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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When Your Get Up & Go Just Got up and Went!

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, April 02, 2018

Five Tips to Refresh and Regain Your Resiliency  

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THE ENERGIZING MOMENT: Part 3: How do you energize work and relationships?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 30, 2017

Resilient workplaces and resilient relationships are the result of a power give-and-take exchange of energy. Listen to award-winning author, Achim Nowak, as we discuss what you can do to foster that energy exchange. 

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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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THE ENERGIZING MOMENT: Part 1: How do you energize yourself?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 16, 2017

Let’s face it: in a 24-7 world with multiple competing demands for our time talent, and yes—treasure—it is so easy to become overwhelmed. Join me in this 3-part series with my guest and colleague, Achim Nowak. Achim and I connected at Wisdom 2.0, a 3-day intensive experience that brought thought leaders together to explore wisdom in all its various dimensions. As founder and CEO of Influenc, Achim and his team are international coaches and trainers of C-level executives— all focused around ENERGY.  

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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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Eight Ways to Turn Productivity Pain to Gain

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 11, 2016

  

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3 Tips to Make Your Business More Efficient

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, June 27, 2016

What's the correlation between efficiency and resiliency: ENERGY. The more time that is spent in wasted energy, the more you depleted you and your team become. In a conversation with Greg Knowles, the CEO/President of ATI Electrical, he shared with me that small problems can create big barriers for business. Countless companies face them every day. Even worse, most don’t realize just how distracting, time consuming and destructive these problems can be. 

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Tornado Tragedy Yields Surprising Tenderness

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, December 28, 2015

Throughout the long, howling night of Saturday Dec. 26, Jim and Stephen crouched in their storm shelter as 11 tornadoes roared through Garland, TX and the Dallas Metroplex. 

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