work and life are separate; that we should work all week and then do what we’re passionate about as a hobby, or on the side. I have the belief that if you’re doing it…

Why It’s Time For Millennials to Take Over

It’s Our Time Today, we live in a world where in order to be at the top of the political or corporate ladder, you also have to be old and “experienced.” For decades, the traditional way of moving up in the world has been to wait your turn. Millennials are taking the world by storm…

Marketing to Millennials 101

Marketing By Giving Millennials are a fickle group to market to. What most marketers have found, is that traditional marketing doesn’t work on us. I don’t read the newspaper. I don’t listen to the radio; I plug my phone into the stereo instead. I watch Netflix instead of regular TV so there’s no commercials, and…

The Participation Trophy Generation

Entitled? “Millennials are entitled.” I hear that statement all the time. After making a statement like that, most people back it up by calling us the “Participation Trophy Generation.” These trophies, allegedly, now make us believe we deserve things we did not earn. After giving this topic some thought, I saw this tweet the other…

Millennials: The World’s Most Misunderstood Generation

The Generation of the Future Narcissistic. Lazy. Entitled. These are the words I hear most often to describe my generation. I attend various workshops and networking events year after year, and I constantly hear older generations trying to “figure out” millennials. It’s almost as if we speak a different language. We are being called the…