I have been called the Energizer Bunny on Steroids and people often ask me, “How do you have so much energy?” I never really thought much about it until I read The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz. The number of hours in a day is fixed, but the quantity and quality of energy available to us is not. This is something we can control with our decisions and actions.
We live in the digital age and our pace is fast and relentless. We face heavy workloads, many family responsibilities and we try to cram as much as possible into every day. We may be wired up, but we are melting down. Time management is no longer a solution; instead, we need to learn how to manage our energy. As energy is the key to high performance as well as health, happiness and life balance.
The book outlines four key principles to increase our energy level: