#NextGenCLT is a print, digital and event series presented by Charlotte Business Journal, the UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business and The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery that includes exclusive interviews, how-to articles and content for and about millennials in business, at play and supporting the causes they love.
From the importance of mentors, to career climbing and growth, you'll get an insider's view on what it takes to succeed in today's business environment. Join us for key insights on personal branding tips from our All-Star panel of young professionals making their mark in their industry, company and our community.
The #NextGenCLT Series by the Charlotte Business Journal features distinguished Belk College of Business alumni as they offer advice on what it takes for millennials to succeed in today's business world. This event series includes exclusive interviews, insights and content for and about millennials in business, at play and supporting the causes they love. All articles are originally published in the Charlotte Business Journal through the #NextGenCLT partnership with the Belk College of Business.
by: Jabbar Jamison
I once read an article about what CEOs credited to their success. Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan, said he took time to read everything he could to get additional information. Read more.
by: Bryan Delaney
At a certain point in your career, you develop your own philosophy and strategies for professional growth. Those who are lucky enough know the path they want to take right away, while others (the majority of us) are more likely to take longer to figure it out. My own strategy for career [...] Read more.
by: Kapil Jagtiani
Having spent 15 years in the workplace, I can relate to why many millennials are dispirited. It can be discouraging to be constantly decrypting age-old industry jargon, navigating through intricate layers of organizational hierarchy, fending off stereotypes about your generation [...] Read more.
by: Alexandra Dunn
I had the opportunity to attend the recent #NextGenCLT event and I was not disappointed. As a woman millennial finishing my dissertation and studying business, I was excited to hear the four female panelists discuss strategies for success and how to take advantage of opportunities for growth for millennial women in business. The discussion was multifaceted, thoughtful [...] Read more.
by: Leticia Foster
Millennials are a “hot” topic in today’s business world. Though the exact demographics have been debated, some define millennials as those born between 1980 and 2000. Within this 20-year span, I barely make the cut. Yet there is a part of me that is a part of every millennial. Read more.
by: Shabari Basu
It has been a very interesting journey for me as a leader in the renewable energy industry. I love what I do for many reasons. First, I’m working in an exciting industry that is growing and developing. The growing support and acceptance of renewable energy within our community [...] Read more.
by: Joanna Gammon
Last week, I was in good company as a panelist of the first #NextGenCLT event. The topic was community engagement, near and dear to my heart. Serving on boards and being involved in the community can help build a resume and network, make you a more rounded individual [...] Read more.
by: Dean Steven Ott
As the dean of the business school in the fastest-growing university of the UNC system, I have the opportunity to meet inspirational and successful alumni every single day. In fact, because of our location in one of the most vibrant business cities in the country, UNC Charlotte [...] Read more.