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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…

Episode 003 - Who Are The Masters of Healthcare?

The first two episodes of the LTL podcast spelled out why physicians are, well, LICENSED TO LEAD. What are the underlying issues, myths and evidence about physician leaders in healthcare? In this episode, it’s time to zero in on who is at…

Episode 002 - Physician Leadership: the Myths and the Evidence

In this episode, Patty Fahy, MD, the host of Licensed to Lead describes the myths and evidence about physician leadership and why physicians are uniquely equipped to pick up the reins and lead our medical groups, hospitals, and healthcare…

C’MON HBR—QUIT THIS NONSENSE

The Harvard Business Review magazine was on my desk, still in plastic: YOU CAN’T FIX CULTURE JUST FOCUS ON YOUR BUSINESS AND THE REST WILL FOLLOW I’ve been noting the disingenuous headlines that HBR plasters on its covers and its articles…

Two Things Needed to Hire the Right Person: TENACITY AND REFERENCES

“It’s in the EQ/social behavior area where our candidate evaluations repeatedly fall short. It’s almost as if we close our eyes and hope for the best—and then wonder why we didn’t get it.”  (Email from an executive facing the prospect…