Tony-schwartz

Tony Schwartz

President & CEO

Tony Schwartz is the CEO and founder of The Energy Project, which helps companies fuel sustainable high performance by better meeting the needs of their employees.

Tony's most recent book, Be Excellent at Anything: The Four Keys to Transforming the Way We Work and Live, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. His previous book, The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy Not Time, co-authored with Jim Loehr, spent four months on the New York Times bestseller list and has been translated into 28 languages. In 2013, Tony launched a weekly column for the New York Times titled “Life@Work.” Tony is a frequent contributor to numerous publications including the New York Times, the Huffington Post and the Harvard Business Review, and for three years, he wrote the most popular blog on HBR.org.

Tony began his career as a journalist. He has been a reporter for the New York Times, an editor at Newsweek, a staff writer at New York and Esquire, and a columnist for Fast Company. He also co-authored the #1 worldwide bestseller The Art of the Deal with Donald Trump, and wrote What Really Matters: Searching for Wisdom in America.

Tony has spoken to leaders around the world, including at the World Economic Forum, the Aspen Ideas Festival and TEDx; as well at companies ranging from Apple, Google, and Facebook to Coca Cola, Genentech, and Goldman Sachs; and at organizations such as the National Security Agency, the Los Angeles Police Department, the Cleveland Clinic and Save the Children.

Drawing on the multidisciplinary science of sustainable high performance, Tony’s abiding passion and lifelong commitment is to change the way the world works.

from the blog

What I Learned on My Vacation

I felt justified in taking time off — and providing it to others — because it fueled productivity. What never occurred to me was that taking time off might be something worth doing for its own sake, and as part of a more nourishing life.

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