Kim Bassett serves as President and CEO of Stewart Norwood Hospital in Norwood, Massachusetts. When it comes to understanding Millennials (born roughly between the early 1980s and 2000) in the workplace, she is an industry expert. The following article was written by Bassett. Please connect with her on LinkedIn. How To Speak Millennial Millennials are […]
Millennial Viral Video: Dear Elders, I’m Sorry.
A young Texas journalist named Alexis Bloomer posted the following video to Facebook. At last count, it had received 40 million Facebook views.The two-minute commentary is a pretty severe indictment on Millennials (Generation Y). Here is a counterpoint to her argument via Houstonian Online. Dear Elders, I’m Sorry Excerpt We’re just existing, not really contributing […]
Rich Hill Examines Plight and Poverty of Youth in Rural America
“I’ve been praying since I was five years old. Nothing’s came, but that ain’t gonna stop me. This is what goes through my mind. God has to be busy with everyone else. Eventually, He will come into my life, and help me. I hope it happens. It’s gonna break my heart if it don’t.” –From […]
Underground and Secret Social Media Accounts
Teens, Selfies and Secret Social Media Accounts Brian Solis, a sociologist, futurist, and digital analyst, has written an article about how teens use social media and why it matters. It’s a good article that addresses rampant selfies and the rise of accidental narcissism among Generation Y (1982-1999), however, it didn’t really tell me anything I […]
Generation Z and Unfettered Internet Access
The biggest crisis facing parents today is their Gen Y and Generation Z kids’ unfettered access to the Internet. This infographic touches upon it lightly, but fails to really illustrate the tragedy of it all. Infographic courtesy Explained.TV
Facebook Mourning and the Werther Effect Among Teens
Werther Effect Traditional media has a policy of not reporting suicides because of the Werther Effect, which occurs when a wave of emulation suicides occur after a widely publicized suicide. Social media by its very nature could never adhere to a policy of not “reporting” suicides. Obviously, social networking is an activity, not a news […]
Future of the Middle Class: Will Your Kids Fall Out?
Future of the Middle Class: Will Your Kids Fall Out? Tamaranorbust is an academic and writer of Histories of Things To Come. Check out her post Gen Y: The Anonymous Generation. If you’re a parent you should definitely pay attention to this one. It was this quote by Erin Currier, project manager at Pew’s Economic Mobility Project, that especially put me […]