David Solomon, president and chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs, will succeed Lloyd Blankfein as CEO on October 1. Photo: Bloomberg
Stephen Vines
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Stephen Vines

DJ like Goldman’s next CEO, paint like Churchill, golf like a deal-maker – a good leader has hobbies

Stephen Vines says David Solomon’s unusual pastime shows how having a life away from work need not be a detriment to success, whereas Elon Musk’s thoughtless comments in the aftermath of the Thai soccer team’s rescue show that a narrow focus on work can be bad for business

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David Solomon, president and chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs, will succeed Lloyd Blankfein as CEO on October 1. Photo: Bloomberg
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