Millennials Reshaping The Future For Good Or Bad?With The

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Millennials reshaping the future for good or bad? With the passing of the torch from generation to generation, each previous generation has believed that the next generation will be the inevitable down fall civilization. Is the millennial generation going to bring about that downfall or is it just simply different? Whatever your thoughts on it are, they are here and they are not going away. Either you can be part of the solution or you can fade out. I, for one, believe that this “Millennial Dilemma” can be a positive change for the army, and America as a whole. Let us first evaluate what is a millennial. According to Joel Stein of Time magazine “Millennials consist, depending on whom you ask, of people born from 1980 to…show more content…
Prefer to work in teams. With unlimited access to information tend to be assertive with strong views. Envision the world as a 24/7 place; want fast and immediate processing. They have been told over and over again that they are special, and they expect the world to treat them that way. They do not live to work, they prefer a more relaxed work environment with a lot of hand holding and accolades.” (Dr. Novak, 2016) Let us look at some of the accolades Dr. Novak has bestowed on us. We respect authority; I can see how this would go to help the military. Our generation learned the world is not a safe place, which means we learned to protect that which we believe in. We may not agree how to protect things, but we do agree that life is precious and needs protecting. Scheduling everything is something I have personally seen needed and still needs to be improved in the army. With the ongoing push from higher echelons for the army to be a more proactive force than a reactive force, scheduling will only prove to add in this matter. Feeling enormous academic pressure can keep motivating an individual continually learn and improve oneself lest they fall behind the power curve. Prefer to work in teams and have unlimited access to information. If you could impose a little bit of patients into to that, you would have a recipe for unfathomable results every time. It is hard to see why this generation is so vilified with all these great
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