Energy and Flow

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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.

Why Positive Leadership Energy?

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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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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. You are an energy vampire.

37 Questions to Ask Yourself When Your Team Lacks Energy

Let's Grow Leaders

” If you’re full of energy, but your team looks like they need a good shot of red bull to get going, ask yourself these questions. 37 Questions to Ask Yourself if Your Team Lacks Energy. Today we announce the launch of our collaborative book, Energize Your Leadership.

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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. You don’t push people who… Continue reading → Coaching Listening Taking others higher Leadership DevelopmentHelp them connect with their purpose. Purpose pulls.

Top Leaders Explain What Fuels Their Energy

Leadership Freak

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 successAny incompetent fool can run around barking orders like a chihuahua with the self image of a doberman.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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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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. But,… Continue reading → Coaching Taking others higher Leadership Development leadership success organizational success Successful leaders energize others.

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.

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.

How to Manage the Energy You Create

Leadership Freak

The impact of your leadership is measured by the effect you have on others. Patterns produce splash – your impact on those around … … Continue reading → Personal Growth Growth Leadership DevelopmentManage 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.

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.

5 Ideas To Direct Your Best Energy Toward Your Greatest Purpose

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Posted in Self Leadership Think about what you did over the last couple of hours. Self Leadership energy impact personal energy Purpose Urgency

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 Find Energy to Move Closer to the Edge

Leadership Freak

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

How Honor Fuels Energy and Gets Results

Leadership Freak

I saw him in action… Continue reading → Motivation Leadership Development organizational successDone 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.

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.… … Continue reading → Passion Power Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development leadership success Management organizational success Blood sucking people, like parasites, suck the life out of you. Successful leaders energize. Lousy leaders drain.

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. Last week our new book, Energize Your Leadership was released.

13 Cost-Free Ways to Ignite Energy

Leadership Freak

Nearly 80% of… Continue reading → Taking others higher Motivation Encouragement Leadership Development Leadership organizational successDisrespect 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.

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 […].

12 Signs Of Un-Leadership

Lead Change Blog

I’m a big fan of leadership and how the best leaders inspire people. Great leaders create an atmosphere where the energy for the team’s success comes from within the team members. Energy flows from the team to the stakeholders and customers. That energy is also very fragile.

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

A Plan Without Energy is a Car Without Gas

Leadership Freak

He’s working to better connect with… Continue reading → Taking others higher Passion Teams Leadership Development Growth organizational successI 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.

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.

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

Leadership Learning Success UncategorizedA 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 [.].

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.… … Continue reading → Taking others higher Leadership organizational success A small energized team goes further than a large team with one black hole.

An Appropriate Event to Generate Energy

Steve Farber

Next week I’ll be speaking in New Orleans at the American Wind Energy Association ‘s annual meeting. And since “ Generate Energy ” is an Extreme Leadership practice, I think I’ll be in good company. Wind energy has a clear path to generate 20% U.S.

Six Steps to Energy

Leadership Freak

Encouragement Feedback Meetings and agendas Motivation Taking others higher Values mission & vision Leadership Leadership Development organizational success 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.

Running on Empty? First, Eliminate the Energy Sinks

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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.

What I Appreciate Most About Your Leadership

Let's Grow Leaders

The other night I heard a fantastic leadership best practice. The post What I Appreciate Most About Your Leadership appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Related Stories The Dumpster Effect Cross-Training to Strengthen Leadership Skills 5 Ways to Unblock Leadership Energy.

Impatience as a Leadership Virtue

Let's Grow Leaders

The post Impatience as a Leadership Virtue appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Related Stories How to Become a More Energetic Leader Great Leadership Produces Great Results. But… 10 Ways to Zap Energy and Squash Enthusiasm.

Where do you get your energy?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership If you are a character-based leader you will strive to be the best you can be. Where do you get your energy? Leadership Development Self Leadership Character Character-based Leadership energy leader Leadership Self DevelopmentYou 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.

10 Ways to Zap Energy and Squash Enthusiasm

Let's Grow Leaders

Low energy abounds. 10 Energy Zappers 1. The post 10 Ways to Zap Energy and Squash Enthusiasm appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Culture Empowerment motivation Performance Recognition Results energy enthusiasm leadership