Florida brewery features dogs up for adoption on beer cans https://t.co/VKcwhiVsnj
Subway graffiti makes a bit of a comeback https://t.co/KP52lwGD0U
U.S. Union Membership Hits Another Record Low - Number fell by 170,000 in 2019, reducing share of workforce in labo… https://t.co/230kxgVAOp
“The economic pie is bigger than it’s ever been before in history, which means we could make everyone better off, b… https://t.co/TJdGZjm0T8
A global trust crisis - Axios https://t.co/rlA0xqduT7
98.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Isn’t the Average Any More - WSJ https://t.co/QaQuRUmhft
Netflix & Chilll'd: Ben & Jerry's unveils its latest ice cream flavor https://t.co/B8cks1U4Ny
Listen to Awkwafina Take Over as NYC Subway Announcer https://t.co/mSRlY3kUIf
Spotify will now make a playlist for your cat - The Verge https://t.co/Ww7nvUijbV
Are Consumers Ready for a Toilet Equipped With Alexa? - WSJ https://t.co/e0OnPvgqpj
Meet the Former Engineer Who Makes Mind-Blowing Land Art With Nothing But a Pair of Snow Shoes and Some Simple Math https://t.co/btYcJT9fkL
2019 capped off the world’s hottest decade in recorded history https://t.co/LxEso0yIdo
Why Michelin chefs are handing back their stars https://t.co/kmRxAOBd8z
News
Photo courtesy of morning bounce
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.

Comments