When I heard Sandberg would be writing a book on her experience, I knew it would be something I wanted to read. co-authored with friend and Wharton professor, Adam Grant; and the new Option B Foundation. It's a look into the life of one of the most powerful women in the world, at her most vulnerable.
It is also a gentle guide for anyone still in the process of grief.
Surveying the world as a wealthy corporate executive rendered her oblivious to the circumstances faced by less fortunate women, she acknowledged.'I didn't get it,' she writes.
wrote a candid and devastating Facebook post — an essay really — about how grief had affected her life and the lives of her children, and how she planned to move forward. Since then, I have become a voracious reader of essays, novels, poems, and even screenplays wrestling with what life looks like after the death of a loved one.
Her new book - Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy, written with psychologist Adam Grant - chronicles the devastating loss, her grief and how she emerged from it with a new perspective on life.
It is a humbled follow-up to her first book, Lean In, which deals with business leadership, the lack of women in such positions, and feminism.
The book is called “Option B” and is co-authored with psychologist and best-selling author of “Give and Take” Adam Grant.
The name came from a story she included when she posted a long, heartbreaking essay shortly after her husband died. I want option A.” He put his arm around me and said, “Option A is not available.
Sandberg uses the new book to address what she now sees as shortcomings in the career advice she offered women in Lean In.
Chan was born in Braintree, Massachusetts, Chan entered Harvard University in 2003, where she met and began dating Mark Zuckerberg.
She graduated in 2007 with a BA in biology, and also studied Spanish. She is the first person in her family to graduate from college.
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2, Sheryl Sandberg, has revealed the devastating effect her husband's sudden death had on her family.