A Weekend Without My Phone

Girl with her arms up

My team and I have been toying around with the idea of busting the “millennials are overly dependent on their phone” myth. Personally, I think our entire society is too attached to their phones, but let’s just blame the millennials, since, ya know, we are the ones who created smartphones in the first place … 😉 Continue reading “A Weekend Without My Phone”

Growing up a millennial

Growing up a millennial

We are all formed by the events of our youth. Whether you like to admit it or not, what happened to you in the past has a lot to do with the type of person you are today.

Example: If you always had to work hard in school to get the good grades, that work ethic will stick when you have your first job. If your parents ate out a lot, you will eat out more. If your parents cooked at home more, you will cook more. If you grew up in a military family, you most likely have a whole different appreciation and understanding of our armed services.  NO matter what your situation may have been, you took those experiences with you.

Now, how does this relate this to millennials?  I am sure some of you can already guess. Think about the world that the “millennial” grew up in.  Below is a chart that shows the differences in the major events we grew up with, versus those events past generations lived through. Continue reading “Growing up a millennial”

Millennials: Nothing DOESN’T Change

Millennials and Change.jpgMillennials grew up in times of rapid change. If you really think about it, the 21st century seems as far away from the 20th century as the 20th is to the Dark Ages!

Some 20th Century Innovations:

  • First Moving Picture
  • The Telephone
  • Nuclear Power
  • The Airplane
  • The Automobile
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Space travel
  • Internet

As transformative as these changes have been to mankind, the pace has been nowhere as fast as the technological inventions of the 21st century thus far:

21st Century Innovations (and we’re only 17 years in!):

  • AbioCor Artificial Heart
  • Robotics
  • Hydrogen Powered Cars
  • Human cloning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Automation
  • Smartphones
  • Social Media: Facebook, Skype, Snapchat, etc.

Every week there is a new app, technology or trend rolled out by entrepreneurs.  And if we don’t get them or check them out, and they become the next big thing, we will be playing catch up.  AIN’T NOBODY GOT TIME FOR THAT! Continue reading “Millennials: Nothing DOESN’T Change”