It's not that Western women don't question, "Who am I and what is my life's purpose?" It's that we aren't asking it from the top rungs of the corporate ladder as they are doing in China.
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If it will make all these male executives better, why don't we ask for input from women who care about us? From my work with executives who have opened up to me, a few reasons come to mind.
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