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Millennials Are Struggling in a World That’s Trying to Understand Them

Millennials Are Struggling in a World That’s Trying to Understand Them

A TIME magazine article on the generation declared: "They have trouble making decisions. They would rather hike in the Himalayas than climb a corporate ladder. They have few heroes, no anthems, no style to call their own. They crave entertainment, but their attention span is as short as one zap of a TV dial."

Does this sound familiar? While it might sound like a description of the Millennial generation today, the article is actually from 1990 and is the Baby Boomers' critique of Generation X-my generation.

There seems to be a kind of inevitable pattern: Every generation looks at the one behind them and thinks, "What's wrong with kids these days?"

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