Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will To Lead

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Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will To Lead

by Sheryl Sandberg
Read by Elisa Donovan

Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group | March 11, 2013 | Audio Book (CD)

Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will To Lead is rated 4.8333 out of 5 by 6.
Sheryl Sandberg--Facebook COO, ranked eighth on Fortune''s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business--has become one of America''s most galvanizing leaders, and an icon for millions of women juggling work and family. In Lean In, she urges women to take risks and seek new challenges, to find work that they love, and to remain passionately engaged with it at the highest levels throughout their lives.

Lean In--Sheryl Sandberg''s provocative, inspiring book about women and power--grew out of an electrifying TED talk Sandberg gave in 2010, in which she expressed her concern that progress for women in achieving major leadership positions had stalled. The talk became a phenomenon and has since been viewed nearly two million times. In Lean In, she fuses humorous personal anecdotes, singular lessons on confidence and leadership, and practical advice for women based on research, data, her own experiences, and the experiences of other women of all ages. Sandberg has an uncanny gift for cutting through layers of ambiguity that surround working women, and in Lean In she grapples, piercingly, with the great questions of modern life. Her message to women is overwhelmingly positive. She is a trailblazing model for the ideas she so passionately espouses, and she''s on the pulse of a topic that has never been more relevant. 


From the Hardcover edition.

Format: Audio Book (CD)

Dimensions: 5.93 × 5.1 × 1.09 in

Published: March 11, 2013

Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0385394233

ISBN - 13: 9780385394239

Found in: Biography and Memoir

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Inspirational and meaningful I am so glad I bought thus book. I will be adding it to my personal library to refer to it latter. I couldn't believe how much it applied. Truly inspirational. A must read.
Date published: 2014-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must-read! This book is really good and I highly recommend this. I don't see myself as a feminist and I have found this book more inspirational on the personal plan than a book about inequality of genders. Plus, it gives you an outcome on the reality in the workforce. Sheryl Sandberg is a great leader and an example for women.
Date published: 2014-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspirational This book taught me to never limit myself and undermine my own ability. It's OK to not be perfect and ask for help. Sheryl was very personable in the book. She showed her "human" side and told stories where she was upset, scared, or embarrassed. I was glad that she wrote her life lessons in such a way that doesn't pretend to be perfect and a ruthless superwoman like so many other books. I would say this is a must read.
Date published: 2013-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredibly Empowering! Strength. Honesty. Composure. Empowerment. Thank you Sheryl!
Date published: 2013-11-06
Rated out of 5 by from This is an easy read, but also a valuable one for both women and parents of girls. I have always believed that women cannot have it all and therefore gave up many professional opportunities for my role as a mother and wife. As I get older I have discovered that women can have what is important to us as individuals and this book supports that. I definitely recommend it.
Date published: 2013-05-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Thank You Sheryl As a professional and a mother it is a big relief to know I am not alone in my internal debates, fears and guilt-trips. Sheryl's explanation of how our own behaviours hold us back is fantastic - I see myself and many of my colleagues in her descriptions, and I know we can do this better. My copy is an audio book. Love the content, but did not like the reader's style at all. My recommendation - read it - don't listen to it.
Date published: 2013-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Every professional should read this book - I read it in 2 days. As a professional woman, it gave a voice to everything I have thought but never said. I learned a lot from reading this book, I gave one to my sister and a woman who used to report to me. Great read.
Date published: 2013-04-07

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Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will To Lead

by Sheryl Sandberg
Read by Elisa Donovan

Format: Audio Book (CD)

Dimensions: 5.93 × 5.1 × 1.09 in

Published: March 11, 2013

Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0385394233

ISBN - 13: 9780385394239

About the Book

SandbergNFacebook COO, ranked eighth on "Fortune's" list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in BusinessNhas become one of America's most galvanizing leaders, and an icon for millions of women juggling work and family. Here, she urges women to take risks and seek new challenges.

From the Publisher

Sheryl Sandberg--Facebook COO, ranked eighth on Fortune''s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business--has become one of America''s most galvanizing leaders, and an icon for millions of women juggling work and family. In Lean In, she urges women to take risks and seek new challenges, to find work that they love, and to remain passionately engaged with it at the highest levels throughout their lives.

Lean In--Sheryl Sandberg''s provocative, inspiring book about women and power--grew out of an electrifying TED talk Sandberg gave in 2010, in which she expressed her concern that progress for women in achieving major leadership positions had stalled. The talk became a phenomenon and has since been viewed nearly two million times. In Lean In, she fuses humorous personal anecdotes, singular lessons on confidence and leadership, and practical advice for women based on research, data, her own experiences, and the experiences of other women of all ages. Sandberg has an uncanny gift for cutting through layers of ambiguity that surround working women, and in Lean In she grapples, piercingly, with the great questions of modern life. Her message to women is overwhelmingly positive. She is a trailblazing model for the ideas she so passionately espouses, and she''s on the pulse of a topic that has never been more relevant. 


From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Sheryl Sandberg is chief operating officer at Facebook. Prior to Facebook, she was vice president of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google and chief of staff at the U.S. Treasury Department. Sheryl lives in Northern California with her husband and their two children.
  

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Lean In (#1 National Bestseller)   “Honest and brave . . . The new manifesto for women in the workplace.”             —Oprah Winfrey    “ Lean In is an inauguration more than a last word, and an occasion for celebration . . . Many, many women, young and old, elite and otherwise, will find it prescriptive, refreshing, and perhaps even revolutionary.”              —Anna Holmes, The New Yorker   “A landmark manifesto . . . Fifty years after The Feminine Mystique . . . Sandberg addresses 21st-century issues that never entered Betty Friedan’s wildest dreams . . . Lean In will be an influential book. It will open the eyes of women who grew up thinking that feminism was ancient history, who recoil at the word but walk heedlessly through the doors it opened. And it will encourage those women to persevere in their professional lives.”             —Janet Maslin, The New York Times    “ Lean In poses a set of ambitious challenges to women: to create the lives we want, to be leaders in our work, to be partners in our homes, and to be champions of other women. Sheryl provides pragmatic advice on how women in the twenty-first century can meet these challenges. I hope women—and men—of my generation will rea
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