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15 Sep, 2012

Western Business Performance Coach Proves That Eastern Ways are Best


PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Performance coach Erin Owen; who has consulted with and coached hundreds of entrepreneurs, business leaders, and private individuals from more than 10 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia; has released her first book: Refuel, Recharge, and Re-energize: The Conscious Entrepreneur’s Guide to Taking Back Control of Your Time and Energy.

Refuel, Recharge, and Re-energize shares the Eastern-inspired performance techniques Owen uses with private clients, all aimed at helping self-employed professionals and entrepreneurs achieve more by doing less.  The wisdom of ancient practices such as Traditional Chinese Medicine, Yoga, Reiki, Ayurveda, and Buddhism informs her work and helps her clients eliminate sources of stress and reenergize their personal and professional lives.

By applying the principles of Yin and Yang to our Western lives, Owen shows how to:

  • Manifest more of what you want in your life and business
  • Avoid getting derailed
  • Experience fewer setbacks
  • Recover more quickly
  • Stay on track to realize your vision

With an MBA and over a decade as a leadership and organizational consultant, Owen works with professionals to align their thoughts and action with a greater sense of purpose, ease, and confidence. “Working harder is not the answer,” she notes. “The professionals I work with are spending extraordinary amounts of time and the energy, expecting to be rewarded with better results, but they’re getting diminishing returns. That burning-the-candle-at-both-ends mentality is old school. You end up overworked and undernourished, wondering where the excitement disappeared to.”

Refuel, Recharge, and Re-energize guides the reader through seven techniques ranging from quick meditation and yoga-based exercises to nutrition and time management. Her simple, flexible, portable, and free approaches, with an emphasis on becoming a “single-tasker,” are supported by additional materials, including guided audio meditations, recipes, and organizational principles on her website (www.yourperformancebreakthrough.com).

“The new way of working,” explains Owen, “is to be really clear about the life you want to live, take care of yourself first and then – and only then — build your business around that. In this way, you’ll actually see much greater productivity and performance in your business and be able to reach your goals of making an incredible impact on the world, not to mention living a life that makes it all worth it.”

Erin Owen, MBA, has been coaching professionals to achieve greater personal performance since 2003. With a background in Chinese Studies, holistic health (including alternative nutrition), Reiki, Mind/Body/Spirit Medicine, Comparative Eastern Religions and Philosophy,Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, Ayurveda, and Yoga, her unique expertise is in applying the wisdom of ancient Eastern practices to the Western idea of performance.