Category Archive: energy

2 Ways to Build a High Ownership Culture

When ownership is low, getting things done is always hard. 7 signs you’re in a low ownership culture: Normal requests are greeted with moaning. It’s an ‘every person for themselves’ culture. Unhelpfulness is… Continue reading

7 Ways to Be a Happy Leader Today

Life at an amusement park gets boring. A party every night turns to monotony. The pursuit of frivolous happiness inevitably evolves from delight to boredom to burden. A busy life is not necessarily… Continue reading

How to Experience the Vitality of Being True to Yourself

The #1 regret of the dying is, “I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.” The only way to be true to yourself… Continue reading

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