sheryl sandberg Quotes

I look forward to the day when half our homes are run by men and half our companies and institutions are run by women. When that happens, it won't just mean happier women and families; it will mean more successful businesses and better lives for us all.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
I believe if we had half our companies and half our countries run by women, and half our homes run by men, things would be better. We know our companies would be more productive. If you use the full talents of the population, you're more productive. We know our homes would be happier.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
I really don't have any plan to leave Facebook. I put it so many times on the record, and I just don't get what to do to say it as clear as possible: I'm staying in Facebook; I really love my job.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
I absolutely loved Tina Fey's 'Bossypants' and didn't want it to end. It's hilarious as well as important. Not only did I laugh on every page, but I was nodding along, highlighting and dog-earing like crazy.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Women are not making it to the top of any profession in the world. But when I say, 'The blunt truth is that men run the world,' people say, 'Really?' That, to me, is the problem.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Success, for me, is that if my son chooses to be a stay-at-home parent, he is cheered on for that decision. And if my daughter chooses to work outside the home and is successful, she's cheered on and supported.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Every company I know is looking for more women at the table. Every board is looking for more women at the table. There's a reason why men want to understand the challenges women face, address them, because then they're going to be better hirers, attracters and retainers of women.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
As women get more powerful, they get less likable. I see women holding themselves back because of this, but if we start talking about the success-likability penalty women face, then we can do something about it.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
I think it is too hard for men to talk about gender. We have to let men talk about this... because we need men to talk about this if it is ever going to change.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
I spent most of my career in business not saying the word 'woman.' Because if you say the word 'woman' in a business context, and often in a political context, the person on the other side of the table thinks you're about to sue them or ask for special treatment, right?
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— Sheryl Sandberg
I don't believe we have a professional self from Mondays through Fridays and a real self for the rest of the time.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
I'm a pragmatist. I think, as a woman, you have to be more careful. You have to be more communal, you have to say yes to more things than men, you have to worry about things that men don't have to worry about. But once we get enough women into leadership, we can break stereotypes down. If you lead, you get to decide.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It's also a very clear path to happiness.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Leadership is not bullying and leadership is not aggression. Leadership is the expectation that you can use your voice for good. That you can make the world a better place.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
The time is long overdue to encourage more women to dream the possible dream.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Real empathy is sometimes not insisting that it will be okay but acknowledging that it is not.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Done is better than perfect.
— Sheryl Sandberg
Build your skills not your resume.
— Sheryl Sandberg
We hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in.
— Sheryl Sandberg
Feeling confident - or pretending that you feel confident - is necessary to reach for opportunities. It's a cliché, but opportunities are rarely offered; they're seized.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Being confident and believing in your own self-worth is necessary to achieving your potential.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
So please ask yourself: What would I do if I weren't afraid? And then go do it.
— Sheryl Sandberg
Everyone needs to get more comfortable with female leaders-including female leaders themselves.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
I would love to meet J.K. Rowling and tell her how much I admire her writing and am amazed by her imagination. I read every 'Harry Potter' book as it came out and looked forward to each new one. I am rereading them now with my kids and enjoying them every bit as much. She made me look at jelly beans in a whole new way.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
The cost of stability is often diminished opportunities for growth.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
We've ceased making progress at the top in any industry anywhere in the world . In the United States, women have had 14% of the top corporate jobs and 17% of the board seats for 10 years. Ten years of no progress.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.
— Sheryl Sandberg
Your life's course will not be determined by doing the things that you are certain you can do. Those are the easy things. It will be determined by whether you try the things that are hard.
— Sheryl Sandberg
We can each define ambition and progress for ourselves. The goal is to work toward a world where expectations are not set by the stereotypes that hold us back, but by our personal passion, talents and interests.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Aiming for perfection causes frustration at best and paralysis at worst.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Next time you're about to call your daughter bossy, take a deep breath and say, 'My daughter has executive leadership skills.'
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Our culture needs to find a robust image of female success that is first, not male, and second, not a white woman on the phone, holding a crying baby,
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— Sheryl Sandberg
The path to change is best traveled when we travel together.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
Don't let your fears overwhelm your desire. Let the barriers you face-and there will be barriers-be external, not internal. Fortune does favor the bold, and I promise that you will never know what you're capable of unless you try.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
The most important thing we're doing differently is that we talk openly about gender at Facebook.
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— Sheryl Sandberg
But I really believe that when you give people authentic identity, which is what Facebook does, and you can be your real self and connect with real people online, things will change.
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— Sheryl Sandberg