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Businesses face a troubling trend: employees who are engaged, but not energized. These people may be loyal, committed to the cause, and take pains to get things done—but they are exhausted. Low on energy, they cannot access their “executive function”: that very important part of the brain that allows us to connect the dots, focus attention amidst massive multiple distractions, regulate our emotions in tension-filled situations, predict outcomes, and make smart decisions.