Episode 6: Tom Rath – Are You Fully Charged?
I chat with bestselling author Tom Rath, about his book, Are You Fully Charged? Tom is a very practical, research-based thinker. You’ll leave our conversation with a number of concrete – and some surprising – ways to make healthier choices that will lead you to live a more productive, energized life. You will also gain a deeper understanding of how your decisions impact the actions and the dispositions of those around you.
-Daily well-being: People say they don’t have enough physical energy to carry out tasks
-“High-Fat Hangover”: Eating sugary/fatty foods early in the day makes you tired for the rest of the day
-Brian Wansink: Mindless Eating
–Social influence & ordering food at restaurants
-How Social Networks affect us when we don’t realize it:
- “Getting a solid night of sleep is an investment in being productive the next day.”
- “There is a degree to which we are just pawns of the social network we’re involved in.”
- “We always have the power to make that choice to set the tone in our next interaction.”
Peter Bregman is CEO of Bregman Partners, a company that strengthens leadership in people and in organizations through programs (including the Bregman Leadership Intensive), coaching, and as a consultant to CEOs and their leadership teams. Best-selling author of 18 Minutes, his most recent book is Four Seconds. To receive an email when he posts, click here.