The Energizer

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Career Conversations Create Resilient Employees

By Eileen McDargh - Thursday, May 16, 2019

Resiliency, in my definition, is energy management. Do we have the mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual energy to keep on “keeping on”? In short, can we grow forward through challenges or opportunities while we expand our wisdom and skills? Energy is determined by the quality and frequency of our connections. When a manager makes time to understand what is important to an employee, to help chart a career path that is personally meaningful and organizationally valued, then the energy sparks are powerful!  

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When Energy Goes, Resiliency Declines

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, May 07, 2018

Just finished Daniel Pink’s newest book, WHEN: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. To my great surprise, the revelation of “when” is directly correlated to your energy! In fact, who would know that there are more unsuccessful surgeries, judicial renderings, and financial decisions done in the afternoon. It has everything to do with energy!  

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THE ENERGIZING MOMENT: Part 2: How do you energize others?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 23, 2017

Can a leader spark energy in others? Join me and Ted X Speaker, Achim Nowak, for a quick insight into what you can do to re-energize others. 

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Seven Secrets Move Workouts into the Workplace

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, September 04, 2017

“Where do you get all your energy?”  That’s a question many of us are asked as we finish leading an intense management retreat, conducting a training session, or keynoting a major conference.  My answer, after I jokingly say, “Drugs!” is “Exercise”. 

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Five FAST Energy Fixes for YOUR Body

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 20, 2017

While the debate goes on about energy companies and the EPA, let’s get personal about our own energy consumption. No, not oil or gas but rather what saps the very energy of our bodies. Let’s face it; we all know the mantra, “too much to do and too little time”. So we throw ourselves feverishly into life. 

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Energizing Others—To Your Ideas

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, October 24, 2014

Getting other people excited about our ideas is all about preparation and knowing the audience.  First, consider preparation. Do all your advance research. Has this worked in other places? Can you cite authorities or statistics that back your idea? What are the available resources of time, money, people, etc.? Think in terms of results.  

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