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Millennials

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Millennials (also known as the Millennial Generation or Generation Y, abbreviated to Gen Y) are the demographic cohort following Generation X. There are no precise dates for when the generation starts and ends; most researchers and commentators use birth years ranging from the early 1980s to around 2000.
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  1. Bert Purdy

    Bert Purdy

    23/01/2017
    Bert Purdy
    Millennials Manage Differently, and That’s a Good Thing - Lindsey Pollak
    www.lindseypollak.com Millennial managers are shaping workplace dynamics. Here are 4 ways millennials manage differently and what their leadership means for the future of...
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  2. Coni Muxi

    Coni Muxi

    23/01/2017
    ¡Que tengáis una buena semana! En Construyendo Relaciones Radio con @Rudolf Helmbrecht .·.😄😄 Coni Muxi
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  3. ProducerbeBee in English
     How Millennials Have Changed the Way They Use Social Media
    How Millennials Have Changed the Way They Use Social MediaMillennials —also known as Gen Y— have grown in a completely connected world. This generation —which is currently between the ages of 17 and 35— is used to having the Internet in their lives and has been the first to experience all the great...
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    Nick Mlatchkov
    20/01/2017 #11 Anonymous
    #10 Can't blame them for not buying Hillary's advertising! 😀
    Paul Walters
    20/01/2017 #10 Paul Walters
    I have to agree with @Dean Owen who quite rightly points out that this generation might become reluctant to engage in open conversations. Millennials are some the hardest to crack when trying to persuade in advertising. They trust no one!!!
    David B. Grinberg
    20/01/2017 #9 David B. Grinberg
    Kudos to beBee on a buzzing blog and informative infographic, which I've shared on three hives: "College" and "Students" and "Social Marketing Solutions."
    Also for more reading related to Millennials, check out a few of my Producer blog posts:
    1) MLK Day: Key Lessons for Millennials https://www.bebee.com/producer/@dbgrinberg/mlk-day-key-lessons-for-millennials-gen-z
    2) New Work Paradigm for Millennials is Results-Only https://www.bebee.com/producer/@dbgrinberg/new-work-paradigm-for-millennials-gen-z-is-results-only
    3) Roadmap to Career Success for Millennials https://www.bebee.com/producer/@dbgrinberg/roadmap-to-career-success-for-millennials-gen-z-part-1
    4) Top 5 Career Lessons for Millennials https://www.bebee.com/producer/@dbgrinberg/top-5-career-lessons-for-millennials-gen-z
    Mike Rana
    19/01/2017 #7 Mike Rana
    I have found the opposite - they hope that their behavior will be picked up. It's a "I'll express myself however I want; piss off if you don't like it ."#6
    Dean Owen
    19/01/2017 #6 Dean Owen
    Do you think that awareness of their digital footprint perhaps will lead to a reluctance to engage in open conversation? Aa demographic, I find millennials perhaps the least willing to engage through comments and the most aware of their online reputation. Baby boomers are perhaps carefree and tend to swear more online.
    debasish majumder
    19/01/2017 #5 debasish majumder
    thanks for sharing this wonderful buzz @John White, MBA!
    Jim Cody 🐝
    19/01/2017 #4 Jim Cody 🐝
    Millennials the voice of the future as well as the social media.
    Thanks for a great buzz.
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    19/01/2017 #3 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Outstanding article and infographic! Impressive and professional.
    Donald Grandy
    19/01/2017 #2 Donald Grandy
    Excellent post. Perfect fit for beBee's focus on Personal Branding.
  4. ProducerMichael Schneider
    I Spoke to an Expert. He Said This Is What's Holding Millennials Back
    I Spoke to an Expert. He Said This Is What's Holding Millennials BackLast year, I had the pleasure of meeting Chip Espinoza when he gave a keynote speech at Welltower, where I work. Espinoza is the Academic Director of Organizational Psychology at Concordia University, a consultant for major corporations, including...
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    Adam Weedy
    20/01/2017 #2 Adam Weedy
    I applaud the trend among Millennials to quit jobs that aren't working for them. They are at their peak in terms of mobility; while I think it's painful for corporations - I do believe it will drive change.
    Mohammed Sultan
    20/01/2017 #1 Mohammed Sultan
    Millennials look at companies as the paths of their thoughts and when these thoughts are blocked ,not addressed or expressed the relationship reach a premature end.Many young talents,so,quit their jobs either because they don't have enough patience or energy to bend with the trend of conformity inside many companies or because their pockets ,time and hearts are filled because they were born with a silver spoon in their mouth.

