22 Jul '12, 9am

Doug Conant: Leadership is a sacred task: In the latest episode in a series on leading with higher ambition, for...

Doug Conant: Leadership is a sacred task: In the latest episode in a series on leading with higher ambition, for...

Nature of Business radio, created and hosted by Chrissy Coughlin, is a weekly show on business and environment. This week on Nature of Business I had the great fortune of speaking with Doug Conant , the former CEO of The Campbell Soup Company and best-selling author of Touch Points . Continuing my series on leading with higher ambition, Doug spoke about his time at Campbell, what he did to turn the company around and why it worked, work-life balance, the importance of listening and communicating, the direct correlation between life as a CEO and whac-a-mole , and much more. Most of us innately know that life is always better lived with purpose, and Doug certainly has a purpose. In his case, he says it is "to build world-class organizations that defy the critics and thrive in the face of adversity." And he's done it time and time again. Here's an example: In 2010, during a d...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/07/22/doug-conant-leade...

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