Marketers? Here’s what my generation is running from. Pay attention.

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1. We are running from the life our parents had. Some people say we end up like our parents. I believe otherwise. We pursue the lives they did not have. If they had nothing but a big house, we run from fancy cars and green grass.

2. We are running from being cog(s) in the wheel. We saw our parents and our friend’s parents work their asses off for…




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I write pretty words and sometimes sell things.

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