The Millennial Mind-Set

Millennials don’t all come from the same mold.

We’re all different; we all have different styles to achieve greatness!

—Petra, age twenty-six

Millennials were raised in an entirely different ecosystem than their parents and grandparents. Not just surrounded by, but assisted by technology and all of the advances and advantages (or disadvantages depending on your point of view) that technology brought to entertainment, education, and communication, Millennials share many traits and characteristics their older colleagues do not understand or appreciate.

Of course Gen Y interprets the characteristics a bit differently. Not surprisingly, in more than one hundred interviews and surveys with people age twenty-two to thirty ...

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