Yesterday I was speaking as part of a High Growth programme for women on the Psychology of Success.
So I started the session by asking them all what was their definition of success and unsurprisingly the majority of them said things like "making a difference, delivering great service and changing something" rather than "to make money".  This fascinates me in that if I was in a room of men and asked them how they defined success I suspect I would get quite different responses.

What make us different I wonder?  Is it that both genders ultimately want similar things but the focus on how to get there is quite different.  If you mapped the responses against Maslow's hierarchy of needs it seems to me that the women are thinking about self actualisation and men may be focused on esteem needs, which, when met then lead onto self actualisation.  Hmm, just got me thinking……