Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, about the challenges that women face in the workplace, has certainly struck a chord with many people. Though her critics say Sandberg is out of touch with working parents who don't have the same advantages (or salary) as she does, she also has plenty of supporters who find her advice very useful. As a working mother myself, I'm grateful that Sandberg is opening up a conversation about what women and working parents can do to improve their leadership skills and the quality of their lives, both at home and on the job. As our reviewer writes,
"A baker’s dozen years into the 21st century, despite all the strides women have made toward equality (and despite being half the population), the female gender remains starkly underrepresented in leadership roles. Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In is a rallying cry for both genders to continue the hard work of previous generations toward a more equitable division of voice, power and leadership."
Lean In goes on sale today. Will you pick it up?