Episodes

Back to Work with Success

June 23, 2021

When the pandemic surged around the world, tens of millions of people were told their employment was suspended, or they were asked to work from home. Now, as the vaccine rollout is gaining steam, and cases of COVID-19 are declining in most countries,...

Giving Feedback with Gender Intelligence

June 16, 2021

Paul and Barbara kick off the podcast with a discussion about the quote “feedback is the breakfast of champions,” a quote by author Ken Blanchard in his groundbreaking book “One Minute Manager,” and co-authored by Spencer Johnson MD. ...

Unconscious Bias Training Doesn’t Work!

May 26, 2021

Barbara Annis and host Paul Colligan kick off this episode with a story about Barbara’s husband, also named Paul, who had a negative experience during an Unconscious Bias training session.  Barbara explains that Unconscious Bias does not work,...

Common Pitfalls for Women Leaders

May 19, 2021

On this episode, Barbara Annis and host Paul Colligan discuss the some of the biggest challenges facing women in leadership positions. The pitfalls, identified through a survey of 2,000 women leaders, were based on two simple questions. What pitfalls...

Guest Interview with Marcella Allison, Founder of the Titanides

May 12, 2021

Marcella Allison is an entrepreneur and top direct advertising copywriter. She founded the (not so secret) Order of the Titanides, a community to empower women freelancers and solopreneurs in the advertising and direct response industries. On this...

Gender Intelligence and Conflict

May 6, 2021

Barbara Annis begins the program by sharing some of the fundamental differences between men and women when it comes to conflict. She says the sexes really do react to conflict differently. Women tend to internalize conflicts and ruminate about it. Men...

A Look Back at Barbara’s Path to Becoming an Expert in Gender Intelligence

May 3, 2021

After a busy life raising a family and building a career in sales at Sony, Barbara Annis turned her interest in gender differences into a lifelong mission to bring Gender Intelligence into the workplace. In today’s episode, Barbara shares the story...

Safety and Gender Intelligence

April 29, 2021

"Over the last 40 years, studies have shown that female officers are less authoritarian in their approach to policing, less reliant on physical force and are more effective communicators. Most importantly, female officers are better at defusing...

Gender and Wealth Management

March 23, 2021

We know that today, women influence 80% of purchases. They often manage the day-to-day expenses of the family but aren’t generally managing the family wealth or investments. Barbara Annis interviews Jo Ousterhout, a financial coach who has been...

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Gender Intelligence in Mining

March 16, 2021

The Gender Intelligence community is growing. Early adopters in finance and technology are now being joined by manufacturing and mining companies, as they too recognize the benefits of building inclusive cultures through an understanding of the value...

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International Women’s Day 2021

March 9, 2021

On a day to mark the progress of women’s rights around the globe, Barbara and Paul discuss ‘mining the gold,’ to recognize and appreciate the differences and strengths that women bring to the workplace, and in leadership roles. The theme of this...

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The Gender Intelligence Diagnostic Tool

March 2, 2021

How do you measure training effectiveness when it comes to Gender Intelligence? We’ve got a tool for that! Our Online Gender Diversity Diagnostic tool allows individuals, teams, and organization to quantify their Gender Intelligence scores, and...

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Learning Nudges

Feb. 23, 2021

Microlearning is gaining traction in the corporate training world. More and more educators and instructional designers are realizing the benefits of bite-sized learning, compared to workshops or longer form e-learning. The Gender Intelligence Group...

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Gender Intelligence in the time of COVID-19

Feb. 16, 2021

It's a disruptive time for everyone. Organizations are concerned about the wellbeing and productivity of employees, and individuals are facing serious challenges too. Barbara and Paul reflect on the issues facing many of us, and focus on 6 important...

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Why Does Gender Intelligence Matter Everywhere Else?

Aug. 14, 2020

The gender intelligence conversation gets a bit more personal as Barbara Annis, author of Results At The Top, examines why it matters "everywhere else," including the home, the hospital, and in difficult conversations.    In the final...

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Why Does Gender Intelligence Matter In The Workplace?

July 13, 2020

In this continued conversation on Gender Intelligence, Barbara Annis, author of Same Words Different Langauge, and CEO of Gender Intelligence Group (GIG) examines the role of gender intelligence in the workplace.  Topics include blindspots in the...

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What Is Gender Intelligence?

May 2, 2020

Barbara Annis discusses the origin of the concept of Gender Intelligence, the neuroscience behind it, and where she hopes to go with this podcast. Gender intelligence is transforming the way we think about communication, relationships, and conflict between the genders by revealing the difference…