If you are someone interested in being a great leader, and you have children, consider how your parenting is supporting (or not) your children to become great leaders too. Whether your children are male or female, control over their environment is a key issue in producing anxiety behaviors later.
“When boys asserted themselves by, for example, telling their parents where to put a toy, parents were more likely to praise them. When girls were assertive, parents were more likely to interrupt, talk over, or disregard them. This gives girls the message that they don’t have control over their environment. And feeling out of control is a core belief among the anxious.”