Slackers, narcissists, entitled - the infamous cliche' known of a generation born around 1980 or so. This special breed of individuals, debunking myths and assumptions, will lead a cultural shift representing a 75 percent of the US workforce by the year 2025, thus changing the face of leadership. They are millennials who are more ambitious to see cultural change than to gain personal wealth and advancement. They are millennials, with a distinctly original quality that dispels the false labels. They are creative, innovative, enterprising, influential, bold, unapologetic, and ready to solve the world's problems. They are called the original millennial.
You probably know an original millennial. You may even feel you are one. Contrary to what has been said or perceived, the original millennial is not lazy and selfish, lacking motivation and creativity. The original millennial is a servant, an innovator, a go-getter - a leader. Inside this book, you will discover how original millennials are impacting and influencing key areas of culture. You will meet original millennials who are dispelling the myths and stereotypes of the "Me" generation. You find the stories of millennials like me who knew early in life that they were destined to lead. You will discover that millennials are valuable, loyal, high-performing leaders. You will find six defining areas that millennials must master in business and community:
1. All of Us Are Entrepreneurs (Career, Entrepreneurship, Intrapraneurship)
2. Seek to Solve A Problem (Problem Solving, Disruption, Innovation)
3. Waiting for Permission (Ambition, Decision Making, Goal-Setting)
4. Reflect or Direct (Influence, Access, Creativity)
5. Profit to Fund Purpose (Profit, Passion, Purpose)
6. Empowerment is Essential (Faith, Mindfulness, Empowerment).
You will learn lessons for your own life and career. Most of all, you will take away inspiration and hope that future is in good hands with an original millennial at the helm.