We all want to perform at our very best. Yet, our false assumptions about the thoughts and actions of the men and women we work with -- our Gender Blind Spots --prevent us from achieving greater success in our professional and personal lives.
While gender differences have narrowed in so many ways, when it comes to hair loss, the gap remains wide. A clean-shaven head may be commonplace among men, but it continues to be a rare and complicated choice for everyday women. Why is that?
It's one of the perils of theorizing about sex differences: Our own expectations and intuitions get in the way. We hear about a study that reveals a significant sex gap and we immediately jump to conclusions.