Energy and Flow

Lead Change Blog

We perform our best when we are in the energy and flow of the moment. No matter what you are doing, it will always be better when you are tapping into your natural energy and flow. Whether listening or playing, solo or in a group, music can have a massive impact on our energy levels.

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Energy Vampires

Lead Change Blog

If Halloween was the only day energy vampires came around too. Energy vampires are deadly to an organization; especially when they are in leadership positions. What I find remarkable are how many energy vampires we have in the workforce. If so, you may be an energy vampire.

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5 Ways To Manage Your Energy Levels

Lead Change Blog

What you can do, however, is manage your energy. Energy is the amount of effort we expend into doing something. Approach a task with high levels of energy and you can often get the task completed with super-human speed. Approach the same task with lackluster energy, and it seems to take forever. So here are my five tips for managing your energy levels so that you can become as productive as possible each and every day, and so get more done in less time.

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The Organizational Energy Formula

Lead Change Blog

The shocking loss of meaning at work is energy draining. Alternative sources of energy are correspondingly and desperately sought. Such is the impact of a manager’s corrosive behavior on the energy flow of an organization. The Organizational Energy Formula.

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How To Turn Conflict into an Energy Source, NOT an Energy Drain

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Most people dread conflict and can’t imagine how they could turn conflict into an energy source because they don’t understand what it really is. Conflict is simply energy – the energy […].

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How to Manage Energy: 4 Out Of 10 Are Drained At Work

Leadership Freak

The inability to manage energy guarantees failure. The Energy Project) 5 ways to manage human energy: #1. Set a work-timer for… Continue reading → energy Leadership Development organizational successOnly 56% of employees feel energized at work. Work like a sprinter.

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How to Fuel Energy and Explore Possibility

Leadership Freak

The need for a quick solution prevents leaders from asking powerful questions. What if questions are more powerful than statements? Powerful questions: #1. Ignite curiosity. Curiosity comes before solution and innovation. You know… Continue reading → Decisions Questions Leadership Development organizational success

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Energy for a New Year

Leadership Freak

The law of energy is put more in than you take out. Courage Encouragement Marks of leaders Motivation Optimism Power energize leaders Leadership Leadership Development organizational success Priorities sources of energy Lousy leaders drain people; successful leaders energize. Do eyes light up when you’re around? Those who make the biggest difference, energize others. Any person or system that takes out more than it puts in is dying.

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Are You an Energy Leader, or an Energy Drainer? Test Yourself.

Engaging Leader

” I would add more energy to any situation than I took away. The post Are You an Energy Leader, or an Energy Drainer? Blog Human energy

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How To Have More Energy Throughout Your Day

Joseph Lalonde

L eading is tough enough as it is without a lack of energy. You’ve got to have energy to lead well. But how do you make sure you have enough energy to get through the day? The odd truth is, move more to have more energy. Self-Improvement energy exercise power rest

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5 Questions to Positive Energy

Leadership Freak

Organizational energy is leadership’s responsibility. Negative energy is the result of neglect or ignorance. Focus on energy: In as little as five minutes, you can energize a team member. Successful leaders energize others. But,… Continue reading → Coaching Taking others higher Leadership Development leadership success organizational success

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Energy Managment

Linked 2 Leadership

In their book The Power of Full Engagement , authors Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz suggest that energy – not time – is our most precious resource. However, unlike batteries, human energy doesn’t store in reserve very well. So how are you doing in managing your energy?

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7 Ways Leaders Waste Valuable Time and Energy

Ron Edmondson

Wasting time and energy may be one of my biggest pet peeves as a leader. Does it ever feel like you are wasting valuable time and energy? It can be frustrating to feel your most valuable commodity – time – has been wasted or you invested good energy on the wrong things.

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12 Ways Successful Leaders Find Energy

Leadership Freak

Success requires energy. No energy – no success. Passion is focused energy. The most important thing you manage is your own energy. 7 energy drains: Self-importance. No passion – no leadership. The false… Continue reading → Managing Marks of leaders Success Taking others higher

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10 Ways to Find More Energy Today

Leadership Freak

Energy comes to you from your inner world and the world around you. Find energy by respecting it. 10 Ways to Find More Energy Today #1. Reject the need to be right all… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Leadership Development

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Onboarding – Generating Energy, From Day One

Lead Change Blog

The organization gets a shot in the arm; an instant infusion of talent and energy. Effective onboarding accelerates productivity and generates energy.

