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Executive Stamina: How to Optimize Time, Energy, and Productivity to Achieve Peak Performance

Executive Stamina: How to Optimize Time, Energy, and Productivity to Achieve Peak Performance

Marty Seldman, Joshua Seldman

ISBN: 978-0-470-33537-6

Jul 2008

320 pages

$21.99

Description

Executive Stamina combines the wisdom and methodology of the best executive coaching with the cutting-edge training techniques of world-class athletes to help busy, stressed-out executives achieve peak performance. This holistic approach to executive performance uses practical tips and tools to help you maximize your career potential, maintain your physical health, and stay aligned with your personal values. Executive Stamina is all you need to learn how to optimize your time, energy, and productivity to achieve more and live better.

About the Authors ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

PART I WORK/LIFE ALIGNMENT

1 What Is Most Important to You? 21

2 Is Your Schedule Aligned with Your Priorities? 35

3 The Minimums and Shifts/Drifts Systems 45

4 Finding Your Career Sweet Spot 61

PART II BUILDING YOUR STAMINA

5 The Impact of Stress 75

6 Increasing Your Fitness 93

7 Your Lifelong Fitness Plan 113

8 Nutrition 137

9 Stress Management: Your Individual Plan 155

10 Yoga at the Office 183

PART III OPTIMIZING JOB PERFORMANCE AND RESULTS

11 Identifying High-Payoff Activities 207

12 Taking Control of Your Calendar 223

PART IV CAREER MANAGEMENT

13 Reaching Your Full Potential 243

14 Avoiding Career Management Mistakes 255

PART V PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS

15 Maintaining Positive Relationships 273

Conclusion 297

Index 298