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Plugged In: The Generation Y Guide to Thriving at Work by Tamara Erickson

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2. the events and trends that have shaped you

Do some of the older people around you seem to be operating under a different set of rules—or maybe even living on another planet?

In fact, they probably do have rules for life that are different from yours. Many of our most powerful impressions are formed when we are teenagers—when we emerge from our inwardly focused childhood and look out at the world around us. What we see at that particular moment in the world and in our families forms an indelible impression of how things work—and influences for life what we value, how we measure success, whom we trust, and the priorities we set. These teenage impressions shape our assumptions not only about the world, but also about the role of work within ...

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