A Pause for Breath
Like the brain differences discussed in Chapter Two, for the material in this chapter to be useful in the development of balanced leadership in your corporation, your people need to discuss each section! Before you move on to the tools in Part Two, take a moment to pause, breathe, and spend time looking specifically at the leadership differences around you—enjoy them, see the exceptions, and let your own intuitions and talents come to bear on each one. Tell your own stories with your team.
We like to start discussions about gender in leadership with basic questions that take things head on. Through these, a team will often slide right into some of the others we’ve noted. Here are some discussion starter questions: