I enjoyed International Women’s Day 2020. Well …. sort of. My enjoyment was more than a little tainted by a personal discomfort that has been bothering me for weeks.more “pff, It’s only a Statistic!”
This series opened with pretty dismal data on the gender pay gap and how women often don’t even enter the game i.e. they don’t even enter ‘the arena’ and attempt to negotiate pay and conditions of employment.more “PART C: How To Negotiate Like a Women: Think of others!”
When Robert Barden-Powell, the founder of Scouts was asked the question,
“Prepared for what?” he replied, “Why, for any old thing,”more “PART B. How to Negotiate Like a Scout: Be Prepared!”
I knew that opening might ruffle some feathers.
It is a tad sexist.more “Part A – How to negotiate like a man: Just do it!”