Leadership: Protecting Your Most Precious Asset

“We need to be as strategic with ourselves as we are with our careers and our businesses. We need to pace ourselves, nurture ourselves, and give ourselves fuel to explore, thrive, and perform.”   This critical, life-long truth comes from … [Read more...]

The Serious Work of Solitude

Pablo Picasso once wrote, “Without great solitude, no serious work is possible.”   In chapter 5 of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, Greg McKeown addresses the critical need to escape, and the many advantages of purposefully … [Read more...]

A Time to Think and Explore

“If you believe being overly busy and overextended is evidence of productivity, then you probably believe that creating space to explore, think, and reflect should be kept to a minimum.” So writes Greg McKeown in his excellent book titled … [Read more...]

Leadership: Deliberate Trade-offs

In chapter 4 of his book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit Of Less, Greg McKeown discusses the critical issue of continuous ‘trade-offs’ in our personal, professional and organizational lives.   To make his point McKeown summarizes the … [Read more...]

Leadership is About Choices

Life is all about choices. The same is true regarding leadership. Leadership is all about choices. The short-term, long-term, and ultimate fate of every leader—that includes you—is determined by his or her choices. Highly successful leaders make … [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...]