Satya Nadella advice: bring energy and clarity

Consultants Mind

Energy and Clarity. The post Satya Nadella advice: bring energy and clarity appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Big fan of Satya Nadella, current CEO of Microsoft. Take a look at this 2 min video. I showed this to 200+ business school students recently.

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Global Energy Perspective 2019

McKinsey

The Global Energy Perspective Reference Case provides our view on how the energy transition will unfold. Oil & Gas Insights

Mental Energy Units

CaseInterview.com

hours), I find it more helpful to manage mental energy. I’ve developed a phrase that I call "Mental Energy Units," or "MEU" for short. I first got introduced to the idea of managing energy, rather than time, from the book The Power of Full Engagement , by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz. (It’s Time and energy are not the same thing. For the sake of simplicity, let's also say you have 16 mental energy units per day (roughly equivalent to 16 productive waking hours).

A climate of change fuels growth in energy market

The Source

The event, heralded for its significance by both Greenpeace UK and the WWF, may only be one step in the very long and arduous journey to transforming the UK’s power generation portfolio, but it represents a much wider trend of change, and disruption, in the energy industry.

What Gives You Energy? (mini-podcast)

Leadership Vision Consulting

So today, the question is this: what gives you energy? Reflect on the things that give you energy in life and then try to connect them back to one of your Themes of Strength. The post What Gives You Energy? Resources Energy Podcast Strengths

Energy 2050: Insights from the ground up

McKinsey

How will the world satisfy its need for energy? McKinsey research offers a perspective. Our Insights

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Exploring an alternative pathway for Vietnam’s energy future

McKinsey

Renewables have the potential to become the lowest-cost option for Vietnam to meet its energy needs. Asia-Pacific

A framework for fostering effective energy transitions

McKinsey

The new Energy Transition Index looks at 114 countries’ energy systems’ performance and transition readiness. Oil & Gas Insights

How Emotional Energy Drives Employees to Excel

Strategy+Business

For more insight, read "How to Harness Employees' Emotional Energy It's a self-reinforcing cycle that starts with pride.

China's renewable energy revolution

McKinsey

China is at the center of a global energy transformation, which is being driven by technological change and the falling cost of renewables, write Jonathan Woetzel and Jiang Kejun in Project Syndicate. MGI in the News

Three game changers for energy

McKinsey

New sources, mobility, and industry fragmentation are set to disrupt the system. Our Insights

How to Harness Employees' Emotional Energy

Strategy+Business

See also "How Emotional Energy Drives Employees to Excel Fuel success by linking a company's strategic goals to the reasons people are proud to work there.

An Alternative To Energy Boosters At Work

Henry DeVries

Author and leadership coach Patty Vogan offers two main strategies to unlock your energy tanks so you can refuel before you are running on fumes

Harnessing Creative Energy

Tom Spencer

Successfully harnessing humanity’s creative energy clearly requires high levels of cooperation. And so, it has never been more important for individuals, firms, government and the world at large to think about how we can harness our collective creative energy. China comes up for criticism in modern times for stealing software technology from the West.

How solar energy can (finally) create value

McKinsey

The market for solar power is growing faster than ever, but profitability has been lagging. The keys to improvement are better capital and operational efficiency. Our Insights

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How to Harness Employees' Emotional Energy

Strategy+Business

See also "How Emotional Energy Drives Employees to Excel Fuel success by linking a company's strategic goals to the reasons people are proud to work there.

The new rules of competition in energy storage

McKinsey

The costs of energy-storage systems are dropping too fast for inefficient players to hide. The winners in this market will be those that aggressively pursue and achieve operational improvements. Insights on Electric Power & Natural Gas

Energy 2050: Insights from the ground up

McKinsey

How will the world satisfy its need for energy? McKinsey research offers a perspective. Our Insights

Mike Christian on Mindfulness and Mental Energy

Strategy+Business

When our mental energy is depleted, we are more likely to be disengaged or even act unethically.

The new economics of energy storage

McKinsey

Energy storage can make money right now. Finding the opportunities requires digging into real-world data. Our Insights

The potential impact of electric vehicles on global energy systems

McKinsey

Electric vehicles are unlikely to create a power-demand crisis but could reshape the load curve. Here’s how to bend that curve to your advantage. Automotive & Assembly Insights

A reality check for renewable energy

McKinsey

Wind, solar, and geothermal energy are growing rapidly. Yet the world’s reliance on fossil fuels isn’t changing any time soon. Our Insights

India: Towards energy independence 2030

McKinsey

India is the world's fourth largest energy consumer. This report offers a long view of the sustainability of the country's current usage and opportunities to leverage new global supply dynamics and technologies. Our Insights

Quality Business and Life: Manage your energy

Women in Consulting

The next of my posts on Bobbie LaPorte’s talk on how to achieve a high quality work and personal life , is her third Key to Success: Manage your energy. Bobbie also reminded us that there are 4 dimensions of personal energy : . One of the key things I absorbed was to manage your energy, not your time. By: Deborah Siegle. Be aware of your body clock – and what time of day works best for you. Plan your day accordingly to leverage your body clock.

