Those who can't manage themselves can't be expected to manage anything else either.

I often reflect on the point in my career when I was promoted to a position reporting to the Vice Chairman of one of the largest insurance companies in the world. I was so excited to be a senior person “in charge” at a young stage of my career. However, I began to notice, in the first couple of weeks, that people who used to just drop in to my office no longer stopped by.

It’s the quest of many working people – work hard, do a good job and get promoted someday so you can be the boss. It’s the reward in most corporate cultures, to climb the ladder and be in charge. If most of us get to the top by climbing our way there, how come we forget what it’s like to be down in the ranks?

Charlie Bell, CEO of McDonalds, (60 years old) Ranjan Das, CEO of SAP India, (42 years old) and Jerald Fishman, CEO of Analog Services (67 years old) - What do these men have in common? The world lost them way too soon to a disease that is becoming all too common among CEOs. Heart disease.  

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