Monthly Archive:: September 2015

Moving from Autopilot to Leading with Intention

As executive coaches, we spend a lot of time on planes. I’m writing this at 30,000 feet which promoted me to think about autopilot. While autopilot is a helpful feature on an aircraft, being on autopilot can be dangerous for you as a leader. Did you know we spend about 95% of our time on [&hellip

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More benefits of succession planning

In healthcare and other large organizations, turnover is not always predictable. A smooth change in leadership is dependent on the existence of a formal and structured succession plan. Succession planning provides tremendous value to an organization in several ways, including: Ensuring the retention and advancement of the best talent in the organization Identifying potential successors [&hellip

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Delegation: Key to a shifting role as leader

One of the skills that MEDI works on with our clients the most is delegation.  Leaders often have to go through behavior change- a shift from “doing things yourself” to “leading and executing through others”.   MEDI works on this transition with administrative leaders and physician leaders alike all the time. Many administrative leaders rise through the ranks [&hellip

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Why should physicians consider executive leadership coaching?

US hospitals are in a period of record-high CEO turnover. Mix that with the frequently-cited statistic that 2 out of 5 new CEOs (across all industries) fail within 18 months, and you have a significant challenge for physician leaders. American College of Physician Executives‘ report from June 2014 stated that approximately 5 percent of hospital [&hellip

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