Leaders: Teach Your Colleagues To Say “No”

Great leaders gracefully say “no” far more often than they say “yes.” Great leaders are crystal clear on their highest priorities and therefore gracefully say “no” at least 20 to 30 times more often than they say “yes.”   As a leader, are … [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 Development – A Broader Perspective

Maybe it happens in every industry. I don't know because I have not served as a CEO and senior executive in every industry. Of course, neither has anyone else.   However, I have served as a hospital and healthcare system CEO and senior … [Read more...]

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...]

Purchasing Coalitions Forum January 14th-15th, 2015

The Purchasing Coalitions Forum  will take place on January 14-15 at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway in Atlanta, GA. During this forum you will hear about the evolution of purchasing aggregation, which has led to many organizations  adding yet … [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...]