Archives November 2015

30
Nov

Entrepreneurship…Like Mother?

A recent study out of the UK demonstrated that daughters with mothers who were entrepreneurs, had a “propensity” for it, meaning, the daughters were more likely to be self-employed if their mothers were. In fact, the heavy influence of an entrepreneur mom actually negated the forces — like masculine stereotypes — that can act against …

16
Nov

Family and the Gender Wage Gap

Does having a family mean an even bigger pay gap between men and women? Women in the U.S. earn a median 78 cents on the dollar compared to men for full-time work. However, there are lots of ways to disaggregate that data, and see how individual groups are faring — or struggling — when it …

2
Nov

The Giving Season

Halloween is behind us. And while it is still in the balmy mid-60s in the northeast, we are deep into fall, with the start of November and the end of¬†Daylight Savings Time. As we move through the end of the year, we are also moving into¬†the time for giving thanks, the time for giving to …