This is a discussion on Banning the word 'bossy'? within the ENTJ Forum - The Executives forums, part of the NT's Temperament Forum- The Intellects category; Originally Posted by Runade Words can hurt..if you let them. Physical Pain can hurt..because it is a means of survival ...
An easy way to understand it would probably be:
physical pain = quick death
psychological pain = slow unending torture
I personally prefer the first one.
Some one who really is bossy and is not trying to put up a front would probable enjoy being called that any way...
arguably, it's not the word, but the underlying very influential stereotype of competency of women being frequently negatively correlated with amiability and vice versa.
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people argue, " look at how successful so and so is" but fail to see how many fail to use their degrees, are not mentored to leadership positions, or have the support to achieve.
the struggle is biased and it affects overall productivity.
Gender differences in academic productivity and lea... [Acad Med. 2011] - PubMed - NCBI
so, it's not that people are evil, nor does it denigrate those who are successful, but how do we better open people's eyes to inherent bias in the system and best utilize highly trained resources?