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haku August 3rd, 2015 3:39pm

Some tell they daughters/nieces that their "bossy" attitude is leadership skills. While that's a positive spin, aren't bossy and leadership two different things?

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moriahdanielle Des Moines, IA
08/03/15 3:37 pm

Yes, but there are some shared attributes. In children, leadership skills might manifest as bossy.

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MrLucchese If curious, ask.
08/03/15 11:09 am

Yes, but too frequently, society doesn't recognize women as leaders and strictly identifies them as being bossy; whereas a male doing the same thing(s) would be identified as a leader.

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Ru12bseen Ignoring the Ignorant
08/03/15 1:55 pm

In my experience, this has proven to be more of a myth than reality. I work in a female dominated field and these women aren't smirked at for their leadership. I think a lot of people want people to think there's a problem.

TierasPet
08/03/15 9:30 am

Yes, bossy isn't even a good leadership quality.

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