Tag Archives: Generation Y

Breaking Through Millennial Myths

Written by: Melissa Noyes I came across a great blog yesterday written by Millennial Daniel Newman entitled “Time for a Millennial to Speak for Millennials.”  I wanted to highlight it in my blog this week for two reasons: 1. I … Continue reading

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A Message to Generations Y and Z: “Do Not Lean Back, Lean In”

Written by: Melissa Noyes, MSW I came across an amazing blog by Andrew McAfee of the Harvard Business Review this morning.  Read it here (the rest of this blog won’t make much sense without it). As a Millennial entrepreneur (and a woman), I … Continue reading

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What’s a Millennial to do? Tips for beating the ho-hum job blues.

Written by: Melissa Noyes, Co-founder/Web Coordinator “I HATE MY JOB.  ARGH!”  This is how a Facebook chat began yesterday afternoon with a good friend of mine–no “hi”, no “what’s up”, just I HATE MY JOB!!.  I’ve known Ty since elementary school, but being … Continue reading

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Five Reasons I Love Our Board (and why next generation leaders are crucial to YOUR Board)

By: Melissa Noyes, Cofounder/Web Coordinator There is a lot of information floating around about the benefits of having young people/young professionals on your Board of Directors.  Most of this stems from the fact that most nonprofits don’t.  Some are starting the … Continue reading

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Nonprofits and Social Media: Overcoming the Fear Factor

Written by: Melissa Noyes, MSW  Cofounder/Web Coordinator Over the past few weeks I’ve been writing about strategies that nonprofits can utilize to become a more effective presence in the world of social media.  The first step to creating an effective presence … Continue reading

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Generation X: Can We Say Middle Child?

By: Kristin Clements-Effner, MSW  CoFounder/Training Coordinator Generation X (those born between 1965-1980) are small in number when compared to Generation Y and Baby Boomers in the workplace and often go unnoticed in the major discussions of the generational divide in the … Continue reading

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Talking about Generational Differences with Baby Boomers and Traditionalists

Written by: Melissa Noyes, Cofounder/Web Coordinator I’m taking a break from my social media series to write about an experience that we had last week that I think merits sharing (and I hope, commenting from our readers). Last Friday, we … Continue reading

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