Category Archive: energy

3 Laws of Vitality: Defeat Energy Vampires Before they Defeat You

Energy vampires* cheer when: Urgencies distract from priorities. Meetings suck the life out of people. Tough conversations get rescheduled or avoided. Elephants – taboo topics – crowd conference rooms. Outdated systems and processes… Continue reading

How to Spot a Leech Before They Suck the Life Out of You and Your Team

The greatest crisis in organizational life is an energy crisis within. How to spot a bloodsucking leech: #1. Leeches always need more. The people you give the most, need the most. Experience indicates… Continue reading

The Law of the Leech

Leechology should be a course in business school. If you’ve been around leadership very long, you know what it’s like to have someone sucking the life out of you and your team.  … Continue reading