Friday web bits

Here are some articles from around the web that I enjoyed recently. I thought you mind find them to be interesting also.

Did we Gen Xers get the shaft? I’m a Gen Xer, a status that didn’t hold much meaning for me until I read Tammy Erickson’s HBR Blog article Gen X Hits Another Bump in the Road. Here’s a taste of what she has to say:

Here’s the bad news for Gen X: at each point thus far, you’ve drawn a pretty short straw. Your timing — at least in the context of contemporary generations, and through no fault of your own — could hardly have been worse. (more…)