Hey, , how about some fact checking instead of glib rationalizations of deeply embedded sexism? Here’s a handy list of actual research 1/
Why on earth is this story framed as “how do we get girls to be as over-confident as boys” rather than “how do we get boys to become more self-aware and less blindly arrogant?”
An interesting article. But not even a _mention_ of the _possibility_ that there are underlying reasons for the phenotypic difference. I'm not asking for a lit review. Just acknowledgment that conceivably biology has something to do with it.
Women may be overqualified and overprepared for certain tasks/roles, but what might be holding them back? #CONFIDENCE. My daughter asked me tonight if she is smart enough to be an x, y or z someday. We are starting the confidence training now.
Under-qualified and underprepared men don’t think twice about leaning in,” “Overqualified and overprepared, too many women still hold back. Women feel confident only when they are perfect.”
READ: In today's - While girls consistently outperform boys academically, why men nonetheless hold a staggering 95 percent of the top positions in the largest public companies? #education #InvestInPeople
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Good Sunday read: Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office
#LancetWomen know that “school is a confidence factory for our sons, but only a competence factory for our daughters” #genderEquality
Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office - a psychological perspective on confidence vs competence approaches during school and their impact in the world of work #FoW4Youth
Strenuously disagree! If women's hyper-conscientiousness holds us back in the workforce then why the hell would we waste so much time and effort being hyper conscientious?!?!?
The power of confidence does not come easy when you have been treated as “less than” for millennia. We have lots of “unlearning” to do but a little modesty and reticence wouldn’t hurt our brothers either! :) “Underqualified and un…
Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office: "What if school is a confidence factory for our sons, but only a competence factory for our daughters?"
A great piece by : “Underqualified & underprepared men don’t think twice about leaning in,” they wrote. “Overqualified & overprepared, too many women still hold back. Women feel confident only when they are perfect.” #diversityCOUNTS #LancetWomen
meh. i think in the workplace (as well as school and any other domain) women are always held to a higher standard so we HAVE to work harder. the lower confidence might be reflecting a truth in that the world is less charitable to us
Must read for all parents and educators of girls! "Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office" by #workingharderisnotalwaystheanswer
Sorry, I linked the wrong article!
"sons do just enough to keep the adults off their backs, while their daughters relentlessly grind, determined to leave no room for error … experience of succeeding in school while exerting … moderate effort …may help our sons develop confidence"
Interesting piece argues that in the work place, confidence often matters more than competence: "Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office"
Girls Beat Boys at School. So Why Do They Lose That Advantage in the Workplace? by via
Great article by on how to promote girls' confidence in what they know. I wrote a blurb for her upcoming book "Under Pressure," which I highly recommend
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“Overqualified and overprepared, too many women still hold back. Women feel confident only when they are perfect.” Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office
parents of young daughters should read this that said, disagree w the takeaway “girls need to work smarter not harder.” we should ask how schools and society can encourage them to take more risk, be less hard on themselves, feel confident, negotiate well
Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office
.⁦⁩ and I talked about this exact issue with female undergraduates today. We discussed how to pick & choose what to worry about, how not to over perform on things that no one will notice, & how to be less perfectionistic #OSUhdfs2200
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"... found that a shortage of competence is less likely to be an obstacle than a shortage of confidence."
"What if school is a confidence factory for our sons, but only a competence factory for our daughters?"
An intellectual style focused on completeness and detail is pretty useful in medicine & science if not in the executive leadership, thereof
Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office
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Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office
"We need to ask: What if school is a confidence factory for our sons, but only a competence factory for our daughters?"~ in "Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office"
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Interesting piece about how desire to be “perfect” starts in school & ends up holding women back. Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office via
Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office via . “A shortage of competence is less likely to be an obstacle than a shortage of confidence. When it comes to work-related confidence, they found men are far ahead. “ True, this.
Some excellent observations about the nature of gender inequities in education & career advancement. HT
This clinical psychologist asks, "What if school is a confidence factory for our sons, but only a competence factory for our daughters?" #womeninleadership Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office via