3d6b113I 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.

  1. Hard Working
  2. Technologically adept
  3. Want to get ahead – Ambitious
  4. Independent
  5. Resourceful
  6. Self-sufficient
  7. Desire to learn new skills
  8. Value work/life balance
  9. Dislike being micromanaged
  10. 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.

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