Bryan J. Dik, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University and cofounder and Chief Science Officer of Career Analytics Network/jobZology. He is the co-author of Make Your Job a Calling.
Last week's debate between Bill Nye "the science guy" and young-earth creationist Ken Ham was entertaining but maddening, because it reinforced the same old false choice between science or faith. It's time for a new narrative in which compatibility, not conflict, guides the discussion.
I've always been skeptical of whether generational differences are as much of an issue at work as some claim. After serving as the reluctant voice of GenX on a panel discussion, I've been rethinking my position.
So you're not a "10" in every which way. But you're probably pretty spectacular in some way, and definitely good enough in most areas of life. If ever there were a time to stop beating yourself up for being human, it is now.