From the HuffPo: Sheryl Sandberg’s New Metaphor for Careers

Normally, I would not include a business-oriented post in an education blog, but there are some interesting implications in this article. Sheryl Sandberg changes the career metaphor from a ladder to a jungle gym. Perhaps its time to find similar metaphors for education, society, and life in general as well. The levels of complexity and interconnectedness can be likened to increasingly more involved and layered jungle gyms, of which the corporate career is but one.

Whether to Harvard Business School MBAs or any gathering to celebrate success, Sandberg’s speech offers encouragement and promises of adventure to all. Read on. I found the speech very enjoyable.

Sheryl Sandberg: A New Metaphor for Your Career.

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About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.
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