Course Description

Do you yourself feel this way or have you heard the men in your organization express these concerns? 

“I have to be very careful communicating with women.”
“I don’t know what the rules are any longer or when I’ve crossed the line.”
“Walking on eggshells is affecting my ability to be myself and interact with the women on my team.”

The MeToo movement, with all its significance, has left men more cautious around women at work. Some are finding that minimizing their interactions with the women on their teams is the best way of not saying or doing something that could be misinterpreted and misunderstood.

But that’s no solution! The answer is in expanding your awareness to ensure that your words and actions always reflect your best intentions and character as a stand-up guy.

We want to help you maintain your status as a trusted and valued ally to the women in your life, whether they’re your coworkers, your spouse, your children, or your closest friends.

What’s in It for You?

In “How to Maintain Great Guy Status in a Me-Too World”, we offer you new insights on changing social norms, blame-free and supportive tips on how you can keep from making mistakes, and genuine ways of building greater trust and credibility with women in your professional and personal life.

This all new, cutting edge learning series will also help you become a more trusted leader, creating a culture that everyone wants to share in, and inspiring all your employees to bring their best and be their best every day.

  • Increase your confidence and success in working with women
  • Strengthen and improve your personal relationships
  • Discover how to ensure your words and actions always align with your best intentions and reflect who you truly are: A Great Guy!

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Writer, Speaker, Facilitator

John Fayad

John Fayad is a writer, facilitator, and frequent speaker on the Nature of Gender Differences and The Business Case for Gender Diversity. He works globally with Fortune 500 companies and organizations such as American Express, Coca-Cola Company, JPL NASA, L'Oréal, Nissan, and SAP, providing keynotes and facilitating highly interactive Gender Intelligence Workshops.John has also collaborated on three books on gender relations at work and in personal life, including Work With Me: The Eight Blind Spots Between Men and Women at Work, (St. Martin’s Press, February 2014), with gender expert Barbara Annis and co-author John Gray, author of the best-selling Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Section 1: Introductions & Setting Up For Success

  • 2

    Section 2: Surveying The Gender Relations Landscape Today

    • What is the #MeToo Movement?

    • Understanding #MeToo: The Statistics

    • The 4 Main Sources of Sexual Harassment

    • Do You Still Have “Great Guy” Status?

    • Aligning Intentions With Behavior

    • It’s Never Too Late: How To Reverse Course

    • Quiz: Do We Understand The Landscape Today?

    • Gender Intelligence Spotlight: Aligning Intentions & Behavior

    • Section 2 Summary

  • 3

    Section 3: A Personal Set of Parameters for Managing Attraction at Work

    • Is All Workplace Attraction Inappropriate?

    • Your Personal Set of Parameters for Managing Attraction at Work

    • Worksheet: Your Personal Code of Conduct

    • The Devil’s In The Details: Body Language & Word Choice

    • Situational Communication Strategies

    • How To Politely Say “No”

    • Quiz: Are You Ready To Handle Attraction At Work?

    • Gender Intelligence Spotlight: Managing Attraction At Work

    • Section 3 Summary

  • 4

    Section 4: Sharing The Workplace

    • What Does Protecting Occupational Territory Look Like?

    • Why Do Men Defend Traditional Jobs?

    • What This Means For Women (And Men)

    • The Solution: Expressing Support and Engaging

    • See Something, Say Something!

    • Quiz: Are You Ready To Share Occupational Territory?

    • Gender Intelligence Spotlight: Protecting Traditional Jobs

    • Section 4 Summary

  • 5

    Section 5: Creating Cultures That Don’t Objectify

    • What Does Objectification Look Like and Why?

    • Setting The Standard As A Leader

    • Creating a Courage Coalition

    • Worksheet: Who Would You Include In Your Courage Coalition

    • The Solution: Taking A Stand (Even When It’s Hard)

    • Worksheet: Do You Have A Speak Up Culture

    • Personally Walking the Talk as a Leader

    • A New Lens On The Roles Of Women

    • Quiz: Are You Ready To Fight Sexual Objectification?

    • Gender Intelligence Spotlight: Breaking The Male Code

    • Section 5 Summary

  • 6

    Section 6: Preventing The Abuse Of Power

    • What Does It Look Like When Power Is Abused?

    • How To Exemplify Wisdom In Power

    • Quiz: The Abuses And Proper Uses Of Power

    • Gender Intelligence Spotlight: Exemplifying Wisdom In The Use Of Power

    • Section 6 Summary

  • 7

    Section 7: Great Guy Status Going Forward

    • Your Personal Code of Conduct

    • How To Self-Correct When You Make Mistakes

    • The Importance Of Female Mentors

    • How To Be An Ally To Women

    • Gender Intelligence Spotlight: The Competitive Advantage Of Gender Differences

    • Section 7 Summary

    • Congratulations & Next Steps!

  • 8

    Section 8: Great Guy Mastery

    • How To Continue Your Gender Intelligence Education...

    • Please: Introduce Us To Your HR Department

    • Free, 1-Hour Webinar with Barbara Annis

    • More Video Content Coming Soon!

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