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Why Positive Leadership Energy?

Coaching Tip

At the heart of positive leadership lies the concept of positive energy. Whereas much popular literature is dominated by discussions about the toll of stress, burnout, depression, tension, anxiety, fatigue, disengagement, and fear, less attention is paid to positive energy, even though it is one of the most powerful and important predictors of organizational and individual success. Positive energy is characterized by a feeling of aliveness, arousal, vitality and zest.

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7 Powerful Ways to Reignite Your Energy

Leadership Freak

The less energy you have the more negative you become. Low energy leaders: Feel unappreciated. Energized leaders are better. Want to quit. Blow up. Can’t create or try new things. Believe the world… Continue reading → Leading

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Six Steps to Energy

Leadership Freak

Leaders correct too much and affirm too little. Hold monthly affirmation sessions. Here’s how. Invite one key player to an affirmation sessions for the sole purpose of encouragement. Be prepared. You do this so little it may freak them out. First, clarify mission, vision, and values. Second, honor their admirable qualities, outstanding service, consistency of character, [.].

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Top Leaders Explain What Fuels Their Energy

Leadership Freak

Any incompetent fool can run around barking orders like a chihuahua with the self image of a doberman. Yes, giving direction is part of leadership. But the soft stuff, like igniting, monitoring, and… Continue reading → Health Marks of leaders Motivation Success Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

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Accountability as an Energy-Giving Experience

Leadership Freak

Be accountable if you want to hold others accountable. Think of accountability as having someone in the boat with you. Who rows with you? Shout your goals from the rooftop. Secrets protect. Accountability… Continue reading → Accountability Leadership Development organizational success

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How to Plug the Energy Suck and Build High Energy Teams

Leadership Freak

High energy teams get more done. Sadly, they don’t teach managers how to track and manage team energy. Perhaps it’s a topic you’d rather ignore. Just do the work. Don’t worry about fluffy… Continue reading → Leading

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Energy Evangelist

LeadStrategic

Yelling! Screaming! Laughing! MORE yelling and screaming! Five teenage girls (OK, they were 12 BUT think they're 13 and call themselves teenagers!) were on the front lawn, sitting on a blanket underneath a large hickory tree.

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21 Ways Dumb Leaders Drain Everyone’s Energy

Leadership Freak

21 ways a leader drains everyone’s energy: Laugh with the inner circle. Sometimes success is about what you don’t do. Frown with the fringe. Pound your own chest. Complain about others. Spring new… Continue reading → Influence Purpose Success Leadership Development leadership success

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3 Laws of Vitality: Defeat Energy Vampires Before they Defeat You

Leadership Freak

Energy vampires* cheer when: Urgencies distract from priorities. Outdated systems and processes… Continue reading → energy Leadership Leadership DevelopmentMeetings suck the life out of people. Tough conversations get rescheduled or avoided. Elephants – taboo topics – crowd conference rooms.

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How to Energize Low-Energy Employees

Leadership Freak

Managers complain about pushing low-energy employees. Low-energy suggests lack of purpose, not lack of energy. Don’t try to energize low-energy employees. Help them connect with their purpose. Purpose pulls. You don’t push people who… Continue reading → Coaching Listening Taking others higher Leadership Development

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4 Ways to Unleash Leadership Energy

Lead Change Blog

Achim has a distinctive ability to connect deeply and authentically with others in a way that ignites their passion and energy. Following is a guest article from Achim Nowak.

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How to Manage the Energy You Create

Leadership Freak

The impact of your leadership is measured by the effect you have on others. Manage the splash: You always impact those around you. Even if people turn from you, you have impact. Some leaders tend to lift people toward bright. Some leaders tend to drag people toward dark. Patterns produce splash – your impact on those around … … Continue reading → Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development

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4 Ways to Change the Energy Conversation!

Great Leadership By Dan

Sandy Pentland and Daniel Olguin at MIT’s Human Dynamics Lab outfitted five executives with devices that recorded data on their social signals – not what they said, but their tone of voice, gesticulation, proximity to others, personal energy, and more.

