Sarah Cooper is a writer, comedian, and creator of TheCooperReview.com. Her nine step guide on how to make men in the workplace less threatened by a woman cam out of her first book, 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, which comes out October 4th. Sign up for her free newsletter to get updates. Connect with her via Twitter @sarahcpr.
The comical take on how to interact with men so that they don’t feel threatened went slightly viral a few weeks ago and has now accumulated more than one million views.
In this fast-paced business world, female leaders need to make sure they’re not perceived as pushy, aggressive, or competent. One way to do that is to alter your leadership style to account for the (sometimes) fragile male ego.
Should men accept powerful women and not feel threatened by them? Yes. Is that asking too much? Is it? Sorry, I didn’t mean to get aggressive there. Anyhoo, here are nine non-threatening leadership strategies for women.
The Cooper Review is a satirical blog and features weekly original articles, videos and cartoons on corporate humour, news, and other stuff.