Here are a few of the factors that determine how a generational cohort is formed. Read More »
Defining a Cohort
Nowadays, terms like 'Baby Boomers,' ‘Gen X,’ 'Millennials,' and 'Gen Z' have become household words.
Keynote on how Millennial consumers influence restaurants and foodservice
Millennial expert and researcher Jason Dorsey headlines the Signature event series.
His provocative keynote focused on debunking Millennial myths. Read More »
New research identifies the latest snacking trends and motivations
Findings from a recent national study identify the trends and motivations behind the millennials' health-conscious approach to snacking.
Whether a snack is sold in a grocery chain, a specialty food retailer, or delivered right to the front doorstep, millennials are definitely creating a whole new market when it comes to better-for-you snack options. Read More »
Get to know our dynamic certified speaker!
This is the second in our three-part series in which you will get to know each of our certified speakers and see what they think about generations!
The next generation is both pragmatic and tech-savvy
In a recent interview with Comstock’s Magazine, Gen Z Expert and researcher Jason Dorsey highlighted how technology has groomed the youngest generation in ways we’ve never seen before.
“For the first time in history, the youngest generation is driving behavior of the older generations. The 15-year-old is doing something before the 50-year-old,” says Dorsey. Read More »
Scholarship funds will go directly to students and their education provider
I’m incredibly excited to announce that in partnership with Distributor Contractor Association we raised $20,000 in scholarship money
What makes this extra special for me personally, is that I raised 4x more in scholarship money than I actually earned when I was in college! Read More »
The non-conformity of Millennial consumers challenges retail
The mid-20th century’s tried-and-true products and services do not appeal to Millennial consumers.
Marketers can attract Millennials by responding to their core values, realizing that the shopping priorities of their parents don’t apply to this group. Read More »
(and Other Names that Didn't Stick)
Although there were multiple contenders for the definitive name, "Gen Z" is the current winner. Here are other names and why they didn't stick.
In the end, we have settled on "Generation Z," or, simply "Gen Z," to title if not group together the current and emerging characteristics, trends, and behaviors that collectively help to define this generation. Read More »
"Live Chilling" is how Gen Z Hangs Out
The ease and functionality of online “live chilling” make it most appealing to youth. Dorsey explains they are “using one of these apps on their phone, in their living room – connecting to people in other living rooms, and that’s hanging out.”
They are maintaining friendships via the internet much like previous generations would have utilized a local coffee shop, and according to leading Gen Z expert and researcher Jason Dorsey, “This is not going away”. Read More »
From a Millennial POV
Through this diverse frontline experience I’ve had the chance to interact with thousands of leaders on all sides the generational divide.
Here are the three things I’ve learned along the way speaking to all five generations of employees and influencers. Read More »