“Gen-Y Attitude” – Less Empathetic?
Author / generations / Personality

“Gen-Y Attitude” – Less Empathetic?

In a 2010 article, Psychology Today quoted research demonstrating that college were 40% less empathetic than their 1970 counterparts. This supports the common description of Gen-Y’s being less empathetic, with many pointing to social media and technology as the cause. Is this really the case? In this article, I explore the role of nature, nurture, and technology in the … Continue reading

Selling in the Relationship Economy
Author / business

Selling in the Relationship Economy

They say history repeats itself: 60‘s funk rifts in Daft Punk’s newest album, 70’s fashion of bright, fun patterns, “vintage” filters for photographs, and the return to locally sourced produce. The business world is experiencing this as well. Social media and smart phones have allowed consumers to share their experiences faster than ever. Buying decisions … Continue reading