Who Makes A Better Leader, Women Or Men?

Published on September 30, 2010 by

There are certain topics that can quickly turn discussions into heated debate. Whether women or men make for better bosses and leaders is such a topic.

Attitudes and thinking about leadership in general have been changing over the past number of years. It seems that a high percentage of men and women agree on one thing: The "Command and Control" style of leadership just doesn't cut it anymore.

Employees are tired of being told what to do, and expected to do it...and then being critcized for not being "engaged" in the workplace.

Things are changing, or at least it's being talked about more. Okay, things are changing, just slowly.

There is a new Sheriff coming to town.

We just don't know if the new sheriff going to be "Mr. Sheriff" or "Ms. Sheriff."

Who makes for the best Sheriff, men or women?

I think it's the wrong question.

Maybe a better question is "What can both genders learn from each other to be a better boss, a better leader?"

This isn't the time to be fighting or competing.

But, it seems to be a great time to learn from each other and transform our workplaces, families, religious organizations, cities and countries.


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