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Out Of The Foxhole Into The Captains Chair

     Out Of The Foxhole Into The Captains Chair 

This post addresses the growing presence of women in work and service positions which traditionally have favored males because of body strength and their more focused aggressive nature.  Women’s interest in these positions has not only been motivated by gender equality issues but financial benefits as well.


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Facts clearly bear out that for nearly all men and women there are significant differences between the male and female brain. This means that, in most cases, men and women do not behave, feel, think, or respond in the same ways, either on the inside or on the outside.      

       Men Have Better Focused Thinking

The male brain is highly specialized, using specific parts of one hemisphere or the other to accomplish specific tasks.  Men are able to focus on narrow issues and block out unrelated information and distractions.  Men can narrowly focus their brains on specific tasks or activities for long periods of time without tiring.  Men are able to separate information, stimulus, emotions, relationships, etc. into separate compartments in their brains.  Men see individual issues with parts of their brain. This makes them typically more aggressive and focused. 

       Women Have Better Global Thinking

The female brain is more diffused and utilizes significant portions of both hemispheres for a variety of tasks. Women naturally see everyday things from a broader, "big-picture" vantage point.  Women are better equipped to divide their attention among multiple activities or tasks.  Women look at the holistic or multiple issues with their whole brain (both hemispheres). 

      So Why Not Also Put Them In Charge?

This post suggests it may be possible that an increase in elected and appointed women as decision makers in government, and business positions can improve cultural and economic conditions never before realized. 


But Wait!  I Think There's A Problem

I don't have to tell you there are those who may have issues with this additional chain of command. Some readers might wonder whose side I’m on. Before I’m locked into a stockade, guys, read on! 

Now, if us men get some of  those women out of the foxholes we could still be in charge.  For example we might give them an order like the following: “You lady, get out of my foxhole and into that captain’s chair. You’re now going to be our manager and tell us what we can and cant do.  So, There! Sit in your captain’s chairs and take charge of us NOW!” 

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