周一例会上突然听说大家要推荐TED Talk, 一时想起无数给人启发，催人向上，领人开拓的演讲。大学时期，每次被spread到一个非常worthy idea的时候，都会激动的跳起来找身边人，把大家按在电脑前强迫安利。想想那时候还有点惭愧，也不知道大家是怎么宠着宠着就到了现在。
然而今天介绍的这个演讲，其实并不在那个列表里。但秉着尊重内心和随缘之原则，给大家推荐一个耳熟能详的名字，Sheryl Sandberg， 脸书的COO。她的Lean in一书也值得大家一个下午的时间来翻看。
This sweet yet self-assured lady has gained more and more attention this past years, almost becoming one of the icon/ symbol to the feminist movement. Here is the main structure of the talk:
Too few women at the high end part of the workforce.
Messages to individual women who wants to stay in workforce
1. Sit at the table
Women systematically underestimate their/our own ability. Believe in yourself, negotiate for yourself and own your own success
2. Make your partner a real partner
3. Don't leave before you leave
Don't plan a head by leaning back, strive for challenging, rewarding opportunity.
Hope lies with the next generation. We need to keep on fighting.
A real simple introduction to the talk. For the one who is interested, please watch it to learn more. As a tip, Sheryl has quite a voice to listen to and an impressive speech skill.
However, my sharing is not about feminist, mainly, although it is of course important. While re-watching this talk, the word "Likeability" made a huge impression on me and even lead to the final decision to leave all other brilliant talks aside and write about Sheryl as my first post.
"Success and likeability are positively correlated for men and negatively correlated for women."
Success is one thing, to finish the tasks, to perform outstandingly, to become excellent. However that may have little correlation to being liked. Steve Jobs, Elon Musk were/are quite successful, but we all know that not many stories said they are truly liked by many. As I said, I don't want to tap into the gender differences/ inequality topics today. I want to point out the word "likeability" for all us and post a question here:
How does likeability fit in your life's goal?