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Stop managing your time and start managing your energy

Personal Energy Management
You know the drill. Work, family and other obligations have you running ragged, and there’s always the feeling that there aren’t enough hours in the day. You’re stressed and exhausted, but sleep isn’t replenishing you. You struggle with productivity, your patience is thin, and the work you once loved just isn’t providing the same satisfaction anymore. That’s burnout. We would rather call it something else, an energy crisis. Burnout sounds like something you can’t come back from, but an energy crisis? Personal energy is renewable, you just have to know where to look for it.   That’s what personal energy management is all about, finding the sources of energy you need to get off the hamster wheel and back in the game in a way that…

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