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The Stresses Of Leadership Shortens Life Expectancy

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New research from BerkeleyHaas is perhaps unlikely to shift the sympathy needle too much, but it does nonetheless highlight the damage the stresses of leadership has on those at the top. Hostile takeovers. The post The Stresses Of Leadership Shortens Life Expectancy first appeared on The Horizons Tracker.

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How Stress Ages CEOs

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The extent of this impact has been confirmed by a recent Wharton study , which shows that the stress associated with leadership can reduce the life expectancy of CEOs. Indeed, the study found that when anti-takeover laws provided a degree of protection from takeover pressures, the average lifespan of a CEO rose by 2 years, compared to a 1.5-year

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12 Reasons Crisis Leadership Trumps Crisis Management

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One thing is for sure – we’ll all be better off when leaders stop trying to manage a crisis and become more proficient at crisis leadership. In his latest book Hacking Leadership , Mike Myatt explains how aligning organizational purpose with strategic imperatives and operational focus is the key to exceptional performance.