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.

3 Steps to Setting Achievable Goals

Ron Edmondson

Call them goals if you want. That seems to be a more popular word these days, but decide a few areas in which you want to see improvement, then put some goals in place to help you get there. To help you get started, let me share some thoughts on setting goals you can actually reach.

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Stop Wasting Energy – Deliver the Real Results of Leadership

Leadership Freak

The… Continue reading → Goals Leading Marks of leaders Solutions Success Leadership Development organizational successConfusion 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.

Accountability as an Energy-Giving Experience

Leadership Freak

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

5 Vacation Goals for a Leader

Ron Edmondson

Another way I might ask this question: What are the goals you have for vacation? 5 goals of vacation for the leader: Rest. Rest should be a huge goal of taking a vacation. Playing enhances my mental energies, my creativity, and my enjoyment of life. And, it is a huge goal.

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There’s More To Goal Setting Than Making Them SMART

Tanveer Naseer

When I talk to clients about effective goal setting someone invariably mentions that good goals are SMART goals – specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time bound. I agree these are critically important to strengthening goals. Are the goals time bound?

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A Lesson On How Successful People Achieve Their Goals

Tanveer Naseer

But if we truly want to feel successful in what we do, there’s another question we should be asking ourselves: are we focusing on those goals that really matter? You should be out there going after more of your goals and dreams”.

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A Big Goal Is Not The Same As a Vision

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Goals are important. Goals quantify and define the steps you must take. Too often leaders set goals without first answering, “For what purpose?” A goal can have a picture of the end result and still not be a vision. You can more easily sustain your energy and commitment.

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Provide Autonomy in Goal-Setting

Michael Lee Stallard

#62 Provide Autonomy in Goal-Setting. As much as possible, let your direct reports establish their Top Five annual goals after communicating that their goals need to align with your Top Five. The post Provide Autonomy in Goal-Setting appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard.

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A Secret To Success at Leadership Or Any Goal

Lead Change Blog

Their energy and the energy of their team flow naturally to what is most important. Leadership Development clarity confusion energy Focus results Vision When I was a child, a mentor told me the story of two boys on their way home after a heavy rain.

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Goal Failure: Mission (Almost) Accomplished

RapidStart Leadership

What happens when you set a goal and fail to achieve it? In January of this year I set a personal goal. Does goal failure make me a failure? The goal was to complete the Mile Run Trail Challenge Half Marathon on April 1 st in under two and a half hours.

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Quality: Setting Right Goals


Most improvement initiatives are heavily focused on internal goals – increasing productivity/efficiency, eliminating waste, reducing defects/costs and so on. Processes around these goals are written and implemented. People are trained, tools are implemented, energies are directed and everyone starts working hard to meet these goals. This happens often because of the “internal orientation” of goals.

How to Set Soft Goals and Measure Soft Results

Leadership Freak

Managing energy. Achieving results is a walk in the park compared to navigating the fuzzy side of leadership. Measuring success is even more difficult. The soft stuff: Building relationships. Staying curious. Technical skills… Continue reading → Curiosity Marks of leaders Motivation Growth Leadership Development

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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.

Finding The Energy To Do More With Less

Lead Change Blog

The number of objectives the team was responsible for and the goals for each objective were increasing. And then the RESULTS started coming in: The team had more focus, less stress and more energy. And they consistently met, and much more, frequently exceeded their goals.

New Year’s Development Goals for Leaders 2016 Edition (Added Bonus: How to Keep Them!)

Great Leadership By Dan

We say we’re going to lose that 10 pounds, quit smoking, change jobs, read more, be more positive, be more productive, etc… and start off all Tigger-like with energy and great intentions. Let’s set our yearly leadership development goals and put some best practices in place to help us achieve those goals. We’ll start with 10 goals. Then, make sure you include the three “goal boosters” at the end. leadership development goals new years goals

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Effort – Invest Your Personal Energy and Get Results

Your Voice of Encouragement

skip to main | skip to sidebar Tuesday, January 5, 2010 Effort – Invest Your Personal Energy and Get Results It isnt easy to give your best effort when you take on a challenging goal.

4 Secrets To Making Time For Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

The E stands for Energy, and the three C’s are Capture, Calendar, and Concentrate. Energy The first step—the most important part of my E-3C system—is “E” for Energy. You can’t make more time, but you can increase your productivity by increasing your energy, focus and attention.

5 Goals of Vacation for the Leader

Ron Edmondson

Another way I might ask this question: What are the goals of a vacation? 5 goals of vacation for the leader: Rest – God has actually given us a Biblical command to rest — to Sabbath — as if He knows something about what we need. And, it is a huge goal.

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Guidelines for Writing Your Goals

Tony Mayo

Above all, be sure your goals are describing specific, measurable results (SMRs). She changed it to “Going all day with energy and eagerness, caffeine-free.” Diet and exercise weren’t her goals, just how-tos.

