June 6th, 2013
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
Knopf, 228 pp., $24.95
The End of Men and the Rise of Women
by Hanna Rosin
Riverhead, 310 pp., $27.95
To begin with, a quiz. Who wrote the following sentences: Lee Iacocca, Jack Welch, or Sheryl Sandberg?
(a) When communicating hard truths, less is often more.
(b) It takes self-confidence, courage and a willingness to take the heat when you make the tough calls.
(c) Opportunities are rarely offered; they’re seized.
(d) Get your priorities straight and keep a hot list of what you’re trying to do.
(e) Seeking out diverse experiences is useful preparation for leadership.
(f) People used to ask me, “How could somebody as busy as you go to all those swim meets and recitals?” I just put them down on my calendar as if I were seeing a supplier or a dealer that day. Read on »