- White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emaneul cleans out his toenails with a toothpick.
- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Oscar-nominated director of 'Babel', jiggles his leg up and down in meetings.
- Atsutoshi Nishida, President of the Toshiba Corporation, keeps his wallet in the breast pocket of his jacket.
- Sir Nicholas Macpherson, Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, does the Everyman crossword in his bath on Sunday mornings.
- Carl-Henric Svanberg, CEO of Ericcson Telecommunications, absent-mindedly pulls hairs from his moustache when thinking.
- Jaideep Bose, Editor in Chief of the Times of India, empties his pocket change each night into a clay dish his daughter made at school.
- Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky, Commander in Chief of the Russian Navy, sleeps with the light on.
Monday, 23 March 2009
Posted by John Finnemore at 2:50 pm