Bias Tag

A collective lack of empathy and critical thinking is tearing our country at the seams. We can and must do better. Empathy and critical thinking reinforce and strengthen one another. The lack of either undermines the other as well. Empathy is the ability to recognize the emotions...

I love to read books, and if you're here you probably do as well. I find that most voracious readers enjoy getting recommendations from other readers. I'm asked quite often about my favorite books, and so I thought it would be helpful to list them all...

Writers are influenced and shaped by the literature of other writers. And while the books of one's youth and young adulthood are most prominent in this formation process, writers continue to grow and evolve across a lifetime as they discover additional literature. These are the...

My favorite female writers span several genres, and each woman has distinguished herself as a master of her craft. If the ones who are still living got together to form their own literature faculty, the school would be without rival: Toni Morrison, author of...

Liberal, open-minded men? We'll be increasingly effective as allies if we learn to couple our passion with the best critical thinking we can muster. In the 1991 movie Defending Your Life, advertising executive Daniel Miller (played by Albert Brooks) dies tragically and arrives in the "afterlife,"...

The media's bias against powerful women, whether they're politicians or business leaders, is so entrenched that the average person is anesthetized to it and won't easily spot it in action. The fight for women's equality would be easier if the patriarchy was simply confined to ostensible...

Technological disruption (think Big Data, algorithms, and biotechnology such as Artificial Intelligence aka AI) is changing economies, industries, individual companies, and specific jobs at breakneck speed. Can a person who still has decades of work ahead of them possibly keep up? I believe there are six...

As you ponder your obligatory 2019 "New Year Resolutions," consider a helpful alternative from Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Work Week. In his latest newsletter, Ferriss advises readers to  embrace a “past year review," or "PYR," instead, which he asserts is "more informed, valuable,...

Liberal, open-minded men: In order to make significant, lasting change for women's rights and opportunities, we need a massive blue wave of voting across 2020, culminating in the general election. Maybe you're asking questions such as "Where do I start?" and "How can I make a...

This site is a resource center offering tips, tools, and encouragement to liberal, open-minded men who, through their own personal and professional development, want to be stronger advocates for women but are unsure of where and how to start or are worried about making mistakes.  If you're...