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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The Natural Habitat of an Effective Leader

The Traditional Leader’s Habitat Natural work habitat to many healthcare C-Suite leaders is found in an administrative building, office wing, or separate hall. Four tastefully decorated walls of an office or an executive suite conference, board, or meeting room.  Executives enter their office early and often spend time in back-to-back meetings scheduled by trusting executive assistants that work […]

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Innovations in Healthcare

Innovations in Healthcare In the pursuit of healing healthcare from within, I pay attention to the innovations that we successfully make in our industry. In fact, many positive changes have taken place even in the last few months! Today I encourage my colleagues – other transformational healthcare leaders – to reflect on the progress […]

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What is Working in Healthcare

For healthcare leaders and innovators, our focus is often on fixing the brokenness, overcoming barriers, and solving problems that our current healthcare system has. But the brokenness of the system does not show the whole picture. Not Everything Is Broken. My time in the world of healthcare is spent largely on building thriving, transformational […]

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Curing Healthcare From Within

What Kind of Healthcare Leader Are You? Today, as America’s health leaders, we choose how we will be recorded  in history. Will we be described as  obedient followers of mandates, tradition, laissez faire, or habitual reacting leaders? Will we be described as transformational thought leaders, innovators, seekers of excellence, challengers of status quo? World […]

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