According to a study done by Millennial Branding and Internships.

According to a study done by Millennial Branding and Internships.com, 72% of high school students want to start their own business someday. 61% percent expect to start a business right out of college. Little do employers know, but Corporate America is quickly becoming the ‘back up’ option – what do to if all else fails. I was excited to share more about this problem at TEDxCentennialParkWomenwhere I spoke on the entrepreneurial spirit of not just Millennials, but the generation graduating now, known as Gen Z. While Millennials often focus on side jobs, Gen Z are starting businesses in high school. As a traditional employer,how do you compete with that? In my talk, I build the case for companies to build an intra-preneurship culture to engage them, citing NCR as an example. NCR is an employer usually considered “not sexy” by the new generations, yet their cultural transformation activities are actively engaging the next generation and as a result, driving new business innovation. NCR is not a common case, however. The U.S. is Falling Behind the Curve Millennials are motivated. We get jobs and we’re ready to grow. We’re excited, passionate and driven. But it’s as if companies are fixated with […]