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5 Reasons Millennials Aren't Answering Your Phone Call

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Texting has overtaken calling as the most popular mobile function across all generations, with Millennial women using SMS three times more often than calling, according to the mobile research agency RealityMine.


Phone calls have been second fiddle to texting since 2007, when Americans sent and received more text messages than phone calls, thanks largely to the launch of the iPhone and to Millennials. The iPhone was texting nirvana for Millennials, because of its virtual keyboard, multitouch interface, predictive text technology, and--the saving grace of the entire Millennial generation--automatic spell-check.

 

With texting being the universal go-to mobile function, why are so many managers still frustrated with Millennials not answering their phones? Let me help put one final nail in the Millennial phone call coffin.

 

The real reason Millennials won't answer your phone call is because it's unproductive. More specifically, a phone call is ...

 

 


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, January 26, 2016 10:19 PM

You shouldn't be surprised that Millennials won't answer the phone. However, their excuses might surprise you.

TeamHousingSolutions's curator insight, January 27, 2016 3:52 PM

5 Reasons Millennials Aren't Answering Your Phone Call

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Why Attitude Is More Important Than IQ

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When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude).

 

Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and performance, and her latest study shows that your attitude is a better predictor of your success than your IQ.

 

Dweck found that people’s core attitudes fall into one of two categories: a fixed mindset or a growth mindset.


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scott gillespie's curator insight, January 22, 2016 9:01 AM

Carol's  work on MINDSET is fascinating and offers lots of insights on who to consider for ventures, teams and projects.


"The deciding factor in life is how you handle setbacks and challenges. People with a growth mindset welcome setbacks with open arms."


So consider a mindset where every experience is an experiment you can learn from rather than a personal win or loss.   

Susanna Lavialle's curator insight, January 22, 2016 9:35 PM
I agree, you need to be enthusiastic and curious, the rest will follow
Bill Brown's curator insight, January 25, 2016 5:28 PM

or some time now it has been recognised that IQ alone is not going to make you successful, whatever your field. Today, even academics have to be more entrepreneurially oriented. And if you are in business - then it goes without saying that the it will not be the meek, but the entrepreneurs who will be the inheritors of the earth!