“News that Lazard chief Bruce Wasserstein had been hospitalized for an irregular heartbeat didn’t hurt the investment firm’s shares too much, down just 1% in Monday trading,” Michael Corkery blogs for The Wall Street Journal.
“The lesson? Openess can be healthy,” Corkery writes. “That is in marked contrast to the experience at Apple.”
Corkery writes, “Jobs had been treated for cancer in 2004… Then in January, Jobs said he had a hormonal imbalance that was relatively straight forward to treat. About a week later, Jobs said he would have to take the next six months off for treatment. He eventually had to have a liver transplant.”
“By contrast, Lazard’s statement late Sunday night was short, but to the point,” Corkery writes. “Wasserstein, ‘has been hospitalized for an irregular heartbeat. His condition is serious, but he is stable and recovering,’ the statement said.”
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[Attribution: AppleInsider. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “James W.” for the heads up.]