There’s a few reasons I’m not worried about the economy. First of all, I got a top-rate education at a great university. Not only that, but I chose a degree with a few different job paths: Computer Information Systems, Marketing, and I even grabbed a Media Studies minor. More than that, I committed myself to learning everything I possibly can about a wide range of … Continue reading Graduating? Congratulations – Sort Of
If I had a nickel for every time I heard this advice… I would pay them to STFU!
How many times have you heard this?
“If you’re 25, you only need to invest about $3,600 per year to end up with $1 million by the time you’re 65 if your investments return 8 percent per year.” Continue reading “Calling Bullsh!t – The Stock Market Edition”
Sorry for the lack of updates. I’ve been sick lately and silly me, I failed to build up a backlog of posts. I’m working on that. Also, you should hear the next episode of the podcast sometime this weekend. There are just not enough hours in the day. Continue reading “Feeling The Buzz”
One of the more difficult situations you will face in your professional career is a negative review. Even worse than that is the written or verbal warning.
It’s hard to recover from such a serious ego-buster gracefully. In fact, it’s a skill that I have never mastered. Continue reading “The Honeymoon is Over…”
I was fortunate enough to be able to attend a CEO Space meeting tonight. CEO Space is a place for entrepreneurs to get together and talk about their businesses, network, find resources for problems they’re facing, and share stories together. I’m not really an entrepreneur, but it’s not a crowd I’m unfamiliar with. Continue reading “Fine-Tuning Your Personal Elevator Pitch”
President Calvin Coolidge once said, “It takes a great man to be a good listener.”
In some ways, we need to own up to the fact that we really do come off as obnoxious punks from time to time. It’s just our lot in life as young people. It happened to the Gen-X’ers before us, and the Jonsers and Baby Boomers before them, and, while I hate to admit it – some Millennials are just lazy, stuck-up, spoiled brats. Some bad apples are spoiling the bunch. Continue reading “Going to Bat for Millennials”
Get Off My Corporate Lawn!
A quick read-through of the comments section of many articles on Millennials show just a tiny bit of contempt that young people are facing today. Here are my favorite examples on which I have occasionally, and lovingly, retorted on.
And really, the “old fogeys” who are mad have every reason to be. Why shouldn’t they? I mean, the current state of our union is unilaterally the Millennials’ fault, isn’t it? Continue reading “Millennials – You’re Right, It’s All Our Fault”