From Kate. The quote on leadership is memorable.
In general I don’t read self help books. Or leadership books. Basically, I don’t like being told what to do. And definitely not by someone I have never met who thinks they are better than me and is being paid to tell me so. I also don’t like doing ‘women’ things. Women’s groups, leadership bodies etc. make me itchy. I don’t like being defined by being a woman.
So, the fact I read ‘Lean In’ at all is a bloody miracle. And to be honest, I only read it because the review in Time Magazine told me that it was controversial, and controversial I enjoy. But, well, it wasn’t really – at least to me. In some ways it was less than I hoped, but looking back at it, it has made me think, and talk, which I guess was the point of Sandberg writing it in the first…
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