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Changing How we Change: Put down the Baggage!

Posted by Jane McLeod on Feb 14, 2018 8:01:00 AM

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Have you ever had a conversation where someone referred to another human as having a lot of “ baggage?"  I have heard this often in conversation, and I find myself agreeing with a nod, as if the person had contracted an incurable disease.  

Ah yes, that baggage.

So sad.

So young.  

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Topics: Change Management, Behavior change, culture change

Psoas who? Hip what? Why they are so important

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Feb 12, 2018 7:00:00 AM

If you train hard and eat well, it should be enough to keep you in good health and physically and emotionally strong. Right?

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Topics: health, exercise, psoas, hip flexor

Resiliency Challenge for Leaders #2: Relationships

Posted by Jane McLeod on Feb 7, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: relationship building, relationships, dear stress, resiliency

Patients. Not-So-Secret Shoppers.

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Feb 7, 2018 8:00:00 AM

"Don't waste customers' time asking them questions unless you are prepared to act on what they say." - Bruce Temkin, Co-Founder of the Customer Experience Professionals Association

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Topics: hand washing, patient engagement, infection prevention, secret shopper

Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease Is Easier Than You Think

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Feb 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM

A fascinating article I found on the relationship of insulin and Alzheimer's. If this does not make you stand up and look at your carbs a whole new way Im not sue what will! For the complete article see,

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Topics: health, alzheimers

Changing How We Change: Elevating Behaviors, Performance, & Contributions

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Jan 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM

"What we accept is what we teach." - Michael Cohen

 Note: This is Part 3 in a 6-Part Series titled Changing How We Change. You can also access Part 1 (The Whirlwind) and Part 2 (Transferring Changes into Operations), Part 3 (Diffusion of Innovations)

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Topics: leadership, healthcare, Change, Change Management, Behavior change, culture change

H2O and the impact on your heart.

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Jan 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM

How many folks do you know who say they don't want to drink anything before going to bed because they'll have to get up during the night.

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Topics: health, water, heart, aspirin

Changing How We Change: Diffusion of Innovation

Posted by Jane McLeod on Jan 24, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 I can remember clearly, as a leader of front line staff,  that it seemed as though many of my employees simply were not listening when it came to rolling out change in our department. 

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Topics: Change, innovation, Change Management, culture change, barriers

13 Things you should give up if you want to be successful

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Jan 22, 2018 8:00:00 AM

My beautiful massage therapist and yogi shared this with me. Sound easy or daunting? For me a combination of both - 6,7,8,9 & 11 YIKES not good!

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Topics: Positivity, wellness, health

Changing How We Change: Transferring Changes Into Operations

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Jan 17, 2018 8:00:00 AM
"If there is no struggle, there is no progress." - Frederick Douglass

Note: This is part 2 in a 6-part series titled "Changing How We Change." If you missed Part 1, you can view it here.

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Topics: Change, Change Management, Leadership skills, barriers

Inspiring Positive Change

Mediocrity can be replaced by greatness!

We write, teach, and coach to inspire positive, proactive, results-oriented leadership. While we have a passion for (and lots of experience with!) healthcare organizations, most topics we write about can be helpful to any individual, team, or organization that is striving for greatness. Cheers! Jane & Sue

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