Originally published: 2013
Author: Sheryl Sandberg
Original language: English
Genre: Non-fiction, Inspirational
Every wish is not same, but everyone has one. Dreams, ambitions, goals, emotions, success are never gender biased, then why are we? Why the limitations arise when it comes to our world. People may now be now free minded, are talking openly about equal rights and equal dignity.
Statistics do not showcase much improvement. A share of only 4% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. Women in this new world have opportunities but easier said than done. They need a guiding north star even today. Lean In is one of the bright north star lighting the path.
Every women has her part of struggles in every lifetime be it 80’s or the modern age of 21st century. The inferiority is not external it is sometimes internal too. In a board meeting sometimes you can see female colleagues forming a group and sitting in a corner. Though there is no peer pressure they tend to feel that way. Why?
Women have the skills to lead in every field. Then why is such a huge gap when it comes to the field of corporate. This book defines the struggle of the author “Sheryl Sandberg” and gives the insights of how women psychology works. A book beautifully sketched to teach every women to believe in her dreams, her goals, and most importantly in herself. It is not just about that. It tells a brave straightforward story how everyone can be a part of a big movement. It showcases how men can also be a support and a guiding star for the success of a women. How every man, every woman can participate to make it equally opportune world for further generation . It can be anyone.
You just need a strong will to lead, you are halfway there. It’s time to break the stereotypes.
” We hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in” – LEAN IN