Career Advice From Ex-CEO of P&G
“I want to do things I really enjoy with people I really like.”
–Arthur G. Lafley, former P&G CEO; The Wall Street Journal (4/8/2010)
Lafley, who just retired from P&G to join a private equity firm, gave the above explanation for his career move.
Skip all the career counseling books, and take Lafley’s advice!
Of course, it certainly helps that Lafley doesn’t have to worry about financial considerations.
It’s also true that being a partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC, the private equity firm Lafley’s joining, is one of the most lucrative gigs in the world.