Have you ever had a conversation with a client, spouse or friend that left you saying, “You just don’t understand”? Men and women are definitely wired differently in terms of how they communicate. Understanding these differences can improve both your business and personal communication. Last month at the Awesome Females in Real Estate conference, Debbie Ashbrook of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC gave a talk based upon the book, “Men Are Like Waffles, Women Are Like Spaghetti.” While there are always exceptions to the rule, Ashbrook’s premise struck a strong chord with the all-female audience. In short, “men are like waffles” references the fact that men tend to compartmentalize. To illustrate this point, think of a waffle. The man starts in one “box” ...
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