Category Archive: energy

How to Tap Into Enthusiasm Even When Work Sucks

Attitude is a decision about the way you show up. You might not be able to control your environment, but attitude is a choice. Attitude: I’ll never forget the guy with his hat… Continue reading

Permission to Be Engaged

I had a conversation with an introverted manager who was offered a challenging leadership role. It made his knees buckle, but he took it. During our call, he complained about his inability to… Continue reading

A New Chapter for Every Leader’s Journey

A coaching client suggested another chapter after reading “The Six Chapters of Every Leader’s Journey.” The six chapters in the leader’s journey: Believe you can make a difference. Engage in leading. Learn leadership… Continue reading

How to Manage Energy: 4 Out Of 10 Are Drained At Work

The inability to manage energy guarantees failure. Only 56% of employees feel energized at work. (The Energy Project) 5 ways to manage human energy: #1. Work like a sprinter. Set a work-timer for… Continue reading

The Truth About Filling Your Own Cup

Servant leadership is pouring out for the advantage of others. But you can’t serve effectively with an empty cup. Your cup is empty because you poured out more than you poured in. The… Continue reading

How to Build Enthusiasm in a Half-Hearted World

Anything you do without enthusiasm makes you less of who you were meant to be. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Once enthusiasm is lost, it’s like starting a… Continue reading