The Energizer

Resilient Insights for Work & Life

Featured Image

Free Time Should be Me Time—Part 2

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 30, 2020

In Part 1, we looked at areas over which you have control of your time. Specifically, we looked at how you control the conversation in your head about what you can do and also what conversations might be necessary to have with others. We also looked at understanding your peak ability times and controlling what activities go into that time block.  


Featured Image

Free Time Should be Me Time—Part 1

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 23, 2020

I hear the laughter and disdain already: “Free time? Are you kidding?”
“Me time? Huh? I don’t even know where “me” is these days!
“What planet do you live on? We had a cutback and now I need to be three people!”


Featured Image

Resilience Steps to Calm Pandemic Panic

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 16, 2020

Make no mistake, COVID-19 is very serious and requires precautions, attention, and vigilance. However, fear and panic run counter to what will help us move through this global threat. Stockpiling toilet paper and water, incessant reading and watching multiple news sources, and staying caught up on social media only serves to underscore the feeling of panic. It reminds me of the time my husband insisted I become licensed to carry mace when I’d walk thru campus at night. There had never been an incident and I walked fearless; until I started carrying the mace. Then, every shadow, noise, or movement struck terror in my heart. 


Featured Image

How Not to Screw Up Communicating

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 09, 2020

Human language separates us from the rest of the animal kingdom but too often, we respond to the wag of a dog’s tail instead of the message given by the CEO. 


Featured Image

How to Be a Great Manager

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 02, 2020

The flames of burnout can turn any employee into a crispy critter. However, managers who work on their connection skills with employees are the best resources for getting and keeping good employees. Enjoy this guest post and a very helpful infographic. In fact, print out the infographic, laminate it and keep it where you can see it!


Subscribe to My Blog!

Like My Blog?

Please share it!

Recents Posts




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