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Richard Reeves

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508: Richard Reeves - How To Be A Great Role Model, The Secret To A Fulfilling Career, And Why The Modern Male Is Struggling & What To Do About It

The Learning Leader Show With Ryan Hawk

Text Hawk to 66866 to become part of "Mindful Monday." Join 10's of thousands of other Learning Leaders to receive a carefully curated email from me each Monday morning to help you start your week off right!  Full show notes at www.LearningLeader.com Twitter/IG: @RyanHawk12  https://twitter.com/RyanHawk12 Richard V. Reeves is a senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of Dream Hoarders (2017), and a regular contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic. His latest book has made waves worldwide … It’s called OF BOYS AND MEN: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do about It. Notes: How to be a great mom and/or dad? Model the right behavior. Children believe their eyes more than their ears. It’s our responsibility to be that positive role model for children. "The secret to life is to take your work seriously, but not yourself." Create a conversation with your team where all ideas are valued equally. "Communication just moves stuff around. Conversations make something new happen. "Boys are behind girls in education all over. College is now 60-40 women."  "In the education system and in terms of many aspects of mental health, boys are really struggling. That isn't to say that girls aren't also struggling but in different ways. In terms of the education system, girls and young women have blown right past boys and men. There's actually a bigger gender gap in education today than there was 50 years ago." "Boys develop later than girls. They should go to school one year later than girls." "The pre-frontal cortex is the CEO of the brain. This develops later in boys than in girls. It’s on us to recognize the facts and act accordingly. In this case, Richard is an advocate for starting boys in school one year later than girls." Richard's goal: "To create men who are acceptable at a dance and available in a shipwreck." What are the differences between men and women? "Women tend to have a higher level of agreeableness." "We now live in a world where 40% of women earn more than the typical man, where 40% of breadwinners in the U.S. are women. This is a gigantic social change that is entirely positive, looked at through one lens, and we should certainly celebrate it. But... It does raise this question, which is, well, what about men? What does it mean to be a guy in a world where the role of provider can no longer be presumed? What it means is that we urgently, desperately need to update our models of fatherhood, especially, and of masculinity, to fit with this new world." “The problem with men is typically framed as a problem of men. It is men who must be fixed, one man or boy at a time. This individualist approach is wrong.” Life/Career advice: It takes time to understand how your talents will be best used. Be patient. It's not a race. Be the type of person that people want to work with… It sounds obvious, but it’s not. Be pleasant, be on time, be a great teammate, be thankful, and do great work.

1hr 13mins

16 Jan 2023

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Inequality Researcher Richard Reeves on the Problems 'Of Boys and Men'

KQED's Forum

Gender inequality discussions tend to center the disadvantages women face. But as women make gains in education and in the workplace, policymakers need to pay attention to a gender gap that’s widening in the opposite direction, writes Brookings senior fellow Richard Reeves. Boys and men are struggling in school, the labor market and at home, with little guidance on what it means to be a good man in our current age. We’ll talk with Reeves about his new book “Of Boys and Men,” his own experience raising three sons and what a positive vision of masculinity encompasses.Guests:Richard Reeves, senior fellow, Brookings Institution - where he directs the Future of the Middle Class Initiative; author, "Of Boys and Men"

55mins

3 Jan 2023

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68: Solving the Crisis of Boys and Men, with Richard Reeves

Where We Go Next

Richard Reeves is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he directs the Future of the Middle Class Initiative and co-directs the Center on Children and Families. He writes for a wide range of publications, including the New York Times, the Guardian, National Affairs, The Atlantic, Democracy Journal, and Wall Street Journal.  His book Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It, shows how the basic social structures defining masculine maturity and success have been shattered, and how they can — and must — be reinvented.Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do about It, by Richard Reevesrichardvreeves.comA New Breed: The Pre-First Grader - The New York Times (1991)66: Embracing Commitment in an Age of Infinite Browsing, with Pete Davis - Where We Go NextBottlenecks: A New Theory of Equal Opportunity, by Joseph FishkinRichard Reeves: Of Boys and Men - Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)The Profound Sadness of the Jordan Peterson Phenomenon, by Christine EmbaDad, How Do I? - YouTube"Knock Knock," by Daniel Beaty - YouTubeFollow Richard on Twitter: @RichardVReevesRead Richard's Substack: Of Boys and Men----------Are you a fan of Where We Go Next? Your feedback is valuable. Listen to the very end of the episode for details.Email: wherewegopod@gmail.comInstagram: @wwgnpodcast

