I didn’t get to “know” Pippi until I was actually an adult. I moved to Sweden from Romania when I was 11, and at that age all other kids had had their Pippi phase. Now since I have 2 kids of my own, I have become a big Pippi fan too.
Having worked for a handful of companies I have had the great pleasure to work with some very amazing CEOs, and some less talented ones. Since I also have a couple of businesses of my own, I of course think about the day when we will have to hire a CEO, and what that position means. What are the essential characteristics for a successful, motivational and inspiring CEO?
From reading amazing Astrid Lindgren’s books about Pippi, I have drawn some inspiration to how my ideal CEO should be.
This is why I think Pippi is so fantastic and the connections to my dream CEO: