The sound body is the product of the sound mind. – George Bernard Shaw
In the wake of my 50th birthday last year, I decided that it was time, once and for all, to get back on track with a regular exercise routine. I had always enjoyed sporting activities but like many I found too many convenient excuses not to take proper care of my body. I was overweight.
The findings of a recent Gallup poll found an average of 62.8 percent of all American adults were overweight or obese in the first half of 2012 -- 36.3 percent were overweight and 26.2 percent were obese. According to Gallup, this means “millions of people are at a high risk for developing -- if they haven’t already -- costly and deadly chronic illnesses such as diabetes and high blood pressure.”
With leadership comes high expectations. In your business or organization certain disciplines are required to perform at the levels necessary to succeed. While you would no more neglect the leadership skills necessary to oversee your business, why would you compromise the leadership of your health?