What can we learn from successful NFL teams?

Here is the transcript of the video for those of you who prefer to read than watch: As a German, I am not much of a football fan and I don’t understand every little detail about the game but it is playoff time and because of my husband’s background I am exposed to a...
How to Stay Ahead of Problems and Crises

How to Stay Ahead of Problems and Crises

When your car makes a weird noise or when your check engine light comes on, do you tend to ignore it for a long period of time or do you take immediate action and drive by your car repair shop to get it checked out? Today, while going to a networking event, I noticed...

Two Powerful Solutions to Amp Up Physician Engagement

Recently I read a survey result published by athenahealth in July of 2016 and conducted through Epocrates, a mobile app for physicians. It revealed that only 20% of more than 2000 physicians met the criteria for engagement. Interestingly enough, two main criteria for...
Leadership Insights Shared By Dan Woods

Leadership Insights Shared By Dan Woods

Last year, Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives implemented a program series called “Lunch with the CEO” where each month a small group of GAHE members can join a hospital CEO for 90 minutes and ask various questions about their leadership experience. On...

How to bring out the best of your team

“As a leader listen, observe. interact, be transparent. You don’t have to have all the answers. Leave open space for others to create.”  A lot of leaders think that they have to have all the answers. After all, they were promoted into leadership either...
Creating Connections With Patients, Staff, and Colleagues

Creating Connections With Patients, Staff, and Colleagues

Using Neuroscience-Based Tools Suppose that you have argued with a colleague or friend, and you now avoid talking to this person. Your relationship is damaged, and you wonder how to repair and restore it — how to start over, make up, rebuild trust, and work through...