Sheryl Sandberg by Joanna Zhao


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Sheryl Sandberg by Joanna Zhao

  1. 1. Sheryl Sandberg COO OF FACEBOOK
  2. 2. Biography  Grew up in North Miami Beach, Florida  Studied economics at Harvard and was awarded the John H. Williams Prize as the top graduating student in Economics  Went on to Harvard Business School to earn an MBA; graduated with the highest distinction as a Baker and Ford Scholar  Joined World Bank and advanced as Chief of Staff at age 29  Moved to California and joined Google in 2001 as Vice President of Global Online Sales & Operations  Hired away by Mark Zuckerberg to become COO of Facebook in 2008  Married at age 24 but divorced a year later. She then went on to marry David Goldberg, the current CEO of SurveyMonkey in 2004, with whom she has two children
  3. 3. Total Leadership – Creating Four-Way Wins • Shared Earning/Shared Parenting Marriage • Redefining traditional feminine and masculine roles: insist their partners do more parenting and housework Work Self HomeCommunity • Publication of her 2013 book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead in 2013 • COO of Facebook • One of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" by Fortune • One of the "50 Women to Watch" by The Wall Street Journal • The Walt Disney Company • Women for Women International, the Center for Global Development and V-Day • Starbucks, Brookings Institution and Ad Council
  4. 4. Be Real and Be Whole “Motivation comes from working on things we care about. But it also comes from working with people we care about. And in order to care about someone, you have to know them. You have to know what they love and hate, what they feel, not just what they think. If you want to win hearts and minds, you have to lead with your heart as well as your mind. I don't believe we have a professional self from Mondays through Fridays and a real self for the rest of the time. That kind of division probably never worked, but in today's world, with real and authentic voice, it makes even less sense.” “I've cried at work. I've told people I've cried at work. And it's been reported in the press that 'Sheryl Sandberg cried on Mark Zuckerberg's shoulder', which is not exactly what happened. I talk about my hopes and fears and ask people about theirs. I try to be myself - honest about my strengths and weaknesses - and I encourage others to do the same. It is all professional and it is all personal, all at the very same time.”
  5. 5. Lessons Learned  Be more open to taking career risks  Skip the people pleasing  Visualize your career as a jungle gym, not a ladder  Allow yourself to fantasize about your career  Start a Lean-In circle
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