The English language is sometimes so wonderfully simple and shaped the Term “Manterruption” – a man interrupts a Ms.who wants to say something. But how does a woman - especially a well-bred one - deal with it?

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Just chatter between?

In 2009 at the MTV Video Music Awards DIE WELT witnessed how Kanye West put the recently awarded singer Taylor Swift quite rudely in her acceptance speech.

A pretty blatant example of something that many women know from everyday working life - regardless of whether it's Meeting, in the Conversation with the Executive or at other events:

Same with equal rewards?

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She waits well educated until she has the turn to say something. No sooner has she caught air, a man interrupts her.

And now? Should we just do it exactly like this? Or are there better ones Solutions?

What is Manterruption?

In TIME, Jessica Bennet sums up this incident in one word in such a wonderfully practical way: Manterruption. And it often comes as a surprise that women lose their self-confidence verlieren – or even sometimes their reputation.

According to a study by Facebook-Manager Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, Professor at Wharton Business School, speak male senators clear more than their female colleagues.

Whoever speaks is considered competent

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And worse, the men who speak more often are classified by their target group as significantly more competent. Bennet Sandberg and Grant quoted:
“When a woman speaks in a professional setting, she walks a tightrope. Either she's barely heard or she's judged as too aggressive. When a man says virtually the same thing, heads nod in appreciation for his fine idea. ”

What is the solution?

But what is the solution to the problem? The simple answer is: complex. All participants are asked.

In short, there are no really new, groundbreaking solutions.

Women, is your opinion!

No, Jessica Bennets' win Article lies elsewhere for me: namely where he women Courage empowers you to trust yourself and your judgment. Because women who demand their rights are often portrayed as aggressive, hysterical, overexcited or even crazy in the end.

And the article and also Sandberg's study show us that these factors are not just imaginary:
to be able to do sth.

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