GenXers to the Rescue, Millennials Will Get the Credit, and Let the Hedge Funds Die

GenXers to the Rescue, Millennials Will Get the Credit, and Let the Hedge Funds Die Here are some snippets of news stories about CV19 and other issues, and our take on the generational impact of these news stories. #GenXers to the rescue! Washington Post, April 13, 2020 The covid-19 pandemic has revealed another area of [...]

By |2021-11-05T13:19:49-04:00April 13th, 2020|Insights|0 Comments

Readjusting Expectations and Saying Goodbye to Endless Consumer Options

Readjusting Expectations and Saying Goodbye to Endless Consumer Options Here are some snippets of news stories about CV19 and other issues, and our take on the generational impact of these news stories. New York Times, April 1, 2020 A 4th Turning will Readjust Your Expectations Patient Has Virus and Serious Cancer. Should Doctors Withhold Ventilators? [...]

By |2021-11-05T13:19:54-04:00April 4th, 2020|Insights|0 Comments

Make Way for the Middle Class and Starbucks Offers Free Therapy

Make Way for the Middle Class March 21, 2020, WRAL Wegmans giving employees $2 per hour raise for March and April Wegmans is giving employees a $2 per hour raise for March and April. A representative from the Wegmans corporate office confirmedthe raise and indicated that it was given as a gift from senior management to [...]

By |2021-11-05T13:20:07-04:00March 22nd, 2020|Insights|0 Comments

This One’s for the Parents

Luvs Diapers Ad Speaks Volumes About GenX Dads GenX dads are some of the heroes we can thank for the #WFH movement and work-life balance now found in greater measure in the U.S. corporate environment. This Luvs Diapers ad speaks volumes about GenX dads, many of whom watched their own loving but bungling and floundering [...]

By |2021-11-05T13:20:12-04:00March 13th, 2020|Insights|0 Comments

Are Millennials less religious than other gens?

This morning I was reading a Boomer’s blog post about religion, churches and his view of generational shifts in “religiosity” (not sure if I made up that word). He wrote, “It is not uncommon to hear that the generation in their 20’s and 30’s are agnostic or atheist.” My response through the lens of applied generational [...]

By |2022-12-30T04:40:47-05:00May 10th, 2017|Insights|0 Comments

A cultural bias so present, few know it even exists

In response to this BloombergBusiness article: As Boomers Retire, Companies Prepare Millennials for Leadership Roles by Jeff Green. *** Once again, the widespread cultural bias against recessive generations and toward dominant generations rears its predictable head. In this article, the author goes on about the whoa-is-corporate-america problem of losing all the knowledge that Boomers have and needing to transfer it to [...]

By |2022-11-13T23:44:06-05:00November 13th, 2016|Insights|0 Comments

The Fat Drug — and an open letter to Millennials for when you’re in midlife

From the NY Times, “The Fat Drug.” “How humankind unwittingly joined an experiment on antibiotics and weight gain.” / and / “In the meantime, we are faced with the legacy of these drugs — the possibility that they have affected our size and shape, and made us different people.” ***** The Fat Drug. Dear #Millennials, please [...]

By |2022-11-13T23:57:55-05:00November 13th, 2015|Insights|0 Comments

Older men, generations and hair preferences

I like bald-headed men. Then again, I’m of the generation where men have embraced baldness rather than fighting it. Here’s my take on how how men approach their hair, through the lens of generations. Comb-overs and toupes Silent Gen, b 1925-1942. Born too young to be GI Heroes and too late to be peace-love-n-rock-n-roll Boomers, Silent Gen [...]

By |2022-11-13T23:58:52-05:00August 13th, 2014|Insights|0 Comments

Small towns, generations and a housing crisis?

Via Bill Santos, I found this article, “The Great Senior Sell-Off Could Cause the Next Housing Crisis” on The Atlantic Cities’ site. I started writing a comment, which became, by length, a blog post in itself! Here’s what I wrote in response to the author’s piece. ***** It’s easy to get caught up in the “Baby Boomer [...]

By |2022-11-14T00:01:17-05:00July 14th, 2014|Insights|0 Comments

Gen Z is here! (No, they’re not.)

Some friends asked me to comment on this article, Get ready for Generation Z. So I did. **** I’m a Strauss and Howe purist. Generations are 20 years in length, plus or minus a couple/few years, there is no Gen Z (just as there is no Gen Y); the nomenclature is all wrong because it speaks [...]

By |2022-11-13T23:44:58-05:00July 13th, 2014|Insights|0 Comments
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