Friday Link Round Up: August 30

We’ve made it through another week together! Hooray! Even better, it’s a holiday weekend! It doesn’t get much better than this. Without further ado, here is your Friday link around up.

Friday Link Round Up

The Outsiders: How Can Millennials Change Washington If They Hate It
This article really hits on where Millennial’s heads are. We may be portrayed as the ME ME ME generation, but if you look at the facts, our global connections are leading to world changes. Making a real impact is the most important thing to a Millennial and guess what? We’re doing it! But where does this leave the political sphere? Less and less young people are aspiring to enter the political realm. So, how can Millennials change Washington, if we despise it? Definitely worth a read.

6 Questions Influential Leaders Ask
“The key to being a powerful leader isn’t giving orders — it’s extending your influence. And one important way to do that is by spreading and soliciting new ideas.” What a great line, and an even better read. Learn how to spread your influence like the big boys and become a more influential figure in the workplace.

Why Millennials Are Ending the 9-5?
Answer: Flexibility and a truly integrated work-life blend. Other reasons the 9-5 is dying? With the state of the job market in shambles for most young people, more and more of us are finding alternative ways to pay the bills, mostly that means starting our own companies and freelancing our way to the next check.

Use Your Anger to Smash Creative Blocks
Don’t be a Debbie Downer, or maybe you should? New research states the most productive people usually start their day in a bad mood. HUH? I might buy into the theory as this morning I was tired and less-than-thrilled to be in the office, but hey today turned out to be really productive! Give this article a read and let me know what you think.

Tips for Millennials That Can Help Us All At Work
Like the first article talked about, Millennials need meaning in their work day. Here are a few tips for everyone that may help generations mesh better professionally. Key – make work meaningful!

Happy Labor Day Weekend!

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