The Energizer

Resilient Insights for Work & Life

Featured Image

Refresh And Renew By Saying "Enough"

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 29, 2019

Feeling overwhelmed by all your obligations that yourself and others imposed? SO stop!  It's time to plug into something that YOU choose-something that can renew your batteries and refresh your interest in work AND life. 


Featured Image

You Are Known by the Flowers You Grow

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 22, 2019
“What kind of flower are you?” 


Featured Image

Are You Giving Up Your Vacation This Summer?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 15, 2019

The Conference Board recently surveyed Americans asking how many of them would take a vacation in the next six months. The results were shocking: only 39 percent (the lowest in 30 years) said they would dim the office lights, close the door and slip off to sip rum drinks in coconuts sometime in the next six months. 


Featured Image

The Lessons of Hindsight for Ownership and Commitment

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 08, 2019

Many years ago, I was asked to chair the annual conference for 2000 of my peers…a four-day conference no less. Trust me, there’s tons of bad karma if you screw up. And a volunteer role no less. 


Featured Image

Is there really such a thing as “Happiness”?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 01, 2019

There are lots of books out there on “happiness”. Certainly, if one is resilient, it implies that “happiness” is a given. Au Contraire. In fact, while developing the skills of resiliency—particularly in difficult times—one can fall into a state of extreme unhappiness. I received a request from a reader who wanted to share a piece he created on the topic. Although it is long, he manages to convey the best and most current thinking on the topic.  He provided the summary below and you can see the entire piece with images below!


Subscribe to My Blog!

Like My Blog?

Please share it!

Recents Posts




Hurricane Harvey Speaking love Meetings Depression Humor Leadership Skills Bill Treasurer Adventure Ownership Seder Eve LGBTQ Connection Intentions USAA Spelling Bee conscience Option B gratitude resilient leaders Art Humanity Siblings Mark Scharenbroich Animals Employee Attitude Career Advice resilient organizations U.S.A.A. Politics Twas The Night Before Christmas creativity cancer Energy Change Marriage Environtment Family Time Management Listening Human Interaction Jewish Book Reviews Married Office Celebrations women in leadership Radical Resiliency Diversity Divorce employee retention Disruption Disrupt Leaders Open Doors Book Energizing Deloitte Back To School Corporate Culture Exercise Walk For Hunger Gifts From The Mountain Ecotourism customer service Sheryl Sandberg Women Tornadoes in Texas Communication Relationships Sustainability Breathe Breath Loss preresilience Mother's Day Honoring Veterans Social Media Adam Grant waiting Your Resiliency GPS Vacation Positive Brain Repatterning Persuasion coaching earthquakes Multi-tasking Content Generation Resolutions Trust Learned Optimism Energizing Others holidays Sexual Harassment Superbowl goals Interview Adaptability Volunteer Optimism Children Christmas Voting Networking St. Patrick's Day Bullying Patriots Requisite Variety Aging Writing Emotional Intelligence Reshaping the Brain The Last Jedi Dogs Empathy Kindness Faith Play Fun Work Environment Idea Happiness John Blumberg Postive Work Environment Hurricane Irma Talk Ain't Cheap Book Guns John Mattone Sales work life balance Spirit Suddenly Single Stress Strangers Laughter Branding Words employees Climate Change Memorial Day Road Trip Feedback New Year resolutions Motivating Others Arlington Cemetary Compassion Yoga Engaged Workers John Havlik Survive More Fun at Work Conversation Napping teams Thanksgiving Henry VIII WASP Charity resilience Building Resilience Soft Skills Vegan Alzheimer's Nursing Technology Loneliness Boston Marathon civil discourse ecology Sleeping resiliency angels Burnout Travel e-mail