"Genius is in-born, may it never be still-born."

"Oysters, irritated by grains of sand, give birth to pearls. Brains, irritated by curiosity, give birth to ideas."

"Brainpower is the bridge to the future; it is what transports you from wishful thinking to willful doing."

"Unless you keep learning & growing, the status quo has no status."

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

THINK LIKE A SPERM: Six Lessons in Leadership from the Y Chromosome

Here's a link to a witty and fresh perspective especially for women executives who keep running into the glass ceiling.

I like the authors' end analysis, for the ladies of course:


Scientifically speaking, of course, that’s a biological impossibility for women. By virtue of having two X-chromosomes, there are no Y-chromosome characteristics per se encoded into our DNA.

If we are to avail ourselves of the positive aspects of leadership traditionally associated with male leaders, we must do so consciously. The opportunity lies in expanding our appreciation of gender differences and deepening our capacity to lead with impact

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