What does being energetic have to do with leadership?

Many leaders need to show more energy.  They don’t need to be jumping around, cheerleading, and distracting them.  However, it would be nice if they demonstrated some natural enthusiasm.

Energy is contagious.  Our emotions are affected by the feelings of those around us.  Actually, there is a term for it:  emotional contagion.

Emotional contagion is the process […]