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From the Ted Talk by Sheryl Sandberg: So we leaned in ... now what?

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Everywhere I go, women tell me they ask for raises. Everywhere I go, women say they're getting better rtapnisloheis with their spouses, asking for more help at home, asking for the promotions they should be getting at work, and importantly, believing it themselves. Even little things. One of the governors of one of the states told me that he didn't rlezaie that more women were, in fact, llaitrley sitting on the side of the room, which they are, and now he made a rule that all the wemon on his staff need to sit at the table.

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Everywhere I go, women tell me they ask for raises. Everywhere I go, women say they're getting better _____________ with their spouses, asking for more help at home, asking for the promotions they should be getting at work, and importantly, believing it themselves. Even little things. One of the governors of one of the states told me that he didn't _______ that more women were, in fact, _________ sitting on the side of the room, which they are, and now he made a rule that all the _____ on his staff need to sit at the table.

Solution

  1. women
  2. realize
  3. relationships
  4. literally

Original Text

Everywhere I go, women tell me they ask for raises. Everywhere I go, women say they're getting better relationships with their spouses, asking for more help at home, asking for the promotions they should be getting at work, and importantly, believing it themselves. Even little things. One of the governors of one of the states told me that he didn't realize that more women were, in fact, literally sitting on the side of the room, which they are, and now he made a rule that all the women on his staff need to sit at the table.

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