It’s interesting how many non-Millennials are suddenly talking about Millennials as if they understand us, specifically in the political sphere. Why aren’t Millennials being invited to speak about ourselves when it comes to our interpretations of election campaigns, candidates, political leaders, and what we want for our future?
Imagine collaboration over polarization. Thoughtful engagement over entrenched ideology. Intelligent and inspirational young leaders bringing fresh ideas to politics and government.
One person is capable of more influence than it may seem; imagine what dozens, hundreds and thousands of us can accomplish if we support political and democratic engagement together....
“Put your money where your mouth is.”
There is nothing truer for a candidate or potential candidate than these two phrases. Political campaigns, even at the nomination or local level, are very expensive. When someone first considers running for public office, two things need to be determined, which are...
Men vastly outnumber women in politics. Fortunately, public discourse has increased in regards to women’s value and equality in society, thanks to women like Sheryl Sandberg and Emma Watson.
Women are now outnumbering men in achieving post-secondary degrees and nearly equal their numbers in the workforce. This year, Millennials outnumber...
“If you see fraud and do not say fraud, you are a fraud.” – Nicholas Nassim Taleb, Antifragile
Politicians have become ever more known for speaking yet saying nothing.
The media creates controversies to sell copies and increase viewership.
And Millennials look at each side and think, what’s the point in paying...
If you don’t understand Millennials, you don’t understand how to speak to us. If you don’t understand how to speak to us, you can’t attract us. Which means what?
Political parties and politicians have a branding problem.
For a time, I worked for a start-up political party. I learned how to...