My rating 4 out of 5.
Amazing inspirational work. She covered all areas for e.g a coworker, superior, and colleague to illustrate how an employed woman is perceived.
Talks about inherent and societal impacts from all angles for working women. She touches on self limited restrictions to cultural bias and does it all in a very empathetic manner. Frequently quoting her real-life scenarios.
Few reasons for not giving it 5 stars is the write-up consists of way too many names and long descriptions. Mainly about their positions making it difficult to assimilate the gist, at times.
Also, Sandberg does leave out few large groups of women- women of color, women who have dependents(chronic situations), women who are not wealthy. Book received way too much promotion than deserved, not everyone can “lean in” in the way it is outlined. The book talks about sexual prejudice which has stayed for a long time not only in the developing countries but also in the developed ones(such as the US). She expresses gratitude for being born in the US and getting a good start, thus taking a jibe at those in developing/underdeveloped countries who may not have that advantage.
I am sure she will end up writing many more books in her life with a better perspective. For now, it’s great advice for a certain population!