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"Speed Dating" to Build Relationships at Work

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Jun 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM

"Technology does not run an enterprise; relationships do." - Patricia Fripp

 Photo by Simon Mumenthaler on Unsplash

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Topics: relationship building, Rounding, silos, Leader Rounding, collaboration

Resiliency Challenge for Leaders #2: Relationships

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

Romantic relationship concept as two hearts made of torn crumpled paper on weathered wood as symbol for romance attachment and exchange of feelings and emotions of love..jpeg 

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Topics: relationship building, relationships, dear stress, resiliency

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

Strengthening Senior Leadership Teams Series (3 of 5)

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Aug 29, 2017 7:36:00 AM

"If those at the top don’t get along or behave well, don’t be surprised when the front line leaders and employees don’t." - Sue Tetzlaff

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Topics: relationship building, relationships, behavior, Leadership skills, Behavior change, standards of behavior

A Rhythm of Rounding

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

"This is true with any culture; communication shapes culture, and culture shapes communication."  Paula Alejandra

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Topics: relationship building, relationships, Rounding, communication, Leader Rounding, culture change

Challenge 2: The 2017 Leadership Challenge

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Feb 14, 2017 7:50:00 AM

The best way to lead people into the future is to connect with them deeply in the present.
James Kouzes and Barry Posner

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Topics: relationship building, leadership, Servant Leadership, Leader Rounding, New Leaders

Wax On, Wax Off: The Importance of Mentoring

Posted by Jane McLeod on Jan 7, 2016 11:00:00 AM

 “We make sacred pact. I promise teach karate to you, you promise learn. I say, you do, no questions.” -Mr. Miyagi

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Topics: relationship building, new leader, Change, Mentoring, miyagi

Gratitude With Attitude

Posted by Jane McLeod on Nov 26, 2015 11:00:00 AM

In the spirit of my very favorite holiday of the year, I am writing this week’s blog on the practice of gratefulness.  Not thanksgiving, but gratefulness and the practice of gratefulness as a leader. I know what you are thinking, "Seriously, I cannot take any more of this gratitude stuff!"

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Topics: relationship building, Positivity, Change, healthy, culture

The Perfect CEO

Posted by Jane McLeod on Nov 12, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Imagine your work day starting out with a huddle that begins with shouting and screaming and ranting on and on about poor results and lazy, inefficient employees. What makes a hospital CEO so much different than a CEO who demands innovation, attention to detail, and efficient productivity?

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Topics: relationship building, teams, culture

Relationship vs Team Building

Posted by Jane McLeod on Jul 16, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Often, in the midst of speaking at conferences on the topic of the Employee Experience, a leader in the room will timidly raise their hand and say, “Do you have any ideas for team building?  My team is really suffering from low morale right now, and we could use a boost.”

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Topics: relationship building, leadership, healthcare, relationships, team building, 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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