Countless books, news articles, consultancies, and workshops are founded on the premise that millennials are intrinsically different humans from all who came before them, and that entirely new strategies must be crafted to manage their unprecedented levels of entitlement and laziness.

Critics of that position argue that workplace behaviors labeled as “millennial”—like impatience, having unrealistic expectations for career advancement, and a desire for personal fulfillment—are more appropriately called “being young.”

Read full article: People who complain about millennials are really just complaining about being old