By MARK PENN with E. KINNEY ZALESNE From The Wall Street Journal Microtrends Column Published November 18, 2009 Unemployment has hit double digits in the U.S., and in some areas of the industrial Midwest, it is approaching 16%. Joblessness in many parts of this country is destructive beyond belief. The […]
Men: The Second Sex? It’s increasingly a woman’s world, as boys and men lose ground at school and at work. A chance to redefine manhood? …These days, outside top City circles, being a man does not signify first-class status. In much of modern life, maleness means coming second… …Mark Penn, […]
Mark Penn on ‘Guys Left Behind’ Mark Penn, the pollster and former adviser to Hillary and Bill Clinton, adds some good thoughts to a subject that has long interested us here at Economix. He writes in The Wall Street Journal: Sure, most leadership positions are still filled by men, and […]
Women are victors in ‘mancession’ Gender roles are being rewritten in America as men bear the brunt of job losses THE economic crisis is sweeping away men’s jobs at a faster rate than those of women in America, heralding the onset of a so-called “mancession”. New unemployment figures have revealed […]
Mark Penn cites statistics that show the traits that worked for men for thousands of years – aggressiveness and risk-taking – are not working for them in the information age, causing men to fall behind women in life expectancy, education, and good health. Watch the video now at CNBC.
By MARK PENN with E. KINNEY ZALESNE From The Wall Street Journal Microtrends Column Published June 1, 2009 Guys are simply falling behind these days. We may not yet have the first woman president, but a look at what is happening with the next generation shows that women are succeeding […]
The New Cool Kids: Part of a rising counterculture, smart, black teenagers are flexing their intelligence instead of hiding it “…Perhaps riding on the rise of prominent post-civil rights black leaders including Obama, more and more black kids are stepping up the smart quotient with a new level of pride. […]