Gen Y Entrepreneurship Archives | Lindsey Pollak's Blog

Millennial and Multigenerational Workplace Expert Lindsey Pollak's blog covers future of work topics. Dive in below to learn how to navigate these unprecedented times in the workplace.


Entrepreneur-ish: Are Millennials Shying Away from Business Ownership?

July 12, 2016

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There is a persistent belief that millennials are entrepreneurs. Maybe that’s because millennials are open about their desire to job hop. Maybe it’s because Gen Y workers have grown up expecting customization and specialization. Maybe it’s because of the prominence of Mark Zuckerberg. But here is a fact: While millennials might be “entrepreneurial” in nature, […]

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Why Millennials Matter in the Workplace

October 10, 2014

Whether other generations like it or not, Millennials matter in the workplace. With their approach to what it means to be an employee, they are changing the way HR departments and managers relate to workers in all generations. They dream big and aren’t afraid to go after what they want — even if it means […]

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Why Millennials Matter in the Workplace

Considering Entrepreneurship: First steps to starting your own business

March 15, 2009

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This Saturday’s New York Times featured a front-page story about how the recession is prompting some people to start their own businesses instead of looking for new jobs. It’s an encouraging story if you’ve ever considered the option of creating your own venture, large or small. While some people decide to dive headfirst into entrepreneurship, […]