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Gender Wage Gap: A Root Cause Analysis

The wage gap between men and women in the United States has become a hot topic during this political season. We've frequently heard the assertion that women make about seventy-seven cents for each dollar a man makes. The media was once again abuzz on April 12th, known as Equal Pay Day - the day women ostensibly stop working for "free" and begin earning on par with men. There has been some backlash to this as well, questioning whether that data is accurate, suggesting women's choices account for the majority of the gap, and outright calling it a myth. The conversation deserves some nuance, but rarely gets it. It seems that much of the talk is in raised tones and extremes. I felt it was time t

It's here!

For those of you who have been following along, I've been posting a bit about my forthcoming book, We're All Okay: A Millennial's Treatise. I am very excited to say it is now up on Amazon and this website and available for orders! I almost can't believe that something that I've been working on for such a long time is finished, real, and ready for people's thoughts. You can purchase it, as well as read some early reviews, here. I've gotten a fair bit of feedback so far from the folks in my professional network who have had a chance to read it, and to say the very least it's provoking a passionate conversation. I've had a couple of "Oh, I didn't think if it that way" statements, and a few, "I

Sneak Peek of My Book

As I mentioned in my last post, I am about to publish my book, We're All Okay - A Millennial's Treatise. I'm very excited for everyone to see it, and I thought it would be fun to share a snippet of it to start the conversation. I've included the introduction of the below. I'd love to hear thoughts and feedback! If you are among the thousands of business owners and senior leaders who have thrown your hands up in frustration trying to understand Millennials, you only have yourselves to blame. Yes, it’s harsh, but it’s true. There has been a lot written about Millennials – a quick Google search for the term in their News section yielded 3,340,000 results in half a second. Much has been said abo

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