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

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.

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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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.

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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The Energy of Busy…

Anese Cavanaugh

Let’s do this instead… “Busy” has an energy about it. Of course, you can insert any energy that doesn’t serve you here: “It’s hard” or “It won’t work” are two of my favorites for sabotage, letting ourselves off the hook, and/or retreating when we’re scared. Now take that energy to your colleague. The mental energy she’d spent, holding busy to avoid disappointed, was hers again. Got a minute?

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

Frontline Festival August: Energy and Engagement

Let's Grow Leaders

Thought leaders around the world share their insights on energy and engagement. Managing Personal Energy and Engagement Jesse Lynn Stoner of the Seapoint Center, shares 7 Ways to Increase Your Own Engagement and Satisfaction Are you concerned about the [.] The post Frontline Festival August: Energy and Engagement appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Empowerment energy Frontline Festival motivation

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

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.

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

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

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

Signs You’re Sucking Energy Out of the Room (and What to Do About It)

Anese Cavanaugh

Our normally high vibration, present, positive energy meetings, turned into dysfunctional sludge; the sludge had nothing to do with what I said or did – it was my energy and what I brought into that Google Hangout. Energy Leadership Inc.com Column leadership

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.

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.

7 Common Energy and Time Wasters for Leaders

Ron Edmondson

Wasting time and energy may be one of my biggest pet peeves as a leader. I firmly believe if we get rid of common energy wasters we can dramatically improve our performance as leaders. What energy wasters have you seen in leadership?

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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

Stop Wasting Energy – Deliver the Real Results of Leadership

Leadership Freak

Confusion regarding the real results of leadership causes leaders to waste their time doing the wrong things. The real results of leadership are people and teams who live up to their potential. The… Continue reading → Goals Leading Marks of leaders Solutions Success Leadership Development organizational success

13 Ways to Spot Energy Draining Blood Suckers

Leadership Freak

The neglected skill of leadership is managing energy. 4 powers of energy: Energy predicts the future.… Blood sucking people, like parasites, suck the life out of you. Successful leaders energize. Lousy leaders drain. … Continue reading → Passion Power Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development leadership success Management organizational success

7 Common Ways Leaders Waste Time and Energy

Ron Edmondson

Wasting time and energy may be one of my biggest pet peeves as a leader. I firmly believe when we get rid of some common drains on our time and energy we dramatically improve our performance as leaders. Plus, bad structure is an energy-drainer.

13 Cost-Free Ways to Ignite Energy

Leadership Freak

Disrespect feels like a pat on the head, followed by a closing door. Disrespect encourages your inner accuser to whisper, “You don’t matter.” Disrespect increase sick days, slow downs, and paybacks. Nearly 80% of… Continue reading → Taking others higher Motivation Encouragement Leadership Development Leadership organizational success

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

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

How to Find Energy to Move Closer to the Edge

Leadership Freak

Spiders, snakes, and bears are scary. I had a dream about a bear on railroad tracks when I was a kid. I don’t know if I’m afraid of bears because of the dream… Continue reading → Fear Motivation Leadership Development

A Plan Without Energy is a Car Without Gas

Leadership Freak

I coach a leader who is preoccupied and impatient. He walks past people without noticing them. He’s testy when interactions hint at taking longer than absolutely necessary. He’s working to better connect with… Continue reading → Taking others higher Passion Teams Leadership Development Growth organizational success

Three Secrets For Transforming Conflict Into Creative Energy

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of, Conflict without Casualties. Leave a comment on this guest post by Dr. Nate Regier to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of Conflict without… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Conflict resolution Conflict Resolution

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, [.].

Meetings and the 5 Sources of Organizational Energy

Leadership Freak

5 sources of organizational energy that connect to meetings: Progress. Nothing fuels energy more than moving the ball down the field. The purpose of meetings is to energize small wins. Contributing to a… Continue reading → Managing Taking others higher Teams Meetings

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

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.

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

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.

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

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?

My “Energy Project”

Let's Grow Leaders

For me, energy is a big factor in both whom I want to follow, and who I want on my team. Leaders with strong, positive, engaging energy inspire others towards [.]. Really Listen energy Energy Audit leader leadership teamAs I have been doing more writing, I have been paying a lot of attention to which leaders I find most inspiring–and why.

Five Ways to Transfuse Energy into your Team

Kevin Eikenberry

A blood transfusion is a process of receiving blood products into your blood stream intravenously. In the past, whole blood was introduced into the patient’s blood stream. Today, typically, particular blood parts like red blood cells or plasma are injected as needed. In non-technical terms, blood (or blood parts) is injected into someone’s blood stream [.]. Leadership Learning Success Uncategorized

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.

Your Energy Is Contagious (So Make Sure It’s Positive)

Steve Farber

Like it or not, as a leader you have a significant impact on the energy around you at work. Your ideal, therefore, is to display positive energy in everything you do. So what will it take for you to generate energy throughout your company? Boredom is anathema to energy.

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.