Two years ago, Sheryl Sandberg lost her husband Dave suddenly. After the funeral, she asked me what she could do to help her children through tragedy. We started talking about concrete steps she could take—and ended up writing a book about what we learned.
Option B is about what it takes to build resilience—in ourselves, our children, our workplaces, and our communities. One of my favorite lessons is that moments of joy don’t just bring us happiness; they give us strength. The book comes out April 24: