Wish you're employees would be more productive? You're not alone. Luckily, Tony Schwartz, CEO of The Energy Project, has a simple solution.

As sister publication Remodeling's editor Craig Webb wrote after hearing Schwartz speak at Hanley Wood's HIVE Conference in Los Angeles on Sept. 29, you'll need to abandon your old way of thinking.

"Stop thinking people are most productive when they put in unrelenting hours of panic-mode labor," Webb recalls. "Instead, work to supply all the needs that give them energy, and then focus their efforts on accomplishing their work in quick bursts rather than in a marathon-style slog."

This doesn't come without responsibility, however. You must first understand the relationship between "capacity" and "commitment" and what it means to fuel one's capacity.

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