Being lectured to by men who may know less than you about a topic undermines your authority. Here’s how to put overconfident men in their place and show who’s boss.

“Instead of sitting back and letting men explain things you already know, make it clear what you understand and advance the conversation. Men communicate more directly, and responding in a direct manner can help men wake up to what they are doing.”
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