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Challenge 8: The 2017 Leadership Challenge

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

"Sunlight is the best disinfectant."  - William O. Douglas

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Topics: leadership, healthcare, Change, transparency, measurement, Change Management

9/11: Leading through Tragedy

Posted by Jane McLeod on Sep 15, 2016 8:01:00 AM


As many Americans do, I remember September 11, 2001 with great clarity, as if the day lasted forever in agony. At the time I was the ER leader, and responsible for disaster management at my community hospital. Our CEO had been called upon to provide staff and supplies to leave Northern Michigan and report to Giants stadium in New York City. We were to assist our comrades in NYC  in the event that the hospitals and EMS providers there were overcome.  We spent that day quickly assembling a team, and a school bus departed our town that afternoon.  Several of my EMS providers never hesitated to provide their expertise, and leave their loved ones to aid our country and their fallen comrades.

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Topics: leadership, transparency, standards of behavior

Goal Driven? Don't Drive Blind.

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Jan 19, 2016 11:00:00 AM

As your organization starts this new year with goals that need to be accomplished, there are many key tactics for goal setting and execution that will help you win the race...versus crash and burn.

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Topics: leadership, goals, transparency, measurement

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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