If men have taken the C-suite hostage, then Lean In presents with underlying symptoms of Stockholm syndrome. 50/50 is a worthy goal — both getting women in leadership, and getting men at home — but it's not just important that it happens, but how it happens, too. That's what I wish Sandberg had pushed for: not for more leaning in, but more pushing back from the current model.
James Allworth writes about another perspective on Lean In; "It's Not Women Who Should Lean In; It's Men Who Should Step Back".
I think it that is an angle of its own, and one book cannot cover all aspects. But it is definitely something to keep in mind. Especially when you read this list of dying peoples regrets.
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