I never really thought about the generation in which I was born. After reading about the most common character traits of my generation, I was amazed at how many of them fit me perfectly –Funny how that happens.
As a marketer, innovator, creator and influencer, I feel that my top 10 Gen-X traits listed below are reasons why I love my job and what I do. Without these, I am less of a person, and a less effective professional marketer.
Here are my Top 10 reasons why I am proud to be part of Generation X.
- Hard Working
- Technologically adept
- Want to get ahead – Ambitious
- Desire to learn new skills
- Value work/life balance
- Dislike being micromanaged
- Work to live, not live to work
Here’s a little advice from a seasoned professional that never really thought about my generation at all — until recently. Take a look at your generational traits and see which ones are perfectly you and try to make them work for you in your career. I decided to align them to my professional career in marketing.