Michael Ensser

Michael Ensser Egon Zehnder, Berlin

Die Welt am Sonntag – Sabbaticals Gain Growing Acceptance

With the psychological strains and time pressure of leadership growing steadily, more executives are looking for ways to ease the load, reports Die Welt am Sonntag. “Today we are mainly seeing a sporty, fit, wiry generation of managers,” confirms Michael Ensser, Managing Partner of Egon Zehnder Germany. Another common strategy is to take some time out. “The sabbatical is an accepted way of finding oneself without damaging your career,” notes Ensser.

Full story: Inga Michler: Dürfen Top-Manager denn niemals Schwäche zeigen? (“Are Leaders Never Allowed to Show Weakness?”) in Die Welt am Sonntag (20 September 2015).

Michael Ensser

Michael Ensser Egon Zehnder, Berlin