    In General,considering millennials as loyal assets in their companies is a welfare and a fantasy that go beyond the logic of today's business reality and the well- established economic theories.Thank you @Michael Schneider and welcome on beBee.
  5. Coni Muxi

    Coni Muxi

    16/01/2017
    El próximo jueves hablaremos de la "Generación Millennial", con @Rudolf Helmbrecht .·. en Construyendo Relaciones. Nos puedes acompañar a partir de las 23 hrs por Radio Kanal Barcelona en la 106.9 FM. ¡Te esperamos! Coni Muxi
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  6. ProducerGiles Crouch

    Giles Crouch

    13/01/2017
    Busting Myths About Millennials, Social Media & Technology
    Busting Myths About Millennials, Social Media & TechnologyAs a digital anthropologist, I research, mostly for marketing departments and agencies, how people behave within social media and with technology as a whole. Millennials are a hot topic. Many a brand spends inordinate amounts of time and money to...
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    Javier 🐝 beBee
    17/01/2017 #3 Javier 🐝 beBee
    thanks for sharing it ! welcome to beBee !
    Adam Weedy
    13/01/2017 #2 Adam Weedy
    Rockin' article Giles! I wrote one called: "I, too, am a millennial expert." Check it out! & by the way, the one thing I would add is that I think "millennials" main difference "at work" is they are more likely to leave a company that isn't working for them.
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    13/01/2017 #1 Mohammed A. Jawad
    To sum up, presumably millennials are mindful more about media.
  7. William Davis

    William Davis

    12/01/2017
    30 under 30 to keep an eye on for 2017.
    Forbes Welcome
    www.forbes.com Leading 30 different social ventures, we are honoring 40 young people (including a few cofounder teams) this year who are all working tirelessly to creatively solve some of the world's toughest...
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  8. Jesse Caesar

    Jesse Caesar

    10/01/2017
    Such a slacker move, starting with "X"...
    Jesse Caesar
    Jesse Caesar on Twitter
    twitter.com “Maybe we should talk to these kids and then come up with a name for them #alpha #GenZ #Millennials #GENERATIONS #DoYourResearch #MRX...
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  9. Jared 🐝 Wiese
    Tony Robbins: How to Control Your Mind (Law of Attraction)
    Tony Robbins: How to Control Your Mind (Law of Attraction) Tony Robbins: How to Control Your Mind (Law of Attraction) “Your brain is not designed to make you happy – that’s your job.” Some questions I ask: If you...
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  10. Jordan Barta

    Jordan Barta

    05/01/2017
    This is a must watch!
    Simon Sinek on Millennials in the Workplace
    Simon Sinek on Millennials in the Workplace Excerpt of Simon Sinek from an episode of Inside Quest....
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    Tifany Rodio
    19/01/2017 #8 Anonymous
    #7 nice! tks pepe!
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    08/01/2017 #6 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #5 This is the thing, not everybody with millennial kids shares the same experiences he is talking about, but first when I watched this - I thought maybe our family is just an exception to the rule. As I went out exploring this I discovered he has exposed a home truth about a particular parenting style, but one cannot paint all millennials as a result with the same brush - and if anything the usefulness of this video is to discover at the same time the truths that go into a stereotype or a label.

    There is a problem with social media but it applies equally to all generations whether they be boomers or millennials, which is how quickly we take it at face value. It is not that we are not individually intelligent enough to understand it, but that we move on quickly to the next piece of social media before we have absorbed and tested this in our own context or given reality.

    Ironically when I first heard him speak, his powers of persuasion were immense, he had me convinced that he had found the great truth and I had to check myself spouting this as I thought "Wait, why not ask a millennial - the one's I know, the one's we parented".

    In the cold day of light, it is a great truth that pertains to a specific demographic with a specific conformity of cultural values. As Bugs Bunny might say, "sometimes it just feels-white", (I mean right).
    Antoine 🐝 Prager
    08/01/2017 #5 Antoine 🐝 Prager
    This video is super important and very interesting, anyone with kids should first watch it, reflect on it and then watch it and discuss it with their kids. Because social media are a great thing but managing social media is now part of parenting. Don´t you think so?
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    06/01/2017 #4 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    What I am going to focus on most is Simon Sinek delivery and presentation style. He speaks with great authority and assurance, only problem is that I have yet to find a millennial who I have talked to that actually matches up with the kind of millennial group he is talking about. Then again, I have not talked so far to white middle class parents who buy into all such entitlement and spoiling.

    He is addressing a sub-group and if he was Clinton's running mate, he would probably get her another million votes in California and lose the Rust Belt of America by an even bigger margin than Clinton lost it - maybe even 5pts compared to Clinton's 3.5pt under-performance from the last election. Whatever the actual facts of his content, he is a compelling speaker and I am not surprised by the viral nature of this video, it speaks to 100% Sinekism or Cynicism about rich white people.
    Mohammed Sultan
    05/01/2017 #3 Mohammed Sultan
    Millennials look at companies as the paths of their thoughts and when these thoughts are blocked or not addressed and expressed,they reach a premature end.Millennials,so,quit their jobs either because they don't have the power or the patience to bend with the conformity trend or because their pockets,time and hearts are filled.Generally,considering millennials as loyal assets is a welfare or a fantasy that goes beyond the business logic and the well established economic theories.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    05/01/2017 #2 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    An important contribution to dialogue, which forms the nub of conversations that I am sure lead to additional insights from that young generation which represents my own kids and the young students in our campus club.
    Joel Anderson
    05/01/2017 #1 Joel Anderson
    This is truly an insightful and worthwhile 15 minutes. Thanks for posting Jordan.
  11. ProducerMartin Tolovski

