Developing your ability to overcome challenges, find confidence and cope with stress through regular physical activity is beneficial in every aspect of life, and these skills translate particularly to the workplace. The mental and physical gains from regular training help out not only the individual, but also in leadership where a healthy and active leader can lead by example and inspire their whole team. A happier and more productive team, working in an environment where physical activity is encouraged will boost productivity across the whole business, with more energised, confident and creative employees delivering better results.
Written by a business leader and former US Navy SEAL, Brent Gleeson, this article provides and interesting insight from someone who has lead teams both in the field and the workplace and how these skills can be translated. I think the leader's capacity to lead by example and inspire and motivate their employees should not be overlooked. Please click through to see more details on each of his five points.
"In a fast paced entrepreneurial organization, I believe a good leader must maintain mental and physical wellness in order to effectively drive the business forward and inspire the team. I strongly believe that a fit leader is a better leader, and here are the five reasons why: 1. Energy and Productivity 2. Confidence and Creativity 3. Facing Challenges 4. Mental Wellness 5. Influence