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Generations, Inc.: From Boomers to Linksters—Managing the Friction Between Generations at Work by Larry Johnson, Meagan Johnson

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CHAPTER  6

The Next Elephant in the Python: Signposts for Generation Y

“I want to be able to look back and say, ’I’ve done everything I can, and I was successful.’ I don’t want to look back and say I should have done this or that. I’d like to change things for the younger generation of swimmers coming along.”

—Michael Phelps, Generation Y Olympic Champion

“Call me an idealist, but I want to make the world a better place to live. I only buy from planet-friendly companies. I drive a super-fuel-efficient car. I don’t eat meat and try to only eat organic food. I do volunteer work for a dance company and I work part-time for Starbucks, whose philosophy matches mine. If it didn’t, I’d quit.”

—Kelsey Wolf, Generation Y daughter of Dyan and Shap Wolf ...

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