About beryl

I work at Amazon.

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  • beryl shared from Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
    At the time, other companies were willing to hire me as CEO, but I joined Facebook as COO. At first, people questioned why I would take a “lower level” job working for a twenty-three-year-old. No one asks me that anymore. As I did when I joined Google, I prioritized potential for fast growth and the mission of the company above title.
    Note: Fast growth..
  • beryl shared from Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
    Using a mentor’s time to validate feelings may help psychologically, but it’s better to focus on specific problems with real solutions. Most people in the position to mentor are quite adept at problem solving. Give them a problem to solve.
  • beryl shared from Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story by Arnold Schwarzenegger
    Everything I did could have been my hobby. It was my hobby, in a way. I was passionate about all of it. My definition of living is to have excitement always; that’s the difference between living and existing.
  • beryl shared from Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story by Arnold Schwarzenegger
    So for me work just meant discovery and fun. If I heard somebody complaining, “Oh, I work so hard, I put in ten- and twelve-hour days,” I would crucify him. “What the fuck are you talking about, when the day is twenty-four hours? What else did you do?”
    Note: Lol. Love it.
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