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Lean In

Lean In Book
Author : Sheryl Sandberg
Publisher : Knopf
Release : 2013-03-11
ISBN : 0385349955
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The #1 international best seller In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg reignited the conversation around women in the workplace. Sandberg is chief operating officer of Facebook and coauthor of Option B with Adam Grant. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TED talk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Her talk, which has been viewed more than six million times, encouraged women to “sit at the table,” seek challenges, take risks, and pursue their goals with gusto. Lean In continues that conversation, combining personal anecdotes, hard data, and compelling research to change the conversation from what women can’t do to what they can. Sandberg provides practical advice on negotiation techniques, mentorship, and building a satisfying career. She describes specific steps women can take to combine professional achievement with personal fulfillment, and demonstrates how men can benefit by supporting women both in the workplace and at home. Written with humor and wisdom, Lean In is a revelatory, inspiring call to action and a blueprint for individual growth that will empower women around the world to achieve their full potential.

Summary and Analysis of Lean In Women Work and the Will to Lead

Summary and Analysis of Lean In  Women  Work  and the Will to Lead Book
Author : Worth Books
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2017-01-31
ISBN : 1504043782
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Lean In tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Sheryl Sandberg’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter summaries Profiles of the main characters Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg: Lean In is a modern-day manifesto for women who aspire to rise to the top of their careers, as well as a pointed look at the many ways in which gender bias is reinforced in the workplace. With knowledge gleaned from Sheryl Sandberg’s experiences at Google and Facebook, and with insights from her from friends, mentors, and scientific studies, Lean In offers wisdom and inspiration to current and future leaders. With detailed steps and strategies, Sandberg shows how to lean in to our personal lives and careers—and how to help others achieve and succeed. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.

Summary Lean In

Summary   Lean In Book
Author : E. Z. - Summary
Publisher :
Release : 2017-04-11
ISBN : 9781545309308
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lean In: A Complete Summary!Lean In is a book written by American author Sheryl Sandberg, which talks about a subject that most of us are familiar with - women's rights. What do women's rights refer to in this book particularly? Well, first of all it is worth saying that this book is not some feminist book that solely talks about women's rights and how women should be treated better than they are now, although the book deals with the similar issues. In addition to describing the situation regarding women's status and then stating that things should be a lot better, Lean In also speaks about men. When talking about men, the author speaks about how they need to support women in every segment and aspect of life, so that the problem with equality is reduced in the best way possible. The core of this book is guidance to women composed of advice and tips on how to increase a woman's prospect of obtaining a better position in her area of expertise. This stems from the author's strong belief that if women truly want to be equal to men, they need to be able to succeed in all aspects of life, especially in their careers. Lean In also speaks about happiness, and says that it is very important for both women and men. Written in a unique manner in order to show "how a woman thinks," Lean In is an interesting read that provides a new perspective. It is not unique because it talks about women's rights, but rather because of how it explains that women, just like men, have the same right to success and have the same right to reach their own happiness and fulfillment. Here Is A Preview Of What You Will Get:- A summarized version of the book.- You will find the book analyzed to further strengthen your knowledge.Fun multiple choice quizzes, along with answers to help you learn about the book.Get a copy, and learn everything about Lean In.

