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Friday, February 8, 2013 - 3:41am

WORKING: The Weight Of Leadership

If you have your eyes on a leadership position at work, you better also keep your eye on your waistline.

Recruiters now say staying trim is required for anyone who’s angling for a corner office. Our go-to expert on work and careers, Brandon Smith, talks about this new standard for advancement – and how far down the chain of command it goes.

Brandon Smith teaches about leadership, communication, and workplace culture at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. More of his advice is on his blog and at While you’re there, ask him your workplace or career question. We might use your question on a future radio segment.