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David

Donnybrook, N/A, Australia

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  • The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to Performance and Personal Renewal

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Jim Loehr, Tony Schwartz
    • Narrated By Jim Loehr, Tony Schwartz
    Overall
    (354)
    Performance
    (109)
    Story
    (114)

    We live in digital time. Our pace is rushed, rapid-fire, and relentless. Facing crushing workloads, we try to cram as much as possible into every day. We're wired up, but we're melting down. Time management is no longer a viable solution. Managing energy, not time, is the key to enduring high performance as well as to health, happiness, and life balance. The Power of Full Engagement provides a powerful, step-by-step program that will show you how.

    David says: "Buzzword Soup"
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    I bought this title because it was on the bestseller list and sounded like a good buy. However, after struggling through it I have to say it's poor at best. The book is sold on the strength of the authors' reputation as developers of the "corporate athlete" program. Unfortunately the narration comes across as trite, and self-promotional.

    To me, the book seems to lack real depth of insight or compassion into the real issues facing readers in crisis -- except to see them as sell-through opportunities for other programs and products.

    As an alternative to The Power of Full Engagement I would highly recommend The Breakout Principle and The Power of Now, two less commercial and more authentic works.

    152 of 159 people found this review helpful

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