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A CEO With His Head On Straight

images-3This may be the shortest post ever on Hard Lessons—it is a link to a Washington Post interview with Unilever CEO, Paul Polman.

A few teasers:

He is “ashamed of the amount of money I earn.”

“Just being a CEO in itself is not success. I would not relate success to a title or position.”

“I don’t have any frustrations. It sounds a little silly, but life is too short for me. I don’t worry about all the things that happen, I just think about what to do with them.”

If you are a bit—or a lot skeptical—about CEOs, this will give you a glimmer of hope. The business world needs more like Paul Polman.

Click here: Interview with Unilever CEO, Paul Polman

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