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This Is How We Lead Around Here!

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on May 9, 2018 7:56:00 AM

 "Uncontrolled variation is the enemy of quality." - W. Edwards Deming

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Topics: healthcare, leadership development, Employee Engagement, improving results, Leadership skills, rural healthcare, culture change, standard work, leadership responsibilities, transformation

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

Challenge 12: The 2017 Leadership Challenge

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Dec 12, 2017 7:44:00 AM

"There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither."  - Alan Cohen

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Topics: healthcare, Positivity, resiliency, self care, Leadership skills, health, stress reduction

Patient Engagement & The Power of the Nursing Bundle

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Dec 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

"The more you engage with customers, the clearer things become, and the easier it is to determine what you should be doing." ~John Russell

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Topics: healthcare, patient focused care, patient experience, whiteboards, rural healthcare, nursing, Nursing Bundle, patient engagement

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

A Road Map to Learn, Grow, Change, and Succeed Together

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Oct 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 "Change is the end result of all true learning."  ~ Leo Buscaglia

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Topics: healthcare, leadership development, Leadership skills, New Leaders, training

Strengthening Senior Leadership Teams (Part 5 of 5)

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Sep 26, 2017 8:00:00 AM

"Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds." - Laura Ingalls Wilder

 No matter your stature, you are always being sized up as a leader.

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Topics: healthcare, team building, senior leaders, dysfunctional teams

Strengthening Senior Leadership Teams (Series 4 of 5)

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Sep 19, 2017 7:46:00 AM

Every once in a while somebody has to get the bureaucracy by the neck and shake it loose and say, "Stop what you are doing." - Ronald Reagan

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Topics: healthcare, team building, teams, rural healthcare, senior leaders, dysfunctional teams, organization chart

Challenge 9: The 2017 Leadership Challenge

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Sep 12, 2017 7:58:00 AM

"Collaboration is multiplication." John Maxwell

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Topics: relationship building, healthcare, culture, Leader Rounding, collaboration, rural healthcare, culture change

Show Me the Money

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Sep 6, 2017 7:58:00 AM

"Move beyond the mind-set that the fulfillment of the organization's mission, vision, and strategic plan is only the work of leaders." - McLeod & Tetzlaff - The Employee Experience

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Topics: healthcare, teams, Employee Engagement, goals, finance, employee teams

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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