Latest Numbers for Generation X

This is from Neil Howe at Lifecourse.com:   We ran these number per Census as of July of this year for everyone age 18+.  They are cut exactly according to our birthyear boundaries: , 4.5 million , 26.2 million , 65.6 million , 88.5 million 18+, 52.0 million Total: 236.8 million. Subtract this from the…

Start Here

If you are new to generational research, here are a few starting points for understanding how the generational cycles work. Webinars The Cycle of Generations – 10 minutes <–The best place to start. Understanding The Cycle of Generations – 25 minutes. Understanding Generational Attitudes – 23 minutes Charts Recent Generations and Turnings Chart – (post…

Gen X Happy!

This is an interesting article about the current state of Generation X: Study says Generation X is balanced and happy Not sure if it will last, but perhaps all the realization that we have survived so far is enough to keep Gen X’ers pretty satisfied at this point…

Boomers and the Washington War of Ideas

This article in the NY Times is an apt description of the challenges we are facing because of our predominantly leadership: Washington War of Ideas Overshadows Need for Jobs – NYTimes.com I think we are still early on in the so this sort of bickering can still hold sway. The Boomers would still rather debate…