Modern CEOs live a homeless, lonely life. The death of Total’s boss highlights the toll of a high-stress jet-setting lifestyle.
It’s like expecting physicians to work 50-hour shifts in the emergency room. Who can operate at the top of their game with this level of grueling travel?
The best way any CEO can explain his or her company’s strategy, values and the jobs people need to perform is to be in the room, in front of a lot of employees or other constituents. Nothing works as well as that personal presence, despite the personal toll that can take