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Lean Back: Being at the Corporate Table Can Be Overrated

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

What steps can you take when you recognize that you are pulling back and that being at the corporate table isn't feeding your soul?

What We Talk About When We Talk About Work and Life

Meredith Fein Lichtenberg, CCE | Posted 09.15.2013 | Parents
Meredith Fein Lichtenberg, CCE

Family is not just something you cheat on your career with. A career is not just something you do for dollars even though it robs you of your family. Our families and our careers are both parts of who we are.

The Branding of Lean In

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.14.2013 | Women
Laura Dunn

Lean In is about connecting with other women across the globe, hearing their lean in stories, discussing topical issues and merging the key ethos and tips from the book into our daily lives.

Throw Your Hat in, Move a Mountain

Anna Hodge | Posted 08.31.2013 | College
Anna Hodge

Even though we are a generation known for our forward-thinking attitudes and bold confidence, the same old stereotypical attitudes about females are very much alive for women like me.

Leaning Our Own Way

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Robin Amos Kahn

We do not all want seven-figure salaries with bonuses if it means our life becomes a 60+ hour work week, insane amounts of stress, no pleasure and the idea that we have to know the football scores if we are going to sit in a room full of men.

After Graduation: Study Broadly and Without Fear

Stephanie Spiro | Posted 08.17.2013 | Travel
Stephanie Spiro

If I were to tell graduating students one thing, I would tell them this: the most important lesson I learned this year is that nothing is as scary as it seems. Everything and everywhere is worth exploring. Do what you love.

Asking for What You Want: 8 Tips for Timid Negotiators

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

When contemplating whether you will ask for something you need, ask yourself what's the worst thing that can happen? If we don't ask for what we want, we will never know what we can really have! Good things rarely show up at our front door.

The Word I Don't Use to Define Myself

Sara Wood | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Sara Wood

The points being made about women in the workplace are being conflated with motherhood in a way that makes be feel that I have to embrace the cause of both in order to be either. And I don't want to.

Sara Wilson

What I've Learned About Marriage From Editing Huffington Post Divorce | Sara Wilson | Posted 05.29.2013 | Divorce

Two and a half years ago, I embarked on a crash course in marital dissolution. As editor of Huffington Post Divorce, I immersed myself in the full spe...

Sheryl Sandberg's Message To Graduates

Sheryl Sandberg | Posted 10.11.2013 | Women
Sheryl Sandberg

No matter what route you choose personally, I am writing to appeal to you to take on a critically important cause that will improve the lives of all: building a more equal world.

Louise M. Guido: What Women Really, Really Want

Louise M. Guido | Posted 07.23.2013 | Women
Louise M. Guido

Given the increasing ubiquity of a mobile phone, using this device to learn is the key to educating women in developing nations. If you're trying to reach a woman farmer or business-owner in Kenya, she probably doesn't have a landline or a computer, but she does have a mobile phone.

Leaning In... Without Toppling Over

Gail Becker | Posted 07.23.2013 | Women
Gail Becker

'Leaning in' is not a constant state of being, but one that ebbs and flows with the other elements of our lives.

Sheryl Sandberg Praised For WHAT?

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 07.23.2013 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

A new review argues that Sandberg should be recognized for -- rather than downplay -- certain traits that have made her successful.

How Women Can 'Lean In' to Solve the World's Social, Economic and Environmental Disparities

Irene Lane | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Irene Lane

My question is why should we strive to make everyone equal? Perhaps, instead, women can apply their talents toward making a bigger impact on humanity by 'leaning in' and solving one complex problem, one community at a time.

Government Needs to Lean Out to Help Working Moms

Carrie Lukas | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics
Carrie Lukas

No set of policies will solve the fundamental challenge women face in balancing work and family: There are only 24-hours in a day, and we cannot be in two places at once. The best we can do is create an environment that leads to a wide variety of opportunities

'Lean In' Doesn't Resonate With Over Half Of These Women

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.08.2013 | Women

If the personal essays we've been receiving are any indication, Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In" has inspired numerous women to approach their careers diff...

Sheryl Sandberg's Words About Her Mother Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has received a lot of attention this spring, since the publication of her bestselling book "Lean In", and its accompanyin...

Leaning in at 21

Carly Keller | Posted 07.06.2013 | College
Carly Keller

To my classmates who continue to make jokes about doing laundry or leaning in, please keep joking! I mean this quite seriously; it is crucial that we keep the conversation going, especially as we throw off our caps in a few short weeks and dive headfirst into the all-too-real 'real world.'

Moving Beyond the Boundaries of Fear

Cynthia Gallagher | Posted 06.29.2013 | Women
Cynthia Gallagher

Fear is something we can't live without; it is a feeling we all experience at one time or another in our daily lives. I think as a society, we live with fear in the wrong way, and after many years, I'm ready to share the story of how I turned fear into a source of inner strength.

What Lean In Means for Women of Color

Daria Burke | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Daria Burke

Sheryl Sandberg's self-described feminist manifesto is provoking thought and causing women everywhere to ask, "what does this mean for me?" I was no exception. As an MBA educated black woman, I couldn't help but finish the book and wonder, "what exactly does Lean In mean for women of color?"

Lean into What?

Heather Whaling | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women
Heather Whaling

As I embark on this new journey -- as a business owner and mom-to-be -- I've become hyper-aware of the pressure to conform to societal norms.

Women's Collaborative Leadership: Learning to Excel in the Workplace

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

Unfortunately, even though the business leadership climate may be swaying toward a more collaborative atmosphere, there are those who wonder if collaboration is a sign of weakness.

Lean Together

Katie Hurley | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women
Katie Hurley

Maybe women do need to lean in a little more, but they also need to stop leaning all over each other to get there. What women really need to do is lean together.

WATCH: Sheryl Sandberg Says Competent Women Don't Seem 'Nice Enough'

OWN | Posted 04.23.2013 | OWN

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and author of the bestselling book Lean In, has seen plenty of women rise -- and stall -- on their way up the leadership...

Imagining Women

Carey Perloff | Posted 06.22.2013 | Women
Carey Perloff

Now that I've actually read Sheryl Sandberg's richly rewarding book Lean In, I can't help but observe my own daily behavior differently. My field, my work and my life are radically different from Sandberg's, yet I cringed with recognition at so many of her anecdotes and examples.