RESISTANCE

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You have an innovative idea that will streamline the work, double the margin, improve quality and eliminate the headaches. You got sponsorship, budget approval, and a project team. Today you are taking the plan out to your organization in a…

UNLEASH THE INSTIGATOR WITHIN
When your team or your organizational culture needs a shake-up

My first grade teacher at Little Flower Catholic Grade School told me I was an instigator. I carried the ominous word home and pried the meaning out of my grandmother. Her explanation—a leader or troublemaker—was a relief. I was worried…

PHYSICIANS MUST LEAD. HERE'S WHY.

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Some docs consistently say “no thanks” to formal leadership roles. They prefer not to run for a board position, become department chief, or step into an executive role because their passion and focus is patient care. This primary interest…

HIT A PLATEAU?
Three Ways To Shift Gears and Get Moving

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My coaching client, a senior director in healthcare, told me she was surprisingly preoccupied and disappointed after being passed over for a promotion.  With her credentials, track record and high functioning team she thought she was poised…

CRITERIA FOR LEADER SELECTION
Don’t veer off course when you pick your next leader

In this article, find out how three easy-to-detect characteristics can serve as a simple screen when selecting leaders. Determine if your leadership candidate is eligible for more in-depth interviews by initially assessing whether they have…

LEADERSHIP: No Place For Scaredy-Cats

Many of us turn into scaredy-cats and refuse to confront an employee or a colleague who is abrasive or even abusive. We delude ourselves with stories about the situation to justify why we don’t address the bad behavior “She’s the very…