Chapter 22

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

A summary of the full-length HBR article by Tony Schwartz and Catherine McCarthy, highlighting key ideas.

THE IDEA IN BRIEF

Is your job demanding more from you than ever before? Do you feel as if you’re working additional hours but rarely getting ahead? Is your mobile device leashing you to your job 24/7? Do you feel exhausted, disengaged, sick?

Spending longer days at the office and putting in extra hours at home doesn’t work because your time is a limited resource. But your personal energy is renewable. By fostering deceptively simple rituals that will help you regularly replenish your energy, you can strengthen your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual resilience. These rituals include taking ...

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