Jim Loehr - Performance Psychologist and Leadership Speaker
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Dr. Jim Loehr is a world-renowned performance psychologist and co-author of the national bestseller The Power of Full Engagement- Managing Energy, not Time, is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal. Dr. Loehr recently appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show where an entire program was devoted to his groundbreaking energy management technology and concepts. He has also appeared on NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s Nightline with Ted Koppel, The CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, and CBS Morning News. Dr. Loehr’s work has been chronicled in leading national publications including the Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Newsweek, Time, US News and World Report, Success, Fast Company, and Omni.
Dr. Loehr has worked with hundreds of world-class performers from the arenas of business, sport, medicine, and law enforcement including Fortune 100 executives, FBI Hostage Rescue Teams, and Army Special Forces.
Dr. Loehr possesses a masters and doctorate in psychology, serves on several prestigious scientific boards, and is a full member of the American Psychological Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology.
Energy, not Time, is the Fundamental Currency of High Performance in Business • The Pulse of High Performance: Life is a Series of Sprints, not a Marathon • Fully Engaged™- Managing Energy to Maximize Performance • The Making of a Corporate Athlete® • Building Individual and Organizational Capacity in the Age of Overload • The Fully Engaged™ Leader
Energy, not time, is the fundamental currency of performance and the most precious gift we have to give.
Productivity, as well as health and happiness, are grounded in the skillful management of energy. To be fully engaged means to be physically energized, emotionally connected, mentally focused and fully aligned with the company’s mission. Each individual represents a cell of potential energy in the larger corporate body. Great leaders begin by effectively managing their own energy. Great leadership is marked by the capacity to mobilize, focus, invest, channel and renew organizational energy in the service of the corporate mission. Just as individuals have a pulse, so too does the corporate body. The skilled management of energy fuels a strong and vibrant pulse and a fully engaged workforce.
The Pulse of High Performance: Life is a Series of Sprints, not a Marathon
The conventional wisdom is that the best way to manage the endless demands of our work lives is to assume the mentality of a marathoner, conserving energy in order to stay the course over many years without burning out. In fact, sustained high performance requires the mentality of a sprinter - fully engaging for clearly defined periods of time and then strategically recovering. To live like a sprinter is to break work down into a series of manageable intervals - fully engaging and then fully recovering. This principle is called oscillation and it creates a powerful pulse that drives greater efficiency, improved health and happiness, and sustained high performance.
The Power of Full Engagement®
Nearly 75 percent of American workers are disengaged, according to data collected by the Gallup Organization. To be fully engaged, one must be physically energized, emotionally connected, mentally focused and spiritually aligned with the mission of the organization. Drawing on 25 years of experience working with world-class athletes and other elite performers, this presentation describes a unique science-based system for driving full engagement, grounded in the management of personal energy, and the development of highly precise performance rituals.
The Making of a Corporate Athlete®
As demand accelerates, many executives lack the capacity to sustain high performance - especially under pressure. The creators of the Corporate Athlete performance model, described in a January 2001 Harvard Business Review article ("The Making of a Corporate Athlete"), argue that in order for executives to achieve sustained high performance, they must learn to train in the same systematic ways that elite athletes do. This requires drawing on four separate but interconnected sources of energy to achieve sustained high performance. This presentation outlines the multidimensional training strategies adopted by executives and managers at more than two dozen Fortune 100 companies.
The Fully Engaged Leader
The most important dynamic of leadership is the ability to ignite, focus, and sustain people’s energy in the service of a mission. The fully engaged leader must be physically energized, emotionally connected, mentally focused and spiritually aligned with the corporate mission. Each of these capacities are necessary, none is sufficient by itself. The fully engaged leader learns to draw on all fou
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