Being the boss isn’t so stressful after all

A new study just out from James Gross of Stanford University and six other researchers has shown that the higher people go as a leader, the less stress they experience.

It turns out that being the CEO is less stressful than being a senior manager.

It’s an intriguing idea, as it flies in the face of the current thinking about leadership, which has supported the notion that top leaders are under enormous stress.

David Rock explains at HBR Blog Network.


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