1hr 16mins

3 Jan 2023

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Ep. 75 Richard Reeves: Why Boys and Young Men Are Struggling in School, Work, and Family

Brad Carr Podcast

🔔 SUBSCRIBE to help get more guests on the show ✉️ Get Immediately Actionable Tactics to Be More Strategic: http://eepurl.com/dELB39 ---------------------------- RELATED LINKS Richard's website - https://richardvreeves.com/ SubStack - https://ofboysandmen.substack.com/ Of Boys and Men - https://amzn.to/3OOBAaO   Richard V. Reeves is a British American writer and scholar and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and director of the Future of the Middle Class Initiative. He is author of Of Boys and Men.

56mins

30 Nov 2022

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Richard Reeves

Trish Wood is Critical

A lot of attention is paid to favoured victim groups who are championed by legacy media — meanwhile our boys and men are struggling with some very difficult problems and stats show many of them are in serious trouble.   Richard Reeves has investigated what’s plaguing the men and boys in our lives, including under-performing in school, falling wages and even an epidemic of suicide. Trish and Richard unpack how men and boys got to this scary place and how it explains, in part, the popularity of Jordan Peterson.   Also — Trish on the Freedom Convoy hearings in Ottawa and legacy media’s mad obsession with skewed social justice bias that often hides the truth.   Follow Trish on Twitter Support her on Substack Donate with Paypal New Merch! Shop: https://www.trishwoodpodcast.com/shop

1hr 27mins

26 Nov 2022

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Of Boys and Men | Richard Reeves

Sacred Tension

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I'm joined by Brookings Institute scholar Richard Reeves to discuss his new book Of Boys and Men. We discuss the unique challenges facing boys and men, how intersectionality is a valuable tool, the crisis of meaning among some men, the effects of porn on society, and much more.  Find Reeves' book here: https://www.brookings.edu/book/of-boys-and-men/ Become a patron so I can continue my crippling content creation addiction: https://www.patreon.com/StephenBradfordLong Join my Discord server: https://discord.gg/PrDU4zx My work is sponsored by The Satanic Temple TV: a streaming platform featuring documentaries, live streams, conversations, rituals, and more. Use my code SACREDTENSION at checkout to get one month free. https://thesatanictemple.tv/

1hr 3mins

25 Nov 2022

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Why Boys Are Falling Behind & Three Steps You Can Take to Propel Them to Success | Richard Reeves