Setting Effective Organizational Goals


Sean is a Certified Human Capital Strategist and Senior Product Analyst at Halogen Software, whose performance management software makes best-practice goal management simpler for leaders and employees. One of the important roles of leaders is to set goals for their organization. Goals are what keep the organization moving, changing and reaching for more. Ideally, organizational goals should be what direct the efforts of every employee. Communicate Organizational Goals.

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Decision Making: The Seven Levels of Energy


Decision Making: The Seven Levels of Energy. ” We don’t often consider the way decisions are driven by energy: anabolic (positive) and catabolic (negative). I’ve covered these forms of energy in another post. Schneider’s Seven Levels of Energy.

Energy Leadership: Anabolic vs. Catabolic


In Energy Leadership: Transforming your Workplace and your Life from the Core , Bruce Schneider outlines two forms of energy that show up in our lives: anabolic and catabolic. Anabolic Energy. Catabolic Energy. Energy Leadership.

3 Ways to Create Meaningful Goals to Increase Engagement and Trust

Lead Change Blog

Andrew Carnegie told us that “if you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” There is some debate these days over whether breakfast is so important, but there is no debate about goals.


Strategizing for Success: Keys for Planning Annual Sales & Marketing Goals, part 2 of 2

Strategy Driven

What goals did you accomplish? Here are some examples of questions to help you perform this evaluation: Based on your annual goals where should your results be right now? For instance, how many hours of sleep did you average per night this year, and how many hours would you need to achieve optimal energy for top business performance? You just finished reading Strategizing for Success: Keys for Planning Annual Sales & Marketing Goals, part 2 of 2 !

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Help Your Team Become More in 2014

Let's Grow Leaders

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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. It should be the common goal that unites. Tax energy use - do not subsidize it.

Three Steps to Setting Achievable Goals

Ron Edmondson

Call them goals if you want. That seems to be a more popular word these days, but decide a few areas in which you want to see improvement, then put some goals in place to help you get there. Then set a goal to read one chapter per day.

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ESB International Energy Innovation – a B2B corporate blogging case study

Krishna De

What should you consider when planning your business blog to ensure it helps you achieve your online visibility and digital communications goal? Earlier this year, a new corporate blog was launched by ESB International called Energy Innovation.

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Mission Control: Putting Our Purpose Above Our Goals

Marshall Goldsmith

At the surface level, “purpose” and “goal” seem to be very similar. Goals are the specific objectives we strive to achieve, usually within well-defined parameters of space, time and resources. Purpose is enduring, whereas goals can be created, adjusted and discarded as needed. Going beyond mere semantics, you can see the variation between purpose and goals in what you do at work. In contrast, purpose should be what the goals serve.

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Goal Setting & Time Management; Action, Execution & Getting It Done!

Create Learning

A new product that will provide you with the following benefits; Identifying and Aligning your goals , behaviors, abilities, and actions in a step by step process that will get you noticed and make you more successful. Audio Recording of the Goal Setting & Time Span Content.

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Commitment - Follow Through to Achieve Your Goals

Your Voice of Encouragement

skip to main | skip to sidebar Tuesday, March 2, 2010 Commitment - Follow Through to Achieve Your Goals You don’t want to back out when the going gets rough. So my goal in this blog is to share encouraging insights Ive gained in my lifes journey that may help you on your own.

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?

Helping Your Team To Prioritize When Everything Is Important

Let's Grow Leaders

Urgent always trumps important in such team members, so although they’re getting a lot done, but not necessarily making progress toward bigger goals. Encourage them to pilot their ideas before spending significant energy on large scale implementation.

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The Biggest Mistakes Team Leaders Make

Let's Grow Leaders

Failure to identify a galvanizing goal – Teams need to know that THEY can make a difference based on their actions. Ensure every day includes real work toward longer-term goals.

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Leadership Lesson - Showing Up for Work Is NOT the Goal

Building Personal Strength

They have energy. Sheila had a “problem boss.” He never affirmed or praised the good things she did. Once she asked him, "Did you like the way we closed out that project?" His answer was, "Don't you have something useful you should be doing right now?"

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Determining Your Top 5 Priorities for 2014

Michael Lee Stallard

While it may not be possible to find a perfect set of priorities which meet the interests of all, make the effort to find the best possible set of priorities and you will be rewarded by people who execute their tasks with greater energy and enthusiasm.

Need Emotional Control?

Deep Imprints

Coaching Leadership balance emotions encouragement energy expectations goals hard times pain purpose stress “If it’s everybody else, it’s probably you.” ” One day I suddenly realized that it was not possible that EVERYONE in my life was against me.

The Three W’s Necessary To Accomplish Your Goals

Tim Milburn

I think this all relates to the way we approach the goals in our lives. Perhaps you have your own example of success when it came to accomplishing a goal. This moves a goal past the “think it” stage. Every goal has a price tag attached to it.

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3 Reasons Your Employee Engagement Program Isn’t Working

Let's Grow Leaders

Tip 2: Ensure any programs and tools are directly tied into the core mission and goals of the team. Energy & Engagement employee engagement programs how do I get my team to be more engaged

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