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Sorry not Sorry, Millennials and Centennials Don’t Want to Work for You

Sorry not Sorry, Millennials and Centennials Don’t Want to Work for You

Part 1 of 2 I once had the honor of giving a TEDx Talk in San Francisco. I’ll never forget it. Even though I speak for a living, speaking at TED honestly terrified me. There’s something about the TED stage, the big ideas and the iconic personalities who have graced it over the years that has a way of grounding and even intimidating you. The experience was so powerful and life-changing, I sought to subject myself to the jitters and butterflies…

Brian Solis’ Research on Digital Distractions Spotlighted in Archinect Article

Brian Solis’ Research on Digital Distractions Spotlighted in Archinect Article

Solis is featured in an Archinect article by Sean Joyner titled, “Doing creative work when we are obsessed with checking our phones.” He writes, “According to author Brian Solis, digital distractions are taking a significant toll on businesses, with 36-percent of Millennials and Gen Z workers reporting to spend two hours or more each workday ‘looking at their phones for personal activities.’ And while distractions can negatively influence creativity, they can also help propel forward the creative process.” He quotes…

Brian Solis Interviewed By CMO Ahead of His Appearance at Adobe Summit EMEA

Brian Solis Interviewed By CMO Ahead of His Appearance at Adobe Summit EMEA

In an article called “#MillennialMarketer Live Chat With Brian Solis,” writer Simon Morris, Director, Demand & Content Marketing, Adobe Systems Europe, interviews Solis ahead of his appearance at the Adobe Summit EMEA. At the event, Solis discussed “The Human API – Plugging into the Source of Human Engagement.” Solis spoke as part of the Innovations and thought leaders track, sponsored by CMO.com. The piece includes an interesting quote about millennials by Solis: “Millennials are different as customers but they’re also…

Brian Solis Featured in Weekly Roundup of Multi-Media Hack the Process Contributors

Brian Solis Featured in Weekly Roundup of Multi-Media Hack the Process Contributors

Solis is included in a weekly audio and video roundup by Hack The Process (hacktheprocess.com) of contributions from process hackers who have been guests on the “Hack The Process” podcast with M. David Greene. The roundup mentions a written article Solis contributed called “The Generation Gap is Getting Old,” with the summary, “The generation gap seems to be dividing us all but in Brian Solis’ latest article, he suggests that older generations should be more understanding of millennials and centennials…

Brian Solis Quoted in a Blurb About Distraction and Creativity on Loyalty360 Reads

Brian Solis Quoted in a Blurb About Distraction and Creativity on Loyalty360 Reads

Solis is quoted in a blurb at the end of a news summary for June 12, 2019 on the Loyalty 360 Reads page of Loyalty 360, the association for customer loyalty. In a brief section titled “Your Phone, Distraction and Creativity,” there is mention of a new article in Harvard Business Review that highlights an interesting new challenge the business community faces today. The piece reads: “Phones are distracting millennials and Gen Z-ers (that shouldn’t be a surprise), which is…

Is the Millennial Workforce Linked In?

Is the Millennial Workforce Linked In?

Millennials aren’t only disrupting the consumer landscape, they’re changing the game for human resources. To say that the digital lifestyle of Gen Y is unique is an understatement. How they express themselves and what’s important to them is much different than the generations before them. As such, how employers need to manage and recruit this new generation of connected employees requires much more than a LinkedIn or traditional recruitment approach. Millennials are expressing themselves in a unique way, which is…

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