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The Backspace Generation

My generation, the generation falling somewhere between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, has been so cleverly christened as Generation Y or the Millennials.  We’ve also been called lazy, entitled, self-centered and attention seeking. 848 more words

Backspace Generation

5 Student Habits all Graduates Should Keep

As a student I spent most of my time being reckless. I drank to much alcohol, I smoked to many cigarettes and my university blogs were completely uncensored. 1,158 more words

Personal Development

Fuel

I’ve always been really good at school.  In grade school, I never really had to “study” for anything.  Looking back, that’s most likely because the teachers told us everything word-for-word that we needed to know.   656 more words

Personal Life

Generation Y

“I am a millennial. Generation Y, born between the birth of aids and 9/11, give or take”

We have been painted as “the me me me generation”, largely down to the increase in things like attachment parenting and unlimited sharing and attention from social media, the notion that there are millions of others like you, and if you post enough of your life online, somebody, somewhere will place you on a pedestal and idolise you, hang on your every word; and the decline of things like leaving children unattended in cars for hours while drinking in the pub – it never did me any harm, my mother recalls, then in the same breath she tells me when she was a baby, first brought home from the hospital in 1960, her father would not even look at her, let alone hold her, because that’s not what the men do. 611 more words

Writing

Independence is definitely a generational thing

Some of you may know that I have written a book.  Most of you don’t, because I’ve not done very much about promoting it or talking about it.   1,329 more words

Political Witterings

Whenever conversations about 90s TV start...

Just about everyone I know mentions Rocket Power as their favorite show…

I rest my case…

Generation Y

Why My Fantasy Football Obsession Makes me a Better Business Man

Despite the current negative climate surrounding the NFL I’m still an avid fantasy football enthusiast. That being said, the focus of this post isn’t related to that unfortunate side of game, rather it’s designed to discuss some of the parallels between playing fantasy football and the business world, and how skills acquired and enhanced via the former can help improve those in the latter, and vice versa. 948 more words

Business Development