Lean In for Graduates

Lean In for Graduates Book
Author : Sheryl Sandberg
Publisher : Knopf
Release : 2014-04-08
ISBN : 0385353863
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The perfect graduation gift: the iconic #1 best seller, expanded and updated exclusively for graduates entering the workforce. This extraordinary edition of Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook and coauthor of Option B, with Adam Grant, includes a letter to graduates from Sandberg and six additional chapters from experts offering advice on finding and getting the most out of a first job; résumé writing; best interviewing practices; negotiating your salary; listening to your inner voice; owning who you are; and leaning in for millennial men. In 2013, Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In became a massive cultural phenomenon and its title became an instant catchphrase for empowering women. The book soared to the top of best-seller lists both nationally and internationally, igniting global conversations about women and ambition. This enhanced edition provides the entire text of the original book updated with more recent statistics and features a passionate letter from Sandberg encouraging graduates to find and commit to work they love. A combination of inspiration and practical advice, this new edition will speak directly to graduates and, like the original, change lives. New Material for the Graduates Edition: · A Letter to Graduates from Sheryl Sandberg · Find Your First Job, by Mindy Levy (Levy has more than twenty years of experience in all phases of organizational management and holds degrees from Wharton and Penn) · Negotiate Your Salary, by Kim Keating (Keating is the founder and managing director of Keating Advisors) · Man Up: Millennial Men and Equality, by Kunal Modi (Modi is a consultant at McKinsey & Company and a recent graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School) · Let’s Lean In Together, by Rachel Thomas (Thomas is the president of The Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation)· Own Who You Are, by Mellody Hobson (Hobson is the president of Ariel Investments) · Listen to Your Inner Voice, by Rachel Simmons (Simmons is cofounder of the Girls Leadership Institute) · 12 Lean In stories, short essays by readers around the world who have been inspired by Sandberg

3 Minute Summary of Lean In Women Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

3 Minute Summary of Lean In Women  Work  and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg Book
Author : thimblesofplenty
Publisher : thimblesofplenty
Release :
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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thimblesofplenty is a group of friends who also happen to be business people and avid readers. We wanted to keep up with the latest business books but found that time was a factor. So we divided out the work and each of us took a book and summarised it for the others. We though it might be a great idea to share these summaries with you. For a small price and a 3 minute time investment, our summary gives you some of the wisdom from the book, some food for thought and hopefully the impetus to make some time to read the whole book!

Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg Book
Author : Amy Pettinella
Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
Release : 2014-08-01
ISBN : 1627129871
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and founder of the Lean In! movement. Learn about her life before the Silicon Valley, from her early childhood all the way through the present day.

Cut Adrift

Cut Adrift Book
Author : Marianne Cooper
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 2014-07-31
ISBN : 0520958454
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cut Adrift makes an important and original contribution to the national conversation about inequality and risk in American society. Set against the backdrop of rising economic insecurity and rolled-up safety nets, Marianne Cooper’s probing analysis explores what keeps Americans up at night. Through poignant case studies, she reveals what families are concerned about, how they manage their anxiety, whose job it is to worry, and how social class shapes all of these dynamics, including what is even worth worrying about in the first place. This powerful study is packed with intriguing discoveries ranging from the surprising anxieties of the rich to the critical role of women in keeping struggling families afloat. Through tales of stalwart stoicism, heart-wrenching worry, marital angst, and religious conviction, Cut Adrift deepens our understanding of how families are coping in a go-it-alone age—and how the different strategies on which affluent, middle-class, and poor families rely upon not only reflect inequality, but fuel it.

Option B

Option B Book
Author : Sheryl Sandberg,Adam Grant
Publisher : Knopf
Release : 2017-04-24
ISBN : 1524732699
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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#1 New York Times Best Seller Named a Best Book of 2017 by Barnes & Noble and Amazon From Facebook’s COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks. After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. “I was in ‘the void,’” she writes, “a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe.” Her friend Adam Grant, a psychologist at Wharton, told her there are concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound from life-shattering experiences. We are not born with a fixed amount of resilience. It is a muscle that everyone can build. Option B combines Sheryl’s personal insights with Adam’s eye-opening research on finding strength in the face of adversity. Beginning with the gut-wrenching moment when she finds her husband, Dave Goldberg, collapsed on a gym floor, Sheryl opens up her heart—and her journal—to describe the acute grief and isolation she felt in the wake of his death. But Option B goes beyond Sheryl’s loss to explore how a broad range of people have overcome hardships including illness, job loss, sexual assault, natural disasters, and the violence of war. Their stories reveal the capacity of the human spirit to persevere . . . and to rediscover joy. Resilience comes from deep within us and from support outside us. Even after the most devastating events, it is possible to grow by finding deeper meaning and gaining greater appreciation in our lives. Option B illuminates how to help others in crisis, develop compassion for ourselves, raise strong children, and create resilient families, communities, and workplaces. Many of these lessons can be applied to everyday struggles, allowing us to brave whatever lies ahead. Two weeks after losing her husband, Sheryl was preparing for a father-child activity. “I want Dave,” she cried. Her friend replied, “Option A is not available,” and then promised to help her make the most of Option B. We all live some form of Option B. This book will help us all make the most of it.

