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How #Millennials Make the (Nonprofit) Workplace Better

So we could continue to roll our eyes at Gen Y, accuse them of being spoiled and entitled and clueless little brats. We could wish that they’d get taken down a peg by the “school of hard knocks” and learn to accept that this is just the way things are.

But if we’re smart, we’ll cheer them on. Be selfish, Gen Y! Be entitled! Demand what you want. Because we want it, too.

Continue Reading August 20, 2012 at 4:12 pm Leave a comment

Millennial & Fundraising Info

When it comes to working with, learning about and sharing – no greater source then Millennials themselves. And yes there are some that fit a stereotype and others that don’t – like ANY generation! Here are some sources to use in your search for information on fundraising, engagement and working with Millennials.

Continue Reading July 30, 2012 at 4:06 am Leave a comment

Nonprofit Nate – His #MCON2012 Take Away

Talisman Note: MCON2012 was a virtual conference full of great information. Nathan Hand wrote this great post on Scott Gerber’s take on Millennials and the work place. Glad to share his thoughts with you – please leave your comments and tell us what you think! You can also read Beth Kanter’s blog on Scott Gerber’s keynote at MCON2012 here as well as Scott’s response to the comments.

Nonprofit Nate

Last week the folks at Achieve and the Case Foundation put on another stellar virtual conference around engaging millennials in nonprofits, social change and more.  There were the expected buzz words, info-nuggets and sound bytes but also an abundance of new intelligence shed by rising stars in social innovation.  The sessions/speakers were fantastic (all of which attendees and new registrants can still access) and the discussion in chat rooms and on Twitter was vibrant.

There was one session that I took more from than any other, though I don’t think it’s what he intended.  So as try and not to take things out of context, in Scott Gerber’s opening keynote, he was charged with walking up (and firing up) the audience. Mission accomplished.  Scott’s a dynamic person with a passionate delivery but overall he took, what I felt, was an abrasive approach to advocating on behalf of millennials…

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