Is it possible that men can give the uncalculated yes so readily because they’ve got the surplus of…

Great perspective. And yet, I find that women, when asked for more “friend-oriented” favors are typically very generous. I think that we have been taught something different about business than men have. I know that when I started out, I felt I had to know someone better, or be friendly, before I could ask for something. I was surprised when men I hadn’t spoken to professionally called asking for something months or years after no contact. It was like, oh, weren’t you supposed to keep up the contact in order to be allowed to do that? I didn’t know I didn’t have to do that! What a relief!

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