Category Archive: energy

3 Steps to Face Daily Challenges with Fresh Enthusiasm

Rituals bring control in the storm. The storm won’t change, but how you respond does. During a recent coaching call, a client relayed a ritual he uses before showing up at work. How… Continue reading

The Unalterable Law of Energy

Low energy is fatigue. No energy is death. Only 11% of us had a great deal of energy yesterday. Tom Rath Healthy fatigue rests joyfully, but weariness dreads tomorrow. Success with energy, according… Continue reading

7 Universal Principles that Explain the Persistent Problems of Leadership

7 universal principles: #1. If you’re persistently exhausted, you’re doing too many things. Reflections for exhausted leaders: What needs to be true for you to rest? What time will you stop working today?… Continue reading

4 Unexpected Sources of Strength Available to Tired Leaders

Opportunities are squandered on the weak. Fatigue magnifies problems. Energy without strength is a fly in a hurricane. Weakness and fatigue make solutions irrelevant and achievement impossible. Strength shrinks obstacles. Fatigue makes every… Continue reading

How Energy Increases, Strength Grows, and the Seduction of Doing Easy Things is Resisted

You don’t find strength while snoozing in a hammock or snacking at the movies. Expand potential by doing things that require energy and strength. Strength rises when you do hard things. No challenge… Continue reading

How to Monitor Momentum to Maximize Progress

A coaching client asked his team, “In what area of your life do you have the most momentum?” Monitor momentum to maximize progress. I monitored my momentum and discovered three high potential opportunities.… Continue reading