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5 Signs Your Culture is Toxic

Organizational leaders these days almost universally claim their commitment to a culture that nurtures and supports talent, innovation, engagement and loyalty. Yet many of these same leaders are, in fact, operating in environments that are more toxic than supportive. The Trouble ...

4 Signs That You Aren’t Coachable

Coaching is a vital skill for leaders at all levels and is essential to achieving optimal performance of your team. Great coaches are made, not born. They learn and apply the skills needed to be a good coach. Sure, you ...

No Crystal Ball for 2021? You Can Still Plan Ahead

How you lead in 2021 will be crucial to your team and your own leadership trajectory.  Nothing puts a leader to the test more than a crisis, especially when that crisis lasts for months. The COVID-19 pandemic tests everyone, but ...

Good Read: The Busy Leader’s Handbook

Review by: Kristin Baird, RN, BSN, MHA Book by Quint Studer Quint Studer has been a household name in healthcare for the past two decades for his work in leadership development and patient experience. In The Busy Leader’s Handbook, Quint has taken ...

Unwritten Rules Shape Culture

Written By: Kristin Baird, RN, BSN, MHA Culture, in its simplest definition, is “how we really do things around here.” Regardless of the written policies, codes of conduct, and wall-mounted plaques espousing values, it is the unwritten rules that, if left ...