Carol Phillips

Carol Phillips

Is Gen Y Suffering from Too Little Failure?

Posted on: November 4th, 2009

My family experienced a mini-crisis last Friday when my son forgot to bring a bag of Halloween candy to school.  Naturally, he called me to bail him out.  I admit I nearly headed over to Walgreen’s and then up to school, but in...

Millennial Women Disproportionately Influential

Posted on: October 30th, 2009

A new research report today confirmed what we already knew. When it comes to influence, Gen Y women have plenty of clout. According to Mediapost, the report, “Why Y Women,” (click here for pdf) is a two-tier study of 1,018 women...

That’s an Insight?!

Posted on: October 28th, 2009

Yesterday, while preparing for a plane trip, I grabbed a book off my shelf called “Brand Building: New Dimensions“.  Someone (who?) sent me this book over a year ago but I had never read it. The title of the first chapter, “Insightful?...

Millennials: Overconfident or Better Prepared?

Posted on: October 25th, 2009

There are so many ways to describe Millennials – creative, technology-adept, generous, collaborative. Yet the word that has stuck is ‘entitled‘.  The basic idea that Millennials expect to be treated with unearned respect in the workplace refuses to go away and may even...