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What differences are
there between
women and men?
Here are 14 questions about differences
between women and men.
How many can you get right?
Question # 1
Who weighs more?
The body size of men is, on average,
10% larger than that of women.
Hofstede, Geert: Cultures and organizations, p. 137 an...
As the bone structure of a
girl develops, she develops
broader hips and
narrower shoulders.
http://www.bolandathletics.com...
http://www.bolandathletics.com/4-5%20The%20difference%20between%20men%20and%20women.pdf
http://www.imagebase.net/People/im...
Further inspiration
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2010/07/the-end-of-men/308135/
http://www.bolandathletics....
Question # 2
For whom is meaning
more important than
pay and status?
Men Women
Most men rate pay and
status higher than
meaning.
Most women rate
meaning higher than
pay and status.
http://www...
Further inspiration
http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/what-is-the-company-purpose
Question # 3
How do women lie?
How do men lie?
Women tend to lie about
their age and their weight.
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-scientific-fundamentalist/2011...
And women tend to lie to
make the person they are
talking to feel good.
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2002-06/uom...
Men tend to lie
about their earnings
and their height.
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-scientific-fundamentalist/2...
And men tend to lie
to make themselves
look better.
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2002-06/uoma-urf061002.php
http...
Question # 4
Who has more social
competence?
Women experience more emotions
than men do.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsWWbxLmIS8
Women tend to be a little better
than men on average at sensing
in the moment what the other
person is feeling.
http://www...
http://drum.lib.umd.edu/bitstream/1903/7216/1/umi-umd-4612.pdf
Women are rated on average as having
greater levels of soci...
Board members observed that female directors
tended to seek the opinions of others
and tried to ensure that everyone in th...
Empathy derives,
originally, from
maternal care.
http://youtu.be/UONxT4Tb3C0
Frans de Waal
Women have, on average, more
emotional intelligence than men.
Groups with more women
therefore tend to be smarter.
http://...
Women cooperate more than men in
mixed-sex interactions.
However, male-male interactions are
more cooperative than female-...
Further inspiration
http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/how-do-you-manage-your-emotions
http://www.slideshare.net/frank...
Question # 5
Who has deeper relationships?
Men Women
Men build wide
networks but not deep
relationships.
Women build deep
relationships with a few
people.
Sources
ht...
Men get a lot more help from their
contacts than women do from their contacts.
Study by Lily Fang and Sterling Huang of 1,...
Gender distribution on Twitter
http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/
Protected accounts by gender on Twitter
http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/
Question # 6
Who is more likely to disregard
guidance from others?
Studies show that men are more likely than
women to disregard guidance from others.
http://www.strategy-business.com/artic...
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/06/men-narcissism_n_6807852.html
Men are more narcissistic than women.
http://www.srf.ch/player/video?id=3702ed16-d306-4aa8-a0f0-11716f6561bf
Men do not feel well when
being interrupted.
Further inspiration
http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/feedback-tips
Question # 7
Whose voice do people
find more pleasing?
Scientific studies have shown that people
generally find women's voices more
pleasing than men's.
http://edition.cnn.com/2...
Further inspiration
http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/speaking-tips-15818774
Question # 8
Who has fewer children:
Female or male leaders?
http://www.mckinsey.com/locations/swiss/news_publications/pdf/women_matter_english.pdf
The higher women climb up the corpo...
Question # 9
Who takes more risks?
Women tend to apply for senior roles if
they consider that they meet 100% of
selection criteria.
Men apply if they think t...
Under stress, men take more risk
and women take less risk.
http://cdp.sagepub.com/content/21/1/36
Further inspiration
http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/ideas-to-prevent-stress
http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/...
Question # 10
Who lives longer?
Years that women outlive men
http://www.prb.org/Articles/2011/biodemography.aspx
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-human-beast/201008/why-women-live-longer-men
Women live longer than men mostly
bec...
http://www.tor.com/blogs/2014/09/female-viking-warriors-proof-swords
4 reasons
1. Later age at marriage led to fewer pregnancies, reducing women's
risk of dying in childbirth.
2. Access to fo...
Question # 11
Who is more aggressive?
Men have 7 to 8 times the concentration
of testosterone in their blood plasma
than women do.
http://blogs.hbr.org/2012/10/...
Question # 12
Who uses more
body language?
When entering a room, women tend to
use 27 distinct behaviours while
men displayed only 12 distinct gestures.
http://www.k...
Further inspiration
http://issuu.com/frankcalberg/docs/languages
Question # 13
Who recognizes faces better?
When women were shown images of
unfamiliar people, eye-tracking technology
showed that they fixed upon the faces 10%
to 40...
http://www.sciencefriday.com/program/archives/200910236
Girl babies pay
attention to facial
expressions.