The Art of Charm

In today’s episode, we cover masculinity with Richard Reeves. Richard is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he directs the Future of the Middle Class Initiative and co-directs the Center on Children and Families, and is the author of several books including his latest, Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do about It.Western culture is experiencing a masculinity crisis, so what does mature masculinity look like in today’s society, what defines toxic masculinity vs mature masculinity, and how do we start instilling masculinity in our boys?What to Listen For Introduction – 0:00 What are the trends in education and how are they impacting the genders? Why is there a lack of male teachers? The Crisis of Fatherhood – 24:07 What role should fathers play moving forward? What does mature masculinity look like in modern society and how do we instill it in our children? Toxic Masculinity – 38:15  What is the difference between mature masculinity and toxic masculinity? What role do rites of passage play in the transition from boyhood to manhood and what consequences do we face as a culture without them? Where do we start if we want to revitalize the masculinity in our society?  The Gender Pay Gap is a Parenting Gap – 59:07 What is the reason for the gender pay gap? Masculinity is not a dirty word. It’s time to reclaim it and redefine it for the modern world. We can start by teaching our children what mature masculinity looks like, modeling healthy behavior ourselves, and creating spaces where men can gather to discuss these issues. Together we can shift the paradigm of toxic masculinity and work towards a more inclusive society that celebrates all forms of masculinity.A Word From Our SponsorsDo you LOVE the toolbox episodes? Did you know that every week we give a LIVE mini-toolbox lesson inside our Private Facebook Group? Best of all it is FREE to join. Join today and get access to all of our live training and level up your communication, leadership, influence and persuasion skills. With 14,000 members it’s a great place to network, learn and overcome any obstacle that’s in your way.Did you know that you can get the whole Art of Charm catalog when you subscribe to Stitcher Premium using our link? That’s 15 years of podcasts featuring expert guests and toolbox episodes! Sign up today and use Code “CHARM” to get a free month!Running out of things to say in conversation… and still struggling to get people interested in you? That’s an uncomfortable position to be in. Don’t want to risk getting tongue-tied and screwing things up the next time you meet someone? Check out Conversation Magic now to make sure you don't crash and burn. With our bulletproof formula, you'll be flirting up a storm, sparking fun and engaging conversations, and making high-value friends anywhere!Resources from this Episode Richard Reeves website Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do about It by Richard Reeves Check in with AJ and Johnny! AJ on Instagram Johnny on Instagram The Art of Charm on Instagram The Art of Charm on YouTube Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 22mins

31 Oct 2022

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Failing Young Men — with Richard Reeves

The Prof G Pod with Scott Galloway

Richard Reeves, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of several books including his latest, Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It, joins Scott to discuss how the US has set up boys to fall behind, and how that manifests into adulthood. Follow Richard on Twitter, @RichardvReeves.Scott opens with his thoughts on big tech’s ability to monetize utility. Algebra of Happiness: demonstrate generosity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 2mins

27 Oct 2022

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#537 - Richard Reeves - Does Anyone Care About Men's Struggles?

Modern Wisdom

Richard V. Reeves is a writer, scholar and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Men are falling behind in education, employment and family life. They're underachieving in school, dropping out of the labour market and being less useful around the house more than ever. And this isn't simply cultural as it's happening all over the world, the problem is deeper than that - it's structural. Expect to learn why there are twice as many female fighter pilots compared with male kindergarten teachers, why a male needs to be 24 to have the same impulse control as a 10 year old girl, where the term toxic masculinity actually came from, whether a man's gain is actually woman's loss, the problem of promoting men's issues in the press and much more... Sponsors: Get 7 days free access and 25% discount from Blinkist at https://blinkist.com/modernwisdom (use code MODERNWISDOM) Get 20% discount & free shipping on your Lawnmower 4.0 at https://www.manscaped.com/ (use code MODERNWISDOM) Get 15% discount on all VERSO’s products at https://ver.so/modernwisdom (use code: MW15) Extra Stuff: Buy Of Boys & Men - https://amzn.to/3eb6so6 Follow Richard on Twitter - https://mobile.twitter.com/richardvreeves Get my free Reading List of 100 books to read before you die → https://chriswillx.com/books/ To support me on Patreon (thank you): https://www.patreon.com/modernwisdom - Get in touch. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chriswillx Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/chriswillx YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/modernwisdompodcast Email: https://chriswillx.com/contact/ 

1hr 19mins

10 Oct 2022

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299. Richard Reeves — Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It

The Michael Shermer Show

Shermer and Reeves discuss: • comparison method: U.S. vs. other WERID countries • education • work/labor market • family • marriage • Divorce/custody/spousal support/child support • intersectionality I: Black boys and men vs. White boys and men • intersectionality II: poor boys and men vs. middle class/upper class boys and men • What is a man? (nature and nurture in the making of a male) • what the political left gets wrong about boys and men • what the political right gets wrong about boys and men • solutions: red shirt boys early; men in STEM and HEAL • fatherhood as an independent institution Richard V. Reeves is a senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution, where he directs the Boys and Men Project and holds the John C. and Nancy D. Whitehead Chair. He is the author of Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do About It(2017) and a regular contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic.

2hr 17mins

29 Sep 2022

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