9. Understanding Our Strengths

Gettin’ good players is easy. Gettin’ ‘em to play together is the hard part.

—Casey Stengel, baseball manager

Although we’re all born knowing that men and women are different, the previous chapters have shown us just how different we really are. We look around us at the same world, but men see it one way and women another. We hear different things when we listen to the same words. And we don’t speak the same language.

You’ve seen the challenges that arise when you don’t understand how different the other gender is, and you’ve seen what you can do to overcome those challenges and improve your working relationship with the opposite gender.

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