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Succeed with Change: "Grab the Baton"

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Apr 4, 2018 4:52:17 PM

 "Will it be easy? Nope. Will it be worth it? Absolutely!"

 

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Topics: Change, Change Management, Leadership skills, rural healthcare, employee teams, leadership responsibilities

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

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

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

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

Changing How We Change: The Whirlwind

Posted by Jane McLeod on Jan 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

 

A New Year is all about Change. Change in our personal lives and change in our professional lives. We seek to make things better, and change needs to happen in order to do that.

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Topics: Change, Change Management, Leadership skills, Behavior change

Challenge 8: The 2017 Leadership Challenge

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Aug 8, 2017 8:04:00 AM

"Sunlight is the best disinfectant."  - William O. Douglas

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Topics: leadership, healthcare, Change, transparency, measurement, Change Management

Storytelling Isn't Just for Kids

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Aug 2, 2017 8:00:00 AM
"Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today."    - Robert McKee  
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Topics: healthcare, Change, positive communication, communication, Change Management, Leadership skills, rural healthcare

Change Reaction

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on May 30, 2017 8:09:00 AM

"And oh the change is gonna do me good." 

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Topics: healthcare, Change, Change Management, Leadership skills

The War On Drugs: Nursing Edition

Posted by Jane McLeod on May 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Nurses face great conflict each and every day as they struggle to provide safe, quality care. Yet, when their organization makes a decision to have an opioid free ER, nursing is the face that patients see with that decision.

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Topics: patient focused care, Change Management, Nursing Bundle

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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