Learn more about EDPA Northeast chapter's VP Dana Esposito. When I was younger, I was fortunate to have someone take me under their wing and mentor me. Not because they had to, but simply to share their knowledge with another like-minded person.
Being a Millennial in today's workforce can be frustrating. When you swim in a sea of news stories and think pieces about how awful your generation is, staying positive is difficult. It's easy to lose interest in trying to find middle ground with the people who think you're lazy, entitled, and scatterbrained. Recently, I found myself standing in front of a room full of those exact people. I was holding the presentation remote, and they were my enraptured audience, wide-eyed and eager, hanging on every word that fell out of my face.