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Defining Generations

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  • Winter 2018
  • Generations: People are living and working longer—changing the world
  • Six Generations Moving Forward Together
  • Crunch: Definining Generations
  • Foreword: How Are Generations Named?
  • The Generation Gap
  • Getting More From a Longer Life
  • Five Questions: Teaching the Next Generation
  • Lessons From the Greatest Generation
  • As the World Ages
  • Generation X and the American Dream
  • Millennials Aren’t Kids Anymore
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Defining Generations

Thanks to increased life spans, there are at least six distinct generations living and working side by side in the United States today. Over time, they have earned names based on how they behave and the historical events that influenced them—and soon, it will be time to name the latest one.

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