Advice for Aspiring Leaders from a Former Hospital CEO

Healthcare Leadership with Dan Nielsen   Advice for Aspiring Leaders from a Former Hospital CEO   A couple weeks ago I was interviewed as a guest for John Self’s blog and podcast, Self … [Read more...]

Leadership: The Benefits of Technology

In the past few weeks we have touched on a few of the negative aspects of technology. While technology has a few negative implications on our work-life balance, it also enables us to work more effectively and efficiently when utilized well. I rely on … [Read more...]

Your Leadership in 2015

We are less than one month from beginning a year that will be filled with almost unbelievable technological and other rapid, dramatic change in every industry and every organization in the world, including every healthcare … [Read more...]

Leadership: Less but Better

In chapter three of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, author Greg McKeown poses an important and interesting question:   “We have been taught from a young age that hard work is key to producing results, and many of us have … [Read more...]

HSCA Expo: A Must-Attend Gathering

Effective supply chain management and optimization have never been more critical to the success of the overall healthcare system and its participants. The Healthcare Supply Chain Association’s annual Expo (co-hosted by the Healthcare Industry Supply … [Read more...]

The Undisciplined Pursuit of More

Have you every wondered about certain individuals or organizations who have achieved huge success, only to lose it and fade into obscurity within a number of years? What happened to them? Was it bad luck or unfortunate timing? Was their initial … [Read more...]

Leaders: Invest Your Time and Energy Wisely

In his book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, Greg McKeown writes:   "Essentialism is not about how to get more things done; it's about how to get the right things done. It doesn't mean just doing less for the sake of less … [Read more...]

Leadership: Accomplishing the Things that Are Truly Vital

In our day of massive information overload—24/7 everything, everywhere, all the time—it becomes increasingly difficult for leaders and all team members to focus on the truly vital and what is most important.   In chapter one of … [Read more...]

A Crucial and Liberating Leadership Question

Continuing our study of Greg McKeown’s book, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, this week we look at a crucial and liberating leadership question.   How many leaders and organizations teach, coach, and explicitly empower ALL of … [Read more...]

Less Successful Leaders ‘Major in Minor Activities!’

We see it among less successful leaders in every industry and in every walk of life. Millions of leaders, and literally billions of people spend their entire lives, and their entire career ‘majoring in minor activities.’   I have been a … [Read more...]