Middle Manager in Peril

To give you an impression of how we can help you stay healthy as a leader, here is an example: A middle manager in a large organization worked some 12–13 hours per day including traveling to work and back home. He was experiencing high levels of stress, extreme pressures and a total lack of personal time to think about decisive topics in his working and private life. All of these circumstances resulted in negative physical and mental health reactions occurring monthly. During a participatory session and then a private session, he made the decision to stop driving his car to work and take public transport instead. He explained to the other participants that this way he gained 1.5 hours of ‘free time’ each day, which he could use to think about pivotal topics. According to him,