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Study: overweight CEOs don't get respect

A new study says CEOs who are overweight and out of shape do not demand the same respect as those who are trim and fit.

Those in the corner offices are in jobs with high stress and physical exertion and thus if they don't appear to be able to handle it may not be considered for an executive position or may not be respected if they are already there.

“Because the demands of leadership can be quite strenuous, the physical aspects are just as important as everything else,”Sharon McDowell-Larsen, an exercise physiologist who runs an executive-fitness program for the nonprofit Center for Creative Leadership, told the Wall Street Journal.

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