Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and the Challenges for Women in Business

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In recent weeks, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has been getting both positive and negative reviews of her book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. The post Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and the Challenges for Women in Business appeared first on Women on Business.

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The Secrets of Success

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Managing Expectations

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From the World Series to the Boardroom

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Play Ball!

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The Big Dream of a Small Company

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Ch.Ch.Changes

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How Leadership Misses the Mark

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Why Men Should Read Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In

Next Level Blog

So, it’s pretty clear that Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg, doesn’t need any help from me in promoting her new book, Lean In. For more on Sandberg on this blog check out Wondering ‘Am I A Good Leader?’ Take the Sheryl Sandberg Test.)

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 1/21/13)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Why do only long-term Adam Bryant An interview with the COO of Electronic Arts Labels: Bryan Neider Anne Creamer “The Catch-22 of Being a Female Boss” “What entrepreneurs can learn from artists” “Why saying NO is so easy”" Bill Conaty Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 1/21/13) BOB BusinessInsider CNNMoney Cracked.com Daniel Goleman Danny Meyer David P.

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The 4 Things You HAVE To Do To Make Leadership Development Really Work

Terry Starbucker

Some companies let that development happen organically – otherwise known as “on the job training” That was the situation I was in back in 1987, when I was thrown head first into the leadership pool at age 27, as the new COO of a cable TV company.

It’s Time to View Leadership as a Profession

Great Leadership By Dan

have met many interesting people this way, including the COO of McDonald’s, the. Guest post from DDI's Richard S. Wellins, Ph.D. reprinted with permission from DDI's Directions newsletter): Leadership is a craft. So why do so few see it that. The 2011.

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Don’t Lean In. Find Balance.

CO2

She went to Harvard Business School, achieved a great deal of professional and financial success with Google, and has been the COO of Facebook since 2008. Sheryl Sandberg’s new book ( Lean In ) is out or should I say “in.”

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Michael Lewis on Sheryl Sanberg’s “Manifesto”

First Friday Book Synopsis

But since it is, the C.O.O. In the April 2013 issue of Vanity Fair, Michael Lewis checks out Sandberg’s manifesto. The most powerful working mother in Silicon Valley, Sheryl Sandberg may wish her life weren’t viewed as a social statement. of Facebook is tackling the issue head-on. Portrait by Annie Leibovitz To check out The [.]. Bob's blog entries 19 out of all the C.E.O.’s

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Genecians Journey Into Corporate Giving

Mills Scofield

Ken Pedersen, COO. Last month, we learned about Geneca's journey into creating a culture of innovation within the company. Now we can learn about their journey into sharing their talents and treasures with their community. Just goes to show what great leadership can do!

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Lessens From Jason Collins: Coming Out As a Parent in the Office

The Idolbuster

For example, for many years, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg secretly left at 5:30 to pick up her kids because she was concerned about the impact of being perceived as a “working mom” on her career. Mother With Child by Mzacha via rgbphoto Face hidden to protect her career?

Upward Management Do’s and Don’ts

The Idolbuster

I’m happy with how things have turned out, but sometimes I wonder if I should have been more like Sheryl Sandberg, COO at Facebook, who used to hide her 5:30 departure to take care of the kids. Chapter 9: Paint Your Environment. Earlier in the chapter, I shared how I was productive but perceived as “not committed ” at my last job before I left the corporate world. In a way they were right: The company was not the most important thing in my life.

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5 Leadership Lessons I Learned by Walking the Camino de Santiago

Leading Blog

I first walked that trail – 435 miles over 29 days – in 2013 and have returned twice since. T HE Camino de Santiago is a network of ancient hiking paths that all lead to a shrine to St. James in northwest Spain.

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Revealing Leadership Insights From Thinkers50

Tanveer Naseer

And, the winner of the 2013 Thinkers50, Clay Christensen, now sees his ideas of disruptive innovation used and applied by managers in their relentless quest for competitive advantage. Women lean in The other big story in the 2013 Thinkers50 was the increased number of women featured.

Building a Global Brand

Harvard Business Review

John McDonnell , COO of Patrón Spirits International, on how his company grew beyond the domestic market. Global business Risk management Strategy

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Creating Social Change with Social Media

Harvard Business Review

For 2013 — mark your diary for December 3rd — we've set a goal of 5,000 partners including some of the nation's top corporate names and leading funders.

Leadership Lessons On Listening, Questioning, And Moving Others To Act

Tanveer Naseer

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s hugely successful Lean In complements both by providing a clear example of a leader who demonstrates in action the managerial practices that both men advocate. See “ Daniel Pink’s New Pitch ”, by Theodore Kinni, strategy+business magazine, Autumn 2013.)

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Sheryl Sandberg: The HBR Interview

Harvard Business Review

An interview with Sheryl Sandberg , Facebook COO and author of Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. For more, see the April issue of HBR. Download this podcast. A written transcript will be available by March 22. Gender Leadership

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What Will You Create to Make the World Awesome?

Harvard Business Review

While still in that mindset, he received a phone call from Jeff Hammerbacher, the COO of a newfangled Silicon Valley startup with 8 million student users, who persuaded Ben to fly to California to meet the people working there.

