Summary Notes on ‘Lean In’

My last post was a call to graduates based on my reading of Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In. There is a variety of themes I didn't address, however, and which I wanted to share. Find below notes from my reading. These are mostly just entire passages and sentences of the book structured in a coherent way.... Continue Reading →

A Call to (Women) Graduates

Leaving academia to join the workforce is one of the hardest transitions in life. With her widely appraised book Lean In, current Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg draws on both her experience and gender research to raise awareness about challenges women encounter in their career and how to tackle these. The book is not limited to women,... Continue Reading →

The Key to Success

I started my career about two years ago together with a dozen other fresh graduates who joined my department in the firm that day. This large and rather unusual cohort made me think about what made us different from one another and who would thrive better in this new environment. All of us came either from a business or... Continue Reading →

The Personal Brand Dilemma

Growing up, I was always told that great honours are great burdens and that one should live hidden to live happy. So when I acted on the idea of creating this site, I hesitated to let my name appear. At the same time, the purpose of this site is to learn and to learn how to... Continue Reading →

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