Self-Improvement: Sheryl Sandberg’s Top 10 Rules For Success

Sheryl Sandberg is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook., activist, and author.

As of June 2015, Sandberg was reported to be worth over US$1 billion, due to her stock holdings in Facebook and other companies.

Facebook Documentary – Sheryl Sandberg’s Top 10 Rules For Success 

Sheryl Sandberg’s Top 10 Rules for Success are as follows;

  1. Have impact

In 1987 Sandberg enrolled at Harvard College. She graduated in 1991 summa cum laude with a B.A. in economics and was awarded the John H. Williams Prize for the top graduating student in economics.

  1. Think big

While at Harvard, she co-founded an organization called Women in Economics and Government.

  1. Go for growth

In March 2008, Facebook announced hiring Sheryl Sandberg away from Google for the role of COO.

  1. Communicate authentically

After joining the company, Sandberg quickly began trying to figure out how to make Facebook profitable. Before she joined, the company was “primarily interested in building a really cool site; profits, they assumed, would follow.”

  1. Hire big

In 2009 Sandberg was named to the board of The Walt Disney Company. She also serves on the boards of Women for Women International, the Center for Global Development and V-Day.

  1. Don’t just talk, really listen!

On March 11, 2013 Sandberg released her first book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. It is about business leadership and development, issues with the lack of women in government and business leadership positions, and feminism.

  1. Take responsibility

In 2012 she was named in the Time 100, an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world according to Time magazine.

  1. Measure results, not face time

In June 2012, she was elected to the board of directors by the existing board members, becoming the first woman to serve on Facebook’s board.

  1. Find something you really believe in

Before she joined Facebook as its COO, Sandberg was Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google and was involved in launching Google’s philanthropic arm

  1. Careers are not ladders, but jungle gyms

Before Google, Sandberg served as chief of staff for the United States Secretary of the Treasury.

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