What the experts are saying
“…Korn/Ferry International found that companies with strong financial performance tend to have employees with higher levels of self-awareness than poorly performing companies.”
– Chinwe Esimai, “Great Leadership Starts With Self- Awareness” Forbes.com, Feb, 2018
“For leaders who see themselves as their employees do, their employees tend to have a better relationship with them, feel more satisfied with them, and see them as more effective in general.”
– Archi Trujillo, Harvard Business Review, 2018
Increasing demands that extend beyond fiscal responsibilities and into the social, behavioral, and generational concerns of organizations means that leaders must be “on” all the time. When we add technology’s contribution to eroding the boundaries between personal time and our work days many leaders feel that they have to be available 24 hours a day. The continuous cycle of demands has high-lighted the impact to the
executive leaders well-being.
Multiple studies demonstrate that executive leaders are susceptible to performance pressures and see their performance negatively impacted as a result.
CEO’s that admitted fear of failure keeps them awake, more than any other concern
Other concerns reported:
Data from a 2018 study commissioned by Norwest Venture Partners of 200 CEOs. https://www.nvp.com/ceojourneystudy/
Physical Health Risks
Even more startling than these statistics that speak to areas of happiness and potential job satisfaction is the real and very present concern of physical health risks that lead to premature deaths and emotional health issues that contribute to an increased risk of suicidailty that many of our corporate leaders are now faced with.
An immediate focus on self-care can’t be ignored. The news is filled with news of unexpected deaths and sudden departures in the C-suite.
”Anika Therapeutics Mourns the Sudden Passing of Joseph Darling, President and Chief Executive Officer
Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANIK) announced today with great sadness that Joseph Darling, its President and Chief Executive Officer, passed away unexpectedly on January 29, 2020 in Upstate New York. He was 62.Globe NewswireJan. 29, 2020
”Mark Hurd, co-CEO of Oracle, dies at 62
Mark Hurd, who was co-chief of Oracle and former head of HP during a period rocked by scandals, died Friday. He was 62.CNBC.comJordan Novet and Lauren Feiner, Oct. 12, 2019
Doctor 2 Doctor is a blend of organizational development, psychological training, emotional fitness coaching and resiliency training created to pragmatically address the wellness concerns of those in today’s C-suite holistically. Our program is a 12 month engagement that begins with a two-day experiential deep dive.
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We understand that, each of our clients has a personal team that supports their private infrastructure at home. Doctor 2 Doctor includes a strategy that is designed to assist you in managing your home life and relationships. Let’s leverage the tools that we are offering to your organization to improve your performance and satisfaction away from the office.
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Doctor 2 Doctor is a program that focuses on the core being of executive leaders.
Our belief is the leaders of every organization needs a safe and confidential environment, where they can share their concerns and seek solutions without judgement. We have built a program that provides executive leaders the opportunity to address factors impacting their overall emotional wellness individually and in a small group of the corporate peers. As leaders, we recognize that each organization has pressure points that can serve to distract, pull on, and drain corporate leadership in a way that is unique to C–Suite level leaders. These distractions can lead to lost opportunities, decreased revenue, job dissatisfaction, and physical and emotional health issues.