The Real ROI of College Education

Posted on: January 8th, 2011

The high price of college is causing some young adults (and their parents) to take a hard look at what is the likely return? While it may still be true that a liberal arts education is a good foundation for...

Stressed Out Teens

Posted on: January 3rd, 2011

Ask a teen how they are doing and they will nearly always answer ‘busy‘. For most teens, this is a true statement.  High school teens and college students alike are chronically tired and complain of stress. How much of this...

Beware of Generational Ethnocentricism

Posted on: December 30th, 2010

When I speak about Millennials being different from teens and young adults of generations past, I invariably get push back from older people in the audience. There is a desire to believe that, while the styles may have changed, young...

Mind Your E-Manners

Posted on: December 23rd, 2010

How we communicate is one of the most obvious manifestations of the generational divide. Email is now the Internet’s equivalent of training wheels, while texting is the communications mode of choice for the digitally dextrous. But the differences go beyond...

Why Are Millennials So Cheap?

Posted on: December 20th, 2010

Consumer spending is up, but I highly doubt Millennials are driving the trend. Many people are surprised when I describe Millenials as ‘frugal’, but the Gen Y’ers I know agree wholeheartedly. As a generation, these children of the free-spending Boomers...