And the higher position, the better.
Senior managers with the courage to admit they have battled demons, or still do, will win the undying gratitude and respect of those they lead.
Those who play out their careers in denial, will simply reinforce the stigma that mental illness is for the weak and something to be ashamed of. That success and mental illness are mutually exclusive.
And that’s rubbish.
Seeing there aren’t many senior managers talking about their own mental health, here’s an interesting article about elite sports people doing so:
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