Just ask Sheryl Sandberg.
How to Think About Your Career
Julie Zhuo

Why do we use as evidence and focus on such extreme and rarified examples as if everyone can get there too? Sometimes our “superstar mentors” were in the right place, in the right time and knew the right people. They may or may not have any more superlative skills than the rest of us. It is as if someone wins the lottery, do we say that all of a sudden they are experts at picking numbers?