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How To Be Healthy, Even Though a CEO: 11 easy ways

Updated June 6, 2013

Headhunter Confessions: how the job market really works [www.execsearch.com.au]

Being a CEO is physically as well as mentally demanding.

Taking care of business also means taking care of your health.

From my 35 years of athletic training and research on nutrition, I’ve culled the 11 easiest ways for a body (your body) to stay healthy.  Where possible, I’ve included the additional years of life you’ll enjoy by following these simple steps.

  1. Floss daily!  Dental infections cause inflammation of immune and arterial systems.  How important is it?  It can add +6.4 years of life.
  2. Catch your Zzzzzzz’s.  Sleep 8-10 hours a night.  Your brain’s ability to process information drops precipitously without enough sleep.  “Enough” is 8-10 hours.  Anything less creates a sleep deficit which means your decision-making ability erodes quickly, ie, you become stupid.  (+ 3 years).
  3. Walk the dog, even if you don’t have one.  A simple 20 minute walk provides the biggest ‘bang for the…

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About Dr. Duff Watkins [www.execsearch.com.au]

international executive search consultant / author-- dispensing career advice about how the job market really works


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