Before I launch into my musings this week--I want to say thanks to everyone who responded to my latest blog post. I left it up for two weeks to allow as many as possible to weight in on my question. Several dozen of you did (many through email, which reveals the world you live in), and I appreciate your thoughts.

I have sixteen books laying on my home office floor. I am researching for a new book I am writing and I've picked up every leading article and book on Generation Y I can find. My research has been very enlightening. Of the sixteen resources I am reading--eight of them offer a very negative report on kids today. Dr. Jean Twenge