    Martin Tolovski

    14/11/2016
    The Challenges of Our Generation
    The Challenges of Our GenerationIt seems to me that the environmental and technological factors are deeply installed in the process of forming our future like never before. Techology combined with the economic development creates more connected world and dynamic world. In this era...
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    Martin Tolovski
    03/01/2017 #2 Martin Tolovski
    #1 Exactly! And leaders should educate on problem solving. Thank you for reading Cepee, appreciate it.
    Cepee Tabibian
    03/01/2017 #1 Cepee Tabibian
    Hi @Martin Tolovski! Thanks so much for sharing. Sometimes it does feel that our generation is inheriting many difficult problems, more than others, but as you say challenges are inevitable. We just need to keep looking for solutions instead of focusing on the problem.
  12. Pamela 🐝 Williams
    He made the mistake of commenting on a share I did this morning on millennials so now I have to present him to the entire Hive. EveryBee, please welcome Paul Jackson...a "Proud Millennial" (His words on my post...not mine. hahaha) It's wonderful to have you in the hives Paul...
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    Paul Jackson - beBee
    www.bebee.com Public profile of Paul Jackson on beBee. beBee is the only social affinity network specialized by sector. Join and get...
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    Mohammed A. Jawad
    31/12/2016 #11 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Welcome Paul. Bee a buzzing bee now while enjoying blogging! :)
    Paul Jackson
    31/12/2016 #10 Paul Jackson
    #9 No guarantees Jim.
    Jim Murray
    31/12/2016 #9 Jim Murray
    Oh God, not another proud millennial. Just behave yourself OK. :)
    Aleta Curry
    31/12/2016 #8 Aleta Curry
    Millennials: do come home; all is forgiven. :D

    Welcome to beBee @Paul Jackson
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    31/12/2016 #7 Max🐝 J. Carter
    Yo Paul.

    Welcome to the neighborhood.
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    31/12/2016 #6 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Welcome to beBee Paul Jackson
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    31/12/2016 #5 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Welcome to the hive Paul Jackson!!
    Michele Williams
    30/12/2016 #4 Michele Williams
    Welcome Paul!
    Milos Djukic
    30/12/2016 #3 Anonymous
    Welcome @Paul Jackson.
    Paul Jackson
    30/12/2016 #2 Paul Jackson
    Haha thanks.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    30/12/2016 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Paul Jackson welcome to beBee !
  13. Pamela 🐝 Williams
    Please join me in welcoming Lexus A. Peters to beBee. If you haven't already read her piece: A Millennials Manifesto for Growth, I would highly recommend.
    Welcome Lexus!

