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Strengthening Physician Relationships: Feeling The Burn

Posted by Jane McLeod on Dec 14, 2017 8:00:00 PM

It's true. I worked alongside the most amazing physicians I have ever had the joy to meet, and they ROCKED. Did I tell them enough? Heck no. I may have shown up for an ED shift, and said to the physician working: "Wow, am I ever glad you are here doctor. It's going to be a great day!"

I suppose that could be labeled an off the cuff compliment.

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Topics: Physician Relationships, Employee Engagement, appreciation, recognition

Challenge 11: The 2017 Leadership Challenge

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Nov 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

"Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!”

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Topics: healthcare, Employee Engagement, Leadership skills, appreciation, recognition, thanks

Get The Party Started

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Nov 1, 2017 7:58:00 AM

"Celebrate the success of others. High tide floats all ships." - Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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Topics: Leadership skills, appreciation, nursing recognition, celebration

Challenge 7: The 2017 Leadership Challenge

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Jul 11, 2017 8:02:00 AM

Society values and demands achievement. No matter what role you serve in your organization, this underlying demand can be exhausting -- or, exciting and exhilarating.

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Topics: healthcare, Positivity, culture, goals, appreciation, recognition, celebration

What's Up, Doc?

Posted by Jane McLeod on Mar 30, 2017 8:00:00 AM

“ In addition to the doctors whose name we easily recognize, there are countless others who carry on the quiet work of healing each day in communities throughout the United States — indeed, throughout the world. Common to the experience of each of them, from the specialist in research to the general practitioner, are hard work, stress, and sacrifice. All those Americans who serve as licensed physicians have engaged in years of study and training, often at great financial cost. Most endure long and unpredictable hours, and many must cope with the conflicting demands of work and family life.” -President George Bush on his proclamation making March 30, 1991 National Doctor’s Day.

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Topics: Physician Relationships, Leader Rounding, appreciation

Challenge 3: The 2017 Leadership Challenge

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Mar 14, 2017 8:01:00 AM

Some of you are a couple months in to the 2017 Leadership Challenge and on your way to positive, proactive, results-oriented leadership. Kudos for your commitment! Some of you may just be learning of this challenge for the first time -- welcome -- it's not too late to participate. Our mantra: Just Start!

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Topics: leadership, Positivity, improving results, appreciation, recognition

Customer Appreciation With a Twist (& a Pop)

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Jan 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Businesses love to host "customer appreciation days." This type of event for many businesses is a special event meant to bring a high volume of customers to the business (....of course, these are most often associated with sales events with discounted prices or special deals of some sort).

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Topics: Positivity, customer service, appreciation, recognition, employee experience

A Thank You -- It's Better Late Than Never

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Nov 29, 2016 8:08:00 AM

As the month of Thanksgiving comes to a close this year, thankfulness is still on my mind. 

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Topics: Positivity, gratitude, appreciation, employee experience, thanks

A Great Gratefulness Effort: An Idea to Copy

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Nov 2, 2016 8:00:00 AM

"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it."

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Topics: appreciation, recognition

A Leadership skill you are likely missing.

Posted by Jane McLeod on Aug 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

I don’t want to say that leaders are different than anyone else, and in most categories we are not. We have the standard two eyes, a nose and come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, just like everyone else.

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Topics: Positivity, appreciation, recognition

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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