Leaders: Are You Teaching This Critical Reality?

Healthcare Leadership, with Dan Nielsen dan@dannielsen.com   Leaders: Are You Teaching This Critical Reality?   Excellent leaders know that if they influence and change the perceptions of those they lead, they will change the … [Read more...]

Leaders: Do You Have a Laser-like Focus in These 3 Areas?

In a recent interview with Dave Edwards, Vice President of Supplier Relations/Business Development at Premier, Inc., I asked him to describe his leadership role. As Dave enthusiastically described his leadership approach and specific responsibilities … [Read more...]

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Premier’s Dave Edwards: A Great Example of Passionate Leadership

By Dan Nielsen   I recently recorded a 65-minute, high-energy interview with Dave Edwards, Vice President of Supplier Relations/Business Development at Premier. Over the next few weeks, we will publish several healthcare leadership … [Read more...]

Leaders: Yet Another Reason to be Healthy

There is new evidence that healthy-looking people are perceived as better leaders. Healthy people are perceived as better leaders, even over intelligent-looking people.   A recent article on the Harvard Business Review blog states the … [Read more...]

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...]