March 6, 2007

News & Opinion: Jack in Newsweek

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 3:56 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture, The Company

Jack was quoted in Newsweek a few weeks ago, in the February 19 issue. The article was about Ram Charan, a long-time consultant to top CEOs and the author of several books--most recently of Know-How: The 8 Skills That Separate People Who Perform From People Who Don't.
The article, The CEO Whisperer, demystifies this nomadic, private man who sleeps in hotels 365 days a year, rarely lectures, and has acted as a quiet consultant to dozens of top executives--most notably Jack Welch, when he ran General Electric.
Here's Jack's quote (we added the spotlight):
P.S. You might not have seen this article in your issue - it was only featured in the Enterprise edition of Newsweek, a special edition for executives and businesses.

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.