Creating healthy limits around technology couldn’t be more important as augmented reality and virtual reality become more mainstream. Virtual reality is forecasted to generate $150 billion in revenue by 2020. The next generation of entrepreneurs and employees (Generation Z, the post-Millennial generation) will have to strike the right balance between interpersonal skills and participating in the most immersive virtual worlds humanity has ever seen. Finding the right balance between kids and technology starts with parents.
Millennials have a complicated relationship with financial institutions. They came of age witnessing corporate and Wall Street corruption, a housing crisis, and government “bail outs.” It’s no wonder why Millennials are wary of financial institutions and are looking for alternate ways to bank and manage their money.
Their fast-growing spending power and eagerness to adopt new technology make Millennials the financial force of tomorrow. It’s becoming mission critical for financial institutions to meet the evolving needs of the Millennial generation. Here are some numbers to put some context around their evolving financial needs.Read more
Are Millennials really so different from the generations that came before? In some ways, yes—most significantly in the large amounts of student debt they carry—but in other ways, they look very similar to the Gen Xers who preceded them.
Deloitte University Press recently published an interesting Issues by the Numbers infographic by Dr. Patricia Buckley, Dr. Peter Viechnicki, & Akrur Barua. It highlights the differences and surprising similarities of Millennials and Generation Xers. Read more
Research by global performance management consulting company Gallup in 2015 found the best entrepreneurs are born with innate characteristics that drive them toward outperforming their peers and achieving success. Not everyone born with entrepreneurial spirit goes on to form their own businesses, though, and many are perusing job sites in hopes of making a difference as part of larger, already-formed companies.
Attracting them to your business provides myriad dividends. Inc. Magazine reports just a few of the assets those with an entrepreneurial spirit bring to a job include that they’re constantly innovating on how to make processes and products better, they love aggressive challenges and big-picture goals and they work autonomously and decisively, taking calculated risks when they deem them necessary. Candidates with entrepreneurial spirits are the future leaders of a business. Here’s how to get them to want to work for yours.Read more
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