Leading In Life: Increasing energy and maximizing engagement

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with Tamara Konrade and Tammy Fellers


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!


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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Seven Levels Of Energy (Leading In Life #11)

March 28, 2014

In this episode, Tammy and Tamara discuss the two different types of energy, anabolic and catabolic. Anabolic energy is constructive and catabolic energy is destructive. They also explore the 7 Levels of Energy structure developed by Bruce D. Schneider from iPec and the impact it has on both individuals and organizations. http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/lil_11.mp3  Catabolic Levels: Level 1 – Victim thinking Level 2 – Conflict  Anabolic Levels: Level 3 – Responsibility Level 4 – Concern Level 5 – Reconciliation Level 6 – […]

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Purpose in Life (Leading In Life #10)

February 28, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/lil_10.mp3 Mark Twain said there are two great moments in life: the day you are born and the day you find out why. In this episode, we discuss discovering our purpose in life. Once we discover the purpose, it guides everything we do in all aspects of our lives. Why is there so much stress? In a recent blog post called “What Is My Purpose?”, Tamara shares a possibility of why people experience so much stress. Is self-care one reason? […]

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Energy that is Draining (Leading In Life #9)

February 21, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/lil_9.mp3   In this episode, Tammy and Tamara discuss a blog post written by Seth Godin called,  The Care and Feeding (and Shunning) of Vampires. We challenge our listeners to read the blog post and reflect on the vampires in your life and how you respond to them. The more we can inspire others to grow (not change), the better. Don’t encourage those who feed on other’s failures. Keep your energy high regardless of the energy around you! It isn’t […]

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The Lens of Opportunity (Leading In Life #8)

February 14, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/lil_8.mp3   “Everything is either an opportunity to learn and grow or an obstacle that keeps you stuck. You get to choose.”  by Positive Thoughts. What is your definition of success and failure? Seeing things as opportunities instead of obstacles can help us redefine the value of failure. Right now in education, we are hearing that we have a ton of challenges, obstacles, and barriers. How do we help educators see these as opportunities? Become aware of the lens you […]

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Be Your Authentic Self (Leading In Life #7)

February 7, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/lil_7.mp3   In this episode, we discuss the Inner Self. Knowing that you can’t change circumstances or others, we do have the power to grow, reflect and learn.  “Create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that looks good on the outside.” (behappy.me) Get the masks off. It isn’t about pleasing others or pretending to be someone you are not. Be your authentic self and be proud. Everyone has the power to do something about the areas of […]

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Social Influences (Leading In Life #6)

January 31, 2014

In this episode, Tammy and Tamara discuss social relationships and the impact they have on your energy and how you show up in life. We were born to be loved and when you don’t feel loved or valued, you can tend to put up defenses to cover up insecurities.  These defenses can include gossiping and treating others poorly. Being around like-minded people is a way to keep your energy up so that you can show up fully in life. Many […]

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How the Environment Impacts Your Energy (Leading In Life #5)

January 24, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/lil_5.mp3   In this episode, Tamara and Tammy discuss how the environment impacts energy and engagement in life. Knowing that our energy impacts us and those around us, how are you showing up when the environment isn’t conducive to your needs or different than what you expected? It might be noise, clutter, inadequate technology, and/or temperature that can impact our energy and the energy of our students. How do we become aware of when it impacts our energy to where it […]

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15 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy (Leading in Life #4)

January 2, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/lil4.mp3   This episode of Leading in Life Tamara and Tammy discuss the 15 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy by Luminita Saviuc. These connect well with the foundational principles and practices of iPEC’s Core Energy Coaching and the Seven Levels of Energy. Becoming aware of which items in this list impact our energy in a negative way is powerful. During this podcast, the hosts discuss strategies to increase your anabolic energy.  A few strategies that are discussed include: […]

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The Energy Leadership Index Nails Kevin Honeycutt (Leading In Life AESA #3)

December 26, 2013

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/lil_AESA_3_Kevin.mp3   Energy Leadership offers an innovative paradigm to help leaders from all walks of life learn how to develop their skills, sophistication, and versatility. It shows people how to become aware of how powerful they are and can be in the workplace, at home, and in the world at large. Kevin Honeycutt, world renowned speaker, joins Tamara Konrade to discuss his recent experience taking the ELI. Kevin did however admitted that the ELI nailed him.  Join  Tamara and Kevin to find […]

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John Bond IPEC Trainer (Leading In Life AESA #2)

December 9, 2013

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/lil_John_Bond_AESA_2_.mp3   John Bond Internal Coach, IPEC Trainer & Special Education Coordinator San Antonio, Texas Area — Education Management Coordinator III, Special Education SupportEducation Service Center, Region 20 Specialties: – iPEC Certified Professional Coach – Energy Leadership Index – Master Practitioner – ICLI certified See-the-Sound (Visual Phonics) instructor – Deaf Education July 2008 – Present (5 years 6 months)- Support a team of educational and coaching specialists – Provide regional and statewide leadership in deaf education – Support the ESC-20 […]

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