Magical Words: Healthcare Collaborative Leadership

Magical Words: Healthcare Collaborative Leadership Developing a collaborative leadership model requires relational skills that can make a significant difference in the success of healthcare organizations. Collaborative leadership is a modern day approach to leadership of organizations, departments, and teams. It has become a necessary style of leading in order to tackle the more complex, […]

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Taught but Not Caught

Taught but Not Caught How many times in life have we been taught something, and yet in the immediate future are not able to apply the teaching? The education was delivered or taught, but not caught. This was a profound statement I heard used by a Joint Commission surveyor, that I could definitely relate […]

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Core Values: Walk the Talk

Core Values Healthcare and many other organizations display their Mission, Vision, and Values adopted and approved by Leadership and/or their Board of Trustees. These statements are typically on a wall near a hospital entrance and other strategic locations within the organization for the public to view. The are there because these values have been […]

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SOAR – Don’t SWAT

Are you SWOTing flies or SOARing with eagles? It is that time of the year that Healthcare leaders are examining goals based on their 2016 strategic plan. Hopefully the strategic plan has been a living document and did not have to be dusted off much for a look see. Flipping through the strategic plan […]

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Medical Mastermind Groups

Talent Management through Mastermind Groups in the Medical Environment The concept of having a Mastermind Group in a healthcare setting may sound far fetched and out of place, but to the contrary, a Mastermind Group can be held in any setting with two or more people participating. A healthcare organization that is continuously seeking excellence […]

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Leadership by Walk Around (LBWA)

Up-Close-and-Personal in Healthcare Senior leaders have tremendous responsibilities for the overall welfare of the organization and a great opportunity to practice LBWA. Many times it is easy for senior level leaders to get caught in an abundance of scheduled meetings to the point that they begin to unintentionally distant themselves from the employees doing […]

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