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Leadership and the Sexes: Using Gender Science to Create Success in Business by Barbara Annis, Michael Gurian

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Burning Question: Are There Exceptions to the Gender Rules?

Having established that there is hard-wiring of male/female difference, it is crucial to not go forward without looking at exceptions to the rule. You may be one of these!
Ten years ago, Michael coined the term bridge brain to help people understand the exceptions: these include people whose brains share a number of characteristics of the other gender’s brain, transgendered individuals, and people who just sense their brains may be toward the middle of the gender/brain spectrum. In Michael’s corporate work especially, women would come up to him and say, “You know, I think I fit a lot of the qualities you’re presenting as ‘male brain.’ I was a total tomboy as a kid; I couldn’t sit ...

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