When mom is the CEO at home, workplace ambitions take a back seat

It’s often said that women can have it all – motherhood and a career. But a study suggests that women who rule the household have less energy for or interest in being a rising star in the workplace.

Men share their creative work online more than do women

A study finds that men are more likely to share their creative work online than women, despite the fact that women and men engage in creative activities at essentially equal rates.

Comments & traffic statistics help empower bloggers

Whether bloggers are writing to change the world, or just discussing a bad break-up, they may get an extra boost of motivation from traffic-measuring and interactive tools that help them feel more connected to and more influential in their communities.

Barbie could dampen a young girl’s career dreams

Although the marketing slogan suggests that Barbie can “Be Anything,” girls who play with this extremely popular doll see fewer career options available to themselves compared to boys.

Reasons for becoming self-employed in later life vary by gender, culture

Older male workers may choose self-employment, whereas older female workers may seek self-employment because of financial necessity.

Gender stereotypes influence entrepreneurial career goals

Studies reveal that in the dog-eat-dog, look-out-for-Number 1, highly-competitive business world, only the aggressive, risk-taking alpha male can expect to succeed as an entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurial differences between the sexes

A study of the sexes reveals that when it comes to starting a business, women are more likely than men to consider individual responsibility, and use business as a vehicle for social and environmental change.