Category Archive: energy

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

How to Fuel Tomorrow’s Energy Tonight

The Torah unexpectedly says, “And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.” The day begins in the evening. Jewish scholars debate when the day actually begins. But the most important… Continue reading

Momentum: How a Series of Small Wins Maximizes the Flywheel Effect

“Big things happen because you do a bunch of little things supremely well that compound over time.” Jim Collins “One little thing doesn’t make a difference. But ten little things do make a… Continue reading

How to Flame Up, Not Out

Leaders flame-out because consequences come slowly. Neglecting your team doesn’t bite you immediately. Chasing urgencies – instead of priorities – seems like success for a while. Working long hours works for a while.… Continue reading