What Women Want

What Women Want Book
Author : Deborah L. Rhode
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2014-08-01
ISBN : 0199348294
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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What Women Want is a trenchant examination of the struggle for women's equality, and a prescription for what to focus on next in order to ensure maximum success. Feminism today is a movement that lacks leadership, unity, and definition, and it has gotten stuck in a boom and bust cycle when it comes to public opinion and action. Despite significant progress over the last fifty years, equality is still a distant goal in the political, social, and economic spheres. Only by identifying the barriers (both internal and external) that remain, Deborah Rhode argues, can we begin to identify solutions. A rigorously researched and well-written answer to the glut of gender-related books that have come onto the market recently, What Women Want comprehensively analyzes the challenges the feminist movement faces today. Combining sharp academic analysis and interviews with notable figures such as Sheryl Sandberg, Rhode focuses on five main topics: employment issues such as pay discrimination, work-life balance and the government's pitiful response, the assault on women's reproductive rights and the limits it places on their economic mobility, sexual harassment and violence, and the detrimental effect that the unfashionable label "feminist" can have, especially in attracting young women to the movement. Despite these formidable obstacles, the goals and principles of feminism are widely accepted by the American mainstream, and Rhode, herself a pathbreaker in the fields of law and education, offers effective strategies for redefining and advancing the feminist agenda, thereby creating a movement that truly recognizes, and is responsive to, what all women want.

Women in Waiting

Women in Waiting Book
Author : Julia Ogilvy
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2014-03-27
ISBN : 1472901789
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The role of women in the Christian Church has been the subject of heated debate in recent years. This July the Church of England's General Synod vote approving the ordination of women bishops announced a new era for women in the church, ushered in after almost 100 years of campaigning. In this powerful book Julia Ogilvy interviews twelve of the most notable Christian women of our time, providing a telling and at times shocking analysis of the situation today. The women - from the Dean of York and the Presiding Bishop in America to Helena Kennedy QC and Dr Elaine Storkey - share some of the pain, disappointment and hurt they have experienced and reflect on the impact of a patriarchal Church on the suffering of women across the world. Their stories are very different but they all share a remarkable faith, humility and determination to fulfil their own calling. Each one is an inspiration to women everywhere and provides a unique insight into the role of the leader in any profession. Contributors include: Lucy Winkett, Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Sheila Watson, Vivienne Faull, Jane Williams, Elaine Storkey, Sarah Coakley, Helena Kennedy, Alison Elliot, Tamsin Merchant, Katherine Jefferts Schori, and Chilton Knudsen.

