Conniff writes, "In the modern workplace, the best way for a man to succeed might actually be to suppress his caveman and try to think like a woman instead. It's not about acting like a woman. People respond badly to what psychologists call "gender rule violations." Nor is anyone suggesting that women always make ideal employees. They can be just as stupid as men can be.
But the case for learning a few basic skills from the so-called weaker sex is simple: Women are succeeding in a time when men generally aren't. Four out of five jobs lost in the current recession belonged to men. (It's been dubbed the "he-cession.") Male-dominated construction and manufacturing sectors are taking the hardest hits."
I'd read the whole article, but if you'd like to go to where I'm quoted, you can click on the below links.
In thinking about what men can learn from women, what can women learn from men? Specifically, if we revisit the Psyche Myth, and take a look at the helpers (ants, eagle, etc) as skills that men in our lives may have already mastered, what can we learn from our husbands, sons, brothers, colleagues?