It’s not only the long distance runner who faces loneliness and isolation. According to Kristi Hedges in Forbes “any leader’s isolation has negative ramifications on others. And it’s not just CEOs who experience this kind of loneliness — it’s team managers, entrepreneurs, and community leaders too".
The role of CEO is a very solitary position. Often quoted as the toughest and loneliest job in business. Everyone in the organisation is quick to come to the CEO for advice, decisions and strategy but where can the CEO seek unbiased, informed, professional advice?