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

Editorial Review - - Pauline Finch

When Sheryl Sandberg chose the striking phrase “lean in” as the name for her audacious and personable memoir, subtitled “Women, Work, and the Will to Lead,” she literally struck a chord in some rather unlikely places. Among musicians if one is lucky enough to work with truly enlightened teachers, colleagues, or conductors the urge to “lean” into key phrases, themes or motifs conveys meaning ... Read full review

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I find it an interesting read. Probably written with women audience in mind, I find the first few chapters interesting for anyone in the corporate world. e.g. Chapter 3 on success and likeability, Chapter 4: Its a Jungle gym, Not a ladder. A couple of chapter in the middle of the book are fillers. But again Chapter 7 onward is interesting read for working couple who strive hard to strike a balance between the two worlds. A lot of research work has been quoted in the book which makes Sheryl Sandberg's view very credible. 

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