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Have you participated in LeanIn Circles at your firm? Thoughts? Also, let's please keep the gender issue hating comments civil if they come at all

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Female here. Nope and that's because I disagree with Sandberg.

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Which parts? Have you read the book? I def do disagree too, but I am wondering about the concept of LeanIn circles in consulting firms and under what circumstances they are a good idea. I was so surprised that the people spearheading the initiative within the firm hadn't even read the book!

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I started one a while back and it was great. We met monthly and spent about half the time following the prescribed "program" from her site and half the time just catching up and gossiping. Then, one by one they all got married/pregnant and left the firm for industry/boutique practices with limited travel...needless to say I haven't started another one since.

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Just like @D1 I prefer to recline...

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Some suggestions on LeanIn are good. Unless the entire system changes, it will be difficult for women to keep leaning in

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