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Tim Elmore This generation of students has not only grown up online, but with texts, Twitter, Facebook, The currency of Generation iY is much more rare. Generation Iy has ratings and 61 reviews. Dave/Maggie said: Having spent the last month reading serious thinkers and observers of the human condition. Tim Elmore and Dan Cathy (foreword), Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save Their Future. Poet Gardener Publishing, Referenced in.

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However, a few chapters in the book were genuinely useful for me. As an educator in a large high school full of Generation Iyer’sI see firsthand what Rlmore is describing.

Generation Iy: Our Last Chance to Save Their Future by Tim Elmore

He has a list of nine lies that we tell kids, which are all spot on. The first couple of chapters are not strongly-written, and I almost put down the book. Rather than sitting in frustration, I wish that everyone who works with kids, teens, and young adults would pick up this book.

This was a thought-provoking read. This book offers not just the facts which can seem daunting and depressingbut this book also offers hope and direction on how to effectively lead my generation. This journey starts with helping children develop good character.

I am putting this on my list of everyone should read! To date I have not found another book that equips a parent, employer, or educator to accomplish this task. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Really good book for those trying to change to the needs of todays learner. Once the reader realizes that this book is the result of a counselor who is speaking from years of experience and personal observation, in addition to the typical generation research specifically Howe and Strausseit is easier to digest.


They are the talk of Human Resource professionals and newspaper journalists, they are the prize of their parents, and they are the market share every retailer covets.

Perhaps I am being unfair, but Generation iY is not entirely convincing to me.

It seems like people in parents age cannot understand how to treat us because yeah,we are different! His book Generation iY: I just read the one star scathing review This one, genertion, surprised me greatly, not only as scholarly work, but also as practical and timely.

Generation Iy: Our Last Chance to Save Their Future

The I stands for internet since this population has basically grown up “connected” to it. For example, on page he talks about how generation iY never rode a bike without a helmet, or in a car without a seatbelt.

Low tolerance for jobs that fail to provide speedy rewards 8. Wish I had this book when I was raising my boys. Feb 07, Connie Johnson rated it it was amazing. All three of my children are part of the younger population in Generation Y, or Generation Iy as the author calls them – those born after That should be endorsement enough for you to consider buying this book! Matching our primary strength to our daily work can almost feel like magic. Paperbackpages. However, the strength of this book is in the final chapters, where Elmore draws upon his own experiences working with teens to offer suggestions on how to best work with and challenge young people of today to be great leaders.

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This is a must read for those generstion us who work with Millennials! Education needs to be about relationships before it is about results! Naturally, that means a lot of anecdotes and personal examples. It is insightful for anyone who teaches, or parents these kids. A must read book for all of generation, even if you are baby boomers gen! Frequently, Elmore speaks in generalized terms, using non-exact figures, and saying things like, “my research shows,” or “statistics have demonstrated,” while failing to demonstrate suppor Ttim far, Elmore appears to make some legitimate observations, but comes away seeming like an old man longing for the good ol days when kids were “better”.

Some of Elmore’s assertions about Generation iY seem to me a Generation iY is a good, but not great, book about working with and mentoring people from the generation born between about and Coulter rated it liked it Recommends it for: Don’t look for hard numbers and deep analysis, or the defense of a hard thesis. I would recommend this book to any high schooler. It ain’t all about you Finished book and the class. Though I typically dread nonfiction, Elmore was a breeze to read and kept my attention throughout.

Additionally, if you are a hiring manager or business owner, I believe this book will help you select great talent. My granddaughter is not old enough to text and work websites like Facebook, but she knows alot about the techology.

There are also lists of observations, paradoxs, important decisions and predictions.