Press for Adam Smiley Poswolsky

If you want to tap into the mindset of millennials, the person to ask is Adam Smiley Poswolsky.
— Forbes
This man is redefining success, meaning, and purpose for millennials.
— Mind Body Green


The New Yorker: Silicon Valley’s Crisis of Conscience [August 26, 2019]

The Washington Post: The career ladder to nowhere [June 12, 2014]

Publishers Weekly: Non-Fiction Book Review: The Quarter-Life Breakthrough [June 27, 2016]

LinkedIn Featured Essay: The 10 truths about finding meaningful work [October 1, 2016]

Quartz: Millennials need to ditch their parents’ outdated career ladders and embrace job-hopping [October 5, 2016]

Forbes: Are Millennials Driving The Flex Work Revolution? Q&A With Adam Smiley Poswolsky [November 13, 2017]

Forbes: Your Ultimate Guide To Keeping Millennial Employees Engaged [July 31, 2019]

Chicago Tribune: Is owning a home still essential to the American Dream [June 7, 2017]

Time/ Motto: How to Fall in Love With Your Job [October 5, 2016]

Fast Company: 4 Tips To Find Help Millennials Meaningful Work [April 16, 2014]

Fast Company: What Millennial Employees Really Want [June 4, 2015]

Fast Company: The Best Career Advice to Tap Your Creative Potential [February 6, 2015]

Fast Company: I Left Entrepreneurship And Found My Purpose Working For Someone Else [October 18, 2016]

Entrepreneur: 6 Ways To Grow Your Public Speaking Business [January 31, 2019]

Essence: Meet The Woman Responsible For Giving Women Of Color More Visibility On Stages Across America [May 24, 2019]

Unmistakable Creative Podcast: Turning a Life That Looks Good on Paper Into One That Is [October 10, 2016]

Business Insider: There are only 2 types of people who go to graduate school [October 26, 2016]

Mind Body Green: This Man Is Redefining Success, Meaning & Purpose For Millennials [Feb 6, 2017]

The Washington Post: Love, marriage, kids -- life doesn't follow a set timeline [April 26, 2017]

KQED (NPR): How Schools Can Help Students Develop A Greater Sense Of Purpose [May 2, 2017]

CNBC: How each of these 5 highly-successful people overcame their quarter-life crisis [June 22, 2017]

The Future Laboratory: UBS Workforce Futures Report [2016]

EdWeek: How Education Companies Can Manage and Motivate Millennial Workers [March 22, 2019]

Levo: How to Find Meaningful Work in the Age of Job-Hopping [Jan 25, 2017]

Forbes: How to Find Direction and Learn Your Professional Purpose [October 10, 2016]

Inc.: Create an Amazing Future With Your Quarter-Life Breakthrough [November 17, 2016]

Inc.: How To Hire In The Modern Age Of Millennials [May 17, 2017]

The Muse: How to Find Meaning in a Job That Feels Meaning-less [November 3, 2016]

Cosmopolitan: The 18 Best College Graduation Gifts [March 15, 2018]

Forbes: Hate Your Job? This Simple Tool Illuminates A Path To Career Fulfillment [February 20, 2015]

CNBC: 6 ways to turn your quarter-life crisis around in 2017 [Dec 29, 2016]

CNBC: 4 job tips for recent grads from people who've been there [May 3, 2016]

CNN Money: Should you go back to school? [July 18, 2017]

Vice: Why Your First Job Out of College Always Sucks [June 17, 2016]

Glamour: Here's how to get ahead at work [Sept 4, 2017]

CNBC: 10-year study finds that this is the fastest way to become a CEO [Feb 2, 2018]

Heleo: Adam Smiley Poswolsky on How to Find Meaningful Work in the Age of Job-Hopping [Oct 26, 2016]

Chronicle of Higher Education: What I'm Reading: 'The Quarter-Life Breakthrough' [Jan 22, 2017]

Moneyish (Dow Jones): How to survive your first layoff [July 25, 2018]

Doist: Burned Out and Fantasizing About a Big Life Reset? Start Here

Forbes: 10 Golden Rules of Personal Branding [Nov 8, 2018]

Recruiter: ‘There’s Always a Reason to Be Scared’: Using Fear to Achieve Your ‘Quarter-Life Breakthrough’ [October 5, 2016]

Rewire (PBS): Why a Quarter-Life Crisis Might Actually Help You [March 19, 2019]

Wesleyan University: Poswolsky '05 Pens The Quarter-Life Breakthrough [Dec 12, 2016]

iPolitics Canada: Young, restless, and unemployed [October 14, 2016]

GOOD Magazine: How to Find Meaningful Work: Start With Asking the Right Questions [April 11, 2014]

Monster: 7 ways to get unstuck when it feels like your job search has stalled [July 25, 2016]

Impostercast Podcast: Meaningful Work [September 15, 2016]

