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Generation Y: What Are They Thinking (Part 4 of 4)

All week, I’ve been blogging about what Generation Y is thinking. Today, I want to wrestle with a paradoxical reality they face every week: their obsession with both authenticity and appearance. Stop and think for a moment. Few would argue that teens today value authenticity. They want to “keep it real.” They love genuine, earthy…

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Generation Y: What Are They Thinking? (Part 2 of 4)

This week I am blogging about students and their impact on culture. Specifically, I am covering the research we’ve uncovered about what they are thinking. In this blog, I will cover how they plan to influence the world; how they will use their voice. Early Generation Y young adults have been “activists.” They resemble the…

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8 Terms to Understand Generation Y

I know, I know. One minute you think you’ve figured out this new generation of kids and the next, you feel you’re on a learning curve again. I get to spend a lot of time with university students these days and I’m amazed at one thing. The world they live in has produced a generational…

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7 Reasons Boys Struggle (Part 2)

Yesterday, I began to address the specific struggles young males have in Generation Y. I suggested there are at least seven reasons boys struggle. Here is part two of the list: 4. The Media: Television, Movies and Music TV dilemmas are resolved in thirty minutes. The Internet can be manipulated at will. Students can log…

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7 Reasons Boys Struggle (Part 1)

If you read my blogs each week — you know I believe in kids. At Growing Leaders, we are committed to equipping this emerging generation to be healthy, life-giving leaders. However, worldwide, adults are experiencing a dilemma as they attempt to connect with and teach students. One primary trouble spot among Generation Y is the…

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What You Can Do About the Swelling


In my last two blog posts, I’ve attempted to sound a warning about the potential crisis of Generation Y, because of their gigantic population. They will be the largest generation in modern history. In past gigantic generations, violence has followed. Big time violence, due to the fact that the economy could not sustain so many…

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