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg A 30 minute Summary

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg   A 30 minute Summary Book
Author : Instaread Summaries
Publisher : Instaread Summaries
Release : 2014-10-03
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg - A 30-minute Summary Inside this Instaread Summary: • Overview of the entire book • Introduction to the important people in the book • Summary and analysis of all the chapters in the book • Key Takeaways of the book • A Reader's Perspective Preview of this summary: When Sandberg got pregnant she was working at Google, which at the time was only an obscure startup. As the company grew, and her pregnancy advanced, she started to notice things that were not helpful to her condition, such as the lack of parking spots for pregnant women at the front of the building. She expressed the need for pregnancy parking to Sergey Brin, one of Google’s founders, and he immediately agreed. This experience made her wonder about other pregnant women who suffered in silence due to the lack of parking and other special considerations. Women in the modern developed world, thanks to the work of their predecessors, are better off than women of the past and women in undeveloped countries. However, there is still a lot to do. Figures show that women are still at great disadvantage when it comes to obtaining positions of leadership and equal salaries to men. When Sandberg started working she thought things were changing, but she soon realized they were not because she was often the only woman in the room. Sandberg believes that a truly equal world would have women running half the corporate world and men running half the homes. Collective performance improves when you tap the entire pool of human resources and talent. This should start by having more women in positions of power. However, there are many external and internal barriers to this goal. The external barriers include: sexism, discrimination, and sexual harassment. In addition, women are normally expected to prove themselves. They are promoted based on past accomplishments, whereas men are often promoted based on potential. Women also face barriers within themselves: lack of self-confidence, prejudices, and low expectations. It is critical for women to overcome these internal and external barriers. The first chapter of the book lays out some of the complex challenges that women face, and each subsequent chapter focuses on how to overcome each of them. It is not a memoir, nor is it a self-help book. It is written for any woman wishing to increase her chances to make it to the top. As a disclaimer, Sandberg acknowledges that she has been criticized for “blaming the victim” by pressing women to change themselves, but the truth is far from that. She believes that female leaders are the solution to a more balanced world. It is time to encourage more women to “dream the possible dream” and more men to support their effort...

Gendering women

Gendering women Book
Author : Clisby, Suzanne,Holdsworth, Julia
Publisher : Policy Press
Release : 2016-02-17
ISBN : 1447321065
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Gendering Women is an engaging and accessible account of how constructions of femininity fundamentally affect women's mental wellbeing through the life course. Led by women’s life history accounts of growing up and growing older in the north of England, this book shows how experiences of becoming and being a woman – in family life, education, employment, motherhood and situations of violence – both enable and erode self confidence and esteem. The challenges to women’s mental wellbeing cut across age and class differences and have profound impacts on the material conditions of women’s lives throughout the life course. This is in turn a driver of inequality that is often under-recognised in mainstream policy. Based on feminist and ethnographically informed research with over five hundred women Gendering women provides a critical link between gender theory and the lived realities of women’s daily lives and will appeal to students and academics in sociology and social sciences.

Writing Ten Core Concepts

Writing  Ten Core Concepts Book
Author : Robert P. Yagelski
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2014-01-01
ISBN : 1305142683
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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WRITING: TEN CORE CONCEPTS is based on ten fundamental lessons-the Core Concepts-that student writers must learn to become sophisticated writers. The thorough integration of these Core Concepts distinguishes the book from all other writing guides. Most composition textbooks present far more material than students could ever grasp and retain in a single semester. That approach ultimately waters down the most essential lessons students need to learn for their different writing tasks. Emphasizing writing as an interaction between a writer and a reader, WRITING: TEN CORE CONCEPTS offers students guidance in three main aims of writing and a way to participate in the important conversations that shape our lives. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

American Postfeminist Cinema

American Postfeminist Cinema Book
Author : Michele Schreiber
Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Release : 2014-03-11
ISBN : 0748693378
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In light of their tremendous gains in the political and professional sphere, and their ever expanding options, why is it that most contemporary American films aimed at women still focus almost exclusively on their pursuit of a heterosexual romantic relationship? American Postfeminist Cinema explores this question and is the first book to examine the symbiotic relationship between heterosexual romance and postfeminist culture. The book argues that since 1980, postfeminism's most salient tensions and anxieties have been reflected and negotiated in the American romance film. Case studies of a broad range of Hollywood and independent films reveal how the postfeminist romance cycle is intertwined with contemporary women's ambivalence and broader cultural anxieties about women's changing social and political status.