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7 Ways to Defeat Energy Vampires

Leadership Freak

One energy vampire* drains the entire team. Negative energy dominates apart from intervention. Successful leaders, monitor, manage, and fuel energy.… A small energized team goes further than a large team with one black hole. … Continue reading → Taking others higher Leadership organizational success

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5 Ideas To Direct Your Best Energy Toward Your Greatest Purpose

Lead Change Blog

Self Leadership energy impact personal energy Purpose Urgency Posted in Self Leadership Think about what you did over the last couple of hours. If you ranked all of the most important things you have to do, did you spend your time on activities that advance the top items from your list?

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Energy as a Management Problem

Execupundit

Prevention requires energy If we could total the number of mistakes caused by fatigue and the number of potential corrective actions prevented by sloth it is likely that we'd be stunned by the size. Those are topics, however, that are not carefully explored.

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28 Ways Leaders Re-charge Their Batteries: How to Increase Energy, Improve Mood, and Manage Stress

Engaging Leader

In 2007, the company experimented with training 15 director-level Googlers on healthy energy management. The post 28 Ways Leaders Re-charge Their Batteries: How to Increase Energy, Improve Mood, and Manage Stress appeared first on Engaging Leader. Blog Human energy Self-leadership

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Energy and Leadership with Rick Maurer

Kevin Eikenberry

If you’re struggling with leading change, join change advisor, speaker, and author, Rick Maurer as he reveals his change model, the “Energy Bar,” which allows leaders to get a better understanding of employees’ resistance of change and […].

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A Powerful Project that Enhances Authenticity and Fuels Energy

Leadership Freak

85% are not self-aware.* Your stories show YOU who you are. A story: Recently, I taught a group of leaders how to energize team members by listening to stories. During the session a… Continue reading → Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

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Finding The Energy To Do More With Less

Lead Change Blog

And then the RESULTS started coming in: The team had more focus, less stress and more energy. If you are in the midst of an energy sapping challenge and struggling you are not alone. If you are in the midst of an energy-depleting season, don’t let your struggle overwhelm you.

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How Honor Fuels Energy and Gets Results

Leadership Freak

Done poorly, gratitude demotivates or inspires entitlement. Affirm results; honor heart. The person behind results: There’s a leader on my team who enjoys meeting needs and taking care of people. I saw him in action… Continue reading → Motivation Leadership Development organizational success

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5 Ways to Unblock Leadership Energy

Let's Grow Leaders

I felt my energy drain as I drove toward the call center. The center’s results were stagnant– it was time to dig deeper. Joe’s energy ignited [.] The post 5 Ways to Unblock Leadership Energy appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How to Maximize Your Energy When You Don’t Have a Lot

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Many of us find our energy dissipates at this time of year when the days are short and the nights are long. Instead of trying to muscle your way through it, here’s how to maximize the energy you do have. Even when your energy is lower than usual, there will be periods in the day when it is higher than others. How to Maximize Your Higher Energy Times Protect the time of day when you have the most energy.

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Clean Energy Nation

CEO Blog

I read a great book - Clean Energy Nation - Freeing America from the Tyranny of Fossil Fuels by Congressman Jerry McNerney Ph.D. And my son, David, runs Estill Energy, a solar company. There is a great chapter on energy and national security. The garden is awesome right now.

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The Energy Efficiency of Trust & Vulnerability

Mills Scofield

When we don’t trust, we exert a lot of energy to keep up our guard, to continually assess and verify. This uses a lot of energy and time. When we trust, we re-allocate that energy and time to getting things done and making an impact. Note: Carl & I met at BIF9.

Where do you get your energy?

Lead Change Blog

Where do you get your energy? Leadership Development Self Leadership Character Character-based Leadership energy leader Leadership Self DevelopmentPosted in Leadership Development Self Leadership If you are a character-based leader you will strive to be the best you can be. You will be leading with integrity, and courage and regard to others. You will be after a noble cause or at the very least a noble way to reach your objectives. You will feel committed and responsible for the [.]

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Boost Your Energy

Execupundit

Gretchen Rubin at The Happiness Project on energy level and self-control

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