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10 Reasons Why You Should Read “Lean In” By Sheryl Sandberg !

Lean in

You might have heard of Sheryl Sandberg’s book ‘Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead’. Sheryl Sandberg is Facebook chief operating officer and is ranked on Fortune’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business and as one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. She tells women “that they need to “lean in” at work and assert themselves more.” In ‘Lean In’ she analyses the reasons why women are still struggling to attain leadership roles. She explains the main causes and offers practical solutions that can help women to achieve their full potential. She tells women to take risks, pursue their goals and lean in. Here are 10 reasons why you should read this book.

1.    Sheryl Sandberg gives insights into how she reached her current position

2.    She demonstrates the challenges she faced to rise through the ranks of politics and business

3.    She presents a vision of women condition and the challenges we all face at work and at home

4.    She gives women advice to achieve their goals and be ambitious

5.    She describes steps we should take to combine professional achievement with fulfillment

6.   She shows her own struggles to take risks at work, to negotiate and ask for what she wants

7.    She makes us aware of the obstacles that we will face while climbing the career ladder

8.    She motivates you to pursue your dreams, take more risks and overcome your fears

9.    She provides tips on negotiation techniques, mentorship, and networking

10. She affirms that women main obstacles are internal barriers and they should ask for more responsibilities or promotion

This book will simply inspire you and give you the motivation to aim high! As Sheryl Sandberg  ask:“What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”

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