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)

    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)

PART 2 --- THE TRAINING SYSTEM (129- 194)

    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)

RESOURCES (p197-226)

    [1] Summary of the "Corporate Athlete" full-engagement training system (p197-202)

    [2] Organizational energy dynamics (p203-204)

    [3] Most important physical energy management strategies (p205)

    [4] Glycemic index examples (p206)

    [5] The "Corporate Athlete" personal development plan of Roger B. (p207-216)

      (1) Vision Worksheet --- including: (p218-219)

        1. My deepest Values --- five highest priority choices

        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)

      (2) Barriers Worksheet --- including: (p210)

        1. My top work-related performance barriers --- including low energy, impatience, negative thinking, relationships lacking depth, lack of passion.

        2. The energy/performance consequences --- for each of the five performance barriers (p

      (3) Action & Development Plan for Full Engagement --- including four forms with "Ritual Building Strategy" categories listing "Positive Energy Rituals Supporting the Targeted Change:" (p221)

        Ritual Building Form #1 ---

          1. Targeted Muscle(s) = Heart & lungs, upper & lower body

          2. Performance Barrier = Low energy

          3. Value(s) Driving Change = Family

          4. Expected Performance Consequence = Higher productivity, fewer errors, better decisions

        Ritual Building Form #2 ---

          1. Targeted Muscle(s) = Patience

          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!

        Ritual Building Form #3 ---

          1. Targeted Muscles = Realistic optimism

          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

        Ritual Building Form #4 ---

          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

      (4) Accountablility Log --- including "Name," "Week of" for entire week, and "Accomplishments" (p222)

    [6] 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. 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?

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS (p223-226)

NOTES (p227-232)

BIBLIOGRAPHY (p233-235)

INDEX (p237-245)

ABOUT THE AUTHORS (p246)

    Contact authors at: www.corporateathlete.com


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