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By Christina Folz
Over the past several months, it has been my great pleasure to get to know SHRM members and others through a series of conversations around Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In. This effort began in March when I posted on SHRM’s LinkedIn page asking for volunteers to take part in a kind of virtual book club. More than 75 people responded.
Sandberg had been slated to be a keynote speaker at the SHRM 2015 Annual Conference & Exposition next month, but she withdrew in the wake of the recent loss of her husband, Dave Goldberg. Now more than ever, I want to share the many perspectives I’ve collected about Lean In as a way of showing how important and inspirational it has been to so many—and to thank Sandberg for writing about her personal and professional journey. We’ve also posted a roundtable discussion about the book.
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