I’m over at Performance I Create today talking about leadership. Here is a quick preview:
I want to see more leaders that are open and transparent like Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook. She recently published a book on women in the workplace titled Lean In. As a C-Suite executive, an easy option would have been to stay quiet on the subject. After all she is damned if she does and damned if she doesn’t.If she gets out there and speaks openly about gender in the workplace and being a working mom she will either be told she is too privileged to speak about the topic or that her story isn’t relevant to the average working woman.
Faced with those kinds of choices I’m surprised she even wanted to speak out. Why put yourself out there when you are a perfectly happy and successful executive? Her reasons vary but I don’t really care about her reasons….
Click over to Performance I Create to read the rest.