Numeracy is the foundational skill at the heart of so many of the money-making decisions you make every single day as an entrepreneur. From figuring how much to pay your staff, interpreting financial statements, to pinpointing whether you’re getting any ROI on your expensive hires, this is the skill that not only helps you make more profit, but live a better life.
Eleanor is speaking to Dr. Ellen Peters, the Philip H. Knight Chair and Professor in both the School of Journalist and Communication as well as Psychology at the University of Oregon. She’s also the Director of the Center for Science Communication Research, where her research largely looks at the basic building blocks of human judgment and decision-making: emotions and number abilities. She’s sharing why we cannot leave our numeric ability behind in the classroom, the consequences of being functionally innumerate, and what happens when we become more numerate.
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Modern women receive a lot of instructions about how to address the gender pay gap. We are told to fight harassment. We are encouraged to “know our worth.” We are instructed to negotiate hard for more money. But the difficult truth is that closing the gender pay gap is moving slower than we want. So, what is really driving it?
As one of the world’s foremost experts on the gender pay gap, Dr. Claudia Goldin’s work is behind many of the studies and ideas we talk about when it comes to global gender equity, and she’s here to give you a taste of decades of research she’s done in this area. She’s sharing what everyone gets wrong about the gender pay gap, and some of the most important levers we can pull to begin eradicating it.
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