Yes, science supports the fact that people without kids are happier, and has also found that having kids makes you more unhappy than someone who just experienced the death of a partner. But then, if you didn't have a kid, you would miss out on all the good things, the little things
Telling someone what to do is easy, gaining respect and loyalty is not. Please don't confuse being bossy with leaderships skills. A leader can give direction without being labelled bossy. A bossy person can shout orders without being labelled a leader. Who would you rather listen to?
If I could change one thing about today's landscape, it would be to bring more women into the sphere of leadership. Why?