Shed the Bias of the Mars and Venus Fallacy with CHRISTOFFEL SNEIJDERS

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Have you ever heard the saying, “men are from Mars, women are from Venus?” It comes from the popular 1992 book of the same name, which posited that men and women are fundamentally different, and it’s a lack of understanding of our male and female traits that causes problems in relationships. 

However this philosophy is outdated, and today’s guest has a different theory.

Christoffel Sneijders is a leadership coach and therapist, and he’s speaking with me today about what he calls the Mars and Venus Fallacy — because men and women are, in fact, biologically similar. 

Both sexes possess masculine and feminine traits, but it’s society that develops our biases around what’s appropriate or who we should be.

In the episode, we talk about how these biases affect relationships and leadership, and Christoffel’s scientifically-backed 3 brain theory.

He dives deep into his Head-Heart-Gut approach, including the purpose of each brain and how you can integrate them to make decisions that align with your goals. Plus, he shares the inspiration for his latest book, Relationships? Which Brain is Talking?

Tune in as we break myths, shed biases, and give you advice to flourish both at home and work!


  • What’s wrong about the Mars and Venus analogy
  • The impact of socialization on our behavior
  • How to assess and train your three brains
  • Integrating your three brains to use them in harmony
  • How Christoffel helps clients create lasting change
  • Why he wrote his book, Relationships? Which Brain is Talking?
  • Questions to gain a better understanding of your three brains

Learn more about Christoffel Sneijders and his work at 3 Brains Intelligence!

Grab Christoffel’s book, Relationships? Which Brain Is Talking?: The Ultimate Guide to Happy, Healthy & Successful Relationships, HERE

What challenges are you or your team having when it comes to leaning in to your head, heart and gut in  your business? BOOK A ALL with me and let’s talk!

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