Leading In Life: Increasing energy and maximizing engagement

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with Tamara Konrade and Tammy Fellers

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Leading In Life podcast is designed to help every person live a life full of awareness, passion, and high energy! Information and strategies will be discussed, creating opportunities for you to empower, engage, and increase your energy. If you want to reach your fullest potential, minimize the stress in your life, and lead passionately, this show is for you! Everyone is a leader by choice or default and this weekly podcast will support you as you create the life you desire and optimize success in all aspects of your life!

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The hosts, Tammy Fellers and Tamara Konrade, are Core Energy Coaches and are Master Practitioners of the Energy Leadership Index assessment. This attitudinal assessment is a one-of-a-kind assessment that enables leaders to hold up mirrors to their perceptions, attitudes, behaviors, and overall leadership capabilities.

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Raise Your Awareness To Make A Personal Difference (Leading In Life #21)

December 17, 2014

How are you showing up? Tamara and Tammy discuss the power of awareness with regards to how someone energetically shows up in situations. Being reflective and asking ourselves about the story we are telling in our own mind is important to raising our awareness and then choosing our own actions. One strategy these two coaches use is the T.E.A. Strategy. What is the Thought? What is the Emotion that thought is causing? What is the Action I am choosing as a result […]

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Catabolic Energy (Leading In Life #20)

August 22, 2014

Tamara and Tammy talk about the draining effects of catabolic energy. They also remind us that everyone experiences catabolic energy. Some Characteristics of Level 1 Energy: Low energy Lack of commitment  Unproductive Avoid decisions Not confident Have a pity party for self Some Characteristics of Level 2 Energy: Do not trust others Suppress the creativity of those around them Argumentative – look to blame others Make decisions – with the attitude of “My way is the right way.” Confident to a fault […]

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Coach Centric Leaders (Leading In Life #19)

August 7, 2014

  If you have not read this book, put it on your must read list: Energy Leadership: Transforming your Workplace and your Life from the Core This is a quote from the author: “My role and gift in life is not to teach, preach, or convince anyone of anything. I am here to empower others to get their own answers, access their true dreams, and overcome anything that gets in the way of making those dreams a reality.” – Bruce […]

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Enjoying The Present (Leading In Life #18)

August 1, 2014

Often we worry about the future or we are sad about the past. Today let’s talk about enjoying the journey. Check out this quote, the author is unknown: “Worry is a total waste of time. It doesn’t change anything. All it does is steal your joy and keep you very busy doing nothing…” Awareness is key. Worry is Level 1 energy. It is a place of inaction, self-doubt and fear. We have to become aware of when we are in the spin […]

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Anabolic Cultures (Leading In Life #17)

July 25, 2014

What kind type of a culture is your workplace and home? Is it anabolic or catabolic? . . .Anabolic Energy – energy that is fueling Catabolic Energy – energy that is draining . . Some Characteristics of an Anabolic Culture: Fun Respect amongst members Members are engaged Empowering Inspiring Collaborative Lack of  judgment Embraces curiosity Acceptance Awareness of our energy level High morale Expects greatness As you think about your home, workplace, church community is it anabolic? Everyone makes a contribution, […]

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Thoughts, Emotions and Actions (Leading In Life #16)

July 11, 2014

Thoughts, Emotions and Actions (T.E.A) Our thoughts drive our emotions and our emotions then cause us to act in a certain way. Thought: What are you telling yourself? Emotion: What are you feeling? What is the trigger? Action: How are you choosing to respond? How will your response benefit you and those around you? The next time you face anything, wether at home or work, think about T.E.A? What level of energy will you utilize when responding? Tamara Konrade can […]

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The Power Of The Energy Leadership Index Assessment (Leading In Life #15)

June 27, 2014

We believe in “People before Programs.” This assessment aligns with that value. The ELI is an attitudinal assessment that measures an individual’s energy and engagement level in normal situations and when under stress. The assessment is not a predictor of leadership ability. It is a snapshot in time as to how our beliefs, assumptions and perceptions are impacting our energy and engagement in leadership and life. The assessment helps people become aware of their energy level is working for them or how it is […]

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Judgment (Leading In Life #14)

May 23, 2014

If we lessen our judgment, we free up more energy space for focusing on taking more purposeful action for our family, personal and professional goals. Sometimes we not only judge others, but we also judge ourselves. It is important to…”Tell the negative committee that meets inside your head to sit down and shut up.” – Ann Bradford That negative self talk can limit ourselves or those that we lead, by talking ourselves out of taking action because we do not […]

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What Pushes Your Buttons? (Leading In Life #13)

May 2, 2014

Everyone has triggers.  Some have more than others and some of the triggers (also called buttons) create catabolic energy. The key is to become aware of what triggers stress or drains energy.  The reality is everyone has buttons that WE allow others to push.  Instead of feeling attacked when you are triggered, a key is to look through a level five lens of opportunity.  As leaders we have the responsibility to be good stewards of our time and withhold negative assumptions […]

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Level 5 Energy (Leading In Life #12)

April 28, 2014

  Strive for Five In this episode, Tamara and Tammy discuss Level 5 leadership from Bruce D. Schneider’s book Energy Leadership. They explore the characteristics of being a Level 5 leader. Some of characteristics of a Level 5 leader: Highly positive Encouraging and empowering Powerful and confident Sees opportunities Sees employees as highly gifted These types of leaders embrace the power of team while giving employees the autonomy to set and reach individual and team goals. Tamara Konrade can be contacted […]

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