Why We Need America’s Educational System to Step Up.


Last month, Erica Goldson graduated as valedictorian of Coxsackie-Athens High School. Instead of using her graduation speech to celebrate the triumph of her victory, the school, and the teachers that made it happen, she channeled her inner Ivan Illich and de-constructed the logic of a valedictorian and the whole educational system. I cannot even begin to tell … Continue reading

GenJuice – Changing the World One Unconference At A Time


With GenJuice, our goal is to bridge the gaps that exist amongst all local support networks. The only way of doing this is to create partnerships with the local networks, and continue to build upon them. Understanding that it was for the greater good of our own organization as well as all the individuals vested in the same mission was essential.

Think Different | The Motivation to Change The World


[tweetmeme source=”@thegenyblogger” only_single=false] Bar none still the best ad campaign in my eyes. Here’s to you out there – you square pegs in a round hole. Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. … Continue reading

Freelance: From Idea to Venture to Revenue Stream


[tweetmeme source=”@thegenyblogger” only_single=false] Imagine this, you just graduated,  or you just got laid off,  and you have more time on your hands than you know what to do with. Or, if you are like me, you have so much to do that you literally wish there were more hours in the day – and that … Continue reading

What Really Motivates Us? It’s Not What You Think


[tweetmeme source=”@thegenyblogger” only_single=false] A couple of posts back I talked about what motivated me internally. In this post I’d like you to take a look at the video below to see the surprising factor of motivation that we all respond to. Here’s the clincher, it’s not what you think. Had to share this with all … Continue reading

“Discovering your passion” vs. “Discovering what you want to do”


[tweetmeme source=”@thegenyblogger” only_single=false] Greetings! I finally figured out how to put video on the site. (Hooray me!) It only took forever… Anyway, I was reviving an old video and thought to blog a bit about it with the help of the formula below by JD Roth. P.S. Video is totally random but you can checkout … Continue reading

Millennial Managers and The Great Expectation


[tweetmeme source=”@thegenyblogger” only_single=false] As the Gen Y and Millennial generation continues to enter the workforce the business world will begin to encounter acurrently very rare species of business person: the Gen Y Manager.  There are a few of them out there, usually high achieving Millennials in their late 20’s and very early 30’s, however it’s … Continue reading

Change Chatter: Social Entrepreneurship and Gen Y


A social entrepreneur identifies and solves social problems on a large scale. Just as business entrepreneurs create and transform whole industries, social entrepreneurs act as the change agents for society, seizing opportunities others miss in order to improve systems, invent and disseminate new approaches and advance sustainable solutions that create social value. Unlike traditional business … Continue reading