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Walk the Talk on a Journey to Trust

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Jun 13, 2018 8:16:00 AM

"Trust, or the lack of it, is at the root of success or failure in relationships and in the bottom-line results of business." - Stephen Covey 

Photo by  Tyler Lastovich  on  Unsplash
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Topics: relationships, direct dialogue, trust, Leadership skills, rural healthcare, feedback

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

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

Managing Your Micro-Managing Boss (Part II of II)

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Apr 25, 2017 8:04:00 AM

Team members need to feel trusted and valued, and micro-managing communicates the opposite.

~ Martin Zwilling

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Topics: leadership, relationships, direct dialogue

A Tale of Two Leaders

Posted by Jane McLeod on Nov 19, 2015 11:00:00 AM

This is a tale of two leaders. These two leaders report to the very same person, Sally, who is a senior executive for their organization. She is bright, energetic, and dynamic. She is extremely busy, and has a lot on her plate. Her CEO looks to her to manage many “other duties as assigned” on any given day.

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Topics: leadership, relationships

Choose Your Perfect Boss

Posted by Jane McLeod on Oct 8, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Who is the “perfect boss” in our world today? Is it Indra Nooyi? Named one of Forbes Top ten business leaders in the world today, she meets a whole lot of boss requirements when you consider she “does the right thing” in spite of potential financial losses, and she also works very hard to make work fun for her employees. Who wouldn’t want to drink Pepsi all day and interact with a boss that led an all-girl rock band?

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Topics: leadership, relationships, new leader, development, early careerists

Build an Ark, Not a SILO

Posted by Jane McLeod on Oct 1, 2015 11:00:00 AM

"The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how  to get along with people." -Theodore Roosevelt                

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Topics: leadership, relationships, new leader, development

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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