Men: Make Equal Pay Day Your Epiphany Day

Equal Pay Day Like most male leaders, I didn’t know what I didn’t know. Not just about this “women’s” thing, but about all the things that we, as male leaders, pay little to no attention to on a daily basis, such as sexism, bias, and “white male privilege.” During the past 15+ years, I’ve come…

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Banning Salary History Questions for Job Applicants

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Breaking the cycle of wage discrimination This week, Rosa Goldenshon interviewed me for her Crain’s article on new legislation that attempts to level the playing field for women by banning city employers from asking potential hires about their salary histories. Here are my thoughts: “Best in class” companies are increasingly performing compensation analysis and tying…

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Women at the Tipping Point. Is Corporate America Ready?

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Women’s voices are rising.  Are we at a flashpoint address workplace inequalities? The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. – Malcolm Gladwell The Start Since 2000, women have been actively working to advance in the workplace — building on the…

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Gender Pay Equity, This Bud’s for You

#PayEquality #CheersToEqualPay It’s not often that my job is done by an advertisement. But this week, the folks at Bud Light stepped up to the microphone to talk about gender pay equity. As many of you know, I’ve been encouraging men to step up and get involved in the conversation about advancing women in the…

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Bradley Cooper – Male Champion

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Listen. Learn. Take Action! Recently Bradley Cooper came out and stated he is going to be an advocate for pay equity in his future movie roles. He said that he has started “teaming up” with female co-stars to negotiate salaries before films go into production. What does this have to do with leaders in corporate…

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