Sheryl Sandberg

Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

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, … [ Read more ]

Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee

This is the sad reality in workplaces around the world: Women help more but benefit less from it. In keeping with deeply held gender stereotypes, we expect men to be ambitious and results-oriented, and women to be nurturing and communal. When a man offers to help, we shower him with praise and rewards. But when a woman helps, we feel less indebted. She’s communal, right? … [ Read more ]

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg: ‘No One Can Have It All’

Coming to terms with that reality is invaluable for women trying to find fulfillment as both great leaders and great parents.

Sheryl Sandberg

Many people are not interested in acquiring power, not because they lack ambition, but because they are living their lives as they desire.