    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@lexus-peters-new-york/a-millennials-manifesto-for-growth
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    Lexus A. Peters
    www.bebee.com With grace and diligence, I hope to use my positive energy to change the world for the better. I hope my blog becomes a safe space for millennials...
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    Iyobosa Ero
    26/12/2016 #4 Iyobosa Ero
    Welcome @Lexus
    Joel Anderson
    26/12/2016 #3 Joel Anderson
    Welcome Lexus. All the best for a great 2017.
    Richard Buse
    26/12/2016 #2 Richard Buse
    Welcome, Lexus!
    Devesh Bhatt
    26/12/2016 #1 Devesh Bhatt
    Welcome. You are buzz. So keep buzzing.
  14. ProducerLexus Ashley Peters
    10 Rules for Millennial's to follow
    10 Rules for Millennial's to followI just wanted to share these list of rules by John Cage and Sister Cornita Kent, which my Entrepreneur professor instilled in us on the first day of class!  RULE ONE: Find a place you trust, and then try trusting...
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    Paul Burge
    21/12/2016 #2 Paul Burge
    Great rules to live by @Lexus Ashley Peters. I've shared this in the Millenial hive. Check it out, there are many more articles on all things millenial. Thanks for sharing!
  15. ProducerLexus Ashley Peters
    Dear Gen X/Baby Boomers...sincerely, the true Millennial.
    Dear Gen X/Baby Boomers...sincerely, the true Millennial.Dear Generation X and Baby Boomers, Millennials like myself often get a bad reputation from you. We are called self-entitled, lazy, narcissistic, and seeking appraisal for no reason. From my experience, I have found quite the contrary. I have found...
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    Matt 🐝 Sweetwood
    11/01/2017 #22 Matt 🐝 Sweetwood
    Lexus, can I do a live Buzz with you here in NYC? It would be a fun interview.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    11/01/2017 #20 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    I reposted this a week or so ago and it deserves more attention. cc; @Matt 🐝 Sweetwood @John White, MBA
    Richard Buse
    26/12/2016 #19 Richard Buse
    #18 Bravo! One of my oldest uncles came of age in the 1920s. At the time, his generation got bashed for being decadent, lazy, spoiled... Yes, those of the Millennial generation can learn from older generations, but there is much we can learn from Millennials, too.
    Brian McKenzie
    20/12/2016 #18 Brian McKenzie
    Every generation calls the one behind it slackers, lazy, disrepectful and entitled. Fire up your browser and look what Boomers were saying about Gen-X circa 1991 AFTER a crapton of us were deployed for THEIR latest war. The key is to not give a f*ck and drive on with your own life. PS "safe places" are not helping your narrative.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    20/12/2016 #17 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Hi @Lexus Ashley Peters, great buzz! My kids are both millennials who not only thrive but have tons of compassion and are very thankful for so much. I think with every generation thanks to the minorities contained within, people tend to generalize and label everyone. Welcome to you!! I'm glad you wrote this.
    Milos Djukic
    20/12/2016 #16 Anonymous
    @Lexus Ashley Peters, I am a Professor and I know well Millennials. It is synonymous with strength and enthusiasm. Welcome!
    David B. Grinberg
    20/12/2016 #15 David B. Grinberg
    Lexus, I think the media has made it a habit of beating up on Millennials via and abundance of negative news. The good news is that Gen Z will soon be in white hot media spotlight focusing on this new generation's perceived flaws, etc. This harsh media treatment is sort of like a rite of passage of each new generation. As a Gen Xer, I recall the media bashing we had to put up with, like Nirvana being called the poster child for a generation of bored young people who just wanted to be entertained. Other examples abound. Gen Y will be "off the hook" soon enough.
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    20/12/2016 #14 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Welcome to beBee @Lexus Ashley Peters. I'm a boomer and I think Millennials rock! "they" picked on my generation too. People make too big of a deal about new generations. We should be grateful there are new generations. Thank you for your buzz.
    Lexus Ashley Peters
    20/12/2016 #13 Lexus Ashley Peters
    Thank you John, I really appreciate it!!! It means the world to me to hear my voice be heard. #11
    Lexus Ashley Peters
    20/12/2016 #12 Lexus Ashley Peters
    Yay! #10
    John White, MBA
    20/12/2016 #11 John White, MBA
    Great buzz, @Lexus Ashley Peters! We're glad to have you creating conversations on the site. beBee has shared your piece broadly on social media including our Facebook page, which if you're not following you can find here: https://www.facebook.com/bebeeENG/?fref=ts. Thanks again and buzz on!
    Paul Walters
    20/12/2016 #10 Paul Walters
    @Lexus Ashley Peters I'm a boomer and I think millennials rock !!!!
    Teresa Gezze
    19/12/2016 #9 Teresa Gezze
    Great buzz, @Lexus Ashley Peters. Cheers from a fellow millennial ;P
    Julio Angel Lopez Lopez
    19/12/2016 #8 Julio Angel Lopez Lopez
    Wellcome @Lexus Ashley Peters
    I am only a human being, who tries to learn from the rest of human beings.
    Now a hybrid human / bee
    Suzanne Dwillies-Khan, Pharmacist and Musician
    19/12/2016 #7 Suzanne Dwillies-Khan, Pharmacist and Musician
    I never say that about Millennials and I'm Generation X.
    debasish majumder
    19/12/2016 #6 debasish majumder
    millennials are surely giving impetus to proliferate with more vigor and proving themselves as an insignia of innovation. we do have due regard to our posterity. more importantly, we are proud of their multitasking ability and prodigy. however, nice insight @Lexus Peters! enjoyed read. thank you for the share.
    Paul Burge
    19/12/2016 #4 Paul Burge
    A warm welcome to beBee @Lexus Ashley Peters. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. Check out this post from @Alexandra Galviz, one of our bees in the UK, 'Open Letter to Gen X and baby Boomers from a Millenial with Love.' https://www.bebee.com/producer/@alexandragalviz/openletter-to-gen-x-and-baby-boomers-from-a-millennial-with-love
    Harvey Lloyd
    19/12/2016 #3 Harvey Lloyd
    Being a boomer i will have to admit some generalized trash talk. But i will also have to admit that Millennials have pointed out that I am Ward Clever of the 50's era family show. Boomers like anyone else in the human race throw rocks at what we don't understand. Millennials should note that they will occupy our space soon enough. Your children will laugh at your iPad and mac books in just a few years.

    Boomers would do well to make nice with Millennials. As Barbara Bush told George, they will be picking your nursing home and providing your care.

    I am slowly starting too get the new generations, but if i back slide in public and you are the one to catch me, offer me a blanket and some ensure with a shot of Don Julio. I will come around.

    Welcome to BeBee.
    Mamen 🐝 Delgado
    19/12/2016 #2 Mamen 🐝 Delgado
    Very well said @Lexus Ashley Peters! And welcome to beBee Land!!
  16. ProducerMike Rana

