Encore How Women Decide: What's True, What's Not and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices

March 10, 2022
Hosted by Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips

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In this episode, Dr. Therese Huston, cognitive scientist, professor and the author of How Women Decide: What’s True, What’s Not and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices, offers a new and well researched look at women as decision makers. She addresses the reality of gender dynamics in the workplace like the glass ceiling, the glass cliff and the different consequences of making a mistake for men and women in leadership.She dispels the myths and beliefs about gender differences and decision making with comprehensive research. She proposes that the reason that men and women should both be in the boardroom is that while there are many actual similarities in their decision- making, the real differences would maximize success. Adding to this she offers fascinating studies that reveal the best decision-making strategies for women from testing our use of intuition to resisting the first idea that comes to mind. Listen in, you will be surprised and informed.

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Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips

Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips

Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips has been a practicing psychologist, psychoanalyst, group therapist for over 35 years and a newly retired Adjunct Full Professor of Clinical Psychology of 28 years from LIU. She is the co-author of three books and over 40 articles and chapters. Most recently, she co-authored "Healing Together: A Couple’s Guide to Coping with Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress." She has written and presented on a wide range of topics including couples, marriage, divorce, trauma, teens, bullying, pets, military, managing stress, infidelity, sexual violence, bereavement and building resilience. Her work has been recognized with awards such as The Suffolk County Psychological Association Psychologist of the Year Award, The Rutgers University GSAPP Lifelong Distinguished Achievement Award, and The American Group Psychotherapy Association Social Responsibility Award. She has given testimony before Congress for the needs of military families. Suzanne is a blogger for Psychology Today. She has also blogged for Psych Central and This Emotional Life on PBS. She has appeared on television programs such as Fox 5 Good Day New York and Good Day Street Talk. She has been a radio guest on many shows including Military Mom Talk Radio,Tom Matt’s Boomer Rock and NPR. From 2013- 2015, Suzanne hosted Psych Up on CoSozo radio and on WMIQ 1450 AM in Michigan. Since 2015, her show, "Psych Up Live," airs globally on VoiceAmerica and has had 300 episodes, available as podcasts on VoiceAmerica, iTunes, Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple TV, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, iHeartRadio, etc.

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