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Us vs. Them: Redefining the Multi-Generational Workplace to Inspire Your Employees to Love Your Company, Drive Innovation, and Embrace Change by Jeff Havens

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8. From Them to Us

In late 2013, the Wall Street Journal published an article called, “The Slowest Generation,” whose mid-50s author excoriated Young People for not taking races seriously enough. Median marathon finish times rose by 44 minutes from 1980 to 2011, one of many facts the author used to accuse Young People of an endemic and increasing laziness.

The article irritated me, and so I wrote a reply. An abbreviated version is provided here.

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