Energy Leadership™

Become an Ideal Leader… and Unlock Your True Potential

Energy LeadershipTM is the process that develops a personally effective style of leadership that positively influences and changes not only yourself, but also those with whom you work and interact, as well as your organization as a whole.

EVERYONE is a leader either by choice or default.  If you don’t think of yourself as a leader, then you are limited in your thinking.  Leading is the way we help move people, including ourselves, into action.  This may be in our professional roles, our family, our neighborhood, our spiritual community, or any organization that we interact with.  The question is not whether or not we are leaders, but how well we lead.

What’s Your View?

Human beings are wired for the negative.  It’s a survival mechanism.  Despite the fact that we do not face the daily survival challenges that our ancient ancestors did, we are still driven by fear.  What once kept us alive, now limits us.

During any typical workday, most people spend a great deal of time focusing on what’s wrong — with their family, their jobs, their projects, their colleagues, their relationships, and their lives.  At work, it’s not surprising that studies show that more than 50 percent of the people in our nation’s workforce would choose, if they could, to quit their jobs.

On the other hand, there is a constructive, creative and positive way of  thinking that focuses on what’s right.  It produces questions like “What’s the opportunity here,” and “How can we make this work?”

What will it take to shift the pressure and negativity that surrounds not only corporate America but our personal lives and the state of our communities?  What will help employees to be productive, content, and have a positive view of both the organizations they work for and the people they work with?  It will take a powerful leader who is skilled, highly sophisticated, and versatile, and one who understands the power of energy.

Catabolic?  Anabolic?  What’s this Energy Stuff?

More than a hundred years ago, Albert Einstein addressed the scientific community, passionately presenting the idea that everything we see, hear, taste, touch, and smell is not matter, but energy.  Everything that “matters” is energy.

On an energetic and cellular level, catabolism usually refers to a breakdown of complex molecules, while anabolism is the opposite.  When you hear about a person’s catabolic or anabolic energy, however, it’s a broader statement about destructive and constructive forces in an entire person, who is made up not only of individual cells but also of anabolic and catabolic thoughts and beliefs.

Anabolic and catabolic energy are predominant in organizations as well as people.  Many organizations experience catabolic energy by constantly reacting to their circumstances with worry, fear, doubt, anger, and guilt.  And thoughts are indeed contagious.  When even a few people in an organization have negative feelings, it can spread like a virus.  “Group think” sets in, and their thoughts become “group fact.”

Anabolic leaders have the ability to motivate and inspire themselves and others to do extraordinary things.  They have the ability to make energetic shifts in all levels of the organization.  The most successful organizations are those that are filled with powerful, positive, anabolic leaders, and that means everyone in the organization, not just the “ones at the top.”  No matter how effective or ineffective you currently are in your role, you can transform yourself and others, as well as your organization, into a thriving, inspired, positive, productive, and successful entity.


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