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Sheryl Sandberg Vows To Keep ‘Leaning In’ At Facebook
Sheryl Sandberg may be doing lots of promotion for her New York Times best-selling Lean In, and of course, pushing a pop culturally savvy catch phrase. But don’t get Sheryl wrong. She is still “leaning in” to her job over at the Facebook headquarters. Just ask her twenty-something hoody-clad boss.
The Daily Beast reports that at an annual shareholder meeting for Facebook, a stockowner questioned Sheryl Sandberg’s work priorities in lieu of Lean In promotion:
â€œYou wrote a great book in the last year, spent a lot of time promoting it, traveling around. Iâ€™m sure it did a lot of positive things for Facebookâ€™s ability to attract people.â€ He said. â€œHowever, my concern is that took a lot of time and activity in addition to your substantial responsibilities as COO of Facebook. How can you assure me that youâ€™ll be just as committed to Facebook over the next 12 months as you were the previous four or five years? Because without you there is no business in Facebook.â€
Crickets? Not so much. Sheryl hit back: