Jared Kleinert on How Millennials are Changing the World for the Better

August 30, 2015

19-year-old entrepreneur and author Jared Kleinert discusses the unique opportunities and extraordinary accomplishments of the millennial generation. We are yet to look at this subject on the show and it was a delight to stop and consider Jared’s philosophy and research on our youth’s culture. We chat about millennial psychology in relation to entrepreneurship, passion, talent development, technology, science and more!

In this episode you will hear about:

  • Some of the amazing entrepreneurial/scientific/athletic achievements of today’s youth
  • The unprecedented connectivity of modern technology and social movements on a global scale
  • Developing talent in young people
  • Uniting characteristics of gifted millenials
  • Getting paid to do what you love
  • Media coverage of millennials
  • Millennial “narcissism”
  • Alternatives to traditional education
  • The millenial’s unique opportunity to form a more tolerant and understanding culture
  • The importance of finding your passion and using your gifts for something larger than yourself

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“Jared Kleinert is currently the 19 year old co-founder of 2 Billion Under 20, Founder of Kleinert Ventures, a marketing consulting firm whose clients include #1 NYT Bestselling authors, Olympians, start-ups, and Fortune 500s, Jared is an international public speaker discussing Millennial empowerment, youth entrepreneurship, community-building, and more on TEDx stages and in corporate boardrooms. He’s shared the stage with various thought leaders including Kevin Harrington from ABC’s Shark Tank, Les Brown, and international recording artist Pitbull. Kleinert was previously an early team member at enterprise software start-up 15Five, as well as edtech start-up Learnist, and successfully started (and spectacularly failed) two start-ups of his own at 15 and 16 years old. At 17, he was named the “Definition of Social Entrepreneur” by Forbes, and has since also appeared in Fast Company, Techcrunch, Business Insider, Huffington Post, and other media outlets.” -Blurb taken from Amazon.com

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