Sheryl Kara Sandberg is the Chief Operating Officer at Facebook/ Meta platform. She is an American business executive, a millionaire, and a philanthropist.
She is also the founder of LearnIn.org. In 2012, she became the first woman to serve on Facebook’s board of Directors.
She is considered one of the most successful women in Silicon Valley. She has authored some amazing management books.
Through her books, she has talked about the feminist virtues in business. Below is the list of the best books by Sheryl Sandberg.
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
Sheryl gave a Ted talk in 2010 in which she described how women unintentionally and due to cultural captivation hold themselves back in their work lives. Her Ted talk was viewed by more than 6 million times. It was an inspiration for women to sit at the table, take risks and pursue their dreams. This book is a continuation of that conversation.
The #1 International bestseller book is written in co-authorship with Adam Grant. Through this book, the author has talked about the role of women in the workspace, their relevance, and their connection.
Along with that conversation, the author has combined certain personal experiences and her research work to change the niche of the conversation from what women can’t do to what they can. This book has provided various practical advice on mentorship, and a satisfying career. She has given some tips for how women can combine their professional and personal fulfillment and how men can benefit from supporting women in both the workplace and back at home. The book is full of humor and wisdom and is a must-read for everyone.
Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy
This book can help a wide range of people overcome grief and isolation and various other hardships, including illness, loss of job loss due to natural disasters, a war, et cetera. Moreover, it also helps you preserve your spirit and rediscover the joy in your life.
This book was named the best book by Amazon and Barnes and Noble. The sudden death of her husband came as a shock in Sheryl’s life. She was stuck in ‘the void’ and thought that she and her family would never be able to be happy again. That was the time she had various conversations with her psychologist friend Adam. He told her about some concrete steps and ways to help her recover from all the tragic experiences. That is why she wrote this book which is called Option B. That is to say, the second option. She has her personal experiences and insights combined with Adams’ eye-opening research and findings of recovery and strength in the face of adversity.
Lean In for Graduates: With New Chapters by Experts, Including Find Your First Job, Negotiate Your Salary, and Own Who You Are
As the name itself suggests, this book is mainly for graduates, or in a way, we can say it is a perfect graduation gift. It is a number one bestseller. This is for the graduates who are about to enter the workforce.
This book includes a letter to graduates from Sheryl Sandberg. She has given various steps about finding your first job, how to negotiate on your salary and includes a lot of lessons, tips, and advice from various management experts. If you are a fresh graduate, this is a must-read for you.
Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
This book has the ability to change the way you see the world. It can even change the way you live.
Co-authored with Adam grant, this book is a New York Times number one bestseller. This book talks about some ways people can champion ideas. It is one of the most captivating books, and it is full of powerful ideas that can completely change your business game.