We launched our @axios @HarrisPoll 100 Corp Rep survey: Clorox, Hershey's, Amazon, Publix and General Mills top 5;… https://t.co/N5FTXe0FiG
RT @YahooFinance: Highlight: @HarrisPoll CEO @JohnGerzema on the top consumer brands: "Values and ethics really matter. The top-performing…
RT @ethisphere: Consumers are reporting more positive sentiment toward nearly every industry during the #COVID19 crisis and #BLM movement.…
New @HarrisPoll: Two-thirds of Americans (66%) say they support a national holiday for #Juneteenth @USATODAYhttps://t.co/W177Gh8Tpf
RT @TriNet: TriNet SVP/CMO/CCO @mendenhallma and @HarrisPoll CEO @JohnGerzema break down the latest on our #survey results about the state…
RT @darrenrovell: JUST IN: New @HarrisPoll in that reflects that 9% of the general population has a negative feeling towards Nike. Was 17%…
RT @darrenrovell: After Kaepernick ad in 2018, 21% of people representative of the general population said to @HarrisPoll they would boycot…
We @theharrispoll went back to repeat a poll we conducted in 2018 of the @Nike @Kaepernick7 ad and it reveals how A… https://t.co/zHiOCMTcE2
RT @KaplanSportsBiz: Two years later, Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad an even bigger success, poll shows. My story https://t.co/xYClYhXDr3
RT @HarrisPoll: NEW POLL: @HarrisPoll #Essential100 named @amazon as one of the most essential companies in America during the #COVID19 pan…
Check out the latest article in my series: Harris Poll Releases The Essential 100: A Ranking of Corporate Response… https://t.co/O6uNmQq5sH
Merriam-Webster changes “racism” definition to include systemic oppression https://t.co/VM9zoi4e0i
Coronavirus is hastening the demise of US malls — Quartz https://t.co/Jdg8fsd95J
Bike demand soars as Covid-wary riders ditch transit for cycling — Quartz https://t.co/7mSHtlUBDS
Doctors Are Tweeting About Coronavirus to Make Facts Go Viral - WSJ https://t.co/PByOongyW1
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Are Men and Women Really That Different?

A recent Buzzfeed article highlighted a study that argues genders aren't as different as people often think they are. The researchers wanted to find out whether certain traits were evenly distributed among genders by looking at traits such as physical strength, caring about close relationships, fear of being too successful and closeness with a best friend. They discovered that men may be somewhat more likely to possess typically masculine traits, but not by an overwhelming majority, in the process asserting that while gender may be one factor in influencing a person's traits, it is far from the only one.

Clearly this is a topic we were interested in. During our research, surveying 64,000 people from around the world, for The Athena Doctrine we found that traits which are considered typically feminine – such as collaboration, empathy, transparency and nurturing – can found in both men and women. And while these so-called feminine traits may be undervalued by men, it proves that male or female, you are physiologically capable of displaying these traits. In fact, 66% of the 64,000 adults interviewed in the Athena Doctrine study agreed that the world would be a better place if men thought more like women!

In order to be a successful leader in today’s digitally connected economy; man or woman, you need to incorporate traits from both genders. To discount these traits simply on the basis of their being assumed feminine or masculine is a missing a big opportunity. 79% of people agree that collaborating and sharing credit with others is required to have a successful career in today’s world.

It’s no longer beneficial to look at gender through the construct of a zero-sum game. Truly evolved employees are flexible and receptive to incorporating both masculine and feminine traits into their personality.