Synopses & Reviews
We live in digital time. Our pace is rushed, rapid-fire, and relentless. Facing crushing workloads, we try to cram as much as possible into every day. We're wired up, but we're melting down. Time management is no longer a viable solution. As bestselling authors Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz demonstrate in this groundbreaking book, managing energy, not time, is the key to enduring high performance as well as to health, happiness, and life balance. andlt;BRandgt; 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 your life. andlt;Iandgt;The Power of Full Engagementandlt;/Iandgt; is a highly practical, scientifically based approach to managing your energy more skillfully both on and off the job. andlt;BRandgt; At the heart of the program is the Corporate Athleteand#174; Training System. It is grounded in twenty-five years of work with some of the world's greatest athletes to help them perform more effectively under brutal competitive pressures. Clients have included Jim Courier, Monica Seles, and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in tennis; Mark O'Meara and Ernie Els in golf; Eric Lindros and Mike Richter in hockey; Nick Anderson and Grant Hill in basketball; and gold medalist Dan Jansen in speed skating. andlt;BRandgt; During the past decade, dozens of Fortune 500 companies have paid thousands of dollars to learn the Corporate Athlete training system. So have FBI swat teams, critical care physicians and nurses, salesmen, and stay-at-home moms. andlt;Iandgt;The Power of Full Engagementandlt;/Iandgt; lays out the key training principles and provides a powerful, step-by-step program that will help you to: andlt;BRandgt; and#149; Mobilize four key sources of energyandlt;BRandgt; and#149; Balance energy expenditure with intermittent energy renewalandlt;BRandgt; and#149; Expand capacity in the same systematic way that elite athletes doandlt;BRandgt; and#149; Create highly specific, positive energy management rituals andlt;BRandgt; Above all, this book provides a life-changing road map to becoming more fully engaged on and off the job, meaning physically energized, emotionally connected, mentally focused, and spiritually aligned.
"You are likely to find some of yourself in one of the many case studies they provide to illustrate their techniques. Some of what they say is reminiscent of Tony Robbins' self-help material, but without all the hype it's easier to digest." David Siegfried, Booklist
Two bestselling authors present their widely acclaimed program guaranteed to fuel high energy and top performance in today's high-stress, high-speed world.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-235) and index.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Dr. Jim Loehrandlt;/bandgt; is Chairman, CEO, and Co-founder of the Human Performance Institute, a training company that has successfully utilized energy management technology to improve the productivity and engagement levels of elite performers from the world of business, sport, medicine, and law enforcement for over 30 years. A world-renowned performance psychologist, Dr. Loehr is the author of thirteen books including the national bestseller andlt;Iandgt;The Power of Full Engagementandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Dr. Loehr appeared on andlt;Iandgt;The Oprah Winfrey Showandlt;/iandgt; where an entire program was devoted to his ground-breaking Energy Management training system and concepts. He has also appeared on NBC's andlt;Iandgt;Today Showandlt;/iandgt;, ABC's andlt;Iandgt;Nightline with Ted Koppelandlt;/iandgt;, The andlt;Iandgt;CBS Evening News with Dan Ratherandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;CBS Morning Newsandlt;/iandgt;. Dr. Loehr's work has been chronicled in leading national publications including the andlt;Iandgt;Harvard Business Reviewandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;Fortuneandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;Newsweekandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;Timeandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;US News and World Reportandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;Successandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;Fast Companyandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Omniandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Dr. Loehr has worked with hundreds of world-class performers from the arenas of sport, business, medicine and law enforcement including Fortune 100 executives, FBI, Hostage Rescue Teams and Army Special Forces. His elite clients from the world of sport include: golfer Mark O'Meara; tennis players, Jim Courier, Monica Seles, and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario; boxer Ray Mancini; hockey players Eric Lindros and Mike Richter; and Olympic gold medal speed skater Dan Jansen.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Dr. Loehr possesses a masters and doctorate in psychology, serves on several prestigious scientific boards and is a full member of the American Psychological Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology.Tony Schwartz is the founder and president of The Energy Project, a consulting group that works with a number of Fortune 500 companies, including American Express, Credit Suisse, Ford, General Motors, Gillette, Master Card, and Sony.andnbsp; He was a reporter for the andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt;, an associate editor at andlt;iandgt;Newsweekandlt;/iandgt;, and a staff writer for andlt;iandgt;New York Magazineandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Esquireandlt;/iandgt; and a columnist for andlt;iandgt;Fast Companyandlt;/iandgt;.andnbsp; He co-authored the #1 worldwide bestseller andlt;iandgt;The Art of the Dealandlt;/iandgt; with Donald Trump, and after that wrote andlt;iandgt;What Really Mattersandlt;/iandgt;.andnbsp; He co-authored the #1 New York Times bestseller andlt;iandgt;The Power of Full Engagementandlt;/iandgt; with Jim Loehr. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Jean Gomes is Managing Director of DPA, a London-based management consultancy specializing in leadership and culture change. For the past 20 years, he has been advising companies like Coca-Cola, Pfizer, Cable andamp; Wireless, Sun Microsystems, Sony, ICL, The Home Office, Nokia and Intel in the US, Japan and Europe. He is also Chairman of The Energy Project Europe.andnbsp;