Steven Van Cohen’s entrepreneurial journey started in 2011 when he turned a $3,000 investment into a $3 million global consulting company. He recently launched his second company, 21Mil, an online platform built to develop millennial professionals. 21Mil is the first ever micro-learning platform built to help young professionals succeed in the workplace.
Quotes To Remember:
“Sometimes, we lose sight of taking a step back and really learning from the older people in the organization and filling in the blanks when and where we can.”
“Learn from others.”
“If you know what you are talking about and you have something to back it up, then people are definitely going to give you the time and day.”
“Millennials do a good job of leveraging the technology and resources that they have access to in order to get things done.”
“Our generation is the most education generation in the history.”
“It’s inevitable that organizations need to start changing the way they do business.”
“The biggest opportunity that led to this success is timing.”
“In order to be successful, you need to align your skills and your passions.”
What You’ll Learn:
- Why age is just a number and not a limitation when you are in a business
- What are the advantages of being a millenial and how to harness those strengths
- How non-millenials get better at working with millennials
- How to achieve success as a millennial entrepreneur
Key Links From The Show:
The Progress Principle by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer
Built to Change by Christopher G. Worley and Edward E. Lawler III
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
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