Same Words, Different Language A Proven Guide for Creating Gender Intelligence at Work

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/26/2016
  • Publisher: Pearson FT Press

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Barbara Annis, the world's leading corporate gender specialist, believes that men and women don't understand each other because they don't appreciate the different ways men and women relate, communicate, problem-solve, and make decisions. In this original, solutions-based book, Annis explains exactly where we differ and how to improve the way we communicate with one another. Learn of cutting-edge, scientific research into the different neurological frameworks and functions of the male and female brains and how these innate biological differences determine how we: View the world; Solve problems; Make decisions; Prioritize; Manage emotions; Deal with stress; Work in teams; and Lead.

Author Biography

Barbara Annis, founder and CEO of Gender Intelligence Group (formerly Barbara Annis & Associates) is a world-renowned gender and inclusive leadership expert, advocating for cultural and Gender Intelligence in Fortune 500 companies and global organizations.  She is the chair emeritus of the Women’s Leadership Board at Harvard Kennedy School and the author of Gender Intelligence, Breakthrough Strategies for Increasing Diversity and Improving Your Bottom Line, co-authored with Dr. Keith Merron, Leadership and the Sexes co-authored with Michael Gurian and Work with Me, co-written with John Gray.


Table of Contents

1 It’s the Environment! 
2 How Gender Aware Are You? 
3 Where the Difference Starts 
4 Men’s Challenges and Women’s Insights 
5 Women’s Challenges and Men’s Insights 
6 Same Words, Different Language 
7 We See Different Worlds 
8 We Hear Different Stories 
9 Understanding Our Strengths 
10 Resolving Gender Conflicts 
11 Afterword 

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