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How to Help Generation Z Break Free from the All-or-Nothing Mindset

8shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Have you noticed what’s happening around our country? Psychologists call it all-or-nothing thinking. It’s when a person assumes: My life is either awesome or it’s terrible. My job is either fantastic or it’s disgusting. I am either beautiful or I am ugly. My classmates are either smart or they’re…

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How the Coronavirus Could Affect Generation Z

18shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Every time period in history is shaped by the significant events that occur during that season. Each generation is marked by shared experiences, music, heroes, villains, tragedies, TV shows and economies. Let’s walk down memory lane: My parents grew up during the Great Depression and brought a “waste not,…

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What Employers Should Expect from Generation Z: Vocation Rotation

11shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn My head was spinning after talking to Zoe, a 21-year-old who’s quite ambitious. She is taking college courses, has a job on campus, as well as two-side hustles, one as an Uber driver and the other, an app-based non-profit leader Zoe started herself to launch her career. She has…

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Three Ways Generation Z is Breaking from Older Generations

11shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Kids who’ve grown up in the  21st century have a different childhood and adolescent experience than previous generations, including the Millennials. Generation Z has grown up with: The Internet Smart technology Frequent mass shooting Terrorism Social media A polarized adult population Inspired by my friend, researcher, and educator, Corey…

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How One NASA Intern Used Their “Rookie Smarts”

3shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn You won’t believe what happened on the third day of Wolf Cukier’s short internship at NASA over the summer. This 17-year old high school student from Scarsdale, New York was given an assignment to check images from a super-strength satellite. That’s when it happened—and it surprised everyone, including Wolf.…

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The Top Five Issues Generation Z & Millennials Say They Care About

24shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn I asked an 18-year old high school senior what she cared about most. “I don’t just mean your family and friends,” I clarified. “I mean what issues and concerns do you think about most.” She blinked and stared at me for a moment, then replied, “No adult has ever…

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Nine Leadership Traits We See in Generation Z

11shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn This past month, even more protestors got arrested by Hong Kong police. You likely saw the story on the news. But do you understand what’s really going on? Technically, Hong Kong belongs to China but is under an agreement called “One Country, Two Systems.” Mainland China is very authoritarian.…

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