Summary

1. Both women and men lead, supervise, and manage others effectively, but in different ways (ways that can easily be misunderstood).
2. Males and females are hard-wired, not just acculturated, to lead one another differently.
3. Men tend to be more transactional in their management style than women.
4. Meetings are an obvious area of male/female difference—men and women tend to experience and lead meetings differently.
5. Men and women often lead from the top differently.
6. Male and female leaders are already effecting change in corporations all around us, including perhaps in our own.
7. Frank and honest discussions of gender styles are key in executive teams, just as they are key to making marriages work.

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