The SAGE Handbook of Family Communication

The SAGE Handbook of Family Communication Book
Author : Lynn H. Turner,Richard West
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release : 2014-02-18
ISBN : 1483324028
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A thorough exploration of the critical topics and issues facing family communication researchers today The Sage Handbook of Family Communication provides a comprehensive examination of family communication theory and research. Chapters by leading scholars in family communication expand the definition of family, address recent shifts in culture, and cover important new topics, including families in crisis, families and governmental policies, social media, and extended families. The combination of groundbreaking theories, research methods, and reviews of foundational and emerging research in family communication make this an invaluable resource that explores the critical topics and issues facing family communication researchers today.

All In

All In Book
Author : Josh Levs
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2015-05-12
ISBN : 0062349635
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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When journalist Josh Levs was denied fair parental leave by his employer after his child was born, he fought back—and won. Since then, he’s become an advocate for modern families and working fathers. In All In, he explores the changing face of fatherhood and what it means for our individual lives, families, workplaces, and society. Fatherhood today is far different from previous generations. Stay-at-home dads are increasingly common, and growing numbers of men are working part-time or flextime schedules to spend more time with their children. Even the traditional breadwinner-dad is being transformed. Dads today are more emotionally and physically involved on the home front. They are “all in” and—like mothers—they are struggling with work-life balance and doing it all. Journalist and “dad columnist” Josh Levs explains that despite these unprecedented changes, our laws, corporate policies, and gender-based expectations in the workplace remain rigid. They are preventing both women and men from living out the equality we believe in—and hurting businesses in the process. Women have done a great job of speaking out about this, Levs—whose fight for parental leave made front page news across the country—argues. It’s now time for men to join in. Combining Levs’ personal experiences with investigative reporting and frank conversations with fathers about everything from work life to money to sex, All In busts popular myths, lays out facts, uncovers the forces holding all of us back, and shows how we can all join together to change them.

Change One Thing

Change One Thing  Book
Author : Sue Hadfield
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2013-12-03
ISBN : 0857084585
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A self-help manual on creating reasonable, achievable improvement in your life In our attempts to overachieve, many people find themselves frustrated because they cannot relish in their own successes. Though these professionals may reach their goals of job titles and financial stability, they often sacrifice their personal and family lives and discover deep dissatisfaction. In Change One Thing!, self-help author Sue Hadfield outlines the necessary steps to address the disillusionment that has become a common problem in our work-driven society. While whirlwind change can be overwhelming and unrealistic for a modern worker with a family and responsibilities, Hadfield asserts that a determined person can bring about an impactful change in his life by simply altering one aspect of it. Teaches readers to avoid emotions of hopelessness and panic associated with changing too many aspects at once Details a step-by-step plan to make a meaningful change Shares real-life examples of people who successfully altered their lives Those who recognize that professional success is less fulfilling than other facets of their lives will find comfort and guidance in Change One Thing! as they embark on missions to improve their lives.

The Young Entrepreneur s Guide to Starting and Running a Business

The Young Entrepreneur s Guide to Starting and Running a Business Book
Author : Steve Mariotti
Publisher : Currency
Release : 2014-04-29
ISBN : 030781551X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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It doesn't matter how old you are or where you're from; you can start a profitable business. The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business will show you how. Through stories of young entrepreneurs who have started businesses, this book illustrates how to turn hobbies, skills, and interests into profit-making ventures. Mariotti describes the characteristics of the successful entrepreneur and covers the nuts and bolts of getting a business up, running and successful.

Leadership

Leadership Book
Author : Peter G. Northouse
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release : 2015-02-11
ISBN : 1483317544
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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2016 Recipient of the McGuffey Longevity Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) Translated into 12 different languages and used in 89 countries, this market-leading text successfully combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical examples that help students apply what they learn. Peter G. Northouse uses a consistent format for each chapter, allowing students to compare the various theories. Each chapter includes three case studies that provide students with practical examples of the theories discussed. Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges, universities, and institutions worldwide, Leadership: Theory and Practice provides readers with a user-friendly account of a wide range of leadership research in a clear, concise, and interesting manner.