No stranger to navigating ultracompetitive work environments, Slaughter argues that women, even when they adhere to Sandberg’s advice, have a difficult time finding a balance between home and the office. The lucky few who scale the peaks of professional stature are wealthy, superhuman, or self-employed. The economic and cultural obstacles standing in the way of equal treatment for women in the workforce are formidable, in her view.
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*A special thanks to Ashley Mitchell, an undergraduate student at the University of Texas at San Antonio, for bringing this story to the attention of the Organizational Communication in the News team!*