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6 Steps for Creating an Inclusive Workplace Culture
Use this guide to help turn your workplace into a thriving inclusive environment that values DEI.
Succession Planning: 4 Steps to Transition a Founder-CEO
Here’s 4 succession planning steps proven to carefully transition your founder from the CEO role and set up your next leader for success.
The 6 C-Suite Skills that Matter Most
We’ve outlined the top 6 C-Suite skills that matter most when enhancing and improving your organization’s culture. Use this list to take your team to the next level and beyond.
Transforming Unconscious Bias into Conscious Inclusion | Webinar
Unconscious bias refers to assumptions we make about others based on attitudes, past experiences, and stereotypes. It’s something we all have, but that doesn’t mean we’re hostage to it. Here are two ways to overcome bias and cultivate an organizational culture that values DEI.
9 Learning Agility Strategies to Help You Thrive During Challenging Times
Turbulent times are not new to leaders and organizations. However, the recent pandemic has produced a level of personal stress and organizational upheaval not seen in modern times. It’s no surprise that leaders and teams are fatigued and languishing under the relentless pressure.
Why the Transition from Clinician to Organizational Leader is Difficult for Some Physicians
Nearly all care delivery in a healthcare organization flows through their physicians, who are usually viewed as the de facto leaders in almost all clinical settings. As such, physicians have a disproportionate impact on the delivery of care and have a disproportionate responsibility to lead change, according to Selth Wolk, MD, MHSA, Senior Consultant at NuBrick Partners.
In his editorial for HCA Healthcare Journal of Medicine, “The Need for Physician Leaders,” Wolk discusses this disproportionate impact and the critical need for healthcare organizations to develop strong physician leaders.
Emotional intelligence: The leadership differentiator
Intelligence is measured in many ways. Intelligence Quotient (IQ) is probably the first measurement that comes to mind. IQ and all of its measurements we encountered over the course of our lives can be primary markers of our success (or failure).
The concept of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) has been around since 1995 when researcher Daniel Goleman introduced it to the world. The idea that “an ability to identify and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success” quickly took off and has influenced the way people think about emotions and human behavior ever since.
Inspiration from the inside out: Inspired leadership and the role of your personal story in affecting team performance.
Where has your journey taken you? What inspires you? The answers to these questions will help you craft and tell your own story, so you can share it with others. When you start sharing your story, you will begin to understand your impact on others and be able to identify who you need to inspire, as well as create a plan for doing it.
Take the story of Catherine Meloy, CEO, Goodwill Greater Washington, DC. Involved in several ministries with her father, Catherine was inspired at a very early age to help people. Growing up with a disciplinarian Marine father, and an unconditionally loving mother, shaped her identity.
3 Tips for Leaders to Learn from their Mistakes … and Successes
The best leadership insights are gained from past experience, according to Bill Donahue, Senior Consultant at NuBrick Partners. As he explains in a recent article for SmartBrief, the choices made, habits formed, and principals adopted throughout the course of a leader’s career all add up to the leader you are today.
While the best leaders seek wisdom from mentors, authors, and peers, another resource Donahue suggests, is the leader’s own personal story, and offers three tips for leaders to explore their history to mine for insights that can help them grow.
Data Highlights Characteristics of Physician Leaders
By their nature, physicians possess the qualities of excellent leaders. Highly intelligent, life-long learners, a result of their heightened curiosity and scientific thinking, these inherent traits drive innovation and out-of-the-box problem solving. The same traits that might direct a person to pursue a career in medicine are the same that, it would seem, make them a perfect candidate for executive healthcare leadership.
From medical school, through internships, residencies, and continuing education, physicians invest thousands upon thousands of hours perfecting their craft. As a result, healthcare organizations often assume that …
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