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Today I’m Inspired by: Sheryl Sandberg

February 6, 2012
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Sheryl Sandberg in Vogue

Sheryl Sandberg is the Chief Operating Officer at one of the most ubiquitous companies on the planet. Taking home over US$30 million in 2011, Sheryl is the highest paid person at Facebook. Second in command to founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg developed the plan that took the social networking giant from 70 million users and almost no revenue to a user base of 850 million users and annual revenues of $3.7 billion in less than four years. There aren’t that many role models for women in business. The self-made legends like Oprah and Martha Stewart stand out precisely because there are so few to name. Sheryl Sandberg first caught my interest when I came across an article on …

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10 Little Things I’ve Learned as a Female Executive

August 7, 2011
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success-ladder31

Here are some of the lessons I’ve learned over the years, and continue to learn every day. 1. Work Hard There really is no substitute for hard work. The law of sowing and reaping and Newton’s third law hold true in nature, and are equally applicable to everyday life. Don’t expect to ever get more than you put in. Don’t expect to ever be paid more than you deserve. And if it happens, don’t expect it to last long. Compete only with yourself; strive every day to be better than you were the day before. 2. If You Don’t Ask, the Answer is Always “No” One of the main reasons some women succeed at landing the tough assignments and earning …

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