    Mike Rana

    17/12/2016
    I am a millennial and I have seen success on BeBee
    I am a millennial and I have seen success on BeBeeI will admit that I chose the image of minions for three reasons:  They're now a pop culture icon, they bring a smile to people's faces, and because just before I woke up at 0340CST to start producing this honey, they are what were on my mind as I...
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    Larry Boyer
    04/01/2017 #28 Larry Boyer
    Excellent points all around Michael. Different social platforms have different people on them and different purposes. Be on enough to share your brand but no so many that you spread yourself thin.
    Mike Rana
    20/12/2016 #27 Mike Rana
    As an update: This has been up for three days and has more than 2K views.
    Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    19/12/2016 #26 Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    That's an awesome example, Michael! beBee is doing a great job and it's just a beginning. Li seem to be going down the mountain in their life cycle, unfortunately. Thank you for the post!
    Paul Burge
    19/12/2016 #25 Paul Burge
    A fantastic post @Mike Rana! Really interesting to read about your experience with beBee as a millenial. Tonnes of new features coming very soon too...
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    18/12/2016 #24 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #21 @Mike Rana - can you think of any other company where the CEO would notice your contributions? I mean you in the plural sense as a millennial. Everyone is talking about how important it is to your cohorts to add value & be heard and beBee is a place where the value added is noticed from the foundation to the top.
    Iyobosa Ero
    18/12/2016 #23 Iyobosa Ero
    Spot on!
    Matt 🐝 Sweetwood
    18/12/2016 #22 Matt 🐝 Sweetwood
    beBee is built for millennial success! Glad to see you with us. Buzz On!
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    18/12/2016 #21 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Mike Rana , you are a very active bee ! So it is the result of your work !!
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    18/12/2016 #19 Javier 🐝 beBee
    What a great buzz ! beBee is working hard on a new great platform that is coming soon ! Thanks a lot!
    Randy Keho
    18/12/2016 #18 Randy Keho
    Sharing content from beBee to the other platforms is a great way to increase your exposure and create interest.
    I've also found it helpful to produce a blog, using the content produced on beBee. It increases exposure for you and beBee.
    Mike Rana
    18/12/2016 #17 Mike Rana
    Thank you for reading.#16
    Donna Gordon
    18/12/2016 #16 Donna Gordon
    I found this an interesting and informative piece, thanks for sharing Michael.
    Donna Gordon
    18/12/2016 #15 Donna Gordon
    I found this an interesting and informative piece
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    18/12/2016 #14 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    You're a breath of fresh air, Michael. Non-partial and informative piece.
    Mike Rana
    17/12/2016 #13 Mike Rana
    Much appreciated!#12
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    17/12/2016 #12 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    What a great evaluation of social media. It struck me as non-opinionated but a simple statement of your experience. Well done @Mike Rana!!. I just tried to tag you, realized I wasn't following you and so went to my newsfeed, followed you and came back to tag. I love this site! It's fun I can do that.
    Sharing across the board!
    Mike Rana
    17/12/2016 #11 Mike Rana
    #9 Thanks!

    What shall I write about next?
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    17/12/2016 #10 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #9 You are already being syndicated, @Mike Rana. That is influence, beBee-style.

    Way to spread the love, Jan!
    Jan 🐝 Barbosa
    17/12/2016 #9 Jan 🐝 Barbosa
    BTW @Mike Rana liked one of your articles a lot, and included it in my The Week In Social Media Volume 10... Keep On Buzzing !!!
  17. ProducerAdam Weedy

    Adam Weedy

    09/12/2016
    I, too, am a millennial expert
    I, too, am a millennial expertI keep getting this propaganda on millennials on my LinkedIn feed. According to Pew Research they’re between the ages of 18-34. That seems kind of old. I think of them in their twenties but who really knows. According to these posts I get, you have...
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    Mohammed Sultan
    30/12/2016 #5 Mohammed Sultan
    What differentiate guys from girls millennials is the role given to them.Although the word millennials is associated more with guys rather than girls and this fact has made us think the world as a very masculine world, many guys today are not tough ,emotional and very friendly most of the time.This interpret why many girls in their twenties can pass a masculine test;when their wishes are projected we find that their motivation are always similar to that of their fellow guys,their preferences are associated to dimensions of power ,energy ,self-importance ..etc.In our cultures,girls are protected by their physical nature,laws and ethics and can go easily against the current of events without criticism.This's why they consider themselves important and a critical element in their society and enjoy life.Thank you @Adam Weedy for your insightful article.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    30/12/2016 #4 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Interesting perspective @Adam Weedy. I actually can't keep up with all the labels, "boomers, Gen X, Gen Z and Millennials." I can't speak to the conversations you heard because you did hear them but my daughter is 28 and I've been around her along with her friends and I can attest their worldview is more connected than some people my age, their main goal is not gossip but talking about life, they have a lot of respect for everyone (unless someone doesn't deserve it), they share recipes, enjoy learning about and try to utilize all natural products or can their own food. Those are just a few examples. My daughter and I actually do canning together. I'm sure it differs depending on location and many more cultural and biological aspects.
    Erroll -EL- Warner
    11/12/2016 #3 Erroll -EL- Warner
    No one heard of such age brackets before. We have baby boomers, millennials, generation Y and generation Z. Why people just can't live and love life.
    John Prpich
    11/12/2016 #2 John Prpich
    This generational rhetoric is really getting old. We seem to have a fascination about various generations and don't clearly understand that as many dissimilarities as there are between generations, there are just as many similarities. The differences are simply the constant changing landscape. How could someone born in 1980 have the exact same views as someone born in the year 2000, just look at the significant social and economic differences. We really need to stop talking about Millennials like they are individuals coming from a leper colony. If you take the time to speak to individuals from a variety of generations, you'll find it to be a group of people that could represent view points from all four generations, it's the nature of people.
    Harvey Lloyd
    10/12/2016 #1 Harvey Lloyd
    Enjoyed your impromptu research and analysis.
  18. ProducerXander Schofield
    The Why Behind Millennials Learning Through Hands-on Projects
    The Why Behind Millennials Learning Through Hands-on ProjectsThe millennial generation refers the newest group of people to enter the global workforce. People who were born between 1982 and 2000 belong to this generation. While some educators still cling to the traditional formal and intermittent talent...
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    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    01/12/2016 #1 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Xander, I do see this kind of pattern among the college students I work with. It is not the stereotype of the millennial that I focus on, but that there is a distinct difference in the worldview of this particular generation, and the newest generation has its own traits that come from their exposure to the world of mobile. I already see my grandson bottle fed on a smartphone - and these environmental and social differences do permeate into an overall generational worldview. I still look upon people as one-to-one because the best students I work with do break the mould - and they need to be respected for who they are, rather than as a "millennial" label.
  19. Jesse Caesar

