The Energizer

Resilient Insights for Work & Life

Featured Image

Diminishing but not Forgotten

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 26, 2018

Well, almost forgotten. I’m referring to the 1074 WASP (Women Air Force Service Pilots) who served this country during WWII. They took over all the domestic war time aviation duties so male pilots could fly combat missions. Collectively, they flew some 60 million air miles, towing targets for gunnery practice with live ammunition, ferrying planes, and testing planes just off the factory line. It was not without hazard… 38 of them died in the course of duty.  


Featured Image

The Optics of Optimism - Part 2

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 19, 2018

Heavy clouds moved across the sky, blocking out Catalina Island that looms some 26 miles west of my California shore.I was reminded that when I first moved to this area, I had HEARD about Catalina but for the first three months, driving up the coast to my office, I gave it no more thought.  


Featured Image

The Optics of Optimism - Part 1

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 12, 2018

It wasn’t until I got my first pair of glasses in sixth grade that I realized signs had readable letters, leaves weren’t blurry green, and I no longer had to sit in the front row to read the blackboard. 


Featured Image

Resilient Workers are Engaged Workers

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 05, 2018

The front cover of FORTUNE February 2018 blared this headline: “You’re Hired. Companies are fighting for Talent”.  


Subscribe to My Blog!

Like My Blog?

Please share it!

Recents Posts




Diversity Interview Back To School Your Resiliency GPS Christmas Adventure Empathy Aging Family Vegan resilience employees Sustainability Emotional Intelligence Marriage Writing Strangers Suddenly Single e-mail Survive Soft Skills Climate Change resilient organizations goals Travel Learned Optimism Energizing Disruption Bullying Listening gratitude Talk Ain't Cheap Book Postive Work Environment Dogs Children Jewish Motivating Others Henry VIII Alzheimer's Branding Reshaping the Brain Voting stuck More Fun at Work Networking Seder Eve Building Resilience Humor Humanity Environtment teams Sleeping Employee Attitude Laughter Change Hurricane Harvey Superbowl Boston Marathon Disrupt Ecotourism Multi-tasking Adam Grant cancer Leaders Open Doors Book Patriots Sales St. Patrick's Day employee retention Hurricane Irma love ecology Girls Technology Animals Feedback Spelling Bee Sexual Harassment Intentions Communication customer service LGBTQ Office Celebrations Book Reviews New Year resolutions preresilience Relationships resilient leaders Deloitte Sheryl Sandberg Burnout Fun Work Environment Idea Speaking Politics Nursing women in leadership Positive Brain Repatterning Persuasion Bill Treasurer coaching creativity Vacation waiting Trust Stress Education Happiness Charity U.S.A.A. Meetings Guns Option B Breath Exercise holidays Labor Day Energy Arlington Cemetary Mother's Day Tornadoes in Texas Divorce Breathe Memorial Day Career Advice John Blumberg WASP Siblings angels Leadership Skills Faith Engaged Workers The Last Jedi Spirit Radical Resiliency Mark Scharenbroich Kindness Walk For Hunger Napping John Havlik resiliency Social Media earthquakes Road Trip Ownership Twas The Night Before Christmas Adaptability Thanksgiving Loss work life balance civil discourse Yoga Content Generation Corporate Culture Honoring Veterans Married Energizing Others Women Depression Optimism Gifts From The Mountain conscience servant leadership USAA