📖The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal

authors
Loehr, James, and Schwartz, Tony
year
2003
  • p.9 energy types: physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual
  • (metaphors we use: muscle)
  • p.14 you should have positive energy rituals
  • oscillation. intense work should follow rest
  • p.38 to be fully engaged, we need the ability to disengage (periodically)
  • (turn off slack)
  • p.45 to build up energy capacity, we need to seek stress (with adequate recovery)

    • re: homeostasis
  • physical energy

    • breathing (deep)
    • food: 5–6 low-calorie high nutrition meals a day

      • half of protein bar, a piece of fruit, nuts
      • breakfast is important to help start metabolism
      • eat most of the in the first half of the day
    • drink water

      • p.51 thirst is inadequate barometer of need—when you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated
    • cardiovascular training
    • strength training
  • emotional energy

    • p.75 relationship with direct supervisor is important
    • do something that you enjoy (for fun)

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