Sheryl Sandberg’s New Career Book

Today Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In hits the shelves following much criticism in the media. Sheryl is the COO of Facebook and has been criticised for being ‘out of touch’ with the women she is trying to reach.Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In, career success

Sandberg’s Useful Messages

The book, in summary, is a ‘how to create a successful career’ guide for professional women.

Reading beneath the hard hitting headlines, there are some positive messages to consider. Sandberg shares personal experiences of her own journey to success, admitting her insecurities in terms of feeling an imposter and wanting to be liked.

Sandberg also informs the reader of some surprising studies that reinforce her messages and offers inspiration for changing the way we think.

There are also tips on negotiation, mentorship and communication which are helpful for any reader.

Sheryl Sandberg’s website also offers some really thought provoking discussion guides that support the book.

Lean In is a call to action to make it easier for women to become leaders. It’s a call for women to raise their hands, speak up and step up. It’s a personal account of a woman who, through a mix of talent, luck and ambition, but also with plenty of internal and external obstacles along the way, managed to do that.

All proceeds of the book go to the non profit she has set up



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