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3 REASONS MILLENNIALS ARENT SUPPORTING YOUR ORGANIZATION

By Tru Pettigrew
Sep. 23, 2015 | Comments


As a generation, I would have to say that Millennials are very giving. In my experience with working with Millennials, they are always looking for ways to share their time, their talent, and even their treasure.  ..

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BATTLE OF THE MILLENNIAL MINDSETS

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 17, 2015 | Comments

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Congratulations to The Golden State Warriors on winning the 2014-2015 NBA Championship! This NBA Championship series was essentially a battle between two of the most popular Millennials in the world… Stephen Curry and LeBron James. And for as many generational attributes as these two players have in common, they represent two very different Millennial personality types and leadership styles. ..

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MEETING MILLENNIAL EXPECTATIONS

By Tru Pettigrew
May. 07, 2015 | Comments


If you are currently a member of the Millennial generation or part of an organization that’s seeking to better understand how to connect with Millennials more effectively, this post is for you.  ..

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THE COMPANY YOU KEEP

By Tru Pettigrew
Apr. 16, 2015 | Comments

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For all of my aspiring young professionals, rising stars and Millennial Hustlers out there, I highly recommend you learn “The Law of The Inner Circle”. This is a principle by Leadership expert John C. Maxwell which states that “a leaders potential is determined by those closest to him or her.” In other words, watch the company you keep. ..

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FOLLOW YOUR GPS TO HAPPINESS

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 26, 2014 | Comments

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“When I was 5 years old, my mom told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down “happy”. They told me I didn't understand the assignment. I told them they didn't understand life”. ..

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SPEAKING WHAT YOU EMBODY

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 16, 2014 | Comments

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I had the honor and privilege of speaking at an incredible Fatherhood conference over this past Fathers Day weekend hosted by the Raleigh Family Resource Center (RFRC). I applaud the folks at RFRC (@FRCFatherhood14) for producing such an incredible event that was as engaging and entertaining as it was educational.  ..

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RELATIONSHIP BUILDING REQUIRES SACRIFICE

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 03, 2014 | Comments

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Your level of success and happiness in life is directly related to your ability to build and maintain healthy relationships. This is as true in the workplace as it is in your personal life. To build healthy and successful relationships, it will require a healthy dose of sacrifice. ..

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TODAY’S CHOICES PREVENT TOMORROW’S REGRETS

By Tru Pettigrew
May. 29, 2014 | Comments

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We've all heard the advice of “living your life with no regrets”. This is great advice but it’s also easier said than done. The reality is that you will make mistakes in life and some of those mistakes will cause you to feel remorseful and make you wish you had a do-over. The key, however, is to limit those events to isolated incidents and not to lead a life full of regrets.  ..

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TREATING TIME LIKE MONEY

By Tru Pettigrew
May. 16, 2014 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennial Insights Treating Time Like Money
They say that “time is money”. I contend, that because you can get money back, and sometimes even find more money, that time is even more valuable than money. No one has ever been able to give me any of my time back.  ..

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ARE ACADEMICS CHEATING EMOTION?

By Tru Pettigrew
Apr. 17, 2014 | Comments

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I recently had a great conversation with Tru Access speaker Ash Cash about the level of preparedness of millennials entering the workforce. The conversation took an interesting turn. We agreed that most colleges and universities do a great job of developing students academically. We also recognized, however, that there is now a need for millennials to develop and maintain a high level of cultural competence and emotional intelligence in order to thrive in today's workforce. ..

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