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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

Getting an ROI on Leadership Development

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on May 23, 2018 7:56:00 AM

“At its best, leadership development is not an “event.” It’s a capacity-building endeavor. It’s a process of human growth and development.” - Linda Fisher Thornton

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Topics: leadership development, rural healthcare, training, leadership training, eLearning

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

Don't Turn Your Back On Conflict & Incivility

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Apr 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM

“Solve problems at the lowest possible level with the least amount of bureaucracy, paperwork, and drama.” - Sue Tetzlaff

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Topics: culture, Leadership skills, Behavior change, standards of behavior, rural healthcare, conflict, culture change, employee experience, incivility, bullying, transformation

Succeed with Change: "Grab the Baton"

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Apr 4, 2018 4:52:17 PM

 "Will it be easy? Nope. Will it be worth it? Absolutely!"


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Topics: Change, Change Management, Leadership skills, rural healthcare, employee teams, leadership responsibilities

Turn Work Off

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Mar 28, 2018 8:00:00 AM

"Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop." - Ovid 

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Topics: resiliency, Leadership skills, rural healthcare

Employee Suggestion Improves End of Life Care

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Jan 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM

"I may be only one person, but I can be one person who makes a difference."

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Topics: Employee Engagement, patient experience, rural healthcare, culture change, hospice, employee suggestion program, transformation

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

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

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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