Written By: Jom Loehr, Tony Shwartz
Read By: Jom Loehr, Tony Shwartz
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Publisher’s Summary: This groundbreaking New York Times bestseller has helped hundreds of thousands of people at work and at home balance stress and recovery and sustain high performance despite crushing workloads and 24/7 demands on their time. “Combines the gritty toughmindedness of the best coaches with the gentle-but-insistent inspiration of the most effective spiritual advisers” (Fast Company).
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. The Power of Full Engagement is a highly practical, scientifically based approach to managing your energy more skillfully both on and off the job by laying out the key training principles and provides a powerful, step-by-step program that will help you to:
* Mobilize four key sources of energy
* Balance energy expenditure with intermittent energy renewal
* Expand capacity in the same systematic way that elite athletes do
* Create highly specific, positive energy management rituals to make lasting changes
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.
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The Power of Full Engagement: Jom Loehr, Tony Shwartz
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With over 30 years of experience and applied research, Dr. Loehr believes that the most important factor in achieving, personal fulfillment and satisfaction with life is strength of character.
It holds firmly that character strength can be built in the same way that muscle strength is built up investing in energy Dr. Loehr has worked with hundreds of world-class artists from the fields of sports, business, medicine and law enforcement, including Fortune 100 executives, FBI hostage rescue teams and military special forces .
He is a prestigious American specialist in psychology applied to sport, was one of the first to study in a scientific way the high performance, from his contact with athletes who were going through a stage of stagnation in his career. In a first instance, it was possible to detect that the athletes reach at a certain moment, an “ideal performance state”. There is comfort with yourself, relaxation and calm. The second thing that was pointed out in his research Loehr was how to voluntarily provoke that state of equilibrium, that is under what training conditions athletes must work to achieve high performance at the moment they wanted, and particularly under pressure.
The first approach was to focus on the mental and emotional aspects, without neglecting the physicists, who also constitute a key pence. Loehr points out as a determinant for achieving that optimal state of high performance, the use of the beliefs we hold as valid, because they have accompanied us most of our lives, and perhaps they act in a limiting sense, without even being able Aware of it.
Not only has it been a sports guide, its corporate customers include hundreds of Fortune 500 companies, including Procter & Gamble, The Estée Lauder Companies, Dell, FBI, GlaxoSmithKline, PepsiCo and Citigroup Smith Barney.
Tony Schwartz on the other hand, is a journalist, lecturer and ghostwriter, he is famous for having written with Donald Trump, The Art of Dealing. It currently has a company named The Energy Project, which helps companies fuel sustainable high performance. Schwartz with his experience in research and writing and Loehr with his experience in the field of Psychology achieve a very complete work on the power of attitude to excel in any area.