Executive Vitality Tips

Executive Vitality™We believe your vitality is among your most precious commodities. The more vitality you have, the more able you are to focus, to achieve, and to enjoy. If you have vitality, you have the exuberance, the physical stamina, and mental and emotional vigor to pursue your vision and mission as well as live the values of your organization. As CEO of EXCN, I am passionate about helping executives improve not only their leadership performance but also their Executive Vitality™. Every month we publish Breakaway Performance – Ideas that transform the way you work — with tips about well-being and good health. I hope these tips will help you focus on your vitality.

Alyssa Freas, Ph.D.
CEO & President
Executive Coaching Network, Inc.


Executive Vitality™: Personal Emergency Preparedness

Executive Vitality™: Personal Emergency Preparedness

Can you think about a time when you were in a situation where life dealt you some difficult blows? In our own personal lives as coaches, we have experienced stressors such as illness of a […]

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Executive Vitality: Your Happiness Quotient

Executive Vitality: Your Happiness Quotient

How are you feeling a month into the new year—as you finish up setting goals, forming new habits, and thinking about new ideas? Are you happy? What is happy? Webster says: “A state of well-being […]

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Executive Vitality: Think, Reflect, Evaluate and Envision

Executive Vitality: Think, Reflect, Evaluate and Envision

As an executive, you know the benefit of setting a vision and establishing clear goals with accountability. The last couple of months we have been talking about maintaining your vitality throughout the year-end challenges. Now, […]

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Executive Vitality: The Gift of Kindness

Executive Vitality: The Gift of Kindness

Wow. It is the last month of the year. Where did 2013 go? There are about four more weeks in the year and this is a difficult period for many. It is a time when […]

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Executive Vitality: Overcoming the “Perfect Storm”

Executive Vitality: Overcoming the “Perfect Storm”

In October, we talked about the “perfect storm” of end-of-year events that come rushing at us and offered some suggestions for dealing with the challenges thus presented (Executive Vitality: Fall Reset). We suggested establishing a […]

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Executive Vitality: Fall Reset

Executive Vitality: Fall Reset

Last week I walked into one of my local “giant supermarkets” and noticed Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas decorations already on the shelves. A wave of adrenaline hit me. Oh wow, where did summer go?  The […]

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Executive Vitality: Benefits of the Refresh Button

Executive Vitality: Benefits of the Refresh Button

Why do people find it so difficult to meditate? When considering embarking on meditation, executives find many excuses. The three major ones are: “I do not have time,” “I do not know how,” and “I […]

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Executive Vitality: Mind-Body Connection

Executive Vitality: Mind-Body Connection

We are believers in the mind-body connection. Each affects the other—no way around it. Therefore, we thought it would be useful to seek out some information from a specialist in holistic medicine. We sought advice […]

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Executive Vitality: Culture of the Organization

Executive Vitality: Culture of the Organization

Often, when it comes to work-life balance, leaders ask for “A” and reward “B.” The company’s written values may say “we value fun, family, and taking care of yourself,” but the leaders neither model that […]

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Executive Vitality: Beware of Energy Vampires

Executive Vitality: Beware of Energy Vampires

Eerie as it sounds, modern psychology and business theory have identified some people as “energy vampires.” Energy vampires are the ones who suck the energy right out of you. Even the idea of being in […]

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