WHAT I LEARNT FROM LEAN IN: BY SHERYL SANDBURG

There are number of women that have inspired me. Sheryl Sandburg now tops that list. I picked her memoir — Lean in: Women, Work and the Will to lead.

She beautifully pens her journey, her career trajectory with Google and then finally Facebook (Meta).

Sheryl’s work ethics are incredible, her book can serve as a great career-mentor, especially for women. She discusses all the issues of women that exists in workplaces and gives unbiased opinion which can give out two-way street solutions.

Sheryl just finished her college when she got married. She was young and was not sure as of what qualities a supportive partner must have. That led to divorce one year later. Later in her life, she stumbles upon Dave and the two share a wonderful and extremely supportive marriage. Although, Dave is now no more and Sheryl has recently launched another book called Option B:Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy.

Sheryl strongly advocates that women do not need to rush for marriage and that one can happen to come across a supportive partner at any age.

The book offers some great insights, some of which I learnt and wanted to share with my readers are

  1. Career progression mostly depends upon taking risks and advocating for oneself- traits that girls are often discouraged from exhibiting.

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Gauritanwar

A seed planted in New Delhi who mostly wants to grow through reading and writing. Also, a STEM educator who is passionate for art and poetry !