Sheryl Sandberg’s Inspiring Speech At Harvard Business School

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Sheryl Sandberg’s Inspiring Speech At Harvard Business School

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EXCELLENT CAREER ADVICE: ‘GET ON A ROCKET SHIP’

Excellent career advice.  And then he said, “Get on a rocket ship.  When companies are growing quickly and having a lot of impact, careers take care of themselves.  And when companies aren’t growing quickly or their missions don’t matter as much, that’s when stagnation and politics come in.  If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat. Just get on.”

About six and one-half years later, when I was leaving Google, I took that advice to heart. I was offered CEO jobs at a bunch of companies, but I went to Facebook as COO.  At the time people said, why are you going to work for a 23-year-old?

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