POWER OF FULL ENGAGEMENT --- MANAGING ENERGY, NOT TIME, IS THE KEY TO HIGH PERFORMANCE AND PERSONAL RENEWAL by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz. Free Press, 2003
PART 1 --- THE DYNAMICS OF FULL ENGAGEMENT (p1-127)
1) Fully engaged --- energy, not time, is our most precious resource (p3-18)
PART 2 --- THE TRAINING SYSTEM (129- 194)
2) The disengaged life of Roger B. (p19-27)
3) The pulse of high performance --- balancing stress and recovery (p28-47)
4) Physical energy --- fueling the fire (p48-71)
5) Emotional energy --- transforming threat into challenge (p72-93)
6) Mental energy --- appropriate focus and realistic optimism (p94-109)
7) Spiritual energy --- he who has a why to live (p110-1127)
8) Defining purpose --- the rules of engagement (p131-147)
9) Face the truth --- how are you managing your energy now? (p148-164)
10) Taking action --- the power of positive rituals (p165-182)
11) The reengaged life of Roger B. (p183)
 Summary of the "Corporate Athlete" full-engagement training system (p197-202)
 Organizational energy dynamics (p203-204)
 Most important physical energy management strategies (p205)
 Glycemic index examples (p206)
 The "Corporate Athlete" personal development plan of Roger B. (p207-216)
(1) Vision Worksheet --- including: (p218-219)
 The Corporate Athlete "Personal Development Plan" worksheet package --- including answers to the following eight critical questions and the "Work-Related Permance Barriers" form and the "Accountability" form: (p217-222)
1. My deepest Values --- five highest priority choices
(2) Barriers Worksheet --- including: (p210)
2. My Strengths --- five highest priority choices
3. My Personal Vision (reflecting my deepest values)
4. My Work/Career Vision (reflecting my personal vision and values)
1. My top work-related performance barriers --- including low energy, impatience, negative thinking, relationships lacking depth, lack of passion.
(3) Action & Development Plan for Full Engagement --- including four forms with "Ritual Building Strategy" categories listing "Positive Energy Rituals Supporting the Targeted Change:" (p221)
2. The energy/performance consequences --- for each of the five performance barriers (p
Ritual Building Form #1 ---
(4) Accountablility Log --- including "Name," "Week of" for entire week, and "Accomplishments" (p222)
1. Targeted Muscle(s) = Heart & lungs, upper & lower body
Ritual Building Form #2 ---
2. Performance Barrier = Low energy
3. Value(s) Driving Change = Family
4. Expected Performance Consequence = Higher productivity, fewer errors, better decisions
1. Targeted Muscle(s) = Patience
Ritual Building Form #3 ---
2. Performance Barrier = Impatience
3. Value(s) Driving Change = Respect and kindness toward others
4. Expected Performance Consequence = More positive energy for myself and for those around me. Feel more fully engaged!
1. Targeted Muscles = Realistic optimism
Ritual Building Form #4 ---
2. Performance Barrier = Negative thinking
3. Value(s) Driving Change = Integrity and excellence
4. Expected Performance Consequence = Higher productivity due to more positive energy and focus
1. Targeted Muscle(s) = Caring, compassion, friendship
2. Performance Barrier = Relationships lack depth
3. Value(s) Driving Change = Family, integrity, respect, and kindness toward others
4. Expected Performance Consequence = Better communication with team members and family, more positive energy
1. What are my deepest values?
2. What are my strengths?
3. Jump ahead to the end of your life. What are the three most important lessons I have learned and why are they so critical?
4. Think of someone that you deeply respect. What are the three qualities that I most admire in that person?
5. Who am I at my best?
6. What is the one sentence inscription I would like to see on my tombstone --- which captures who I really am in my life?
7. What is my vision statement(s) written in the present tense --- which is both practical and inspirational?
8. What is my work/career vision that reflects both my personal vision and my values?
ABOUT THE AUTHORS (p246)
Contact authors at: www.corporateathlete.com
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