    Jesse Caesar

    29/11/2016
    Let's find opportunities to give back every day...
    Jesse Caesar
    Jesse Caesar on Twitter
    twitter.com “Feed the need, promote the passion, give back...
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  20. Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    8 things millennials want—and don’t want—show how different they are from their parents
    www.washingtonpost.com Goldman Sachs dives into the likes and dislikes of the next generation of...
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    Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    24/11/2016 #2 Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    #1 Exactly. Thanks for your comment.
    Richard Buse
    24/11/2016 #1 Richard Buse
    @Federico Alvarez San Martin Thanks for sharing this. Millennials get slammed for various reasons, but I think the rest of us can learn from what they value. How many folks really need a cable/satellite TV package that offers more than 100 channels? Owning a house isn’t the ideal housing solution for everyone. Motor vehicles depreciate in value and how many tax dollars are needed to build and maintain an automobile transportation infrastructure that’s deemed inadequate or unsafe as it is? Leading a healthier lifestyle does so much to drive down future health care costs, too.
  21. ProducerElia Mihuta

    Elia Mihuta

    22/11/2016
    Are the Millennials the new Hippies?
    Are the Millennials the new Hippies?I was born in the late 80s and that means I am a Millennial. But what makes us the generation we are?What defines us, the Millennials? First of all, we are always connected to the news and information and we are kind of addicted to our smartphones....
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    Gerald Hecht
    30/11/2016 #14 Gerald Hecht
    #13 @Paul Walters Love is the answer...
    Paul Walters
    23/11/2016 #13 Paul Walters
    @Elia Mihuta Thats what we need a new breed of 'hippie' . The onus is on the millennials to make this planet a better place. Great piece...thank you
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    23/11/2016 #12 Max🐝 J. Carter
    Personally I am hoping the Millenials succeed where the hippies failed.

    The hippies failed by allowing their movement to become about a lot of drugs and sex and more of a hedonistic approach to life not taking into account the effects of such behavior.

    The edge of technology is something the hippies never had.

    The Millenials have old hippies to talk to that the hippies never had.

    There wasn't a generation that had tried before for the hippies to go to in times of need of guidance.

    I am part of Gen X, the generation that feels guilty that we didn't do it.

    I can think back as the hippy movement started making a comeback when I was in High School however we so brow beaten by the boomers, our parents we folded.

    The Millenials have a lot of people that are older that are on their side that the hippies never had.
    Gerald Hecht
    22/11/2016 #11 Gerald Hecht
    #10 @Phillip Hubbell Where there was a sort of "official organization" for a time...Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin...but ...yeah; their commitment (especially Rubin's, lol) to a "coherent program" seemed to: 1) have a short attention span
    and 2) sort of lost motivation...and 3)...umm; oh wow man... I forgot what 3) was.
    Phillip Hubbell
    22/11/2016 #10 Phillip Hubbell
    The Hippie movement in California was over before it started in Texas. It was a phase that lasted me from about the 8th grade until 12th, or from age 13-18. 1968-1973. It centered mostly around music and the quest for girls. In Texas, there was a fast car component, long hair, clothes. And speech patterns. It had little lasting impact on my thinking processes as it was fairly superficial. It was something to grow out of as adult needs and goals took hold.
    Gerald Hecht
    22/11/2016 #9 Gerald Hecht
    #8 @Randy Keho well --of course not all of the baby boomers were hippies; not all of those that were --went into policy...I think ultimately, it's not even about "hippies"...at all...it's about fulcrum points in history; a large demographic coming of age in a time of "bad craziness". People respond in different ways; to me the image of a hippie was that of someone who recognized/recognizes that the prevailing values at a given time are due for a recalibration...in a direction that is more "towards nature (the habitat we require to exist)" and less "towards separating from (and utilizing technology to conquer) nature...but I know...this whole Trump thing seems like such a bummer...and all these squares trying to bring me down with their rules.
    Randy Keho
    22/11/2016 #8 Randy Keho
    It should be interesting to see how millennials evolve into politicians. The original "hippies" didn't do so well.
    At President-elect Trump's request, Tulsi Garrard, D-Hawaii, a two-tour veteran and millennial, met with him yesterday, which is considered "bad form" as a member of the other party. He requested her input on Serbia and foreign policy. She serves on the House Armed Services Committee and often challenged President Obama and his policies. Talk of her being offered a position in the Trump administration is highly unlikely. However, she broke with the Democratic Party over their treatment of Bernie Sanders.
    I applaud her for apparently putting the country ahead of politics.
    Elia Mihuta
    22/11/2016 #6 Elia Mihuta
    #5 really appreciate it :)
    Gerald Hecht
    22/11/2016 #5 Gerald Hecht
    Cool Post --shared
    Gerald Hecht
    22/11/2016 #4 Gerald Hecht
    Really old school, lol https://youtu.be/HkmIhd42aRg
    Elia Mihuta
    22/11/2016 #3 Elia Mihuta
    #1 thanks!:)
    Gerald Hecht
    22/11/2016 #2 Gerald Hecht
    I'm an old school hippie ✨💫🕶🎸🎶🎤⬇️
    Camille Mari
    22/11/2016 #1 Camille Mari
    Good reading :)
  22. Bert Purdy

