And neither is President Obama, for that matter.
Many get confused when calling the cutoffs for generations because they look at birth rates, a lagging indicator of the fundamental shift in values and attitudes that signal the emergence of a new cohort. Generational experts who understand this define Generation X as being those born between 1961 and 1981. (Hello Neil Howe!)
It is nice to see an article that reflects a good understanding of Generation X, which is too often overlooked in lieu of the larger Boomer and Millennial cohorts. Understanding Generation X is especially important now since they are taking on positions of power and influence as Boomers move into retirement.