Generation X – Alive and kicking

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Squeezed between baby boomers and millennials, smaller in number – Generation X has surprisingly and silently been changing the world for over a decade now.

X GenerationBefore coming of age this generation had been mislabeled as the “Slacker Generation” – underachievers and doomed to be lost. If there’s one word or label that Generation X has lived up to it is “misunderstood.”

Slacker

Who is Generation X?

  • Gen-Xers were born between 1965 and 1983
  • They were raised during the dark days in a post-Vietnam America.
  • They experienced high crime rates, urban decay, a country in decline, recession and inflation.
  • They became of age in a period of transformation, seeing America’s return to greatness.
  • They were of voting age by the end of the Cold War.
  • They witnessed the fall of the former Soviet Union,symbolized by the dismantling of the Berlin Wall
  • They have worked through two recessions.
  • They have served voluntarily in our military through two wars.

Gen-Xers launched companies like Google, Amazon and Dell Computers in the late 90’s. By the late 90’s they were…

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