Older generations view us as entitled (which is mildly entertaining given the squabbles they are having over federally funded health benefits and social security). We are seen as people who can’t live without instant gratification and constant reassurance and back-patting. It has already been decided that our quality of life could never match what our parents have. It’s a foregone conclusion that we won’t be able to afford our children’s college tuition or vacations or mortgage payments.
The conclusions simply need to stop….
Colleen Dilen posts 5 Facts Nonprofits and Businesses Need to Know about this generation. In brief, Millennials not only represent the single largest generation in human history (there are more of them than any other age group), they’re about to be the first generation to run America for at least 40 years straight (because they will have the size and buying power more than other generations). The Millennial generation is going to largely determine the outcomes of the next SIX presidential elections and public priorities that will affect this country.