Energy + Motivation (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)

  • 1h 37m 57s
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Gildan Media
  • 2023

Push through when procrastination calls.

Some days you're on fire at work; other days you're burned out and easily distracted. How can you maintain your drive, make consistent progress, and expend your energy wisely?

This book will help you identify what's behind your flagging engagement and productivity—and provide the expert research and advice on what to do about it.

This volume includes the work of:

  • Annie McKee
  • Heidi Grant
  • Shawn Achor
  • Elizabeth Grace Saunders

How to be human at work. The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 12 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - The Power of Progress An Interview with Teresa Amabile By Sarah Green Carmichael
  • Chapter 2 - Managing the Hidden Stress of Emotional Labor By Susan David
  • Chapter 3 - How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To By Heidi Grant
  • Chapter 4 - Four Ways to Manage Your Energy More Effectively By Elizabeth Grace Saunders
  • Chapter 5 - When Your Motivation Dips, Focus on Results By Elizabeth Grace Saunders
  • Chapter 6 - Minimize Burnout by Making Compassion a Habit By Annie McKee and Kandi Wiens
  • Chapter 7 - The More You Energize Your Coworkers, the Better Everyone Performs By Wayne Baker
  • Chapter 8 - How Women at the Top Can Renew Their Mental Energy By Merete Wedell-Wedellsborg
  • Chapter 9 - Five Ways to Focus Your Energy During a Work Crunch By Amy Jen Su
  • Chapter 10 - Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure By Shawn Achor Michelle Gielan
  • Chapter 11 - What You Don’t Know About Motivation By Susan Fowler
  • Chapter 12 - Why People Lose Motivation-and What Managers Can Do to Help By Dan Cable