New York — Johnson & Johnson (J&J) thinks it has the answer to executive burnout. All it takes is a physiologist, a dietitian, an executive coach, and $100,000 in special services. J&J is launching an intensive programme on Monday to make sure its senior executives stay in top physical, mental, and emotional form. The programme, which the health and personal care company is calling Premier Executive Leadership, will surround its leadership class with specialists like the medical crew around an astronaut after splashdown. A battery of services will include abdominal ultrasounds at the Mayo Clinic and home visits by a dietitian for cupboard inspections. "Leaders aren’t a set of skills and tools. They’re a human being," said Lowinn Kibbey, the head of Johnson & Johnson’s Human Performance Institute, which developed the programme. "Many of these leaders arrive in these roles without being equipped with how to stay healthy and resilient." So J&J has spent the past year trying out its ant...

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