    Bert Purdy

    17/11/2016
    #linkedin
    Bert Purdy
    Science Says This 1 LinkedIn Mistake Makes Millennials Look Really Unprofessional
    www.inc.com When it comes to your LinkedIn profile, quality trumps quantity every...
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  23. ProducerSandra Crowe

    Sandra Crowe

    15/11/2016
    5 Traits Older Generations Don't Understand About Millennials (According to a Millennial)
    5 Traits Older Generations Don't Understand About Millennials (According to a Millennial)Millennials are a hot topic because they are the modern-day disrupters. They're the generation causing the most change. They're the ones redefining the way things get done--and they're the ones closest to the action. They are both the prized...
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  24. ProducerMartin Tolovski

    Martin Tolovski

    10/11/2016
                                         Why Young People Want to Move in Bigger Cities
    Why Young People Want to Move in Bigger CitiesFor young generations, a trip to a bigger city is something refreshing, modern and adventurous. More and more young people choose to live and work in a bigger city because it is such a big experience from which a lot can be learned, in terms...
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    Devesh Bhatt
    05/01/2017 #14 Devesh Bhatt
    #11 its no magic, its simply the evident investment which is highly inefficient.it's misleading to the young
    Martin Tolovski
    04/01/2017 #13 Martin Tolovski
    #10 It will happen at one point. Intellect and open-mindness will prevail.
    Martin Tolovski
    04/01/2017 #12 Martin Tolovski
    #9 Different cultures enrich us.
    Martin Tolovski
    04/01/2017 #11 Martin Tolovski
    #1 Yeah there's that magic in those big city lights.
    Devesh Bhatt
    04/01/2017 #10 Devesh Bhatt
    Cities are meant to apply stuff and realise the dream...still Indian cities can stifle one into close mindedness,
    I always like the idea of thinking in small places and getting back to act in the city.
    Unconventional thinking in cities can be quite stressful
    Tifany Rodio
    04/01/2017 #9 Anonymous
    I agree with you that in big cities is easier to know new people from many cultures and discover all kind of food, movies, experiences and fresh minds. I love the idea!
    Martin Tolovski
    03/01/2017 #8 Martin Tolovski
    #7 Well, I couldn't agree .ore with you Zacharias. Open Mindeness is attractive!
    Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    03/01/2017 #7 Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    In my experience, big cities are great, not just for the opportunities they offer, but for the open-mindedness they tend to have, as well as the mind-your-own-business attitude. The latter may appear desolating to some people, but if you've grown up in a city where everyone knows pretty much everyone else and there is no privacy in social matters, you become more appreciative of the mentality of larger urban areas, even if they seem a bit impersonal at times.
    Martin Tolovski
    03/12/2016 #6 Martin Tolovski
    #5 Thanks Vasco. I know I'm prone to better environment :)
    Vasco Gonçalves
    03/12/2016 #5 Vasco Gonçalves
    Nice article.
    Regarding that millennials are more prone to a better environment have to disagree with you. Everything depends on how much you are paid to do your job. Those "polluters" have also interesting and challenging jobs, and very often paying a lot more than "startups".
    Martin Tolovski
    11/11/2016 #4 Martin Tolovski
    #3 Yeah and everything is faster :)
    Nelya Hapchyn
    11/11/2016 #3 Anonymous
    Big cities give me energy.
    Martin Tolovski
    11/11/2016 #2 Martin Tolovski
    #1 True, more things to do in bigger city :)
    Aurorasa Sima
    11/11/2016 #1 Aurorasa Sima
    Big cities are livelier, you can be and party more anonymous. Big cities just have a certain magic about them.
  25. ProducerAlex Desjardins

    Alex Desjardins

    06/11/2016
    The largest pipeline of human attention, EVER.
    The largest pipeline of human attention, EVER.Welcome to today! In this moment, we are living in a world of inter-connectivity, where we are often times more attentive to the digital world than what’s going on around us. Social media, like Gary Vaynerchuck says, is the slang term for the...
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    Alex Desjardins
    06/11/2016 #15 Alex Desjardins
    #14 Irene, you mentioned that you prefer face to face social media interaction, do you feel this need has been satisfied with today SM tools? What primary platform(s) do you use for this type of communication with the people who mean most?
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    06/11/2016 #13 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Alex brother welcome to beBee !!!

