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(From BusinessWorld (Philippines))
Byline: Johanna Paola D. Poblete
The stereotypical head honcho is unlikely to be seen in public out of a suit, has at most four hours of sleep a day, and works at least six days a week. He is bedecked with gadgetry that keeps him on point of contact 24/7. He is a frequent flier and a health buff - the better to function for work. And he can network with his eyes closed.
But unfortunately, these comfortable pigeonholing stereotypes are always ever the guide and never the absolute truth. For example, contrary to the belief that deals are made on the putting green, not every executive considers the sport an appropriate use of his time, as marketing communications consultancy firm TeamAsia discovered. At a recent golf tournament …