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Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

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An edition of Lean In (2013)

Lean In

Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

  • 3.62 ·
  • 16 Ratings
  • 45 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading
  • 20 Have read

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women's voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg examines why women's progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense solutions that can empower women to achieve their full potential. Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook and is ranked on Fortune's list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business and as one of Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TEDTalk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Her talk, which became a phenomenon and has been viewed more than two million times, encouraged women to "sit at the table," seek challenges, take risks, and pursue their goals with gusto. In Lean In, Sandberg digs deeper into these issues, combining personal anecdotes, hard data, and compelling research to cut through the layers of ambiguity and bias surrounding the lives and choices of working women. She recounts her own decisions, mistakes, and daily struggles to make the right choices for herself, her career, and her family. She provides practical advice on negotiation techniques, mentorship, and building a satisfying career, urging women to set boundaries and to abandon the myth of "having it all." She describes specific steps women can take to combine professional achievement with personal fulfillment and demonstrates how men can benefit by supporting women in the workplace and at home. Written with both humor and wisdom, Sandberg's book is an inspiring call to action and a blueprint for individual growth. Lean In is destined to change the conversation from what women can't do to what they can. - Publisher.

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Knopf, Alfred A. Knopf
Language
English
Pages
228

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Table of Contents

Introduction : Internalizing the revolution
The leadership ambition gap : what would you do if you weren't afraid?
Sit at the table
Success and likeability
It's a jungle gym, not a ladder
Are you my mentor?
Seek and speak your truth
Don't leave before you leave
Make your partner a real partner
The myth of doing it all
Let's start talking about it
Working together toward equality
Let's keep talking

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Library of Congress
HD6054.3 .S265 2013, HD6054.3.S265 2013, HD6054.3 .S265 2013eb

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Hardcover
Pagination
228 p.
Number of pages
228
Dimensions
24 x x centimeters

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Open Library
OL25424936M
Internet Archive
leanin00sher
ISBN 10
0385349947
ISBN 13
9780385349949
LCCN
2012043371
OCLC/WorldCat
829936865, 813526963

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