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A gender communication specialist unravels the mystery of how men and women communicate.
Audrey Nelson Ph.D.
There is no such thing as equality in ballet: women dance on point, men lift and support women. Women receive flowers, and men escort women off stage.
Men still encounter the stereotype of being the breadwinner and supporting the family.
Too often, the people (primarily women) who work to make the office feel like home don’t get much appreciation.
Feminine skills in the interpersonal arena don't get the same respect among men.
Often if women do something for themselves, they are seen as selfish.
Women need to ignite their inner ambitions and grab their entitled leadership roles.
Male investors are often driven by a desire to improve their investment performance. Women tend to be more interested in investments that help them meet their life goals.
Is there a double standard for vulgarity?
A common perception of women in leadership is that if they wear pantsuits, they are trying to come across as one of the guys, and if dressed up, they're not relatable to lower-income and working-class constituents.
Women can take responsibility for their credibility by communicating concisely and without hesitation
Female athletes have drawn attention to numerous incidents they say have left them feeling shamed or sexualized.
The new council is intended to provide Biden with a feminist perspective as he makes decisions.
Combatting sexual harassment requires an intentional, comprehensive focus on all workers' real-world experiences in all industries.
Regardless of gender, both women and men need to understand the negative societal pressures of body image.
For centuries, women have been ridiculed for their tone and quality of voice, bullied into staying quiet, and silenced.
Women can learn to advocate for themselves and let go of the myth that hard work alone will get them that raise.
The act of taking care of people is a standard part of the job for many women. The problem is when women are given tasks that are less promotable than those given to men.
I certainly did not have the same elevated status as the men in my group men. It begs the question: "Is there gender bias in acknowledging women's titles?"
The problem arises when the media focuses on women’s dress as a way to erode their credibility.
Women in politics are often forced to make difficult decisions about how to convey emotion.
How can a woman seize her power, be ambitious, lead with courage, and also meet the sex-role requirements of nurturer, caretaker, and cookie-maker?
As a society, we are still in the throes of racist and sexist attacks on women of color.
Can you make the argument that women are more naturally inclined toward patience and know the benefit of collective wisdom through listening and watching?
The World Economic Forum recently projected that it would take 208 years to close significant gender gaps in the United States.
How Gina Raimondo handled the pandemic.
Past research has revealed men will wait to make doctor appointments, and more women go to the doctor. Sometimes it is difficult for men to admit vulnerability.
A sex-role stereotype: Women are perceived as worriers.
“Is this another book on how women need to fix themselves and change to accommodate men?”
American workplace research indicates that these conventional scripts are played out in the form of bullying and harassment.
Women have been told to “lean in,” but many women have leaned in until they fell over.
Audrey Nelson, Ph.D., is an international corporate communication consultant, trainer, author, and keynote speaker.
Audrey Nelson, Ph.D., works with organizations to increase their productivity and profitability through winning communication strategies.