How many times have we heard that women talk more than men? Let’s dispel this myth. Teams at all levels of management have been analyzed along gender lines for both frequency and type of conversation. Regardless of rank or industry sector we do know that unequivocally men hands down talk more than women in a team context. Speech patterns have been analyzed and it has been identified that men interrupt more frequently, are first to the gate with ideas and solutions, and overall make definitive statements.Women, on the other hand, wait for others to go first, listen intently to the diversity of views, and follow the social protocol of waiting for others to complete their thoughts. In essen
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