Those at the top of the org chart set the vision, goals and tone for the healthcare organization. When M&As (mergers and acquisitions) are an issue, it’s particularly important the C-Suite understand their roles to help the process run smoothly and support the engagement and well being of everyone involved.
A lot has changed over the last 40 years. When I entered the workplace in the 1970s, there were two generations of working people: the “old timers” and “newcomers.”
Depending on the nature and severity of a critical incident, you may want to bring EAP counselors onsite to assist employees. It may be tempting to think of this as a process that can be handled internally, but research indicates that outcomes are better when trained professionals are called in.
A leader’s most precious resource is not their time. It’s their focused attention, their ability to be present. Time merely passes, while focused attention makes things happen. When we’re able to gather and direct our attention toward a particular task or interaction, we can have a significant impact in a minimal amount of [...]
A few weeks ago David Letterman closed the curtain on his legendary 33-year run as America’s favorite late night television host. The emotional, star-studded finale was an appropriate send-off for a man who’s been referred to as one of the most influential people in television history. Letterman has been a staple of popular [...]
Crisis such as natural disasters, workplace accidents, homicides, suicides or the death of a co-worker are traumatic events that may leave their mark not just on the people directly affected, but also on those who witness or know people affected by the incident. The emotional toll associated with critical incidents involving [...]
According to the American Psychiatric Association, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed life-threatening events such as natural disasters, serious accidents, terrorist incidents, war or violent personal assaults. People who experience PTSD [...]
For the last 40 years, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) has been studying the characteristics of successful leaders, compared to leaders whose once successful careers have "derailed" due to firing, promotion or lack of advancement.