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Most entrepreneurial CEOs are on the spectrum for bipolar disorder. Also known as manic-depressive illness, bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes significant shifts in mood, from elation to extreme depression. Some research indicates people with bipolar disorder may show superior leadership skills early in life, possibly because of the intense energy and focus that comes with the manic phase of the illness. It’s been called “the CEO disease” because so many notable leaders, including Winston Churchill, Ted Turner, and Jane Pauley are known or believed to have experienced bipolar disorder. Do you or your employees get tired of the chaos that you caused with your crazy random ideas? If so, today’s episode is for you.
In This Episode You’ll Learn:
- The 11 traits shared by most entrepreneurs.
- Why, for an entrepreneur, bipolar disorder can be a superpower.
- How to navigate the highs and lows of being a CEO, and how to ride the entrepreneurial roller coaster.
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