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NeuroLeadership
Leaders are corporate athletes.  Elite leadership performance requires considerable physical and emotional endurance, mental focus, and determination. The demands that a leader places on their body are substantial. However, few leaders take the time to remember that they have a body, let alone pay close attention to caring for it. Over time, many healthcare leaders...
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Burnout has reached crisis levels among healthcare workers. Earlier this year, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murphy issued an advisory highlighting the urgent need to alleviate the burnout crisis and promote the mental health and well-being of health workers. Addressing the problem begins with identifying what’s fueling it. In this post, we explore five common causes...
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As pressures mount and resources dwindle, delivering outstanding healthcare hinges largely on your ability to bring out the best in each member of your team. Easier said than done, of course. Though optimizing team performance can seem daunting, research on the neuroscience of workplace dynamics can help. The application of neuroscientific findings to leadership development...
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Budget cuts? Staffing shortages? Working 12-hour days or longer? Double and triple bookings? All of those stressors likely sound familiar. We thought the height of COVID would be the worst of busyness and demands on healthcare leaders, but since the crescendo of the pandemic, stressors haven’t tapered down. Instead, they continue to climb. In the...
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The COVID-19 pandemic, staffing shortages and supply chain challenges have thrust us all into uncharted territory. As I talk with healthcare leaders and providers across the U.S., I continue to be impressed with and inspired by their commitment, collaboration, and resourcefulness.  With the Omicron variant wave currently sweeping across the U.S., I continue to hear...
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… What leaders really do is prepare organizations for change and help them cope as they struggle through it. – John Kotter, Harvard Business Review As a senior leader in healthcare, you often find yourself at the forefront of change. You personally grapple with changes in the industry, within your organization, and even perhaps your...
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