Boy babies pay
at...
Question # 14
Who likes brighter
colours better?
Favourite colours of men
Source
Survey of 232 people from 22 countries.
http://advertiser-in-arabia.blogspot.com/2011/03/t...
Source
Survey of 232 people from 22 countries.
http://advertiser-in-arabia.blogspot.com/2011/03/true-colors-colors-by-gend...
Background color preferences among male Twitter users
http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/
http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/
Background color preferences among female Twitter users
Further inspiration
http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/08/tell-me-something-i-dont-know/
http://www.destination-innovation.com/arti...
Thank you for your interest. For further inspiration
and personalized services, feel welcome to visit
http://frankcalberg....
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  1. 1. What differences are there between women and men?
  2. 2. Here are 14 questions about differences between women and men. How many can you get right?
  3. 3. Question # 1 Who weighs more?
  4. 4. The body size of men is, on average, 10% larger than that of women. Hofstede, Geert: Cultures and organizations, p. 137 and 462.
  5. 5. As the bone structure of a girl develops, she develops broader hips and narrower shoulders. http://www.bolandathletics.com/4-5%20The%20difference%20between%20men%20and%20women.pdf http://www.imagebase.net/People/imagebase5_03
  6. 6. http://www.bolandathletics.com/4-5%20The%20difference%20between%20men%20and%20women.pdf http://www.imagebase.net/People/imagebase17_14 As the bone structure of a boy develops, he develops broader shoulders and narrower hips.
  7. 7. Further inspiration http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2010/07/the-end-of-men/308135/ http://www.bolandathletics.com/4-5%20The%20difference%20between%20men%20and%20women.pdf
  8. 8. Question # 2 For whom is meaning more important than pay and status?
  9. 9. Men Women Most men rate pay and status higher than meaning. Most women rate meaning higher than pay and status. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsWWbxLmIS8
  10. 10. Further inspiration http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/what-is-the-company-purpose
  11. 11. Question # 3 How do women lie? How do men lie?
  12. 12. Women tend to lie about their age and their weight. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-scientific-fundamentalist/201105/why-men-lie-and-women-lie-down http://www.imagebase.net/People/094-copy
  13. 13. And women tend to lie to make the person they are talking to feel good. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2002-06/uoma-urf061002.php http://www.imagebase.net/People/094-copy
  14. 14. Men tend to lie about their earnings and their height. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-scientific-fundamentalist/201105/why-men-lie-and-women-lie-down http://www.imagebase.net/People/Haiti-2013-148-copy
  15. 15. And men tend to lie to make themselves look better. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2002-06/uoma-urf061002.php http://www.imagebase.net/People/Haiti-2013-148-copy
  16. 16. Question # 4 Who has more social competence?
  17. 17. Women experience more emotions than men do. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsWWbxLmIS8
  18. 18. Women tend to be a little better than men on average at sensing in the moment what the other person is feeling. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6368484 Daniel Goleman
  19. 19. http://drum.lib.umd.edu/bitstream/1903/7216/1/umi-umd-4612.pdf Women are rated on average as having greater levels of social competence than men.
  20. 20. Board members observed that female directors tended to seek the opinions of others and tried to ensure that everyone in the boardroom take part in the discussion. https://hbr.org/2015/02/women-directors-change-how-boards-work
  21. 21. Empathy derives, originally, from maternal care. http://youtu.be/UONxT4Tb3C0 Frans de Waal
  22. 22. Women have, on average, more emotional intelligence than men. Groups with more women therefore tend to be smarter. http://www.niemanlab.org/2011/05/mit-management-professor-tom-malone-on-collective-intelligence-and-the-genetic-structure-of-groups/ Thomas Malone
  23. 23. Women cooperate more than men in mixed-sex interactions. However, male-male interactions are more cooperative than female-female interactions. http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/2011-20484-001/
  24. 24. Further inspiration http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/how-do-you-manage-your-emotions http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/social-competence http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/good-leadership http://youtu.be/Aq_nCTGSfWE http://www.sciencefriday.com/segment/10/23/2009/frans-de-waal-and-the-age-of-empathy.html
  25. 25. Question # 5 Who has deeper relationships?