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To Be Authentic, Look Beyond Yourself

Harvard Business Review

Take one of our coaching clients, Mark, the COO of a private equity firm. Authenticity — what is it, who has it, and how do you get it? Most people associate authenticity with being true to oneself — or "walking the talk."

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Good Leaders Get Emotional

Harvard Business Review

The COO of a software firm, he had had a horrible relationship for years with Ron, a key product development VP. Much of what comes out of people''s mouths in business these days is sugar-coated, couched, and polished. The messages are manufactured, trying to strike just the right tone.

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Three Reasons Men Should Read Lean In

Harvard Business Review

You might have noticed that Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has a new book out. Lean In builds on her TED talk, " Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders ," which has been seen over 2,000,000 times and launched a national conversation among women. No doubt, her book will be devoured and discussed by women. But if that's all that happens, it will be a disservice to our organizations. The truth is, men still hold the lion's share of power.

Who New CEOs Fire First

Harvard Business Review

Insiders are much more likely to replace the COO, for instance, while outsiders are more likely to replace the CFO. So they need to have the right person in that COO role.

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New Research Shows Success Doesn't Make Women Less Likable

Harvard Business Review

In a recent interview , Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg recounted this story to underscore the importance of a body of research that she cites in her book Lean In indicating "that success and likability are positively correlated for men and negatively correlated for women.".

Creating Social Change with Social Media

Harvard Business Review

For 2013 — mark your diary for December 3rd — we've set a goal of 5,000 partners including some of the nation's top corporate names and leading funders.

Land an Interview with a Cold Call

Harvard Business Review

Her goal wasn''t actually to score an interview with the COO, which was probably unlikely. Instead, it was to get their imprimatur: "You can say, I know the COO is probably not the right person to talk to, but who is your best salesperson, or your rock star marketing person?

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Mayer, Sandberg, Slaughter: Driving Change, at a Cost

Harvard Business Review

Here''s what we found when comparing the 3 women: Brand Passion Index for April 2012- April 2013. COO of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg''s descriptors have included truly excellent, successful working mom and at the same time crazy bizarre.

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When Visualizing Data, You Have to Fail to Succeed

Harvard Business Review

one morning last December, an email from our COO arrived in our inboxes. To create the one map that impressed our COO, we failed at least 10 times. At 4:26 a.m. Literally can''t sleep — thinking about [your data presentation]."

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How One Family Business Found Its Sweet Spot

Harvard Business Review

The family asked us to review the COO''s strategy for the business as part of its corporate governance process. The COO had proposed a new growth strategy, and the founder and his wife, in private, were wondering if the new COO was up to the job. The COO''s newly developed strategy was very comprehensive: •Do better in every customer segment currently served plus add a couple of new ones. The family, including the COO, became very excited.

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The Problem with the CEO’s Job Title

Harvard Business Review

An effective CEO makes things happen principally through his executive colleagues, aptly called “Chiefs” too: the CFO, CCO, and COO. The title Chief Executive Officer is something of a misnomer.

How Women Respond to Frustration at Work, and Why

Harvard Business Review

In addition, in a 2013 survey of 270 female managers in Fortune 500 organizations, including McDonalds, Proctor & Gamble, and Wal-Mart, and follow-up interviews with 65 top managers, my colleagues and I found that both male and female executives reported that women have a more difficult time letting go of bad experiences at work. One COO told us, “Women internalize things. One Monday morning, I rode the elevator with an attorney who works in my building. She was fuming.

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Women: Let's Stop Allowing Race and Age to Divide Us

Harvard Business Review

In her new book Lean In , Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg writes, "All of us — men and women alike — have to understand and acknowledge how stereotypes and biases cloud our beliefs and perpetuate the status quo."

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Learn How to Spot Portable Talent

Harvard Business Review

In addition, some types of roles are more portable than others: COOs are much less so because their job requires lots of internal knowledge and many relationships; CFOs and other functional experts are usually better positioned to move.

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How to Write the Dreaded Self-Appraisal

Harvard Business Review

He knows that his immediate boss (the company's COO), the CFO, and the head of HR all review his form and he gears it toward them. No one likes review time. For many, self-appraisals are a particularly annoying part of the process. What can you say about your own performance?

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Are We Asking Too Much of Our CIOs?

Harvard Business Review

It is all well and good — and true — to say that the role and mandate of the CIO are expanding. Smart commentators here and elsewhere have described why and how that is happening. But too many organizations are stretching their Chief Information Officers (CIO) too thin.

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The Public/Private Cooperation We Need on Cyber Security

Harvard Business Review

It''s not the responsibility of the CIO or even the CEO alone; COOs, CFOs, CROs, CPOs, and the corporate board should be equally invested in sharing active responsibility for the effort. Not that long ago, cybersecurity was an issue for the back room.

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Should Your CIO Be Chief Digital Officer?

Harvard Business Review

Some CIOs become CIO-Plus-COO or CIO-Plus-Head of Shared Services. We''ve all seen it. CIOs who do great things in leading IT soon gain extra responsibilities.

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The Dual-Career Mojo that Makes Couples Thrive

Harvard Business Review

This career advice from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg makes good sense based on research. "The most important career choice you''ll make is who you marry." Among couples, career outcomes are indeed linked to the dynamics of support and career priority within couples.

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