By

Eric Norwood
It’s lonely at the top. Anyone who serves in a leadership role knows how true this can be. Where can a leader safely turn for a listening ear, wise counsel, and the unvarnished truth? Most successful leaders from time to time call upon someone they can trust to walk alongside them, personally and professionally. That’s...
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More and more frequently, physicians are stepping into leadership roles in hospitals and health systems. In fact, many observers predict health system CEOs in the future will be predominantly physicians. To succeed in healthcare, it’s important that leadership teams to find a way for physicians and executives to come together as partners. MEDI Leadership Executive...
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In this third post, in my series on effective leadership, I want to single out the Three Secrets to Energy Management. Leadership is harder than it looks to those who’ve never tried it.  It exacts a real toll in mental and emotional energy that must be methodically recharged to avoid burnout. Effective leaders, like world-class athletes,...
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In my last post, I revealed that you only have around 100 hours of discretionary time to fulfill all your hopes, dreams, ambitions and desires in your life.  How you use them should be viewed as an investment in what really matters to you. Leadership is harder than it looks to those who’ve never tried...
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I ask this question regularly of my executive coaching clients, most of whom are feeling overwhelmed and exhausted.  It’s a question that quickly cuts to the heart of the matter. Seven days times 24 hours equals 168 hours in a week.  That’s ALL the time available to each of us to live our lives – – work,...
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Where will you find your next physician leader? Every week, MEDI talks to colleagues who are trying to recruit experienced physician leaders to fill strategic roles, but finding them hard to find and never knowing if the one they select will really “fit”. The cost of failure is far too high. As the leading leadership...
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