Millennials get a bad rap!

In case you haven’t noticed I’m not a millennial, I’m a baby boomer.

Depending on what you read ‘Millennials are anyone born between 1982 and 2004 in other words my 4 four children are ‘millennials’ so I’m qualified to have an opinion.

I was reading an article recently that described the millennial generation as “lazy, entitled narcissists,”  “The most high-maintenance workforce in the history of the world” and just generally hateable! Listen, if you tell people that rubbish enough times they start to believe it.

Stereotypes can be dangerous…

Sure some millennials might be like that, but so are some baby boomers or any other generation. Seriously, I get tired of there always being so many negative comments about ‘millennials’.

I’m not just talking about my children but I know plenty of millennials who work harder than I ever did at their age, they are focused, kind, self-motivated, self-disciplined, low maintenance, tolerant, entrepreneurial… I could go on.

We’re in safe hands…

Most of the stereotype labels about millennials do harm to an entire generations self-esteem, and face it they’re the generation that will have to solve the problems and clean up the mess that they are being given by my generation. Whether it’s the shape of this industry or the state of the world environmentally or the political and financial turmoil that the world is in, they are not exactly being handed a perfect situation.

We should be building up this generation not undermining their confidence and self-worth. I believe that what they will do with the world they are inheriting will be nothing short of astounding. Just watch them and try and keep up!

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2 responses to “Millennials get a bad rap!”

  1. Anthony I just wanted to let you know how much you have changed my world for the better. I love being inspired by you positive and informative videos.I met you in las vegas a few years ago at the Paul Mitchell Business Revolution.We purchased all your books and gave each staff member Grow 1. Our salon has been growing so well but more importantly my attitude towards my staff has grown more positive! Thank you! Thank you! Don’t stop making a difference in the world!
    Angelique Spring

    Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

    • Thank you, Angelique, I really appreciate you taking the time to give me your feedback. I am humbled to know that I have had a positive impact on you and your team and that my work has made a positive difference.
      Best wishes

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