How to Avoid the "Superman" Complex

Anyone who has suffered from the onslaught of trying to do it all knows all about the "Superman" complex, especially Max Carey, who coined the term 11 years ago.

Carey, CEO of Corporate Resources Development in Atlanta, GA, has amassed his experience over the past several years into a new book titled, "The Superman Complex."

CPAs and accounting professionals who share this sentiment will want to read a special interview presented by Inc. magazine, in which Carey shares the stories he has heard from others who also have tried to achieve too much at the risk of their families, friends and co-workers.

Take the time to read this article. It may save you a lot of stress at work, at home and in your relationships with others . . .

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