Professionals can turn to drugs or alcohol in an effort to cope with the pressures they face. If they then achieve sobriety they will then need new skills to deal with these issues.
Addiction among Working Americans Not so long ago, addiction was thought to be limited to musicians or those living on the fringes of society or deep in urban slums. Americans are gradually waking up to the fact that addiction exists at every level of our current society.
Executives are often under pressure and turn to drugs and alcohol as a method of coping with the hectic pace and stress. Once addicted it’s important they get help before everything crashes around them.
How Business Executives Can Avoid the Trap of Addiction When you’re an executive, you’re accustomed to giving the orders and being the one others come to for decisive action.