Last week, we did an entire series centered on women and money. It was inspired by one of the books generating a great deal of buzz right now, Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In. Lean In is meant as encouragement to women to “sit at the table” and take charge of their careers.
The book is interesting, and includes some great advice that anyone — woman or man — can use to further their careers. While the tips in the book won’t work for everyone, it is nevertheless an interesting read.
Gender Roles and Careers
Sandberg makes it a point to include the information from a number of research studies. Much of the information she presents about gender roles isn’t particularly new, even though it is interesting to read. Many of us already know that, even in two-income households, women still do more housework than men. One of the points Sandberg makes in Lean In is that, “As women must be more empowered at work, men must be more empowered at home.”
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