Minor Shifts for Major Boosts in Focus, Drive and Energy
By Bonnie St. John and Allen P. Haines
Read by Allen P. Haines and Bonnie St. John
Learn powerful, science-based techniques to boost focus, drive and energy hour-by-hour throughout the day - every day.
'Micro-Resilience is a powerful book that will help you rethink the drive-until-you-drop approach to work. By re-framing your thinking, you can learn to learn bounce back from setbacks and create a life of power and meaning' Daniel Pink, author of Drive and To Sell is Human
As leadership consultants and executive trainers, Bonnie St. John and Allen Haines have heard the same complaints from clients for years; periodic burnout, lack of focus and low energy. So they dug into the latest research on neuroscience, psychology and physiology looking for big answers. Instead they found small answers; proof that small adjustments in daily routines, including thought patterns, food and drink, rest and movement can fight the forces that sap our energy and store focus and drive. They call these amazing efficient restorative techniques 'micro-resilience.'
Thousands of men and women from all walks of life have already found effortless ways to incorporate these little changes into the busiest of schedules. Dozens of entertaining anecdotes from real people using micro-resilience demonstrate that when our brains fire faster, our energy increases and we can cope with almost any surprise, pressure or crisis, no matter how big or small.
Bonnie St. John (Author)
Amputee/Olympian/Rhodes Scholar Bonnie St. John is a keynote speaker and leadership consultant who has guided individuals--from Fortune 500 C-Suites to start-up entrepreneurs--to their performance goals. Her broad media exposure includes People, Forbes, Essence,The NY Times, Today, CNN, CBS News, PBS, and NPR. NBC News called her, "One of the five most inspiring women in America."
Allen P. Haines (Author)
Allen P. Haines served as CEO of several film industry marketing companies. He has advised and coached senior executives at Sony, Disney, IMG, NBC/Universal, and Fox.
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09 Feb 2017
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Micro-Resilience is a transformative program that doesn't force you to change, but instead enhances the resources you already have to give you much more focus and energy. — Walter Isaacson, author of STEVE JOBS, CEO Aspen Leadership Institute, former CEO of CNN and TIME Magazine
Micro-Resilience is a powerful book that will help you rethink the drive-until-you-drop approach to work. By reframing your thinking in the way St. John and Haines describe, you can learn to learn bounce back from setbacks and create a life of power and meaning — Daniel Pink, author of Drive and To Sell is Human
Reader's appetite for bite-sized life hacks that promise to streamline routines and improve productivity and performance never seems to abate. Micro-Resilience feeds this need with advice on how to tweak behaviour in order to bounce back from everyday stresses. — Emma De Vita, Financial Times
Micro-Resilience is an easy and worthwhile read, with personal stories, research on how your brain works and lots of bite-size but extremely powerful tweaks that work with you to restore your energy. — Sarah Stacey, YOU, The Mail on Sunday
Bonnie St. John has focused on how to increase hour-by-hour resilience, which is critical in today's world. Her approach integrates science-based, intentional and immediate recoveries and has broad application to health care and other service industries that count on teams to deliver their best. Micro-Resilience is a great example of a 21st century solution to meet our 21st century challenges and opportunities. — Bernard J Tyson, Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente
If we can't slow down the pace of modern life, then our best hope for wellness is to get better at prevention. After six years of research and testing with real people, Bonnie and Allen give us a fresh, practical program full of immediately effective, proactive tools to keep you going every day, all day long. — Susie Ellis, Chairman & CEO, Global Wellness Institute
Read + Heed the inspirational stories and insights shared in Micro-Resilience. Doing so will result in you having the courage to face adversity plus the confidence to manage, adapt and respond to whatever 'disruptions' life sends your way. — Kevin Carroll, author, speaker, change agent
We may learn best from our failures. But our successes require that we reach down deep and muster the resilience to act on what we have learned. In Micro-Resilience, Bonnie St. John and Allen Haines not only inspire us that we can be better, they illuminate the path forward. — Gary Heil, founder of the Center for Innovative Leadership
Micro-Resilience is the new secret weapon that every woman needs. — Prima