Category: Growth & Success

The Importance of Healthcare Data Analytics

As an employer, do you understand why your healthcare costs are rising? Is your consultant explaining the utilization specific to your population? If the answer is no, I suggest you start seeking a new consultant. First, you should understand how...

/ September 8, 2017

Engage Employees by Building a Learning Organization

Building an organization with a foundation of employee involvement and personal commitment, a motivating management team, and most importantly a commitment to the process of learning, drives performance. In the Harvard business review article, Teaching People How to Learn, former...

/ August 26, 2017

Positive Conflict in the Workplace

Conflict is often something that we try to avoid. It is often viewed as hostile, frustrating, negative, uncomfortable, and “win or lose” in its outcomes. So what does it mean when conflict is classified as being “positive”? Positive conflict does...

/ August 18, 2017

Helping Nonprofits Help Others

I was recently asked to elaborate on my view of the critical benefits challenges facing health and social service organizations today.  As I started to think back on my consulting experience with our nonprofit customers, sadly, it dawned on me...

/ August 13, 2017

5 Minute Mood Boosters

5 Minute Mood Boosters Write THREE great things that happened today. Grab a piece of paper, a notebook, or your phone, and jot down three things that you’re grateful for or happy about. It doesn’t have to be a huge thing;...

/ July 26, 2017

What is Your Organization’s Reputation Worth?

What is Your Organization’s Reputation Worth? This has been discussed many times over, but I want to focus on an aspect of reputational risk that doesn’t get as much press, and in my opinion, has the potential to fundamentally hinder...

/ June 30, 2017

4 Things That Teams Want From Their Leaders

4 Things That Teams Want From Their Leaders While it can be difficult to become a great leader and to achieve great things, practicing great leadership is actually quite easy. There is a tendency to overcomplicate or overthink what leadership...

/ May 12, 2017

5 Things You Can Do to Achieve a Happier Workplace

5 Things You Can Do to Achieve a Happier Workplace Making happy workplaces and happy employees sounds so … what’s the word … Disney-like. In the results-oriented, bottom-line business world, does happiness really fit in, or is this the stuff of...

/ April 14, 2017