The Energizer

Resilient Insights for Work & Life

Featured Image

Guest Post: Excerpt Of The Intelligent Leader

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, October 15, 2019

My colleague, John Mattone, has graciously allowed us to offer an excerpt of his new book The Intelligent Leader: Unlocking The Secrets To Leading Others And Leaving Your Legacy.  Resilient organizations must have excellent leaders who find and keep outstanding employees.  John shares what it takes to unlock leadership talent. 

Read More...


Featured Image

The Leadership Killer

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, October 30, 2018

My good friend and colleague, Bill Treasurer, is launching his new book with co-author John Havlik today! 

Read More...


Featured Image

The Right Questions Fuel Resiliency

By Eileen McDargh - Wednesday, March 01, 2017

The German poet Rainer Maria Rilke wrote: "Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves." Zora Neale Hurston also penned, "There are years that ask questions and years that answer."  

Read More...


Featured Image

The “Pickle Pledge” Turns Patients into Raving Fans and Employees into Super Stars

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 24, 2016

I admit it: a pickle pledge sounds like something created on Sesame Street to get kids to eat pickles. Or perhaps it is a rhyme: eat a pickle and get a nickel. You can have as much fun with that phrase as you’d like but nothing is further from the truth: The Pickle Pledge, created by colleague Joe Tye, is serious stuff. So serious that Midland Memorial Hospital went from an all-time low to an all time high in patient satisfaction in less than a year! And—hundreds of Midland Health employees not only made dramatic improvements in their personal lives but created an internal Cultural Productivity Benefit of $7.2 million!! 

Read More...


Featured Image

The Resilient Investor - It’s More than Wall Street

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 18, 2016

If investing is only about money in the bank or in Wall Street, you are short-changing yourself about building a better life and a better world. That’s the premise behind THE RESILIENT INVESTOR, a provocative book that maps out investment choices for all your assets— assets that are much more than ownership of “things” and the balance in a bank or fund. 

Read More...


Featured Image

Book Reviews: SHED or You're DEAD & The Five Secrets

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, January 28, 2014
SHED or You’re DEAD  

Read More...


Featured Image

Book Reviews: Full Steam Ahead & Get Your Ship Together

By Eileen McDargh - Thursday, January 09, 2014
Full Steam Ahead! 

Read More...


Featured Image

Book Reviews: How Much Do You Care?

By Eileen McDargh - Saturday, January 04, 2014
Going Deep-Exploring Spirituality in Life and Leadership 

Read More...


Featured Image

Book Review: Standing in the Fire: Leading High-Heat Meetings

By Eileen McDargh - Wednesday, January 01, 2014
Standing in the Fire: Leading High-Heat Meetings with Clarity, Calm, and Courage 

Read More...


Featured Image

Book Review: Got Volunteers? Read this book!

By Eileen McDargh - Wednesday, December 11, 2013
365 IDEAS for Recruiting, Retaining, Motivating and Rewarding Your Volunteers 

Read More...


Subscribe to My Blog!


Like My Blog?

Please share it!

Recents Posts


Categories



Archive


Tags

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