Learn more about the story behind "Option B"
The authors of the hit self-help book Option B, Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, will appear on stage in conversation with Cheryl Strayed, as they talk about building resilience and moving forward after life’s setbacks. Written together after the death of Sandberg's husband, she was on the search to recovery, as well as providing joy for her two children; Grant's experience as a psychologist helped to formulate new recovery tactics for families, friends and even in the workplace. Discover how their book became one of the biggest successes in self help, "building resilience and finding meaning in the face of adversity."
A must-read for anybody who has dealt with death and grief in close proximity, Sandberg's journey to recovery and resilience without warning whilst on a family vacation to Mexico, when her CEO husband passed away suddenly. Finding herself taking over her husband's role at SurveyMonkey and trying to juggle work and family life, Sandberg's emotional Facebook posts soon turned into a writing journey towards happiness and reconciliation.