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Posted on July 31, 2014 by Michael Brustein | 0 comments
Steve Jobs, who shaped the way we consume entertainment, communicate with one another, read, and organize our schedules, could be considered a perfectionist. His biographer, Walter Isaacson, states that his “passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing” (Isaacson, 2011, p. xx–xxi). Without Job’s perfectionist traits, would he have accomplished as much as he did and...
Posted in: Psychology
Posted on November 14, 2013 by Michael Brustein | 0 comments
Millennials are often described as entitled with unrealistic expectations regarding their career. They have been referred to as lazy, hyper image-conscious, narcissistic and depressed about a life of mediocrity.  Are the labels and negative stereotypes given to Millennials perpetuated by envious baby boomers? Possibly.  Nonetheless there is some research coinciding with the typical Millennial labels that are thought-provoking.  For example, the majority of middle school girls polled in 2007...