When you think of yourself like a battery, chances are you're just trying to make it through the day before you run your charge down to zero. But as Brendon Burchard points out in his book High Performance Habits, when you think about yourself like a powerplant, you have a lot more options for engineering your energy output to sustain your joy and your impact throughout the day.
This is a fundamental shift in thinking that has dramatic implications for how you approach this vital arena of your life: your personal energy level. This is what we're going to explore with Pillar #3 in this series on the 7 Pillars of Personal Development for Change Agents. The video and the worksheet are all about engineering your personal powerplant to maximize the energy you bring to your journey of joyful impact.
The video explores each of these four levers and shares ideas to try out as you adopt an engineer's mindset and experiment with what will work best for you. Here are some highlights--check out the video for more details.
Download this session's worksheet for an opportunity to give yourself an amazing energy boost by identifying one positive practice to start and one negative practice to stop with each of these four fundamentals of your physiology: sleep, nutrition, movement and mindfulness. And remember, don’t be afraid to start small—scale your resolutions to whatever level you know you can commit to, even on your worst days. Even the tiniest positive step on one of these fundamentals pays huge compound interest in your energy over time!
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These are the same materials we use with the social entrepreneurs in our accelerator program and the funders we coach one on one. The world has never been more in need of a new, greatest generation of change agents and that's why we're opening up free access to these materials to anyone who's ready to make use of them!