Name That Bald CEO's Head!
Behold the shiny, shiny heads of some of America's most powerful men.
Easy for him to say. Gates's head sports a bold side-part, beautifully offset by his steely gray eyes. For scores of other big-name CEOs, fate hasn't been so kind.
Take Gates's right-hand man, Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer. The man is balder than an eagle. Same goes for Goldman Sachs (GS) honcho Lloyd Blankfein, and IAC (IACI) executive Barry Diller.
Indeed, scores of celebrated CEOs have heads that are perfectly hairless.
All of this should come as good news to other men suffering from a smooth scalp. Baldness, it seems, has little affect on professional success.
In fact, according to USA Today, many CEOs would prefer to be bald rather than short. Studies show that taller men tend to make more money than their shorter brothers. In his book Blink, Malcolm Gladwell notes that 30% of Fortune 500 CEOs are 6-foot-2 or taller, compared to only 4% of all men.
So when it comes to advancing your career, perhaps it's time to retire the toupee and Rogaine. Instead, show your bald skull proudly (and wear lifts). It could be just the thing to help you get ahead.
Join Hoofy & Boo as they take a look at the follicle challenges on the heads of some of America's biggest companies.
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