Catching Up

A few days ago, several friends were interviewed for a cover story about Millennials and the perception of their generation.  They shot down the notion that their generation are selfish and disconnected.  I agree with them.  Maybe because we live here in Iowa, but I’ve seen more Millennials active in organizations, being creative, starting their own companies, and doing other things that … More Catching Up

From the Archives: The Mind of a “Young Professional” Feb 23, 2006

The following entry was written February 23, 2006 for Juice.  The talk of the growing number of young professionals in Des Moines became a trending topic back then.  I started to ask what is a “YP”, as we refer to it as. Four years after writing this, the term “young professional” continues to evolve, with … More From the Archives: The Mind of a “Young Professional” Feb 23, 2006

Lack of Empathy for the Unemployed from the Employed?

The Wall Street Journal has been following unemployed professionals in their journey to gain employment or to pursue their own dreams. Today’s column by Gregory Lynn struck me as compelling because it’s feel like my voice is saying what he writes.  Are the employed empathetic to the unemployed and the employed who in jeopardy of … More Lack of Empathy for the Unemployed from the Employed?