Sheryl Sandberg « Back Next »

Chief Operating Officer, Facebook

“It’s really important to do things you believe in. People talk all the time about what makes a good manager, what makes a good leader. And fundamentally, what makes a good leader is someone who inspires you. The only way to inspire anyone or inspire yourself is if you care about what you’re doing. You have to actually care about what you’re doing. I’ve only ever worked on things I care about. I started my career right out of college working on leprosy in India for the World Bank. I went on to work at the Treasury Department during the Asian financial crisis, and then moved to Google where, I really believed, they were also shaping the world we live in. Now, I’m here at Facebook where I believe in the mission. I’m passionate about it.”

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