Lessons for Mil­len­ni­als

Cosmopolitan (India) - - YOU, YOU, YOU -

As a Mil­len­nial, you can shine even brighter if you learn to do the fol­low­ing: X-ers con­stantly won­dered where ev­ery­one was and what they were do­ing, ask­ing ‘How can I con­nect with peo­ple around me?’ and ‘Do you have any idea how awe­some I am?’ says Hess. As dig­i­tal na­tives, Mil­len­ni­als know ex­actly where ev­ery­one is, have on av­er­age 200 friends on Face­book, and can re­veal their evolv­ing awesomeness to ev­ery­one. The ad­van­tage of Gen Y over not just Gen X but even Gen Z (born after 2000) is that Gen Y was raised for the first few years with­out so­cial me­dia, says Cooper. “Many Mil­len­ni­als were around 14 when Face­book ar­rived, so they’re well up on re­la­tion­ships on­line, but also have real-life com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills—they have du­al­ity and bal­ance,” she says. “Zs, on the other hand, aren’t learn­ing how to con­vey their emo­tional needs and wants ver­bally—to tell a friend or

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