Five key questions clients ask about our energy demand outlook to 2050

McKinsey

Our Global Energy Perspective summarizes our energy demand outlook to 2050. Based on client conversations we’ve had since its release, we’re answering five key questions that give more insight into our forecast for the energy transition. Insights on Electric Power & Natural Gas

Energy transition: Mission (im)possible for industry?

McKinsey

Dutch industrial companies have a key role to play in repositioning the Netherlands to thrive in a low-carbon future. Despite technological challenges and the pressure of global competition, it is possible for them to lower their greenhouse-gas emissions in line with European goals. Our Insights

Good Vibrations: The CEO’s Practical Guide to Create and Amplify Energy

BCG

Let’s talk about energy—not the kind that heats your buildings and powers your facilities and servers, but the complex and powerful force that shapes organizational performance. Article Thursday, May 12, 2016.

Winning the cost battle: Success factors in digital transformations for energy retailers

McKinsey

As the battle for profitability increases, energy retailers are embarking on digital transformations to lower costs. Insights on Electric Power & Natural Gas

Building a new energy security architecture

McKinsey

The Honourable Prime Minister of India, while sharing his expectations from the hydrocarbon sector and the government’s endeavour to achieve energy security, laid out his vision for India’s energy future in the form of four pillars—access, efficiency, sustainability and security.

The 3 Stages of a Country Embracing Renewable Energy

Harvard Business

It means energy turning point. (We In this transformation, we are witnessing the decarbonization of power consumption, thanks to the large-scale deployment of renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. Similarly, in cities, energy and housing associations are installing PV panels on multi-unit buildings, and the German ministry of economics and energy estimates around 3.8 Economy Sustainability Policy Energy & Natural Resources Digital Article

Another Obama Clean Energy Fiasco, Potentially Involving Largest Bankruptcy in Spanish History; Appeal of Clean Energy

MishTalk

On the clean energy front, team Obama keeps plugging away with failure after failure. This go around involves a clean energy company in Spain that increasingly appears as if it will become the largest bankruptcy in Spanish history. These people reminded the President that the administration’s meddling in the energy sector leads to disaster for taxpayers.capital. Appeal of Clean Energy I am all in favor of clean energy.

Five things Bill Gates gets right on energy

McKinsey

And one I’m not so sure about. Our Insights

How Women at the Top Can Renew Their Mental Energy

Harvard Business

At the center is managing your mental energy: How to gain it, maintain it, and not drain it. Part of the answer lies in realizing that not all sources of energy are equal. Specifically, some activities are what I call “psychological superchargers” — that is, activities that yield a disproportionately bigger energy boost than others. ” A third one found energy in literature and in following new trends in a totally different field.

Walk the line: faith rewarded in the energy sector—for now

The Source

is not what Johnny Cash sang, but does neatly sum up consulting to the energy sector over the last year or so. In fact, consultants to the energy sector are sitting pretty right now. Despite what is clearly a fragile situation energy remains—at least for now—a very attractive sector to consultants. Client behaviour Featured Growth Market conditions consulting energy global management market conditions oil research sourceBy Alison Huntington. .

Spectra Energy: ‘We go where the lights are’

McKinsey

President and CEO Greg Ebel on how Spectra Energy became one of the most successful pipeline companies in North America and the future of the industry. Our Insights

Seth's Blog: Conservation of energy in conversation

Seth Godin Blog

Conservation of energy in conversation. If you escalate (cut off in traffic, angry at the gate agent, frustrated at your boss), you've just added (negative) energy to a conversation. If you escalate (high-pitched enthusiasm, a hug, encouraging words), you've just added (positive) energy to a conversation. Once the energy is added, it has to go somewhere. Sure, you can 'win' a conversation by overwhelming your opponent with energy they can't handle.

It’s Time for Companies to Be Strategic About Energy

Harvard Business

Last year, networking giant Cisco Systems worked with one of its contract manufacturers in Malaysia to deploy 1,500 energy and temperature sensors on its manufacturing equipment. In the tech world, for example, energy is now the largest component of variable costs for running a datacenter.

Bureaucracy Can Drain Your Company’s Energy. Agile Can Restore It.

Harvard Business

The energy, commitment, and collaboration among team members was a revelation. Tetra Images/Getty Images. Believe it or not, bureaucracy was once a progressive innovation.

Research: People Use Less Energy When They Think Their Neighbors Care About the Environment

Harvard Business

How social norms can help people become more sustainable. Sustainability Decision making Motivating people Psychology Digital Article

Why Apple Is Getting into the Energy Business

Harvard Business

Consider Apple, hardly a byword in the energy business. This summer, the company applied for federal licenses to sell directly to customers the excess renewable energy it generates on its new campus and in facilities across Oregon, Nevada, and California. Your company may not be going as fully or directly into the business as Apple, but you may soon want to join the ranks of the energy “prosumers”—companies that both produce and consume energy.