In their groundbreaking book "Women Don't Ask," authors Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever get to the heart of this problem by surveying hundreds of women. For perspectives from two other female observers check out this post from the Huffington Post and this one from Forbes.
You may or may not agree with my conclusions. Either way, let me know your thoughts by commenting below. I do not pretend to know all of the answers. I am a student of life and welcome teachers all all stripes and points of view.
Godspeed and I look forward to seeing you in the Players Lounge.
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