In a posting at the Washington Post Guest Insights blog, Sharon McDowell-Larsen describes the results of a ten-year study that tracked executives and their exercise habits. "The exercisers rated significantly higher than their non-exercising peers on overall leadership effectiveness," McDowell-Larsen writes. "They also scored higher in a number of specific areas, including "inspiring commitment, credibility, leading others, leading by example, energy, resilience, and calmness."
Fitting exercise into a busy schedule is always a challenge, but McDowell-Larsen (who is also an exercise physiologist) has a few helpful suggestions. Click through to the full blog post to get all the details.