Alice Eagly

A social psychologist discusses how following her interests—rather than the crowd—shaped her career and her status as an intellectual leader.

Born or Made?

“I think you can learn to be a leader and I think it’s a learned talent. But the motivation to learn it is, it has to be there, so maybe that’s innate.”

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Leaders Are Readers

Books I Recommend

  • The Feminine Mystique
    —by Betty Friedan
    (Non-Fiction; Feminism)
  • Lean In
    —by Sheryl Sandberg
    (Non-Fiction; Biography)

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