Signature Reads (Penguin Random House): 4 Mistakes Millennials Make in the Job Hunt [October 4, 2016]

Unbound Worlds (Penguin Random House): 5 Books That Kylo Ren Should Read [Sept 15, 2017]

PR Newswire: Five Industry Speakers Inspired 2018 ASAE Great Ideas Conference Attendees [March 15, 2018]

Psych Central: 7 Ways Writers Actually Write in Today's World [October 4, 2016]

Bustle: The Single Best Way to Handle Imposter Syndrome at Your First Job [October 7, 2016]

Ladders: 3 top reasons people turn down a job offer [October 30, 2017]

Typhoon Consulting Podcast: Millennials and Generational Change [May 18, 2018]

Adulthood Made Easy Podcast (Real Simple Magazine): Breaking Through Your Quarter Life Crisis [October 10, 2016]

The Kathryn Zox Show (VoiceAmerica Radio): Millennial Employment [October 12, 2016]

KBIA (Mid-Missouri NPR affiliate): Three Broke Mice Podcast: Getting Your$self Together [June 26, 2016]

Thought Catalog: 3 Cures For A Quarter-Life Crisis [April 8, 2014]

The Huffington Post: Should You Self-Publish Your First Book? [March 6, 2014]

GOOD Magazine: Quarter-Life Breakthroughs, Not Crises, For the Purpose Generation [July 21, 2013]

USA Today College: '4 cities x 4 months': A recent grad's journey to find her passion [March 31, 2015]

Fast Company:  6 Ways to Smash Your Creative Block and Launch Your Dream Project [co-authored, July 9, 2013]

Chronicle of Higher Education: Working Out the ‘Meaning’ of Meaningful Work [October 30, 2014]

Dagens Industri (Sweden): Sa ska X attrahera Y [March 22, 2016]

Triple Pundit: Not Your Grandparent’s Workplace: What Makes Millennials Tick [October 9, 2014]

World Economic Forum: One Simple Tool to Make Your Work More Meaningful [February 20, 2015]

Book Riot: 100 Must-Read Books About Starting Over [October 4, 2016]

Addicted2Success Podcast with Joel Brown: How To Find Your True Passion and Never Settle [November, 2014]

Addicted2Success: 4 Secrets To Finding Work You Love [June 10, 2015]

Wesleyan University: 7 Prominent Speakers Share Ideas At 2nd Annual TEDxWesleyanU [April 30, 2019]

Small Business Success Podcast with USA Today’s Steve Strauss: The Self-Employed: Millennial Desperation [June 27, 2014]

Brit & Co.: How to Solve Your Quarter-Life Crisis in a Weekend [November 5, 2015]

Levo: 3 Things You Must Do When Applying for a New Job [January 20, 2016]

Levo: So, You Made a Mistake at Work [November 12, 2015]

Patreon: So You Quit Your Job to Be a Creator... Now What? [December 30, 2015]

Year of Purpose Podcast: How to Show Up For Others In The World [February 3, 2015]

GenY Success Podcast: 4 Steps To Getting Unstuck In Our Careers [June 23, 2015]

Under30CEO: Most Important Lessons From The Quarter-Life Breakthrough [April 8, 2014] 

The Culture-ist: The Quarter-Life Breakthrough: Millennials in Search of Meaningful Work [June 9, 2014]

General Assembly Blog: This Simple Exercise Will Help You Find Meaningful Work [June 27, 2014]

The Bold Italic: CIIS Features Lectures From Hony, Admiral Adama, and More [January 21, 2015]

Thin Difference: Daring Millennial Leader: Adam “Smiley” Poswolsky [May 28, 2014]

SAP Blog: One Simple Tool to Make Your Work More Meaningful [February 19, 2015]

Texas Enterprise: The Rising Entrepreneurial Mindset of Millennials [March 10, 2015]

Collectively: The Key to Breakthrough Innovation [April 10, 2015]

75toGo: Millennials: What Does It Mean to Find “Meaningful Work”? [April, 2014]

Transformation Nation Podcast with Alexi Panos: Finding Meaningful Work with Adam Smiley Poswolsky [April 22, 2014]

Jweekly: Talking with… A new voice for millennials: Adam “Smiley” Poswolsky [December 12, 2013]

Daily Candy: Ten Book Picks from San Francisco Insiders [February 10, 2014]

About.Me: One Millennial's Path to Finding Meaningful Work [June 22, 2015]

BrandIQ: Be Beyoncé, Not Bono: How to Connect With Millennials [April 14, 2015]

The Passion Co.: Passion Award for Writing, Adam Smiley Poswolsky, Author [June 3, 2015]

Passion Stories: Interview with Adam ‘Smiley’ Poswolsky, Writer [March 17, 2014]

Souls of San Francisco Blog [April 7, 2014]

Project Otter: Elements of a quarter-life breakthrough [May 3, 2014]