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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

Collaboration: The Undefined Work Environment

Posted by Jane McLeod on Sep 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: team building, teams, collaboration

Strengthening Senior Leadership Teams Series (2 of 5)

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Aug 22, 2017 6:55:00 AM

 "Where there is no standard, there can be no Kaizen." - Taiichi Ohno 

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Topics: healthcare, team building, teams, senior leaders, standard work, leadership responsibilities

Strengthening Senior Leadership Teams Series (1 of 5)

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Aug 15, 2017 8:01:00 AM

“A group that overcomes their dysfunctions to achieve more than as individuals they could ever imagine achieving alone.”  ~ Patrick Lencioni

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Topics: healthcare, team building, teams, leaders, strategic planning, senior leaders

Dysfunctional Employee Teams. What's a leader to do?

Posted by Jane McLeod on Jun 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

You have created an employee driven team. You have assembled the best, and the brightest, ROCKSTARS of your organization, or even your department. This team has one mission: to improve the Employee Experience!

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Topics: team building, teams, Leadership skills

motivate your team with "Why (K)Not?"

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

For those who are familiar with our work, you know that we are big proponents of the CASE Method (Copy And Steal Everything!). In essence, we don't always have to be reinventing the wheel when we need a solution for a problem or an action plan for a goal. When using the CASE Method, we challenge those who are stealing best practices or ideas from elsewhere to also consider these questions:

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Topics: healthcare, team building, goals, motivation

8 Tips for Healthy Team Conflict

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Oct 11, 2016 8:05:00 AM

As the old saying goes, “If two people always agree, one of them is unnecessary.”

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Topics: leadership, healthcare, team building, teams, conflict, decision making

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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