Millennials

Why There Continues to Be Generational Division in the Workplace

By butler.jeff1 / October 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Why There Continues to Be Generational Division in the Workplace

Experiencing generational division in society is no new problem, in fact, it was documented thousands of years ago when Socrates infamously complained about the younger generation being spoiled. And yet, people continue to talk about these differences as though they happened yesterday.    So why are we still fixated on a millennium-old problem?  Differences divide, division…

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What Does ‘Ok Boomer’ Mean? And Where Does It Come From?

By butler.jeff1 / January 26, 2020 / Comments Off on What Does ‘Ok Boomer’ Mean? And Where Does It Come From?

As someone who travels around the world speaking about generations, uncovering the source of terms like avocado and Millennials or ‘Ok Boomer’ is a part of my job. The best part about understanding the ontology of the term, is that its source is often much different than popular opinion. Unfortunately, most of these terms are…

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digital marketing

Does Digital Marketing Still Work to Target Millennials?

By butler.jeff1 / January 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Does Digital Marketing Still Work to Target Millennials?

As a business owner, digital marketing should be you are very familiar with by now. Many companies do it to keep up with the technological advancements and to stay relevant in their industry. Popular brick-and-mortar stores have also started to build their online presence and implement digital marketing strategies in an attempt to capture a…

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preparing for first interview

4 Tips For A Smashing First Interview

By butler.jeff1 / January 6, 2020 / Comments Off on 4 Tips For A Smashing First Interview

Not only is it a new year it is a new decade which means time to get those plans in action.  If landing a new job is top of your list then I’ve got some tips which will help you smash your first interview. Today, we have a special guest Amy Rehan a manager at…

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fake news

1 in 6 Millennials Have a Net Worth of $100,000 – A Pure Example of Fake News

By butler.jeff1 / October 22, 2019 / Comments Off on 1 in 6 Millennials Have a Net Worth of $100,000 – A Pure Example of Fake News

This past week, CNBC republished an article last year about Millennials that received an enormous backlash on Twitter. As someone who writes a lot about Millennials, I am extremely glad that people did not bite the bait in this article. On the surface, it sounds like how much Millennials are being coddled by their parents…

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social media likes

First Instagram and Now Facebook? – Why Removing ‘Likes’ Functionality Can Destroy Social Media!

By butler.jeff1 / September 5, 2019 / Comments Off on First Instagram and Now Facebook? – Why Removing ‘Likes’ Functionality Can Destroy Social Media!

I was actually relieved when Instagram announced that they plan to remove the ‘likes’ feature on posts. As someone who has an Instagram business profile, I constantly worry about the posts being liked enough. This usually leads to a daily head and heartache. When I post something and it fails to deliver, maybe getting a…

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Stop Watching the News About Shootings! You Are Contributing To The Problem

By butler.jeff1 / July 30, 2019 / Comments Off on Stop Watching the News About Shootings! You Are Contributing To The Problem

So it happened again.  Earlier this morning, I started my morning routine that consisted of making a quick breakfast and going to the gym. During this time, I make sure to not check the news, text anyone, or let anyone know where I am going. It is my sacred time.  After arriving at the local…

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open floor plan

What Millennials Really Think of Open Floor Plans?

By butler.jeff1 / July 24, 2019 / Comments Off on What Millennials Really Think of Open Floor Plans?

Hate or love them, the open floor plan always makes a polarizing topic. On one hand, people argue that open floor plans allows better communication and make the internal culture appear more transparent. On the other, experts argue that these progressive approaches to the workplace can destroy productivity. As an introvert, I have mixed feelings…

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millennial mental health

5 Ways That Technology Is Changing Millennial Mental Health

By butler.jeff1 / July 23, 2019 / Comments Off on 5 Ways That Technology Is Changing Millennial Mental Health

While many of us stand in line for hours for the newest IPhone dreaming about how much better it will make our lives, much less is talked about how this revolutionary technology is changing the way we think. Edward Jenner in his book Why Things Bite Back highlights on with newer technology there is usually…

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millennial ownership

How to get Millennials to have a sense of ownership in their projects?

By butler.jeff1 / July 18, 2019 / Comments Off on How to get Millennials to have a sense of ownership in their projects?

Millennials now consisting of over half of the workplace and bringing new possibilities but also challenges to the workplace. Quite a few managers have complained that younger employees usually lack motivation and drive. For instance, in the infamous Time magazine article Millennials – The Me Me Me Generation “And they are lazy. In 1992, the…

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