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Strengthening Physician Relationships: Feeling The Burn

Posted by Jane McLeod on Dec 14, 2017 8:00:00 PM

It's true. I worked alongside the most amazing physicians I have ever had the joy to meet, and they ROCKED. Did I tell them enough? Heck no. I may have shown up for an ED shift, and said to the physician working: "Wow, am I ever glad you are here doctor. It's going to be a great day!"

I suppose that could be labeled an off the cuff compliment.

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Topics: Physician Relationships, Employee Engagement, appreciation, recognition

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


Posted by Jane McLeod on Jul 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM

" The more you praise and celebrate life, the more in life there is to praise and celebrate." -Oprah Winfrey

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Topics: Employee Engagement, recognition, celebration

Challenge 7: The 2017 Leadership Challenge

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Jul 11, 2017 8:02:00 AM

Society values and demands achievement. No matter what role you serve in your organization, this underlying demand can be exhausting -- or, exciting and exhilarating.

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Topics: healthcare, Positivity, culture, goals, appreciation, recognition, celebration

Challenge 3: The 2017 Leadership Challenge

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Mar 14, 2017 8:01:00 AM

Some of you are a couple months in to the 2017 Leadership Challenge and on your way to positive, proactive, results-oriented leadership. Kudos for your commitment! Some of you may just be learning of this challenge for the first time -- welcome -- it's not too late to participate. Our mantra: Just Start!

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Topics: leadership, Positivity, improving results, appreciation, recognition

Customer Appreciation With a Twist (& a Pop)

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Jan 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Businesses love to host "customer appreciation days." This type of event for many businesses is a special event meant to bring a high volume of customers to the business (....of course, these are most often associated with sales events with discounted prices or special deals of some sort).

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Topics: Positivity, customer service, appreciation, recognition, employee experience

In the Desert, Recognition is in Full Bloom

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Dec 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

When there is something like the Daisy Award available, there is no need to re-invent the wheel when it comes to a meaningful cadence of recognition for nurses. 

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Topics: Positivity, Employee Engagement, recognition, employee experience, daisy foundatin, nursing recognition

A Great Gratefulness Effort: An Idea to Copy

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Nov 2, 2016 8:00:00 AM

"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it."

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Topics: appreciation, recognition

Cheers for Peers!

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Sep 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Who did you recognize at work today? And yesterday? And the day before?

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Topics: leadership, healthcare, Employee Engagement, coworkers, recognition

A Leadership skill you are likely missing.

Posted by Jane McLeod on Aug 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

I don’t want to say that leaders are different than anyone else, and in most categories we are not. We have the standard two eyes, a nose and come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, just like everyone else.

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Topics: Positivity, appreciation, recognition

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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