A New Leadership Model for Healthcare Organizations

BY Karen Springer – President and Chief Executive Officer at Saint Thomas Health. When it comes to executive leadership, I am a firm believer that gaining a different perspective can provide the advantage needed to successfully steer an organization through any amount of change. Sometimes, we all need another mind, another set of hands, eyes

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Health systems: Improving and sustaining quality through digital transformation.

BY Thomas London and Penelope Dash – McKinsey.com As the price of healthcare rises and safety lapses persist, developed countries are seeking ways to lower costs and improve quality. Many are finding the solution in digital innovation. Health systems in developed countries face a twofold challenge: ensuring financial sustainability and improving quality. Digitization can help

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How to Master a New Skill

BY Amy Gallo – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT We all want to be better at something. After all, self-improvement is necessary to getting ahead at work. But once you know what you want to be better at — be it public speaking, using social media, or analyzing data — how do you start? Of course, learning

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What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures

BY Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Michael Sanger – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT What makes a great leader? Although the core ingredients of leadership are universal (good judgment, integrity, and people skills), the full recipe for successful leadership requires culture-specific condiments. The main reason for this is that cultures differ in their implicit theories of leadership, the lay

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4 Things That Sink New Executives, and How to Overcome Them

BY Ron Carucci – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT When mountaineers ascend rapidly to very high altitudes, they sometimes suffer from a condition called acute mountain sickness. The severe nausea and headaches are much like a bad hangover, but left unaddressed, can be debilitating and even fatal. In more than 30 years of consulting with senior executives,

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Setting the Record Straight on Switching Jobs

BY Amy Gallo – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT tay in a job for at least two years.” “Never leave a job until you have your next one lined up.” Everyone from your mother to your mentor has advice about the best way to switch jobs. But how can you know whom to trust? Especially since what

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Developing Employees Who Think for Themselves

BY Francesca Gino and Bradley Staats – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT When we talk to managers about what their workers are lacking, we hear a common refrain: “We need employees who can think, not just follow orders.” The complaint is usually followed by an observation about how the world is changing too quickly to predict customers’

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How to Build a Meaningful Career

BY Amy Gallo – HBR.org Everyone aspires to have purpose or meaning in their career but how do you actually do that? What practical steps can you take today or this month to make sure you’re not just toiling away at your desk but you’re doing something you genuinely care about? What the Experts Say

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What Talent Management, Engagement And Culture Share

BY Tim Wright – TalentCulture.com Company success links directly to what talent management, employee engagement and organizational culture have in common. The causal link among the three elements is powerful. It’s much like a rowing crew’s connection among rowers, oars, and scull. Previously defined, talent management is an organization’s commitment to recruit, retain, and develop

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