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To Understand Millennials, You Must Know Us

Everywhere you turn, someone new is discussing what millennials want or what millennials will do or what millennials think or blah blah blah. I’ve read a significant number of articles like that, and I’ve noticed a common theme: They are almost always written by...

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#MillennialTalk: Tech Trends

Each Tuesday night, I participate in a Twitter Chat called #MillennialTalk hosted by Chelsea Krost. It has become a great opportunity to connect with millennials around the world and discuss issues at the forefront of our generation. Last night’s topic was a...

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Your Desk is So Loud that Your Brain Can’t Be Quiet

Remember the last concert you went to? It was probably loud. Maybe your ears were ringing a bit when you got home. But did everyone think it was loud? Probably not. Why? Because loudness is entirely subjective. Sure, some things are objectively loud, like a plane...

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Beware of the Idea Grenade

Beware of the Idea Grenade

We have all been in that meeting, hallway conversation, or email chain. You know the one I’m talking about: it’s the one where someone hurls an idea grenade onto a group of unsuspecting victims and carnage ensues. Maybe you’ve never heard of the idea grenade, but you...

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We Aren’t Too Lazy for Cereal

In case you missed it, the Internet nearly broke last week. No, there wasn't a celebrity Twitter feud or arrest that made the news. This time, it was about cereal. Yes, you read that correctly. Cereal. Thanks to an article in the New York Times, the Internet exploded...

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Do Things for a (Good) Reason

It has been well documented that my generation wants to live a life with meaning and purpose. Do a Google search for "millennials and purpose," and you'll get around 985,000 results (in case you're wondering, that's less than the Powerball drawing you didn't win)....

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The Biggest Social Media Mistake You Made Last Night

Unless you have been on a social media fast, then you know that the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers played in Super Bowl 50 last night. Ultimately the Broncos won 24-10. As usual, there was a significant amount of attention on 3 things for the Super Bowl: the...

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It’s Only About Who You Know

Everywhere you turn, someone new is discussing what millennials want or what millennials will do or what millennials think or blah blah blah. I’ve read a significant number of articles like that, and I’ve noticed a common theme: They are almost always written by...

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2016 Election is the End of an Era

Unless you have been living under a rock, then you know that the 2016 presidential election has been in full swing for a long time. It feels like these candidates have been running since the 2012 election. So far, almost all of the talk about the election has...

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We are Experts at Target Spotting

Much has been, and is still being written, about my generation. Admittedly, we are an odd group. We grew up on the internet, but still remember having to wind up a VHS tape and blow into a Super Nintendo game cartridge. We are well-educated, but have a hard time...

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Millennials Also Like Analog

There are a lot of myths floating around the internet regarding millennials (those born roughly from 1980-2000). As a millennial, I often find myself frustrated at the inaccuracies of these myths. Most of the information that gets spread comes from leaders and content...

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One Way Digital + Millennials Will Change Work

There has been a lot written about millennials in the workplace. And with every passing day, still dozens-if not hundreds-of new articles and tweets are posted about millennials at work. As a millennial, I usually don't read the millennial-centric articles. Many of...

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