YOUNG LEADERS 3.0Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Achievers
“I wanted to congratulate Jason Ma on a fantastic book, Young Leaders 3.0 — a rich and generous resource of peers helping high school students, college students, and early careerists really kick it out of the park. I wish I had such a great book when I was their age.”
— Keith Ferrazzi, author of the NY Times Best Sellers Never Eat Alone and Who's Got Your Back
MEET THE YOUNG LEADERS
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Jason L. Ma
Author, Young Leaders 3.0
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Welcome to Young Leaders 3.0: Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Achievers! You are about to embark on an exciting ride following the transformative journeys of a diverse group of 23 Gen Z and millennial leaders. These handpicked 17-to-24-year-old contributors are young alumni and current students who hail from all eight Ivy League universities (Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale), Babson, Bowdoin, Colgate, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, MIT, Northwestern, Oxford, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, University of Chicago, and USC. Yet, these young leaders' accomplishments transcend standardized test scores, GPAs, and résumés to reveal a more human and multifaceted view of achievement and growth. These stories provide an inside look into their personal successes and failures along with proven strategies you can apply in your own life to get ahead.
How This Book Benefits High School Students
Gain a rare look into the secrets of college prep and admissions success. You will get advice from these exemplary young leaders on selecting extracurricular and summer activities, building relationships, developing both study and leadership skills, learning from mistakes made, and preparing for college applications. The array of unique college application personal essays, accompanied by author Jason L. Ma's commentary, will inspire you to craft original and creative college applications that will boost your chances of acceptance, help you choose the right university, and assist you in making a smooth transition to college life.
How This Book Benefits University Students and Millennial Professionals
Find insight into your fields of interest to get started in your professional or entrepreneurial career and to take your dreams and goals to the next level. Pick up strategies to help you build employable skills, find internships and jobs, choose what types of companies or nonprofits to join, and adapt to the needs of this dynamically changing world. Learn invaluable skills on and off campus, including how to manage failure.
How This Book Helps Parents, Educators, and Employers
Discover how the next generation of leaders wishes to change our future. Learn how to relate to and support them, and strengthen your own family values. Take the nurturing of millennials and the parenting of teens for success to the next level. Understand what leadership education really is.
More on Why This Book Will Help You
This book is the culmination of Jason L. Ma's years of experience as a leading millennial and teen mentor, success coach, speaker, and author. Young Leaders 3.0 offers a wealth of insights and strategies he developed through his work with hundreds of talented individuals, his reflections on his own successes, and the invaluable lessons he has gleaned. By observing what drives these young people to become leaders in their fields, Ma has come to recognize successful and not-so-effective patterns in their approaches to life, school, and work. You will see how they think, act, and strive to change the world.
In Young Leaders 3.0, Ma combines these Gen Z and millennial achievers' thoughtful reflections and personal visions with his own analysis and wisdom. The Epilogue summarizes important themes, identifies success patterns, and offers concluding actionable advice. By suggesting new models and indicating paths that these young leaders have paved, Ma’s book will inspire and guide young people to succeed in any endeavor, and also show parents, educators, and employers how to effectively support the next generation.
INTRODUCTION: Why and How Does This Book Help You?
Act I: College Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors
1. Sabrina Ma - Kindness Kid from Silicon Valley
2. Danny Levy - Outdoor Educator and Environmental Ambassador
3. Felipe da Paz - Brazilian Golfer Turned Entrepreneur
4. Shreya Indukuri - Sustainability Designer
Act II: Seniors on the Threshold
5. Erica Ma - Diplomat Building Bridges of Peace 6. Ivy Xing - Lonely Child to Geeky Girl 7. Kimberly Han - Filmmaker Dreaming of the Oscars 8. Youyang Gu - Wall Street Hacker
Act III: Seniors Stepping into the World
9. Jeremy Fiance - Relentlessly Resourceful Master of None 10. Max Song - Gritty Data Scientist 11. Sophie Mann - Strategic Planner from NYC
Act IV: Graduated and Making Their Way
12. Angela Wang- Long Mohawk
13. Enrico Bonatti - Citizen of the World
14. Leila Pirbay - Anthropologist from Madagascar 15. Ngan Pham - Happily Depressed Two-Time Dropout 16. Ryan Mango - Midwest Wrestler Chasing Olympic Hopes 17. Sally Zhang - Truth-Seeking Journalist 18. Tim Hwang - Government Innovator 19. Timothy Lee - Unconventional Engineer
Act V: One to Two Years in the World and Advancing
20. Christopher Pruijsen - Nomadic Entrepreneur
21. Kemaya Kidwai - Wildlife Buff and Consulting Newbie 22. Patrick Ip - Digital Entrepreneur 23. Sonia Agarwal - Gandhian Innovator
EPILOGUE: Success Patterns Seen and Concluding Advice
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We are now offering internships as Young Leaders 3.0 Ambassadors to selected genuine and passionate young people who share our vision, values, and mission and who make a great cultural and logical fit with us.
Our ambassadors help Young Leaders 3.0 grow by reaching out diplomatically and actively to major colleges and universities, high schools, or educational, parental, professional, or entrepreneurial communities and associations. Our teammates, including ambassadors, gain a sense of personal fulfillment by contributing from their heart, growing through the journey, enhancing their connection with people, and deepening their own significance. Learn more about the Young Leaders 3.0 Ambassador Program here (click to download).
If you feel compelled this internship may be for you, please email our author Mr. Jason Ma (JMa at YoungLeaders3.com) by including “Young Leaders 3.0 Ambassador Application” in the subject. To apply, write two to three pithy paragraphs about the reasons you think we are a great fit. Provide us with either your LinkedIn profile and other relevant links or your résumé.