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Sheryl Sandberg Lean In

Lean In and the New York Grandmother You Need to Know About

Camilla Webster | Posted 06.03.2013 | New York
Camilla Webster

I am leaning in by paying attention to where the seeds of this movement began -- with Sandberg and her grandmother, but also with New York City. Famed for its culture of ambition, this city has historically been one of the few places where a female immigrant family could make it in business.

The Battle of the S's

Susan Saper Galamba | Posted 06.03.2013 | Divorce
Susan Saper Galamba

Although both Susan and Sheryl acknowledge that a woman's future and happiness is significantly impacted by the man she marries, Susan's letter correlates a happy marriage to intellect. Sheryl acknowledges the difficulties of marriage, and the importance of being true partners.

Let's Move the Lean In Debate Forward

Jennifer Siebel Newsom | Posted 06.03.2013 | Women
Jennifer Siebel Newsom

The systemic gender inequality in America isn't just holding women back -- it's holding us all back from experiencing a more inclusive, prosperous and peaceful way of life.

"All" and the Modern Man

Dan Henry | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Dan Henry

Nobody ever expected me to do anything other than pursue a career. The flipside is that nobody ever expected me to do anything other than pursue a career. What of men who want to go a less traditional route -- maybe take on the full-time parent role to support a high-achieving spouse?

In Order to Lean In, Stand up and Be Heard

Julie Danis | Posted 06.01.2013 | Fifty
Julie Danis

I have a suggestion for Sandberg and all the Lean In teams out there. Think broadly about populating your circles -- especially regarding age. Fill the seats around the table with fresh perspectives and with viewpoints from women who have been standing up for decades.

Moms Change the World

Monique Ruffin | Posted 06.01.2013 | Parents
Monique Ruffin

Moms today are at a new crossroad, and Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In has initiated a fresh conversation about women and work. It's seems to me, however, that what's still missing from the conversation is an appreciation for the unique perspective and life skills of mothers.

Lean In -- Is that the Magic? The Choices and Challenges in Attaining Happiness and Success

Marilyn Tam | Posted 06.01.2013 | Women
Marilyn Tam

Midway in my ascent to upper management, a male colleague called me "the lady without a life." It was supposed to be a compliment of sorts -- I was at work from 7:30 a.m. till close and brought work home on nights and weekends. It was an unconscious tradeoff -- until my husband died.

WATCH: Sheryl Sandberg On The 3 Biggest Mistakes Women Make At Work

OWN | Posted 04.09.2013 | OWN

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg is the author of the bestselling book Lean In, which Oprah calls "the new manifesto for women in the workplace." In this cl...

No Comments? Internet Trolls and Women Writers

Colleen Glenney Boggs | Posted 04.01.2013 | Women
Colleen Glenney Boggs

As COO for one of the largest tech firms in the world, Facebook, Sandberg has a curious blindspot: She portrays communication as interpersonal.

Enough About 'Leaning In'

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 10.24.2013 | Women
Tiziana Dearing

It feels like the real point has been hovering a good thousand feet above the conversation. I believed the goal of the women's movement was to achieve true self-determination -- a society in which a woman can be whatever she wants to be.

Gender Equality Comes of Age in Silicon Valley

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

Doesn't anyone get why CEO, Marissa Mayer put the kibosh on telecommuting right now at Yahoo? It wasn't discrimination folks.

Advancing the World's Leading Women

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 05.28.2013 | Impact
Carnegie Corporation of New York

Leadership training is especially important for women in the developing world who have few mentors, navigate entrenched male networks, risk cultural exclusion, and confront a limited pipeline even if education is becoming more equitable from a policy standpoint.

Anxiety and the Working Woman's Paradox

Kate Schmier | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Kate Schmier

A couple of weeks ago, a friend emailed me about Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In. "Anyone planning on reading this?" she asked my group of girlfriends, all young professionals between the ages of 28 and 30. "Book club?"

You Just Might Face-Plant if You Try to Live Up to Other's Expectations

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Allison O'Kelly

I take absolutely no issue with the notion of encouraging girls and young women to be ambitious. What many of us are left wanting, though, are the messages for experienced women professionals beginning to see life differently. Ideas like changing your mind is OK. Not reaching the top is OK.

The Assumptions That Bind

Robin Hardman | Posted 05.26.2013 | Women
Robin Hardman

Why do women claw their way out of stereotypical expectations and roles, only to have the accepted standard re-set automatically to gender bias? Why is it always about women entering a man's world, and so rarely about men entering a woman's?

The Real Reasons Women Are Not Advancing in Corporate America

Kathy Caprino | Posted 05.26.2013 | Business
Kathy Caprino

I've seen that there are five key blocks in the way of women advancing to the leadership ranks successfully. One of the most important factors is that organizations are not digging deep enough to uncover specifically how and why their organization isn't fostering women leaders successfully.

WATCH: Sheryl Sandberg’s Fear: 'Too Old' To Be Facebook COO?

OWN | Posted 04.08.2013 | OWN

At age 43, Sheryl Sandberg has built an impressive resume that includes high-ranking positions at Google and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Yet ...

Looking Back, I Was Leaning In

Whitney Caudill | Posted 05.25.2013 | Women
Whitney Caudill

The unconscious decision to lean in was the best decision I ever made. It has not produced a husband and children, but it has produced a career that will facilitate a great family life -- if and when that opportunity and its accompanying decisions come along.

Moms, Can We Please Give Each Other a Break?

Fauzia Burke | Posted 05.25.2013 | Parents
Fauzia Burke

The whole media storm over Sheryl Sandberg's book makes me wonder, why are we so set on judging each other? I know one thing from my personal experience, if you are a mom, you're working hard. None of us are better than the other.

Truly Leaning In

Monique Svazlian, CPCC | Posted 05.22.2013 | Women
Monique Svazlian, CPCC

Sandberg has missed a huge opportunity by shifting blame on women and demanding they step up and play like the big boys. Here's a thought: instead of trying the same old strategies of acting like men, how about we try something radically different and start acting like women?

Leaning In -- A Mother-Daughter Perspective

Shifra Bronznick | Posted 05.22.2013 | Women
Shifra Bronznick

Given how many women actually do aspire to lead, if Sandberg wants to have a profound impact, she must pair her message to women with an emphasis on structural change that eases the way for women already leaning in.

Xerox CEO's Surprising Advice For Young Women

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business

Ladies, listen up. One of the most powerful women in the country is revealing her secret to getting ahead, and it's not what you'd expect. Xerox C...

Winning Warmly: Three Ways Women Negotiators Can and Do Lean In Well

Seth_Freeman | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business
Seth_Freeman

Studies find women often don't ask for more compensation, and when they do, they often get less than men do. Why don't they ask for more? They realize they pay a social cost for asking -- a cost men don't pay.

Leaning In, Similarly Yet Differently

Carissa K | Posted 05.19.2013 | Women
Carissa K

I believe that many of us do have a few different dreams that co-exist. Choice, circumstance, hard work and making your own luck... we all end up on our own unique path, going our own unique direction.

How I Leaned In And Left My Law Job To Become A Writer

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.19.2013 | Women
Rachel Sklar

I packed up my office. I received my last paycheck. At my goodbye party, numerous drunken lawyers wished me well and told me how lucky I was. And brave. (Is it brave if you don't yet realize just how hard it is to be broke?)