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Episode 40: The Curious Case of Women’s Strategic Thinking

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We found that while women generally outperform their male counterparts on most leadership competencies, they are not perceived by their managers, peers, and subordinates as being as adept at ​strategic thinking​ as their male counterparts. This gap between women and men in perceived strategic thinking skills begins early, but by age 50, the difference vanishes. In this episode, we are unraveling the research around this curious case.

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Zenger Folkman hosts an exclusive live webinar every month, where you can meet Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman, and join in a conversation about their latest research in leadership development. Find out more information and register here.

Additional Resources

The Extremely Curious Case of Women’s Strategic Thinking– Article by Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman

Study of How Men and Women are Treated Differently at Work– Harvard Business Review

Research: Women are Better Leaders During a Crisis- HBR article by Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman

Learn about Zenger Folkman’s Microlearning Session in Strategic Thinking

Episode 19: The Confidence Gap In Men and Women

Our research shows that as women’s experience increases over time, so does their confidence. But at the beginning of a woman’s career, there is a significant gap in confidence between men and women that may be causing women to miss out or wait too long to the advantage of opportunities they are ready for. Today we are discussing how to help others perceive you as a confident leader.

 

Connect with Jack Zenger:

Webinar

Zenger Folkman hosts an exclusive live webinar every month, where you can meet Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman, and join in a conversation about their latest research in leadership development. Find out more information and register here.

Additional Resources:

Check out our new course Mastering Confidence: Build a Presence that Elevates Performance.

Article: The Confidence Gap in Men and Women: How To Overcome It

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