Lean In Quotes

Quotes tagged as "lean-in" (showing 1-16 of 16)
Sheryl Sandberg
“Done is better than perfect.”
Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sheryl Sandberg
“Women need to shift from thinking "I'm not ready to do that" to thinking "I want to do that- and I'll learn by doing it.”
Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sheryl Sandberg
“If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.”
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg
“Being confident and believing in your own self-worth is necessary to achieving your potential.”
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg
“I realized that searching for a mentor has become the professional equivalent of waiting for Prince Charming. We all grew up on the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty," which instructs young women that if they just wait for their prince to arrive, they will be kissed and whisked away on a white horse to live happily ever after. Now young women are told that if they can just find the right mentor, they will be pushed up the ladder and whisked away to the corner office to live happily ever after. Once again, we are teaching women to be too dependent on others.”
Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sheryl Sandberg
“When woman work outside the home and share breadwinning duties, couples are more likely to stay together. In fact, the risk of divorce reduces by about half when a wife earns half the income and a husband does half the housework.”
Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sheryl Sandberg
“Give us a world where half our homes are run by men, and half our institutions are run by women. I'm pretty sure that would be a better world.”
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg
“We need to stop telling [women], "Get a mentor and you will excel." Instead, we need to tell them, "Excel and you will get a mentor.”
Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sheryl Sandberg
“You then will lean way in to your career. You will find something you love doing and you will do it with gusto. Find the right career for you and go all the way to the top. Start out by Aiming high. Try- and try hard. I hope you find true meaning, contentment, and passion in your life. I hope you navigate the difficult times and come out with greater strength and resolve. I hope you find whatever balance you seek with your eyes wide open.”
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg
“We cannot change what we are unaware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.”
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg
“Still, my argument was that if she was going to work for the next 30 years, what difference does "going back" 4 years really make? If the other path made her happier and offered her a chance to learn new skills, that meant she was actually moving forward.”
Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sheryl Sandberg
“[Eric Schmidt] explained that only one criterion that mattered when picking a job- fat growth. When companies grow quickly, there are more things to do than there are people to do them. When companies grow more slowly or stop growing, there is less to do and too many people to not be doing them. Politics and stagnation set in, and everyone falters, He told me, "If you're offered a seat on a rocket sip, you don't ask what seat. You just get on.”
Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sheryl Sandberg
“A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes. I believe that this would be a better world.”
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg
“But knowing that things could be worse should not stop us from trying to make them better.”
Sheryl Sandberg, Lean in for Graduates: With New Chapters by Experts, Including Find Your First Job, Negotiate Your Salary, and Own Who You Are

“Show me a woman without guilt and I'll show you a man”
Marie Wilson

Henry Kimsey-House
“We are most effective when we are able to lean in fully to the resource of the other people in our lives.”
Henry Kimsey-House, Co-Active Leadership: Five Ways to Lead