  26. 26. Men Women Men build wide networks but not deep relationships. Women build deep relationships with a few people. Sources http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsWWbxLmIS8 http://www.economist.com/node/21538162?fsrc=scn/tw/te/ar/contactsports
  27. 27. Men get a lot more help from their contacts than women do from their contacts. Study by Lily Fang and Sterling Huang of 1,815 Wall Street analysts. http://knowledge.insead.edu/women-in-business/your-rolodex-matters-but-by-how-much-depends-on-your-gender-3862 https://hbr.org/2015/02/why-network-more-is-bad-advice-for-women
  28. 28. Gender distribution on Twitter http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/
  29. 29. Protected accounts by gender on Twitter http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/
  30. 30. Question # 6 Who is more likely to disregard guidance from others?
  31. 31. Studies show that men are more likely than women to disregard guidance from others. http://www.strategy-business.com/article/re00162?pg=all
  32. 32. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/06/men-narcissism_n_6807852.html Men are more narcissistic than women.
  33. 33. http://www.srf.ch/player/video?id=3702ed16-d306-4aa8-a0f0-11716f6561bf Men do not feel well when being interrupted.
  34. 34. Further inspiration http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/feedback-tips
  35. 35. Question # 7 Whose voice do people find more pleasing?
  36. 36. Scientific studies have shown that people generally find women's voices more pleasing than men's. http://edition.cnn.com/2011/10/21/tech/innovation/female-computer-voices/
  37. 37. Further inspiration http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/speaking-tips-15818774
  38. 38. Question # 8 Who has fewer children: Female or male leaders?
  39. 39. http://www.mckinsey.com/locations/swiss/news_publications/pdf/women_matter_english.pdf The higher women climb up the corporate ladder, the fewer children they have. For men, it’s the opposite.
  40. 40. Question # 9 Who takes more risks?
  41. 41. Women tend to apply for senior roles if they consider that they meet 100% of selection criteria. Men apply if they think they meet 60% of requirements. http://issuu.com/keymedia/docs/hc1108_emag/1
  42. 42. Under stress, men take more risk and women take less risk. http://cdp.sagepub.com/content/21/1/36
  43. 43. Further inspiration http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/ideas-to-prevent-stress http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/rethinking-recruitment-8077077
  44. 44. Question # 10 Who lives longer?
  45. 45. Years that women outlive men http://www.prb.org/Articles/2011/biodemography.aspx
  46. 46. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-human-beast/201008/why-women-live-longer-men Women live longer than men mostly because they avoid a risky lifestyle. Women avoid risk because they are primary care-givers.
  47. 47. http://www.tor.com/blogs/2014/09/female-viking-warriors-proof-swords
  48. 48. 4 reasons 1. Later age at marriage led to fewer pregnancies, reducing women's risk of dying in childbirth. 2. Access to food and health care within households became more equal. 3. Greater migration and trade increased the spread of disease, disadvantaging men. 4. Urban settings led to more competition for mates, causing increased male risk-taking behavior. Through most of history, women lived shorter lives than men. That changed towards the 15th century. http://www.prb.org/Articles/2011/biodemography.aspx
  49. 49. Question # 11 Who is more aggressive?
  50. 50. Men have 7 to 8 times the concentration of testosterone in their blood plasma than women do. http://blogs.hbr.org/2012/10/what-women-know-that-men-dont/
  51. 51. Question # 12 Who uses more body language?
  52. 52. When entering a room, women tend to use 27 distinct behaviours while men displayed only 12 distinct gestures. http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2011/10/body-language-improve-patient-encounter.html
  53. 53. Further inspiration http://issuu.com/frankcalberg/docs/languages
  54. 54. Question # 13 Who recognizes faces better?
  55. 55. When women were shown images of unfamiliar people, eye-tracking technology showed that they fixed upon the faces 10% to 40% more times than men did. http://blogs.hbr.org/daily-stat/2013/07/why-women-are-better-than-men.html
  56. 56. http://www.sciencefriday.com/program/archives/200910236 Girl babies pay attention to facial expressions. Boy babies pay attention to toys.
  57. 57. Question # 14 Who likes brighter colours better?
  58. 58. Favourite colours of men Source Survey of 232 people from 22 countries. http://advertiser-in-arabia.blogspot.com/2011/03/true-colors-colors-by-gender.html
  59. 59. Source Survey of 232 people from 22 countries. http://advertiser-in-arabia.blogspot.com/2011/03/true-colors-colors-by-gender.html Favourite colours of women
  60. 60. Background color preferences among male Twitter users http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/
  61. 61. http://www.beevolve.com/twitter-statistics/ Background color preferences among female Twitter users
  62. 62. Further inspiration http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/08/tell-me-something-i-dont-know/ http://www.destination-innovation.com/articles/the-innovation-gender-gap/ http://www.slideshare.net/frankcalberg/gender-diversity-9869793
  63. 63. Thank you for your interest. For further inspiration and personalized services, feel welcome to visit http://frankcalberg.com/ Have a great day.
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