Posted in Leadership
by Tony Schwartz

Why Great Leaders See More and Exclude Less

The central dilemma of a modern leader is to balance apparently conflicting virtues and beliefs without choosing sides between them. Decisiveness, for example, is widely and rightly perceived as crucial to effective leadership. It’s the opposite of uncertainty and insecurity,...

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Posted in Leadership
by Tony Schwartz

Rather Than Fight or Flight Take Responsibility

I was in a large meeting at my company, sharing an idea that had occurred to me, when one of my younger colleagues raised her hand and jumped in. “I’m feeling like we’re getting off track,” she said with some...

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Posted in Leadership
by Tony Schwartz

Companies That Practice “Conscious Capitalism” Perform 10x Better

If you had told me, when I was attending college during the height of the Vietnam War, and the heyday of the counterculture, that several of the most inspiring days of my life would someday be spent with a group...

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Posted in Leadership
by Tony Schwartz

Truly Great Companies Add More Than They Extract

Perhaps no business consultant enjoys higher esteem in the corporate world than Jim Collins. Over three decades, he has sold millions of copies of his books describing the characteristics of what he terms “great” companies. It is hard not to...

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Posted in Leadership
by Tony Schwartz

Become a Chief Energy Officer™

Challenging as it can sometimes be, I know that I serve not only as CEO of our company, but also as our Chief Energy Officer™. For better and for worse, that’s the case for any leader. The most fundamental challenge...

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Posted in Awareness
by Tony Schwartz

See How We Do It

Organizations usually seek out consultants when they have a goal and need help with a strategy and roadmap to achieve it. By contrast, The Energy Project engages with organizations who are struggling to execute a strategy, achieve a goal or...

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