In hot pursuit of life's understanding
It really challenged me to think about creative ways to help my wife and daughter be all they can be!
There are many better books than this one. This book does not exceed any discussion on TV morning show or a good journal article. She should say it a shorter, condensed way; chewing the same topic for a couple of hours is just wasting of our time.
Could be encouraging for female professionals but it seemed to be more about anger at the males than about success.
From a guy's perspective:
As the Forbes 8th Most Powerful Woman this book had the potential to reach and change many minds and I wish it had been more professionally written. There are FAR TOO MANY generalizations and NEEDS MORE research based evidence.
Sheryl is a self-described workaholic, has never had a female boss, Harvard undergrad and Harvard MBA, previous Starbucks Board Member with a $280,000 salary (according to Techcrunch), early employee and V.P. at Google, Facebook COO... this is her story of work-life balance with two kids and a husband who sold a company to Yahoo. It's not for everyone.
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I loved this book I have recommended it to many of my friends and family. I feel that this book help to give a voice to women everywhere both in the workforce and on the home front.
I like that she was able to draw on personal expertise and explain feelings and emotions of the hard work that women do.
The narrator sounds a lot like Samantha Bee, whom I do love, but since Samantha is known for her sarcastic comedy it was at times hard to take this book seriously.
Never assume that anyone, male or female, is more deserving of a position than you. This book also had some unique insights on how women behave differently in the workplace than men, which is sadly perceived as being less competent by both men and other women.
There is so much that women should know while advancing their careers. Sandburg puts it in a way that makes thinks actionable.
Encouraging, challenging, informational
I really didn't want this book to end.
Young women will be reminded of the ground on which their current opportunities are built. They (and male readers) will get great management tips and will learn how women (supported by partners) can reach their goals and be encouraged not to "settle" for less than they can be.