Millennial Tempo

By Jon Mertz | Practical insights, inspiration, and stories to empower the next generation of leaders. Gen Y or Millennials are the next generation and these stories focus on leadership and how to use it to make a difference. Content selected by Thin Difference: Cross the gap and lead with a new story line.

For millennials, financial security may be out of reach, research suggests

Millennials are on shaky ground, struggling to gain the same financial security afforded to their parents, new data analysis suggests.<p>When baby boomers were young adults, their net worth was double that of today’s young people, who earn $10,000 less than their counterparts did in 1989, according to …

Millennials

5 simple financial rules to live by in your 20s — so you're not broke in your 30s

Navigating your 20s while keeping coin in your pocket is hard: There's your student debt, overpriced rent, trying to get your job to pay you top …

Money

A Stanford University psychologist’s elegant three-step method for creating new habits

If you hate the monotony of running on the treadmill, but drag yourself to the cardio room daily, believing self-torture will eventually become a habit—that’s not heroic; it’s bad design.<p>According to B.J. Fogg, a psychologist and researcher at Stanford University who has studied behavior change for …

Self-improvement

For Millennials, It’s Never Too Early to Save for Retirement

You have probably heard it yourself: the impression that millennials are financial freewheelers. The theory goes that today’s 20- or 30-somethings spend with little regard for savings and even less regard for retiring.<p>Retirement planning experts say that this assumption isn’t entirely accurate — …

Retirement

What Healthcare Gets Wrong About Millennials

Millennials are poised to become a major force in the $3 trillion a year healthcare market, and anyone working in the industry had better pay …

Health

Work Is a Blessing

During a recent visit to Santa Fe, New Mexico, we went to the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts. Entering an art museum, you never know what …

Art

Proper Conditions: Preparing for the Unprepared

Prepare is a verb, an act of getting ready.<p>Preparing leads to a plan, and it converts actions to a noun, a document with next steps and …

Elections

Join One20: A Day to Do Good

Our character is being tested. Discontentment reigns. As citizens, how we respond now reflects on us. Will our character strengthen? Will we …

Inauguration Day

Discontentment: A Great Leadership Challenge

Discontentment is evident, and it is more than just an election cycle. In the United States, our election is highlighting the discontentment. With …

Management

Companies Manage With No CEO

Are chief executives necessary?<p>Swiss watch-and-jewelry maker Cie. Financière Richemont SA recently decided its answer, announcing last month that CEO Richard Lepeu won’t have a successor when he steps down in 2017.<p>Richemont joins a rare group of companies operating without a single top boss. DPR …

Leadership

3 Ways Wellness Can Help You Recruit And Retain Millennials

I have been working in the corporate wellness space for over 20 years. I am the founder and president of TotalWellness, a national corporate health and wellness services provider. Throughout my years at TotalWellness, I’ve developed a true passion for and expertise in all things health related. I …

Health

How Millennials Are Changing the Face of Philanthropy

This is what the future of philanthropy looks like. Instead of a writing check, one Saturday you’ll find yourself in rubber boots and gloves on the …

Think Strategically About Your Career Development

In a world where the average employee sends and receives 122 emails per day and attends an average of 62 meetings per month, your boss or HR leadership simply doesn’t have the time or bandwidth to properly think through how best to deploy your talents moving forward. Instead, we have to take …

First Round State of Startups 2016

Founders predict tech will reflect the diversity of the U.S. in 2030.<p>On average, respondents believe tech is 14 years away from mirroring the gender …

Startups

The Need to Read

We all ask each other a lot of questions. But we should all ask one question a lot more often: “What are you reading?”<p>It’s a simple question but a powerful one, and it can change lives.<p>Here’s one example: I met, at a bookstore, a woman who told me that she had fallen sadly out of touch with her …

Books

Visionary of the Year leads health startup to new level

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>For Chase Adam, an entrepreneur bringing tech savvy to philanthropy, there is something about the culture of the city that …

Millennials are twice as bored at work as baby boomers, report says

US millennials and entry-level workers report higher levels of boredom and are more likely to leave their companies. Here's how you can keep them …

Generations

Labels Like “Millennial” and “Boomer” Are Obsolete

Scarcely a presentation on marketing trends is complete without reference to the Boomer, Gen X, Gen Y, and Gen Z segments and allusions to each generation’s unique expectations, behaviors, attitudes, and values. The grand conclusion is always that these distinct demographic segments define …

Where Millennials and Boomers Agree After Controversial Election

They may have voted for different candidates, but there's new opportunity to find common ground.<p>At a moment of sharp national division, here is a bit …

Rise of the digital nomad: Why working remotely could draw more millennials to the tech industry

Karoli Hindriks was born in the Soviet Union in the 1980s, and grew up with restricted access to outside knowledge and ideas. When the socialist …

Millennials

The Coming Day After

Big decisions happen on a given day. Although big decisions do not happen every day, we know the big decision or event days when they come. Tomorrow …

Design Thinking

The 8 Health Habits Experts Say You Need in Your 20s

By TARA PARKER-POPE<p>false<p>1.476778106E9<p>300<p>Well<p>Kim Murton<p>health-tips-for-your-20s<p>The New York Times<p>http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/10/16/well/live/100000004713250.mobile.html

What Are Millennials Doing Wrong When It Comes to Their Careers?

<i>This article originally appeared on Quora: What are millennials doing wrong when it comes to their careers?</i><p>I think the biggest problem we millennials …

Productivity

Leadership Minimalism: A New Mindset to Clear Clutter

Preparing for the Leadership Minimalism MindsetTime does funny things. One of them is the collection of stuff. We have our messy drawer at home, but …

Minimalism

Minimalists: Essential Shift for Next Generation Leaders

Being a minimalist is a new way to lead. Millennials may adopt a minimalist approach in their leadership style. Minimalists eliminate excess to focus …

Leadership

How to Be a Mindful Strategist

What makes someone a good corporate strategist? The immediate thoughts turn to market analysis, financial intelligence, and competitive insights. …

Mindfulness

How Elementary Mindfulness Teaches Adult Leaders

Mindfulness meets minimalism. Elementary mindfulness in practice:“Sometimes when I get mad I just breathe deep… I just, like I picture me being in a …

Mindfulness

A New Era of Corporate Social Leader Activism

A refreshing shift is underway. Social leadership emerges, and it has nothing to do with social media. After all, social media is just a …

Management

As The Most Diverse Generation In U.S. History, Millennials Are Setting A New Political Beat

DALLAS, Oct. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The impending presidential election has already become one of the most tempestuous in history. As candidates …