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Sheryl Sandberg Quotes

28 of the best book quotes from Sheryl Sandberg
  1. #1
    “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”
  2. #2
    “Guilt management can be just important as time management for mothers.”
  3. #3
    “Every job will demand some sacrifice. The key is to avoid unnecessary sacrifice.”
  4. #4
    “Motivation comes from working on things we care about. It also comes from working with people we care about.”
  5. #5
    “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.”
  6. #6
    “The promise of equality is not the same as true equality.”
  7. #7
    “Careers are a jungle gym, not a ladder.”
  1. #8
    “There is no perfect fit when you’re looking for the next big thing to do. You have to take opportunities and make an opportunity fit for you, rather than the other way around. The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have.”
  2. #9
    “The time is long overdue to encourage more women to dream the possible dream.”
  3. #10
    “We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.”
  4. #11
    “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.‘”
  5. #12
    “The gender stereotypes introduced in childhood are reinforced throughout our lives and become self-fulfilling prophesies. Most leadership positions are held by men, so women don’t expect to achieve them, and that becomes one of the reasons they don’t.”
  6. #13
    “There is no perfect fit when you’re looking for the next big thing to do. You have to take opportunities and make an opportunity fit for you, rather than the other way around. The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have.”
  7. #14
    “When looking for a life partner, my advice to women is date all of them: the bad boys, the cool boys, the commitment-phobic boys, the crazy boys. But do not marry them. The things that make the bad boys sexy do not make them good husbands. When it comes time to settle down, find someone who wants an equal partner. Someone who thinks women should be smart, opinionated and ambitious. Someone who values fairness and expects or, even better, wants to do his share in the home. These men exist and, trust me, over time, nothing is sexier.”

Books about courage

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Off & Away book
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6.1
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I Am So Brave! book
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6.0
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Tomorrow I'll Be Brave book
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6.0
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The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles book
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5.9
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Jabari Jumps book
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5.8
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What Do You Do with a Chance book
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5.8
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Big Papa and the Time Machine book
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5.8
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The Art of Miss Chew book
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5.8
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  1. #15
    “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. And I hope that you - yes, you - have the ambition to lean in to your career and run the world. Because the world needs you to change it.”
  2. #16
    “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.”
  3. #17
    “But the upside of painful knowledge is so much greater than the downside of blissful ignorance.
  4. #18
    “Fortune does favor the bold and you’ll never know what you’re capable of if you don’t try.”
  5. #19
    “Success and likeability are positively correlated for men and negatively for women. When a man is successful, he is liked by both men and women. When a woman is successful, people of both genders like her less.”
  6. #20
    “As women must be more empowered at work, men must be more empowered at home.”
  7. #21
    “She explained that many people, but especially women, feel fraudulent when they are praised for their accomplishments. Instead of feeling worthy of recognition, they feel undeserving and guilty, as if a mistake has been made. Despite being high achievers, even experts in their fields, women can’t seem to shake the sense that it is only a matter of time until they are found out for who they really are- impostors with limited skills or abilities.”
  1. #22
    “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.”
  2. #23
    “We must raise both the ceiling and the floor.”
  3. #24
    “A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes.”
  4. #25
    “Men are promoted based on potential, while women are promoted based on past accomplishments.”
  5. #26
    “Done is better than perfect.”
  6. #27
    “In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.”“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.”
  7. #28
    “I recommend adopting two concurrent goals: a long-term dream and an eighteen-month plan.”

Books about leadership

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Grace Goes to Washington book
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5.5
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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez book
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5.3
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She Leads: The Elephant Matriarch book
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5.1
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So Tall Within book
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5.0
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Roxaboxen book
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4.8
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The World's Poorest President Speaks Out book
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4.8
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Are You the Pirate Captain? book
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4.5
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100 First Words for Little CEOs book
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4.5
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