Health/Wellness

The Case for Making Staff Mental Health a CEO Performance Indicator

Should CEO pay ever be influenced by staffs' mental wellbeing? At least one prominent political personality in Australia thinks it should be, and he's won the backing of the country's chief lobby group for business leaders.

SPONSORED CONTENT The Impact of Losing an Executive

Every enterprise has select individuals who are ultimately responsible for building shareholder value, company growth, corporate culture and the vision for the future. If anything happened to them, how difficult would they be to replace?

6 Ways to Stop Stress from Leading You to Desperate Measures

The latest suicide of a top executive—in this case, that of former Zurich Insurance CEO Martin Senn—begs the question of how leaders can better grapple with the stress and loneliness at the top that comes with their position.

Finding your Balance: Running your Company Without Running Yourself into the Ground

As the founder and CEO of two successful companies before the age of 30, my learning curve was nothing but steep. I started Dane PCG, a NYC based affordable housing brokerage, in 2008 and by 2013 founded Saxon/Hart, an event production firm that focuses on causes to create a social impact. But despite the continued success of both my companies, I found myself struggling under their weight. I wanted to be able to say you can do it all, but it just wasn’t proving true.

4 Health Screening Tests CEOs Need Now (But May Be Avoiding)

Spring is here, and spring training for athletes is in session. While you’re not an athlete—at least, not a professional one—there’s no better time than now for you to engage in a little spring training of your own with an annual physical exam.

A Healthy Approach to CEO Illness

How should companies cope with a leader’s health crisis?

How 11 CEOs Unplug and Power Down

Sometimes, CEOs just need to get away from it all—take a real break from the meetings, decisions, annoyances and confrontations that it takes to run a company. They benefit by ending  up refreshed and thinking more clearly. Whether it’s for five minutes or two weeks, company chiefs have come up with a variety of ways to do it, but their varied methods all amount to the same goal: going incommunicado.

Women Executives Are Monitoring and Analyzing Mayer’s Maternity-Leave Decision

Marissa Mayer has been shaking things up since she became CEO of Yahoo in 2012. Sometimes she causes waves with how she’s trying to lead the once-pioneering tech brand back to its old relevance. And sometimes—as now—Mayer is the subject of controversy over how she handles the very public intersection between her private life and as a mother and her position as a leading icon of female CEOs.

Flip Side: On Second Thought … It’s Good… it’s Bad. Then it’s Good Again.

Uh-oh, not again! The government now admits that it was completely wrong about cholesterol. Contrary to what they’ve told the public for 30 years, fat and cholesterol are actually good for your health; it’s switching to carbs that is bad! Darn, darn, darn! But that’s not all.
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A survey of nearly 500 U.S. CEOs shows an increasing number of companies planning for renewed growth in the months ahead—if the nation comes together to overcome the challenges of Covid.