Posts made in January 30th, 2015

When are women heard?

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In my conversations with women leaders one of the common threads I hear is that their colleagues don’t listen to them.  Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant wrote about this in the New York Times on January 12. Their article is entitled “Speaking While Female: Why Women Stay Quiet at Work”.  I highly recommend it.  Since then Kathleen Edison has published a graphic to address this situation.  Her graphic, 7Ways to Combat ‘Manterrupting’ can be found at  The steps are First acknowledge gender bias Establish no interrupt rules for everyone in a conversation Practice bystander intervention Create a buddy system Support female colleagues I encourage you to see the graphic for the smart and funny way it addresses this factor of Manterrupting. For the women readers, what methods have you found effective in combating Manterrupting? For my male readers, what experiences have made you aware of this...

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