Monday, October 11, 2010

Post-Industrial Man

I observed before how new generations of men are different. Here's the reason for the change:
Hanna Rosin, says the Alpha Male is obsolete. The postindustrial world has no need for his aggression, physical strength and command-and-control mentality.

She argues that today's jobs require communication skills, social intelligence and the ability to sit still and focus, and let's be honest, gents, that kind of stuff isn't exactly in our wheelhouse.
The article is a little more extreme than reality confirms, but it may turn out to be as important as birth control was for women.

1 comment:

  1. I concur ,perfect key to success in today's world.

    Sit still and focus is so difficult in office with blackberry, IM, mails etc .


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