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Leadership in the Midst of Uncertain Times

The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we live and work at a systemic level. Social distances are maintained in stores and restaurants. Many people continue to wear masks and gloves when they go out in public. And the workplace has potentially changed forever. Many businesses, who valued office space, conference rooms, and in-person meetings…

3 keys to effective leadership

Three Keys to Effective Leadership

Importance of Leadership With over thirty years of experience in management and leadership, I have learned that there are at least three keys to effective leadership.  To be successful, you must be committed to all three.  It is the responsibility of the executive leader to ensure that all three elements are solid.  The three keys…

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Why Leadership Excellence, Why Now?

Healthcare is a Significant Portion of the US Economy Leadership excellence is more important now than at any point in time for the healthcare industry. Healthcare is an enormous portion of the economy of the United States. Based on a recent HealthLeaders article (Commins, 2018), healthcare represents 18% of the US economy. Further, the Centers…

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What Makes an Effective Leader?

I rarely get asked what makes an effective leader. By contrast, I often get asked what makes a great leader. Everything we read talks about being great. One of the best lessons I learned early in my career is that in many cases being effective leader is far more important than being great. The problem…