Jeremy Chandler

Jeremy Chandler is a 20-something who loves coming alongside other Millennials to navigate through the topics of leadership, career development, and personal growth. He currently lives in Nashville, TN and jumps at any opportunity to connect over coffee.

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Is it Time to Take Your Eyes Off the Map?

As a Millennial, I don’t remember what it’s like to travel without a GPS (either the antiquated dashboard version or on my iPhone). When I first started driving, my parents would try to tell me how to get somewhere with “traditional directions.” Most times, I would just ask for the address, so I could type…

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Why Self-Awareness is Critical for Millennials’ Success (and How to Get it)

The idea that you can’t be anything you want to be is an idea that would shock almost every Millennial. And yet, the more we truly learn about ourselves, the more we realize how true that statement really is. Self-awareness is something that is rarely talked about in the business world, especially with Millennials. However,…

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A Rant on Agreeing to Disagree (and Learning from Each Other)

“We’re right. You’re wrong.” It’s a dangerous mindset that impacts our lives every day. Whether we actually say it out loud or only think it subconsciously, the belief that our ideas and opinions are right, and the other side is wrong has drawn countless proverbial lines in the sand of our society: Democrats and Republicans,…

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Why Your Community Matters More than You Think

Your community matters. Finding common ground matters. Consider these questions when intentionally creating a community to make you better.

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4 Questions to Help Millennials Grow into Leadership

Now that Millennials make up the largest generation in the workforce, more and more of us desire increased responsibility and leadership roles. According to a recent study, 53% of Millennials dream of being the leader or most senior executive at their current company. And while I appreciate our ambition of our generation, I also recognize…

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Will You Help the Next Generation Accomplish Greater Things?

Every leader wants to be remembered for the impact they made. Great leaders want to leave the world a better place than they found it. The best leaders want to leave a legacy that creates a lasting impact for generations to come. One of the greatest things a leader can do to maximize his or…

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Breaking Down the (Communication) Barriers Between Generations

Communication is something that can make or break a team. Effective communication can help organizations solve problems and accomplish their goals. Poor communication can cripple organizations, creating even more problems and preventing them from focusing on achieving their goals. The (Communication) Barriers Between Generations There are several factors that make communicating difficult, but one of…

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What Every Boss Wants from Millennials and How to Respond

I’ve had the opportunity to work with several bosses during my career. Each and every one of them was different. They led differently. Some were passive while others were headstrong. They had different priorities when it came to leading an organization. As an employee, it was difficult to determine what a boss was looking for…

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4 Things Millennials Should Pursue More than Success

Ours is a culture that puts a high value on successful Millennials. We use words like emerging, budding, wunderkind, world changes, phenom, even ‘young genius.’ We are captivated by stories of individuals who start social movements or build a seven-figure business while they’re still in their 20’s. We applaud companies like Facebook, Warby Parker, and…

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Before You Hire Your Next Millennial… Read This

If you’re reading this post, you probably work with a Millennial. According to a recent study, Millennials already make up 60% of the workforce. By 2025, that percentage will increase to 75%. This has become a cause for concern among some leaders. The stereotypes being lazy, entitled, and self-centered have caused some businesses to put…

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5 Foolproof Ways to Effectively Lead Millennials

Let’s be honest… Millennials can be a difficult generation to lead. We’re restless; some might say impatient or entitled. We crave mentorship but hate the idea of being micromanaged. We are extremely passionate about our work but don’t have the same loyalty to organizations we work for as previous generations. The unique characteristics of our…

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7 Books Millennials Can Read to Rise Above Our Peers

 ‘Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.’ – Harry S. Truman If you’re anything like me, reading can feel more like a chore than a hobby. For Millennials, gone are the days where we were rewarded for reading with Accelerated Reader points (which ultimately translated to an unlimited supply of slap bracelets…

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