To Make a Merger or Acquisition Work, Put Yourself in the Other Party’s Shoes As more and more solo practitioners and independent practices choose to join healthcare organizations and as organizations themselves merge, some struggle is inevitable. After all, two different cultures are coming into contact and sometimes these [...]
Last week, I had the pleasure of representing VITAL WorkLife at two events focused on well being in the workplace.
The 2018 AMGA Conference in Phoenix was once again the gathering place for medical professionals and healthcare leaders to connect with their peers, share ideas and drive the direction of their profession. The conference provided plenty of learning opportunities and excellent speakers.
Mental Health in the Workplace Lately I’ve been reading a variety of studies and articles on the effects of mental health in the workplace and how it leads to employee absenteeism, and more importantly, employee presenteeism. According to the World Health Organization, there can be as many as 27 lost work days per year for [...]
Mindfulness Taught to NYU MBA Students
Suicide is Increasing: How you can help as an employee, supervisor or manager It may be a sign of our current times, but the sad fact is suicide is increasing within all sectors of our population. The warning signs can be identified and there are steps you can take to help your fellow team members in need.
Leadership. It takes many forms. One of the key elements of leadership is for our actions to match our words, to “walk the talk.” When our professional narrative is what people truly experience about us, we are modeling authentic leadership. All of us, no matter the role we play (Physician/Provider, CEO/Manager, [...]
Depending on which source you look at there are as many as 5 generations now in the workforce and some organizations employ them all. Many predict that not far into the future, many more workers will not retire until well into their 70’s or 80’s. By the time younger workers get to that age there will be even more generations [...]
Characteristics of Healthy Relationships To have overall holistic well being, it is important to have well being in the Relational dimension. How many of the following attitudes and behaviors are present in your relationships?
You know the drill; two busy careers, kids who need support, house, car, pets, aging parents to be taken care of, community activities. All good things, but where is the time left in busy lives to nurture relationships, especially the most important relationship; your spouse or significant other.