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Sheryl Sandberg’s "Lean In" More Aspirational Than Inspirational

I’d love to read about Sandberg’s career moves at 29.

By Meghan Casserly (Writer, Forbes)

On Thursday, AllThingsDigital announced that Sheryl Sandberg’s first book, titled Lean In will be released by Knopf for publish in 2013. The title, described by Kara Swisher as a full of research and data and anecdotes of the experience of being one of the most talked-about women in tech, is meant to encourage and engage women in the workforce through the Facebook COO’s own story.

But Lean In is no memoir — that wouldn’t do from the woman who challenges women to work harder-better-faster-stronger no matter the cost — although we’d sure curl up with a cup of tea and read it.

No, in the vein of Sandberg’s famous TED talk and commencement speeches, Knopf says the book will be a “call to action” for women everywhere to step to the challenge, “lean in” and rise up the ranks of corporate America.

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