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Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, and the Workplace

Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, and the Workplace

by Marissa Orr
Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, and the Workplace

Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, and the Workplace

by Marissa Orr

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Overview

Marissa Orr, Facebook and Google veteran, explains why our efforts to close the gender gap have failed and posits that overhauling the business world's paradigm of a "successful leader" will result in greater diversity in corporate leadership and foster healthier work environments for both women and men.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781595557568
Publisher: HarperCollins Leadership
Publication date: 06/11/2019
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Marissa Orr spent 15 years working at today’s top tech giants, Google and Facebook. She has conducted talks for thousands of people in the US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, at companies and universities such as Google, Twitter, Pace University, New School, American Express, and more. Originally from Miami, Orr received her Masters degree in Decision and Information Sciences from the University of Florida.

Table of Contents

Author's Note ix

Prologue: A Series of Fortunate Events xi

Introduction xxvii

Part I

Chapter 1 Silencing the Lambs 3

Chapter 2 Free to Be Just Like Me 19

Chapter 3 The Confidence Gap 35

Chapter 4 Putting the Men in Mentor 55

Chapter 5 School vs. Work 69

Chapter 6 #SorryNotSorry 83

Part II

Chapter 7 The Power Reward 105

Chapter 8 It's the System, Stupid! 117

Part III

Chapter 9 A New Way Forward 135

Chapter 10 Weil-Being vs. Winning 165

Acknowledgments 185

Notes 189

Index 201

About the Author 206

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