Category Archive: energy

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

Of All the Complaints I’ve Heard about Bosses, I’ve Never Heard this One

Top Complaints about bosses: My boss takes credit for my work. My boss doesn’t trust me. She seems to assume that I’m going to fail. My boss doesn’t care that I’m overworked. I… Continue reading

The Pleasure of God – Overcome Misery and Feel Joy

Miserable leaders have miserable teams. “I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast! And when I run, I feel His pleasure.” 1924 Olympic Gold Medalist in the… Continue reading

Making the Most of Dissatisfaction

When nagging dissatisfaction drives your leadership, teams struggle, relationships flounder, and results always disappoint. Persistent dissatisfaction eventually becomes intolerable. Escape seems the only resolution. The answer to dissatisfaction is learning to find satisfaction,… Continue reading