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Is (social) “entrepreneurship” a new generational trend?

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Is (social) “entrepreneurship” a new generational trend?

Generations have distinct personality traits and civil mindsets.  Though the phenomenon of “generational trends” takes time to incubate and evolve, it’s very clear that disruptive events which happen during the “coming of age” years of a young person’s life — say between ages 12 and 24 – are the accelerators of new trends, and thus, […]

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Stop Calling Them Slactivists!

Stop Calling Them Slactivists!

We have before us a new generation of activists who are mashing up philanthropy in ways that most organizations have yet to understand or empower.  Unfortunately, “activism 2.0” tends to be mistaken as “slacktivism” — a derogatory and damaging label, particularly when associated with youth.  The term suggests that their efforts are less consequential and […]

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