Male entrepreneurs are the beneficiaries of the overwhelming majority of venture capital investments. But are their ideas really better investment opportunities for VCs than those pitched by women? According
Advocates of paid parental leave maintain that giving both mothers and fathers the opportunity to care for a child early in life ensures fair distribution of caregiving responsibilities later on—and a
Last year, Harvard Business Review investigated a company where women comprise only 20% of senior roles. Their goal was to find out whether differences in gender behavior explained promotion disparities.
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One evening in May, a team of Goldman Sachs bankers helped a founder-CEO raise some secondary money for investors in BlackLine, a fast-growing software company now worth more than $1.5 billion. After deal
We don’t always correctly read how the outside world reads us; new research shows what we can do to improve our perception and the benefits we’ll see Most of us are not as self-aware as we think we are.
7 Simple Ways Working Parents Can Simultaneously Improve Their Careers, Their Families, and Themselves
There are three things that all working parents have in common: (1) a lack of time; (2) a feeling that we should be spending more time — at work, with our kids, at the gym, or engaged in any number of
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Even today, research shows that men still prefer female partners who are less professionally ambitious than they are. Because of this, many single women face a trade-off: Actions that lead to professional
I've written about the science of persuasion, how important it is know your audience and really understand their pressure points, and how important emotions are compared with logic. The ability to persuade