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6 thoughts on “One Simple Skill to Curb Unconscious Gender Bias”
[…] Senior Master Trainer Candace Bertotti, Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. EST. The white paper, and accompanying BS Guys video, offer reasons for the inequality, warnings about making snap judgments, and reveal a simple skill […]
It makes me sad that the solution suggested is “Hey, women, reframe how you speak,” rather than “Men, stop being so sexist.”
The problem ISN’T with how women behave, it’s with how men perceive that behavior. Is there a way to make a difference without putting all the responsibility for change on the victim of this discrimination?
Clarification: If you read this study in its entirety, it was not just how men perceived women. Study participants were both genders. Also it showed that both men and women speakers can benefit from framing (prefacing) assertive comments.
[…] One Simple Skill to Curb Unconscious Gender Bias: The Behavioral Science Guys, David Mayfield and Joseph Grenny, surveyed 11,000 women to see how gender bias affects them in the workplace. Here, they share their results and a way to reduce unconscious gender bias in your office. Read more. […]
[…] new study from VitalSmarts, a leadership training company, found that women who speak forcefully risk losing more economic […]
[…] at least according to a new study from New York Times bestselling authors and behavioral scientists Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield. Their study revealed gender bias still exists in the workplace showing a woman’s perceived […]