In today's accelerated world, with its competing priorities, information overload and confounding options, we can all use a compass, a guiding strategy to help navigate the parade of life decisions: Should I uproot my family for a higher paying job? Should I settle down and have children, or continue my work hard/play hard life?
As a work-life columnist for O, The Oprah Magazine and as a writer, with her husband and former GE CEO Jack Welch, of "The Welch Way" column in BusinessWeek, Suzy Welch has developed a simple and yet incredibly helpful life-management tool she contends will cut through the noise and provides clarity for answering all of our work and life dilemmas.
Join this powerhouse couple for a discussion of how to put their principles to work in reclaiming your lives at home, in love and at work.
Jack Welch is the head of Jack Welch, LLC. He began his career with the General Electric Company in 1960 and in 1981, became the company's eighth chairman and CEO. During his more than 20-year tenure as CEO, the company's market capitalization rose from $13 billion to $400 billion. In 2000, he was named "Manager of the Century" by Fortune magazine. In 2001, he wrote his number one New York Times and international best-selling autobiography, Jack: Straight from the Gut. He recently launched the Jack Welch Management Institute, a unique online MBA program.
Suzy Welch, formerly Suzy Wetlaufer, is a noted commentator and business journalist. She was editor of the Harvard Business Review, and has written extensively on management and leadership.
Her latest book, 10-10-10: A Life-Transforming Idea (Scribner), is a New York Times best-seller that deals with life decision-making strategies.
"I think we've bottomed out in the economy," says former GE CEO Jack Welch. But adds, "I'm not concerned about the short term...but I'm concerned as can be about two, three, four years out with these mounting deficits."