    When I see how my kids use social media, they are using it in a whole healthy way - a way that older people may find alien - and they are simply extending the same face-to-face friendships, giving them an extra dimension to the F2F.

    All the concerns about being stuck in the machine are meant to be a awareness thing - but if we half as intelligent as we would like to think, we will still recognize this awareness - and somewhere between the end points of abstinence and addiction, we can find where our own personal awareness rests. Everything in life falls somewhere - so long as we know we personally know where.

    For me, being on beBee is neither about negativity or opportunity but that is my choice and I don't enforce this choice as a model for others to follow, indeed I eschew the whole notion of following - following does not make sense to me - and what makes sense to me is a personal choice - which returns me right back to awareness.

    IMHO awareness has a direct relationship with intelligence, except I don't find it useful to add a prefix to intelligence, unless the caveat is that intelligence is WHOLE no matter what cavaet we apply - so yes I dig network intelligence - because it is the network part to that whole. The same with media - social is the part to that whole - and media is also a subset of that intelligence.

    Now if you sniff my rhetorical glue that isn't my doing, that is following. If Alex brother you are observing, then I really dig that.
    Alex Desjardins
    06/11/2016 #12 Alex Desjardins
    #11 Respect
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    06/11/2016 #11 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Alex Desjardins welcome to the hive !
    Alex Desjardins
    06/11/2016 #10 Alex Desjardins
    #9 Interesting enough, I was working on an idea similar to BeBee last year with the goal of quantifying personalities and soft skills to build professional brands. I'm seeing more and more of the characteristics of that project in this platform! @John White, MBA View more
    #9 Interesting enough, I was working on an idea similar to BeBee last year with the goal of quantifying personalities and soft skills to build professional brands. I'm seeing more and more of the characteristics of that project in this platform! @John White, MBA Very cool, I'm in! Close
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    06/11/2016 #9 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    So many positive outcomes with the use of digital media. So many people are growing their businesses with ease today vs 10 years ago due to advancements made over time, beBee is a great example - meeting others through similar interests, getting to know them personally and many times friendship ensues along with possible business relationships as well. The possibilities are endless with the new age of digital media!
    Alex Desjardins
    06/11/2016 #8 Alex Desjardins
    #4 Thanks Owen! #5 Deb; YES! Kids do care about more than just buying products when it comes to social. I like that example. In my mind the real opportunity lies in the new sub paths of communication (Ie. New platforms & technology that empowers people in different ways). Eccomerce & all the marketers will always follow. They have too! #6 You definitely see where i'm going with this Mohammed!

    -Alex
    Mamen 🐝 Delgado
    06/11/2016 #7 Mamen 🐝 Delgado
    #3 Love this era and the possibilities on the screen of my laptop. Communication has changed, rules in human relations have changed as well and we have a window on our hands to the knowledge and the human interaction.
    I just see opportunities everywhere!!
    Nice to meet you @Alex Desjardins. 💫
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    06/11/2016 #6 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Aha...the world of interconnectivity that has the power of binding souls with virtual vicinity!
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    06/11/2016 #5 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    I'd modify it just a little to the largest pipeline of human opportunity, ever, @Alex Desjardins. Of course, the attention part comes first, but unlike TV, which was the last great pipeline to human attention - the web is a two-way street.

    The ease with which we can learn that someone on the other side of the world has similar interests and thoughts and feelings is a game changer. Then the playing field levels out across humankind and we can start to right the injustices that came from the way that only certain people had access to information or resources or the right people to support their careers. A bit idealistic, but we see the evidence that kids care about more than buying things every day.
    Owen Paradis
    06/11/2016 #4 Owen Paradis
    I agree with this very much. Our world has evolved to not only accept technology, but to embrace it with any means possible. There is still so much to come ahead however things are evolving at alarming rates due to our technology. A regular peice shipped from China would take months to arrive 100 years ago yet today we could receive it within 48hrs if we wanted to. Very good read! Thank you Alex!
    John White, MBA
    06/11/2016 #3 John White, MBA
    Great first piece on beBee, Alex. Ccing a few folks that might want to read this.

    CC: @David B. Grinberg @Javier 🐝 beBee @Mamen 🐝 Delgado @CityVP 🐝 Manjit @Deb 🐝 Helfrich @Pamela 🐝 Williams
    Alex Desjardins
    06/11/2016 #2 Alex Desjardins
    #1 The social networking industry is always changing.. A prime example is the BeBee platform itself! Love your point about the 2.0 networks, so true!
    Hassan Aman aka Buzzilla
    06/11/2016 #1 Hassan Aman aka Buzzilla
    Yes, I agree with you Alex. It is the future, actually it is the present already. With iOT, technology disruption and Social Media incorporating AI, Social Media is and will be the pipeline of human attention. Yes, with great things come risks. People have actually become less social with the number of hours spent on ''social'' media, which is sad. But that was inevitable. Goes without saying, overdoing anything is bad, so it is the individual's responsibility to get hooked to the web 2.0 networks or get trapped, two different things, I will vouch for the first one :) Good read.
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