Have a Character That Is Bigger Than Your Birth Year

The internet has been on fire over the story of Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers allegedly getting robbed at a gas station in Rio. That was the initial report, at least. Over time, however, it became clear that the initial story was not the accurate story. While the facts still seem a bit murky, it appears Lochte was …

How You Can Be Like an Olympic Gold Medalist Today

Olympic fever has been strong recently. The world watched (and rightly wondered what was happening) the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio almost 2 weeks ago. Since then, the world has been captivated by the stories of triumph and defeat, success and failure. My social media feeds are consumed with stellar commentary and sarcasm from celebrities and regular folks alike.

Why CNN Impacts The Millennial Desire For Purpose

The year was 1980. A group of college hockey players stunned the world by beating the Russian team at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics. The Post-It Note debuted in the U.S., forever changing how people decorate their desks. “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” by Queen was a #1 hit. And two famous groups were born: CNN and the Millennials

How Millennials Can Communicate Clearly to Team Members

“He never seems to understand what I am saying.” “No matter how hard I try, she just does not get it.” These kinds of saying are common in our offices. Whether we are team members or team leaders, we often find ourselves trying to communicate more clearly. And despite our best efforts, we still fall short. Communication is a large …

How to Hire a Millennial Consultant for $10 Per Hour

I, like many of you, saw a recent article that highlighted those with the title “millennial consultant” that charge outrageous amounts, some upwards of $20,000 per hour. When I first saw that number, two thoughts entered my head: 1) That is ridiculous. 2) If I can get that, I can have a four hour work week like Time Ferriss and make $4 million per year (Yes that number is right. Do the math).

Prepare Privately before Performing Publicly

Rehearsals. For any musician that plays with other musicians, rehearsals are part of the routine. They are like the meetings you attend at work, but significantly more fun. In an ideal music rehearsal, everyone attending will arrive ready to rehearse. Readiness indicates that the musician spent time to prepare alone: looking over the music, noting any trouble spots, preparing their instrument, …

Millennials are Not Future Leaders

“Our future leaders are the next generation.” These kinds of statements are common, but they are untrue. Future leaders are not just those born between 1980-2000. If a leader is one who has influence, then what does it mean to be a future leader?