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How Gen Y Needs to Redefine Success and Change the World

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / September 29, 2010

Gen Y leaders–young, naive, over exuberant, maybe even reckless, but definitely driven.  Why? The Beamer, Benz and Bentley lifestyle?  or to save the world?  Maybe both? I’ve lived in downtown Manhattan for 4 months now and it’s been quite an eye opener.  For those of you who don’t know I’ve been a lot of things, but most recently a ski bum-entrepreneur. Now I’m in the big city of…

Less Meetings, More Networking, More Teams: The Gen Y Workplace

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 27, 2010

A recent article in Reuters explains what some young professionals think the future workplace will look like. These ideas and changes can already be seen in many places today as younger workers look for flexibility rather than long-term career goals. According to one young professional “Kathrine Harper thinks she and her millennial colleagues will run things better when they are in charge”. Kathrine goes onto to state “If…

Y One In Five Bankruptcies Are Under 30

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / May 26, 2010

Figures from the Insolvency and Trustee Service of Australia show that one in five bankruptcies in Australia is someone under the age of 30. Some journalists say it’s because our brains are not fully developed, others argue it’s because we don’t fully appreciate consequences. I think you don’t have to look much further than the facts to realise that Gen Ys as a generation are suffering from the…

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