The number of hours in a day is fixed, but the quantity and quality of energy available to us is not. This fundamental insight has the power to revolutionize the way you live. As Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz demonstrate in their groundbreaking New York Times bestseller, managing energy, not... read more
“Emotional depth and resilience depend on active engagement with others and with our own feelings”
“He who has a why to live for can bear with almost any how”
“Nowhere are the limits of an external source of purpose so clear as with money”
“The point is that we feel more passion for and derive more pleasure from doing what we freely choose and most enjoy”
“When you come back to the work your judgment will be surer, since to remain constantly at work will cause you to lose the power of judgment”
To be fully engaged, we must be physically energized, emotionally connected, mentally focused and spiritually aligned with a purpose beyond our immediate self-interest.Highlighted by 203 Kindle customers
A positive ritual is a behavior that becomes automatic over time—fueled by some deeply held value.Highlighted by 200 Kindle customers
We, too, must learn to live our own lives as a series of sprints—fully engaging for periods of time, and then fully disengaging and seeking renewal before jumping back into the fray to face whatever challenges confront us.Highlighted by 178 Kindle customers
PRINCIPLE 1: Full engagement requires drawing on four separate but related sources of energy: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.Highlighted by 175 Kindle customers
PRINCIPLE 2: Because energy capacity diminishes both with overuse and with underuse, we must balance energy expenditure with intermittent energy renewal.Highlighted by 172 Kindle customers
To maintain a powerful pulse in our lives, we must learn how to rhythmically spend and renew energy.Highlighted by 167 Kindle customers
PRINCIPLE 4: Positive energy rituals—highly specific routines for managing energy—are the key to full engagement and sustained high performance.Highlighted by 162 Kindle customers
PRINCIPLE 3: To build capacity, we must push beyond our normal limits, training in the same systematic way that elite athletes do.Highlighted by 162 Kindle customers
Performance, health and happiness are grounded in the skillful management of energy.Highlighted by 160 Kindle customers
The key supportive muscles that fuel optimal mental energy include mental preparation, visualization, positive self-talk, effective time management, and creativity.Highlighted by 145 Kindle customers
I. The Dynamics of Full Engagement
1. Fully Engaged: Energy, Not Time, Is Our most Precious Resource
2. The Disengaged Life of Rober B.
3. The Pulse of High Performance: Balancing Stress and Recovery
4. Physical Energy: Fueliing the Fire
5. Emotional Energy: Transforming Threat into Challenge
6. Mental Energy: Appropriate Focus and Realistic Optimism
7. Spiritual Energy: He Who Has a Why to Live
II. The Training System
8. Defining Purpose: The Rules of Engagement
9. Face the Truth: How are You Managing Your Energy Now?
10. Taking Action: The Power of Positive Resuls
11. The Reengaged Life of Roger B.
Summary of he Corporate Athlete Full-Engagement Training System
Organizational Energy Dynamics
Most Imporant Physical Energy Management Strategies
Glycemic Index Examples
The Corporate Athlete Peronal Development Plan of Roger B.
The Corporate Athlete Personal Developmen Plan Worksheet
About he Authors
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