Generational Wake Up – Some Interesting Facts!
What if I were to tell you that more than half of the world’s population is under the age of 25, well it is a fact. It is true that the young people are igniting and bringing forth a thriving new world. The extremely diverse and technologically brilliant generation before us has the most progressive orientation outlook to date.
Here we’ll just list some facts and leave them for you to digest and do with them what you will most are remarkable and some a bit scary. The largest percentages of millennial 79% believe that our generation has better opportunities to make a difference and produce structural change more so than previous generations.
The millennial has a strong sense of global connection; they feel that they have a great deal or a fair amount in common with young adults of their generation, rather than just a little or nothing at all. 75% of these contemporaries has created a profile on social media networking site. One in every five has posted a video of themselves online.
A fascinating facts:
Over half of YouTube user are under 20 years old.
In the US. Youth ages 8-18 spend 7.5 hours a day using entertainment media.
One in four Millennials is unaffiliated with religion.
They are optimistic and passionate about creating a new future.
This generation is an entrepreneurial generation. The 5th., most favorite job title is that of an owner.
A recent survey produces these results:
The most important things in life for GenY:
Being a good parent (52%)
Having a successful marriage (30%)
Helping people in need (21%)
Not sure why but these two thoughts come up for consideration on ending this article especially when it comes to leadership qualities.
Not knowing what we don’t know – Holding on to those views we believe to be true, but aren’t any longer.
What “Mark Twain” had to say about this fits right here:
“It isn’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so”.
Understandably people of different ages see the world in different ways. The so-called generation gap is in large part the result of miscommunication and misunderstanding, fueled by common insecurities and the desire for an advantage. What we can end this article with would be how much the same the generations are especially in the in the values that matter most.
Until the next time, take good care and be well.