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7 Books for Millennial Leader Greatness
I applaud all the millennial leaders, who are defying the rumors about how we are spoiled, entitled, and behind other generations. I respect you for leading in spite of the noise and being inspiration for our generation. In my article Six Leadership Tips for Millennials I tell of how age doesn't determine your leadership ability, but your resolve does. Nine years into my leadership career, this is how I am honing my resolve. I am hoping you will share some great reads with me too, because we all know it's not cool to grow and not bring others along, right.
Ring!!! Your Side Hustle Is Calling
Go and get your hustle on! 37% of Americans are currently engaged in a side hustle, and 51% of millennials have an occasional side hustle, according to a study by Bankrate. Looks like I am not the only person who believes in the need to get your hustle on. This year many people took the risk and dove deeper into something they are passionate about, decided to no longer wait, and are using their 9 to 5 gigs as a launching pad. What about you? Many of us have or are still doing that one thing we saw our parents do. You get up every day, grab your coffee, take your commute and end up in a cubicle or office (if you are lucky), for the traditional job—but you find yourself daydreaming about the thing you prefer to be doing. What about that one hobby that consumes you? Yep…that thing; many of us call that a “side hustle.” Side hustles make life interesting, they keep you energized, and one day we hope to make them our daily destiny, but how?
Get Your Values Together
Everyone wants value, everyone wants to be valued, everyone can be valuable. Yet, the truth is we are not who we say we are, we are more of who our values show we are. Your values depict the "WHY" of who you are, and honestly, sometimes those values get fuzzy, like old antenna televisions.