How the ‘male urge’ can sabotage your retirement. : Real-estate magnate and “Shark Tank” regular Barbara Corcoran wants women to stop being shrinking violets when it comes to getting paid. To put it bluntly, women need to act like a man when face-to-face with a job interviewer, she advises. She’s got a point about pay. While compensation can vary dramatically, everyone knows a woman (or two) shocked to learn that the men around her earn more, and sometimes far more. “Women tend to want to please more,” Corcoran said.