The Missing Link to Innovation and Inclusion

Why I am leaving the best job I ever had

Bravo.

Max Schireson's blog

Earlier this summer, Matt Lauer asked Mary Barra, the CEO of GM, whether she could balance the demands of being a mom and being a CEO. The Atlantic asked similar questions of PepsiCo’s female CEO Indra Nooyi. As a male CEO, I have been asked what kind of car I drive and what type of music I like, but never how I balance the demands of being both a dad and a CEO.

While the press haven’t asked me, it is a question that I often ask myself. Here is my situation:

* I have 3 wonderful kids at home, aged 14, 12 and 9, and I love spending time with them: skiing, cooking, playing backgammon, swimming, watching movies or Warriors or Giants games, talking, whatever.
* I am on pace to fly 300,000 miles this year, all the normal CEO travel plus commuting between Palo Alto and New York…

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3 Responses to “Why I am leaving the best job I ever had”

  1. Rhonda Laurencelle

    I’ve never seen anything like this. I’m stunned, amazed, proud.

    Reply
    • jackieacho

      Always great to hear from you Rhonda. I know. I believe we’re entering a tipping point….things like this will happen more and more.

      Reply

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