There are so many great Leaders in history that exemplify the notion that Leaders are change agents. From a business perspective, Steve Jobs comes to mind, and is one of my favorite of all time. Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and John F. Kennedy also conjure up images of people willing to look … Continue reading
A new leader came to me one time and asked for more responsibility. He said, “I feel like I have solved most of the challenges within my team.” This seemed unlikely, but hey you never know, so I went with it. “What makes you think that?” He went on to talk about how when … Continue reading
Where does it say that you have to actually be in a leadership position to actually lead people? It doesn’t, because you don’t. Anybody can be a leader, from the CEO of the organization, to the janitor, to a woman riding on a bus. The distinction is in the definition of leadership. My definition … Continue reading
In Healthcare today, it takes strong leadership. More so, than at any other time in our nation’s history. We are at a crossroads. We will either find a way to turn the ship of declining outcomes and rising costs, or we will meet a fate similar to that of the Titanic. Whenever a leader … Continue reading
One of my favorite scenes in the movie “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” is when Blondie (Clint Eastwood’s character) tells Tuco (Eli Wallach) the famous line: “There are two kinds of people, my friend. Those with loaded guns, and those who dig. You dig.” There is another saying when it comes to “making … Continue reading
Imagine a world where email, the internet, and cell phones don’t exist. For some of us, this is not too hard to do. After all, it was only about 20 years ago. There is no doubt that we have made significant progress in communicating with our teams. But we are losing something extremely important … Continue reading
Men like movies. Not films, screenplays, pictures or flicks---movies.