How the practice of ultra-endurance sports nourishes the role of leaders

Posted on February 6, 2020 by Anne Chevillotte
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While it has been demonstrated by a 10-year study carried out in the United States that companies whose CEOs are marathon runners have a 5.9% higher company value growth as other CEOs, all other things being equal, how does the practice of ultra-endurance strengthen the personal development of executives and feed their leadership?

If leadership is defined by the managers’ ability to bring ideas, to carry and demonstrate strong values, and to have a strong personal energy that they know how to communicate to others, Steve Jobs has added another dimension. That of perseverance.

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About Anne Chevillotte

Anne ChevillotteAnne is part of the Manufacturing and the B2B Services practice. She covers searches in manufacturing (packaging, food, chemical, automotive, engineering, medical device) and B2B services (leisure, travelling). She worked for TRANSEARCH International during the last 15 years. She began her career in higher education in France & in Asia. Anne received her Post Graduate degree in History and later a Masters in Management Degree, IAE.


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