Guest Post: Logan LaPlante on “Hackschooling” at TEDx
generations / Made By Others / Personality

Guest Post: Logan LaPlante on “Hackschooling” at TEDx

I was home schooled for most of my elementary years and I certainly credit it with much of my success today. My mother taught my siblings and I based on a curriculum of her own design, that integrated approaches from a variety of sources, including Ontario’s curriculum and Waldorf. I generally had half of each … Continue reading

Guest Post: How Internships Will Ruin Our Careers
generations / hiring / Made By Others

Guest Post: How Internships Will Ruin Our Careers

Fantastic article by Jewelyn Cosgrove that focuses on the current trend for Millennials to take un-paid internships to gain experience and whether it is really worth it. Internships are a right of passage for many millennials. Half of all college graduates have participated in an internship over the course of their studies, more than double the percentage of two … Continue reading

“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